Coconuts Clash tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio Uchida's guitar instrumental albumn "Coconuts Crash" which was praised in CD reviews of such Japanese major music magazines as "Guitar Magazine" and "Player". All tunes in this albumn, which was filled with essences of various acoustic guitar music such as blues, ragtime, new age, ethnic music and so on, are transcribed exactly! This solid tab/music book includes the explanations for techniques, the episodes of tunes (in Japanese), the favorite photographs, the exercise for fingerpicking, etc.. - modified A4 size / 80 pages

"I've known Tokio for many years. He is a great guitarist who has taken American guitar styles and techniques and has merged these with his own individual Japanese perspectives to create evocative and exciting instrumentals. He has a highly individual style that continues to develop and evolve. " - Stefan Grossman

Titles include: Medley: 1. Prelude Of TAB Label/Repuiem For Uncle Brody, 2. Sea Gull, 3. Blake's Stumbling Rag Special, 4. In the Bermuda Triangle, 5. Beef Bowl, 6. Medley: Pretty Polly/Shady Grove/East Virginia, 7. Princesses in Sparta, 8. Lonely Night Journey, 9. Coconuts Clash, 10. The March Of Catfishes, 11. Tribute To Rev. Gary Davis, 12. Thanks To Stefan, 13. See You Soon.

< TAB•BK-1001 > price2,376 yen


Memory of Trout Fishing tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 2 -


•Some of Tokio's acoustic guitar instrumentals were used for the degital satellite-broadcasting program "Fly-Fishing Area Guide" by the major outdoor-life magazine "Be-Pal" (Shogakukan). The new tunes have been picked out from them and recorded on the his second CD "Memory Of Trout Fishing". This is the complete tab/music book for that album, which features all of 12 acoustic guitar solos, including the title tune "Memory of Trout Fishing", the famous ragtime tune "The Entertainer", O'Carolan's "Lord Inchiquin", reputable "Burg Blues" which is the opening demonstration of his best-seller video "The Essences Of Acoustic Fingerstyle Blues Guitar". This tab/music book which consists of the explanations of techniques, the episodes of tunes (written in Japanese), the favorite photos, the exercise for fingerpicking Vol. 2, etc.. is no less solid than the previous work. - modified A4 size / 80 pages

Titles include: 1. Memory Of Trout Fishing, 2. Will The Circle Be Unbroken?, 3. Appalachian Mood, 4. Medley: Blind Mary / Lord Inchiquin, 5. Vestapol, 6. BURG Blues, 7. The Kindergraten, 8. Evening Rise, 9. Amazing Grace, 10. The Entertainer, 11. Chalk Stream, 12. GO Fly-Fishing

< TAB•BK-2001 > price 2,376 yen


Climax Rag tab/music book
Takashi Hamada - Ragtime Guitar Solos -


•The ultimate "ragtime guitar" solo albumn released for centennial of the publication of "Maple Leaf Rag" has been completed! Takashi Hamada who has explored ragtime music and ragtime guitar styles for a long time released the long-awaited new albumn for centennial of the publication of "Climax Rag". And this is the complete tab/music book for it. He arranged well-known masterpieces like "The Third Man's Theme", "The Entertainer", etc. and his two original rags for acoustic guitar admirably! Takashi transcribed all tunes exactly and explained his techniqes & his own unique tuning in this book. How about enjoying playing after listning? - modified A4 size / 80 pages

Titles include: 1. The Third Man's Theme, 2. The Chrysanthemum, 3. Ranshima, 4. The Entertainer, 5. Sunburst Rag, 6. Swipesy, 7. The Nonpareil, 8. Climax Rag, 9. Kinklets,10. Soup Curry, 11. Peachering Rag, 12. Evergreen Rag, 13. Maple Leaf Rag, 14. The Easy Winners

< TAB•BK-1008 > price 2,376 yen


Tokio Acoustic Blues tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 3 -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio Uchida's third guitar instrumental albumn "Tokio Acoustic Blues" which conveys his great zeal for acoustic blues. He has learned the guitar styles & techniques from the legendary bluesmen who he loves. This book includes the music from his original tunes to which such styles and techniques are applied to the standards such as "Georgia On My Mind", "St. Louis Blues", "Corina, Corina", etc. in his own pure fingerstyle playing! Tokio transcribed the themes & variations exactly and explained(in Japanese) the techniques in detail himself! Please soak yourself in the world of fingerstyle blues. - modified A4 size / 80 pages

Titles include: 1. Thanks To Stefan #2, 2. St. Louis Blues, 3. Raggin' Slow Blues In C, 4. G Rag Paradise, 5. Durham Meeting, 6. Georgia On My Mind, 7. Lonnies Mystique, 8. Lightnin' In Mississippi, 9. Black Eye Blues, 10. Corrina Corrina, 11. Kawazu, 12. The Sun Sinking Into The Sea.

