MICHEL LELONG'S MUSIC HOUSE
Acoustic Blues, Folk, Ragtime, Old-Time Picking, Jazz Roots, Country...
Finger-Picking and Guitar Solo
TEACHING SINCE 1982
What people are saying: 
The European Blues Association, England:
Michel Lelong from Tours, France, is a great guitarist and a highly skilled teacher...
"Our good friend Michel Lelong in Tours has written a blues guitar instruction book called "ACOUSTIC BLUES GUITAR" [...]. It is one of the best I have seen." Larry Conrad
Stefan Grossman' guitar worshop - USA: Since the beginning of the guitar workshop, I was searched for a musician/teacher who could play as well as explain Merle Travis's Music. Finally the chemistry came with Michel Lelong
Happy Traum - musician - pedagog and director of Homepsun Tapes - USA: The excellent french guitarist Michel Lelong has created a serie of six lessons focusing on many Chet Atkins's most interesting and challenging solos / 

REMOTE CUSTOMS GUITAR LESSONS  
FREE GUITAR LESSONS ON YOUTUBE
FINGER-PICKING GUITAR METHODS
Free Guitar Tabs & Guitar CDs with Tablatures Booklets
Customs Guitar Arrangements and Transcriptions On Requests
GUITAR WORKSHOPS IN FRANCE AND EUROPE.

Michel Lelong's
Music House

72 rue Febvotte
37000 TOURS FRANCE
CONTACT

m.lelong.music@gmail.com

      Siren 320  952  633         
APE 8205  Code    
Insee 804 D

With the support of Association mailody
1901 french law association for the promotion and support of music - declared in Indre & Loire prefecture France under the number 07.10.91 - Journal officiel of 10-23-1991

GUITAR LESSONS

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photo lelong 1964


MICHEL LELONG's GUITAR CDs
with tablatures

Michel Lelong CDs  Galerie
Listen to CD mp3 extracts

HOME COOKIN'

* with tablatures

Country Blues, Swing-Picking, Rags, Roots Jazz and Folk music...

LISTEN AND BUY ON LINE "HOME COOKIN'
by Michel Lelong

Michel Lelong : finger-picking acoustic guitar, Vocal, Banjo Old-Time...
Anicet Debien: acoustic guitar bass 

(Listen also the C.D.extracts on CD Baby)

You can order on line the last Michel Lelong's C.D."Home Cookin' " on CDmail, CDBaby 

or directly from this web site (see order)

Price : $ 15 Postage: $ 2.50 € 

The duet Michel Lelong & Anicet Debien revive traditionnal North-american music from Country Blues to western-swing, Boogie-Woogie to Folk music along the way... A specialist in these styles for thirty years, Michel Lelong has taught on both sides of atlantic (for Stefan Grossman's Guitar Worshop-USA) and in Europe in the company of some greats names of Country-Blues like Philadelphia Jerry ricks, John Jackson, Cepahs & Wiggins, Louisiana red, John Miller... Lelong's guitar methods internationnally distributed have become touchstonesfor the filled subject. Michel has been performing for several years and recently in France with Philadelphia Jerry Ricks.


All the following CDs are now sold only in mp3 or audio fidelity .wav.
They are mailed by the association mailody. The cost is $ 1 per unit.
TABLATURES COST PER UNIT:  3.50 €


   NOIR & BLANC
1996
* with tablatures sold per unit
   

Listen and buy on line "Noir & Blanc" - CD
by Michel Lelong

The album "Noir & Blanc" comprises 15 titles : 10 comtemporary finger-style guitar tunes and two songs, three Lelong's arrangements of Celtic music played in medley, then a French popular song called "La Javanaise" played for the first time on the guitar (composed by the french famous genius Serge Gainsbourg). For this album, Michel Lelong didn't only make an ordinary guitar record, he surrounded himself with the best Parisian Bluegrass/Blues musicians : Greg Szlapczinski : mouth harp, Eric Gloaguen : Bluegrass Banjo, Frédéric Hamel : mandolin, Jean-Gilles Kerbiguet : bass, and the American musician Susy Gott : fiddle...

COUNTRY BLUES TRIBUTE 
1999
* with tablatures sold per unit

 

- 23 titles in this CD all composed by Michel Lelong in the most and pure Country Blues spirit, the whole was composed originally for a blues guitar method called "Le Blues Acoustique", written by Michel for a french publisher in 99 ("Guitar Connection" - PDG Music Publishing - Paris). The ideal C.D. to discover and understand the different styles of blues from the Deep South to the East Coast...

Titles: Lonnie's Louisiana Guitar, Get A Drink With Mc Dowell, Twelve Bars With Mance, Brownie's Blues; Ramblin' On Robert Johnson's Spirit, Watson's Guitar Blues, Mister Lightnin', Blind Blake's Blues Guitar, Texas Guitar Blues GaryLogy, John Hurt Wanabee, C.I.A. Blues, Kentucky Thumpicking Blues, Eight "Bottleneck Riffs", B.B.B's Guitar.

  THE DARE DEVIL
1992
*with tablatures sold per unit
  

Fingerstyle Guitar : Blues, Ragtime, Swing and Jazz music

One more C.D. recorded in 1992 included new Michel Lelong's arrangements and compositions played on acoustic Lowden Irish Guitar, just alone... An intermediate album just between the vinyl "Guitare Instrumentale" recorded in 1983 (just remastered and available in C.D. just now) , and the last C.D. in 1996 called "Noir & Blanc" with some Michel's guests...

TITLES: Chester Swing, Cool And rest, The Dare Devil, La Javanaise, The A.D. Meeting Story, Caméléon Rag, Five Yeras Ago, Four Dreams, Hotch Potch, The Goo-Goo Rag, Spanish Cocktail, Princess Waltz, Marcel's Tune, Six Strings Rag, Blue Devils' Flowers, Bibi Smile.

 GUITARE INSTRUMENTALE 
1983
Vinyl LP remastered in digital

*with tablatures sold per unit

LP single (collector): 25 €  with 5 tablatures include

Recorded in 1983. All titles composed and played by Michel Lelong, 17 guitar finger-picking instrumental tracks in the spirit of Ragtime piano styles, Jazz roots, Country-Folk... Slipped into a nice cover designed by the author of "Carmen Cru," Jean-Marc Lelong, the oldest brother of Michel, very famous cartoonist in France (see this  page)
 Notice: Some common titles with the CD "Black & White" from 1996 are completely different regarding the arrangements titles: 

SIDE A: 1: - Mickey's Ragtime Guitar (MP3), 2 - The Big White Cat And The Little Black Dog, 3- Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt, 4 - Pepe Ballade, 5- Six Strings Rag, 6 - Five Years Ago, 7 - Country Musette, 8 - Clockwork Waltz, 9 - The A.D. Meeting Story

SIDE B: 1 - Blue Devils Flowers, 2 - FriendShip Song, 3 - Princess Waltz, 4 - Marcel's Tune, 5 - Three Times Danc,e 6 - Medley: Sweet Song/Nathalie's Song, 7- Guitar Pickers' Saloon, 8- Cameleon Rag.