Hip Pocket: The Major Scale cover Hip Pocket: Pentatonics & Power Chords cover Hip Pocket: Quick Chords cover Hip Pocket: Progressions cover Hip Pocket: Alternate Guitar Tunings cover Hip Pocket: Keyboard Chords cover Hip Pocket: Keyboard Progressions cover

Hip Pocket Series

by Adam Kadmon


Practical and portable guides for the practicing musician, these slim, easy to carry books try to cover as much useful information as possible in a concise fashion. Each book is 41/4" x 11" and can easily fit into a back pocket, guitar case or gig bag.

The Major Scale
This book examines and teaches the elements and functions of Nature's favorite mode.
Covers: The Major Scale, Intervals, Chords, Modes, Relative Scales, Diatonic Scales, Patterns, All 12 Keys
  • 64 pages
  • HPB7
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4161-5

Pentatonics & Power Chords
The magic of popular guitar playing is examined by demonstrating the basic scales and chords that make rock n' roll what it is.
Covers: The Major Scale, The Pentatonics, Modes, All 12 Keys - major and minor pentatonic structures, Intervals, Inverted Fifths, Power Chords
  • 64 pages
  • HPB8
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4162-3

Quick Chords
This book is an easy and handy collection of almost 300 guitar chords and vertical formations used by professionals and beginners alike.
Covers: Major, Minor, Suspended, Diminished, Augmented, Sixths, Sevenths, Ninths, Elevenths, Thirteenths
  • 64 pages
  • HPB9
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4163-1

Progressions -- Make Your Own Songs, Make Your Own Hits
Patterned after the favorite Guitar Grimoire Chords and Progressions volume, this handy guide demonstrates many key sequencing and progressions laying a foundation for melodic invention.
Covers: The Major Scale, Diatonic Chords, Four Measure Progressions
  • 64 pages
  • HPB10
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4164-X

Alternate Guitar Tunings
A handy guide that can be used by professionals and beginners alike, this book contains a collection of 23 of the most utilized alternate guitar tunings. Plus, a bonus of odd-ball tunings. Alternate tunings are most commonly used for slide guitar, but Kadmon has included an introductory finger picking approach to show a broader perspective.
Covers: Drop D, C Spanish, Open E, Open E Minor, Open G, Open G Minor, Drop CG Lute Tuning, plus many more
  • 64 pages
  • HPB11
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4159-3

Keyboard Chords
Best selling author, Adam Kadmon, has created a highly graphic and easy to use encyclopedia of keyboard chords.
Includes: Easy keyboard diagrams of all chords for all keys; Over 350 chords from triads to 13th chords; Fingerings for all chords; Intervallic relationships
  • 64 pages
  • HPB12
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4166-6

Keyboard Progressions
A compendium of chord progessions featuring the most used sequences in popular, rock, country and jazz. Best selling author, Adam Kadmon, has created a significant resource for keyboard harmony and song structure.
Includes: Progressions in all keys; Scale and mode theory; Chord theory; Over 300 keyboard diagrams
  • 64 pages
  • HPB13
  • ISBN # 0-8258-4543-2