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  • TRANSCRIPTIONS

    An assortment of unpublished Emily music, both practice exercises and full songs for solo guitar mostly from her lesson videos: Jazz and Latin Improvisation and Bebop and Swing Guitar. Read More
  • Live In Philadelphia

    A revived collection of live recordings from Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. Two shows, one from 1989 and a very short set from 1990 showcase some beloved songs performed with a trio and quartet of notable jazz name. Read More
  • LESSONS

    Listen in on a precious few private lessons from Emily and gain insights into her teaching life, courtesy of former students who saved notes and recorded sessions to share with us now. Read More
  • UNPUBLISHED

    A collection of Emily’s rare, non-commercial works for fans that never knew her beyond the studio releases. Relish these moments, yesterday’s memories now treasures preserved. Read More
  • Live at Penn's Landing

    A revived collection of live recordings from Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. Two shows, one from 1989 and a very short set from 1990 showcase some beloved songs performed with a trio and quartet of notable jazz name. Read More
  • GUITARS & GEAR

    Ever wondered how Emily got her unique sound? Check out the Guitars and Gear page for insights into Emily's favorite gear, from guitars right down to the string gauge and pick. Read More
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Resources for Emily

Places around the web that offer interesting stories, photos and music for further Emily research and enjoyment.

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Special Pages & Places Not To Be Overlooked

  • Jazz Archives
  • Road Notes
  • Blues Lesson
  • Open Mic
  • Strait's Corner
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Historical Recordings

The New England Jazz Society has archived a live performance featuring Emily at the Worcester Jazz Festival from 1985 and highlights some of her most intimate solo playing ever captured on audio. Revel in familiar and first ever songs alike.

The set list is not provided so refer to the index below for song details

Track 1: Folk Song ~ Trinity
Track 2: Afro Blue ~ E Samba ~ Manha De Carnaval ~ How Insensitive
Track 3: Mocha Spice ~ Pedals ~ Moanin
Track 4: A Blues
Track 5: Fried Pies (guitar and bass duo)
Track 6: A Taste Of Honey ~ Eleanor Rigby ~ D Natural Blues
Track 7: Watch What Happens (guitar/bass duo)
Track 8: Polka Dots and Moonbeams ~ Cisco
Track 9: Autumn Leaves (duo with Jane Miller)
Track 10: Blue Bossa (duo with Jane Miller)
Track 11: Summertime

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Road Notes From Emily

For any fan of real books, these real notes from Emily will spark a new interest in an old song.

Visit our newest page for access to a treasure chest of handwritten song roadmaps and chord progressions for many of your favorite Emily compositions and jazz standards.

Courtesy of Emily’s fellow friend and colleague, Kelly Roberti.

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D Natural Blues Lesson

Through Watch and Learn Inc, Guy Fenocchi breaks down the techniques and methods that make this blues song swing so sweetly. You receive a 16 minute instruction video, tab and notation pdf and a background track to practice with. It's a bargain for one of her most requested songs.

You won’t find a better or more complete way to learn this classic Wes Montgomery song, a favorite of Emily's which she famously played in Bb.

Click the 'Read More' button to check out a free preview from the lesson video.

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Listen Up

The Open Mic page is a showcase for both casual and professional players alike.

It's a place for musicians to share both personal and public performances of Emily songs or tributes. Simply email your Youtube link or MP3 file by using the contact page and it will be posted to share with our loyal listeners.

It doesn’t have to be one of Emily’s original compositions but please limit it to the songs and composers she recorded. Don’t be shy, anything of or for Emily is the most honored she could be.

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Strait Transcriptions

Musician and transcriber, Rob Strait shares some of Emily's compositions that you will find now where else in sets of very accurate and detailed transcriptions. Visit Strait's Corner for his latest postings.

Songs offered

Ballad For A Music Box
Blues For Herb
Waltz For My Grandfather
Select jazz standards

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Emily's  Inspiration

Sol Do Meio Dia

Single Plays

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