CD include full-band demonstrations
vocal, guitar, keyboard, bass, drums

The Performance Guide for Bands
Series: Gig Guide
Softcover with CD - TAB
Artist: Various

The Gig Guides series is designed to provide musicians with a blueprint for building bands. We select the songs, put 'em in order, and show you how to play 'em. The format is simple; there are no unwieldy note-for-note scores to sightread or complicated theory to understand. Just here's the lead sheet, here are the parts you really need to know, and away you go! These book/CD packs are the ultimate do-it-yourself kit for gigging musicians and up-and-coming performers alike. Can be used by a full band or individual players. Early Rock Set features 12 songs with a CD of full-band demos of each song so you can hear what you should be sounding like. Songs include, 104 pages.


How to Use the Gig Guide

This book is laid out with performance in mind. The setlist we have selected reflects a wide selection of the most accessible, "field-tested" material available, arranged for a four-piece band with vocals in a sequence that's meant to keep your audience entertained. Use it in rehearsal and performance, following along with the lead sheets and individual parts. Each song in the set includes:
• A lead sheet with chords, melody, and lyrics;
• An overview page with song facts, song form, and performance tips for the full band;
• A page of guidelines for each band member, including crucial parts and performance tips for vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums. Overview pages contain useful information about each song: the story behind it, when and by whom it was recorded, the form, and how to present it. Parts and performance tips are written by professional musicians with field experience (not just some guy in a cubicle). If all band members follow their parts in the book and the accompanying CD, and the band rehearses well, you will be gig-ready in no time.

About the CD
The audio CD represents a live performance of the setlist by a four-piece group. The songs are played in the most standard, tried-and-true arrangements for vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums, remaining faithful (within reason) to the original versions. In order to cover the vocals as recorded, at least three-if not all-band members should be able to sing. Listen to the recording as you practice your individual parts, paying attention to the feel and the sounds used.

Early rock 'n' roll (mid 1950s-early '60s) remains one of the world's most popular and enduring musical forms. Born in a simpler, more innocent era, this good-time party music was chiefly enjoyed by the younger set; but because it appeals to the youngster that lives within all of us, regardless of age, it has thrived for almost half a century.
We'll start our early rock set in a mellow tone with "Under the Boardwalk," an easy-going, romantic classic by the Drifters. This 1964 Top 10 hit encapsulates the very essence of this acclaimed vocal group: strong lead vocals (courtesy of Johnny Moore) backed by sophisticated harmonies, topped off with superior production standards and a spotless arrangement-qualities that are echoed in other hits such as "On Broadway," "Up on the Roof," "Save the Last Dance for Me," and "There Goes My Baby."
"Under the Boardwalk" is based on I-IV-V changes (G-C-D7) in the key of G, with a modulation to the relative key of E minor at the end of the chorus (Em-D). The first great hook lies in the melodic bass line. The guitarist plays muted arpeggios throughout-make sure they remain "in the pocket" of the groove. The keyboard player needs to dial up a rich string section patch for the solo section and the melody lines that sprinkle the arrangement. Whichever bandmember sings should use an intimate delivery in the verses and power it up a bit on the chorus. Background vocals are mostly unison, so be extra careful with the pitch; make sure you can hear yourselves clearly in the monitors.
Before you start your set, go over this quick checklist to make sure that:
• Everyone has a clean monitor mix and can hear each other clearly;
• The guitar and bass are in tune with the keyboards;
• The stage volume is balanced and the lead vocals can be heard over the top of the mix;
• All bandmembers can see each other and can be seen by the audience;
• Everyone is set up, relaxed, and ready to play.
Section Length 1st Chord
Intro 4 bars G
Verse 1 8 bars G
Chorus 18 bars C
Verse 2 8 bars G
Chorus 18 bars C
Instrumental (Keyboard Solo) 8 bars G
Chorus 18 bars C

All I Have to Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers - Words and Music: Boudleaux Bryant - 1958
Crying - Roy Orbison - Words and Music: Roy Orbison, Joe Melson - 1961
The Twist - Chubby Checker - Words and Music: Hank Ballard - 1958
Help Me Rhonda - The Beach Boys - Words and Music: Brian Wilson, Mike Love - 1965
Runaway - Del Shannon - Words and Music: Del Shannon anc Max Crook - 1961
That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly - Words and Music: Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, Buddy Holly - 1957
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard - Words and Music: Little Richard Penniman and Dorothy La Bostrie - 1955
Louie, Louie - The Kingsmen - Words and Music: Richard Berry - 1957
Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters - Words and Music: Artie Resnick and Kenny Young - 1964
Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets - Words and Music: Max C. Freedman, Jimmy DeKnight - 1953
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley - Words and Music: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - 1956
The Loco-Motion - Little Eva - Words and Music: Gerry Goffin, Carole King - 1962

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