(*The bonus tracks in the CD are not transcribed in this book.)

< TAB•BK-1009 > price 2,376 yen


Acoustic Rock Guitar tab/music book
AKI's fingerstyle guitar music
from "Acoustic Rock Guitar" & "Jimi's Spirit Of Acoustic"


AKI transcribed and explicated 21 tunes seleced from his 2nd CD "Acoustic Rock Guitar" and his 1st CD "Jimi's Spirit Of Acoustic" for this book. Also, it features the chord diagrams, the scales, the photos of his left hand and the story of the partial capo and his own unique tuning (in Japanese). modified A4 size / 96 pages.

Titles include: < from Jimi's Spirit Of Acoustic > 1. How I feel Now 2. Kiss Of Dragon Clouds 3. Kimigayo (Japanese National Anthem) 4. Iga No Ranmaru 5. Maki 6. Ballad For You 7. Dear Preston 8. Akio < from Acoustic Rock Guitar > 9. St. Osnabruck -Thank You Peter- 10. Alpen 206 11. Finger Train 12. Leave Me To The Guitar 13. Kanae 14. Acoustic Rock Guitar 15. Mariano 16. Father's Chair 17. Gypsy Manitas 18. Sakura/Suna no Shiro 19. Hello Bongo 20. Lapped In Love 21. Symphony Of Serenade

< TAB•BK-1011 > price 2,592 yen


Acoustic Delights tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 4 -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio Uchida's 4th guitar instrumental albumn "Acoustic Delights" which covers his wide variety of instrumentals from beautiful healing tunes to haunting bluesy ones, which were expanded on his consistent musical roots. His original tunes such as Acoustic Delights and Big Salamander, popular standards such as Stardust and Tennessee Waltz and classic rag Maple Leaf Rag are featured. Tokio transcribed the themes & variations exactly and explained(in Japanese) the techniques in detail himself! A lot of unique photos are featured, too. - modified A4 size / 80 pages

Titles include: 1. The Voice Of The Wind, 2. Just A Closer Walk With Thee, 3. Stardust, 4. Maple Leaf Rag, 5. King Solomon Hill's Ambition, 6. Acoustic Delights, 7. Big Salamander, 8. Tennessee Waltz, 9. Premonition Blues/Old Country Rock Variation, 10. Esperance Minuet/The Beau Stratagem, 11. Danny Boy (Londondery Air), 12. Afterglow Slide/Jumping Bean, 13. Memory Of Trout Fishing-celebration version-

< TAB•BK-1012 > price 2,376 yen


One Kind Favor tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 5 -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio Uchida's 5th guitar instrumental albumn "One Kind Favor" which is the acoustic fingerstyle blues instrumental album. It covers his wide variety of repertoire from the twelve string guitar boogie " A Boogie" to the bouncy rags such as "Island Village" and "Blake's Dream", the country fingerpicking standard "I'll See You In My Dreams" and the resonator slide tune "Tight Match" which is dedicated to the legendary tough professional wrestling game of Tokio's hero Giant Baba and Dory Funk Jr. Tokio transcribed all the tunes included except the bonus tracks. The tab/music transcriptions are written in detail. And the various photos are featured. After enjoying listening, how about enjoying playing? 96 page book.

Titles include: 1. Blue Prelude, 2. Island Village, 3. New Mississippi Blues, 4. When The Trumpet Of The Lord Shall Sound, 5. Tight Match, 6. Tribute To Clifford, 7. Potato Vodka Blues, 8. Crossnote Skippy Blues, 9. Blake's Dream, 10. A Boogie, 11. I'll See You In My Dreams, 12. One Kind Favor, 13. Retrospect

(*The bonus tracks in the CD are not transcribed in this book.)

< TAB•BK-1013 > price 2,376 yen

SAKURA tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 6 -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio's 7th CD "SAKURA". It features 13 arrangements which cover wide range of music genre from jazz, gospel, celtic, and Japanese traditional to his background 'blues'. Tokio has been developing many of these music for fingersyle guitar for long years. We beleive these masterpieces would cross over national borders and the times.

