Los Angeles, CA—September 2010 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to present the latest installment to its educational multimedia series, PLAY, with the third volume of books and DVDs for blues, jazz, and rock guitar

PLAY: Blues Guitar 3, Jazz Guitar 3, and Rock Guitar 3 are the perfect lesson DVDs for the intermediate guitar player, introducing rhythm guitar techniques, movable chords and scales, expanding various style-specific scales, chord embellishments, and more

Each DVD includes all of the innovative features of the PLAY series, featuring high-quality digital video that shows step-by-step lessons with chord diagrams and close-ups as well as eBooks to follow along with each lesson

In addition, the DVDs contain GuitarView software that can be used on your computer to slow down or speed up the audio and display note names, finger numbers, or scale degrees on an animated guitar neck, all while being perfectly synched with each lesson. Bonus features such as ChordXpress LE and a fully interactive tuner are also included

PLAY: Blues Guitar 3, Jazz Guitar 3, and Rock Guitar 3 are now available on DVD or in book and DVD format for $19.99 each. Pick up your copies at a local music retail store, or buy them today at alfred.com/play.

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.

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