Jim Lichens deserves congratulations on compiling these thirteen standards as arranged by Barry Galbraith. The book comes with a CD which adds to the enjoyment of the songs presented.
Barry Galbraiths guitar solos include the following intricate arrangements: "For All We Know" "Darn That Dream" "My Funny Valentine" "Alone Together" "I Can"t Get Started" "As Time Goes By" "Have You Met Miss Jones" "Born to be Blue" "Embraceable You" "You Go To My Head" "In A Sentimental Mood" and "Good Morning Heartache." This fine book includes 18 pages of background concerning Barry Galbraith placing him as one of the finest jazz guitarists of the 1950s.
There is a notation legend and discography. The book contains photos in addition to the writing and solo arrangements.
This is a fine tribute to Barry Galbraith and entertaining. Highly recommended for all guitarists and those interested in jazz history. Excellent arrangements.'This is a look at the creative genius of guitarist Barry Galbraith through his guitar solo arrangements. It is something that every guitarist will find invaluable, and enjoyable.