Titles include:
1) Lonely One (T. Uchida)
2) Ashy Africa (P.Wenrich, arr.by T. Uchida)
3) Sakura
4) The Rain Don't Fall On Me (Blind W. Johnson, arr.by T. Uchida)
5) The Rover Reformed / The Fine Companion (trad., arr. by T. Uchida)
6) Raggy Blues In E (T. Uchida)
7) Scarborough Fair (trad., arr.by T. Uchida)
8) Tribute To Robert Johnson (T. Uchida)
9) Summertime (G. Gershwin, arr.by T. Uchida)
10) Acoustic Delights (T. Uchida)
11) Dark Was The Nights, Cold Was The Ground / God Don't Never Change (Blind W .Johnson, arr.by T. Uchida)
12) Sunayama -sandpile- (Kosaku Yamada and Shinpei Nakayama, arr.by T. Uchida)
13) Evening Glow (T. Uchida)

< TAB•BK-1015 > price 2,376 yen


Cat and Dragon tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Fingerstyle Guitar Music Vol. 7 -


•This is the complete tab/music book for Tokio's 8th CD "Cat and Dragon". This album includes ten excellent tunes arranged by Tokio's skilled fingerstyle guitar. Six original tunes, especially four among them under the theme of 'Cats & Dragon' which are played with acoustic and resonator slide guitar, are very imaginary. Another original 'Whistlin' Honky-Tonk Slide' played with resonator slide guitar is influenced by legendary great Rev. Gary Davis. And three of Irish & Scottish arrangements, 'The Water Is Wide', 'Off To California', and 'The King of the Faeries', are beautiful and retrospective. All tune are beautiful, fantastic, exciting and individual, as well as always incorporating traditional essense.

Titles include:
1) Cat and Dragon (T. Uchida)
2) The Water Is Wide (trad., arr. by T. Uchida)
3) Rushing Dragon For Water (T. Uchida)
4) Matatabi -catmint- (T. Uchida)
5) Off To California (trad., arr. by T. Uchida)
6) Whistlin'Honky-Tonk Slide (T. Uchida)
7) The King Of The Faeries (trad., arr. by T. Uchida)
8) See You Soon No.2 (T. Uchida, play with Daisuke Minamizawa)
9) Teas Of The Dragon (T. Uchida)
10) Yu-Kun's Toddling (T. Uchida)

< TAB•BK-1016 > price 2,160 yen


The Coming Of Spring tab/music book
Tokio Uchida - Japanese Songs Played with Acoustic Guitar


•This is the the complete tab/music book for Tokio's new CD "The Coming Of Spring" dealing with Japanese songs which are rootsy well-known and familiar to every Japanese. He has played acoustic fingerstyle guitar music with the taste of country blues and ragtime many years. For this album he adapted his techniques and styles for arrangements of Japanese nursery rhyme, ministry of education songs and traditional folk songs. Some tunes are featuring delicate and beautiful harmonys and some are arranged with counterpoint lines. and some are played with galloping style or monotonic blues approach, and others feature bottleneck slide. As a result, the CD became a unique and individual album with Tokio's identity. You can recognize Japanese emotions and enjoy the sounds with new feelings crossing western and eastern music.

Titles include:
01. Furusato -My Country Home- (Teiichi Okano)
02. Haru ga Kita -Spring Has Come- (Teiichi Okano)
03. Karasu no Akachan -Baby Crow- (Minoru Kainuma)
04. Akatombo -Red Dragonflies- (Kosaku Yamada)
05. Kasan no Uta -Mothers Song- (Satoshi Kubota)
06. Oborodukiyo -Misty Moonlit Night- (Teiichi Okano)
07. Toryanse -Pass Through The Lane- (Traditional)
08. Konomichi -This Road- (Kosaku Yamada)
09. Antagata Dokosa -Where Are You From- (Traditional)
10. Umi -The Sea- (Takeshi Inoue)
11. Takeda no Komoriuta -Takeda Lullaby- (Traditional)
12. Dokoka de Haru ga -The Coming Of Spring- (Shin Kusakawa)
13. Kagome Kagome -Bird In The Cage- (Traditional)
14. Hamabe no Uta -Song Of The Seashore- (Tamezo Narita)
15. Kojo no Tsuki -Moon Over The Ruined Castle- (Rentaro Taki)
16. Chatsumi -Tea Picking- (Unknown)
17. Kurodabushi -Kuroda Air- (Traditional)
18. Omoide no Masuduri -Memory Of Trout Fishing- (Tokio Uchida)

< TAB•BK-2002 > price 2,160 yen


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