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New Tab: "Return to Sorrento"

Mark’s fingerstyle arrangement for solo guitar of this classic Neapolitan song is beautiful to hear and will give you a challenge. The song was composed in 1902 and covered by many singers in the 20th century. If you don't recognize the title, you will probably recognize the melody!

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Travis Pick the Hits!

"Relaxing Songs for Fingerstyle Guitar" has Arrived!

Mark’s brand new book/online audio of 15 cool fingerstyle arrangements has arrived in our offices! Includes Norah Jones’ “Don’t Know Why,” Lightfoot’s “If You Could Read My Mind,” Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph” and much more!

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Travis Picking Book

30th Anniversary Edition of Art of Contemporary Travis Picking has Arrived!

The 30th Anniversary Edition of “The Art of Contemporary Travis Picking” is available! It features many updated pages, considerably expanded online audio, and a new cover!

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Travis Pick the Hits!30th Anniversary Edition of Art of Solo Fingerpicking has Arrived!

The 30th Anniversary Edition of “The Art of Solo Fingerpicking” is available! It features four new songs, 20 revised pages, online audio, and new YouTube videos! This title was included in the 2013 book "50 Greatest Guitar Books"!

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Mark’s Travis Picking PackageTravis Pick the Hits!

Mark is offering all three of his Travis Picking book/CDs in a package deal. You'll get Contemporary Travis Picking, the Art Of Solo Fingerpicking (30th Anniversary Edition!) and his new 2015 book/CD, Travis Pick the Hits!. These three titles take you from the beginnings of alternating-bass Travis picking to advanced fingerstyle solos. They include a wealth of Mark’s compositions and exercises, plus his arrangements of some of the most famous pop songs of the past 50 years.

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photoA Cool Photo From the Past!

A cool 1987 photo of Mark and the Frets magazine staff jamming with Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead has surfaced. See the larger version on our photo gallery page.

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