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New Copy of ZAKMAG - easy English language magazine for students

The brand new copy of ZakMag is now out and available free online. Click the photo below for your free copy. Don't forget to SHARE with all your English language learning friends. Get the magazine automatically every month in your email account by signing up to the MAILING LIST at www.zwcommunications.com (Not the Mailing List on this page!)

 

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Cover of ZAK MAG - English learning magazine. Issue 1. Learn English with Zak Washington. Zak Washington's Guide to England


ZAK WASHINGTON'S GUIDE TO ENGLAND

Free Online Musical English Course by Miki Pannell

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New MIKI PANNELL Solo Album

Miki Pannell cover of album

VARESE, ITALY.

A new album by MIKI PANNELL 'Me & Mr. M. T. Wallet'  has now been released. A treatise on hurricanes, heartaches and homelessness! You can buy it on Spotify, iTunes and other digital sources or just listen to various tracks for free here on this site. The album, for once, features more acoustic than electric guitar and has Miki's best compositions to date. This record took eight years to finish! The great Pablo 'Duke' Lopez was once again called in to do the vocals. Who has a better voice than that?

Lovers of old-school swing will enjoy it as much as fans of modern pop. There is the usual eclectic mix of influences: Django-style jazz;  charleston; Jerry Reed-flavoured bluegrass; country; latin; fingerstyle; rockabilly; western swing - all in that inimitable Miki Pannell style. If anyone does it better, feel free to let us know who....

PRICE: Free

Check out and subscribe to Miki Pannell's YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZsfpZq-

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More Guitar Tutorials Online Now

Guitar lessons. Heroe de la Guitarra. Video tutorials

HEROE DE LA GUITARRA SCHOOL have now uploaded many more videos to the Youtube channel. You can now find tutorials on how to play fingerstyle guitar with a collection of classic tunes by guitarists like Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed

Additionally you can find video tutorials that teach you to play classic arrangements and explore in great detail all the variations, techniques, licks and tricks to make you a great guitarist. 

Click here to find the channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/elsoultero


Two Miki Pannell tracks on excellent new Bingueros album

Album cover of los Bingueros - Diez Años - with Miki Pannell music video

SEVILLE, SPAIN

Check out the excellent new LP from our friends Los Bingueros from Seville, Spain, that highly-charismatic bunch of talented rogues. Every track is a corker. The recording features two tracks written by Miki Pannell... in Spanish! 

Los Bingueros 'El Club de los Huesos'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeWTSW2J8cs

Los Bingueros 'Domingueros'. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDhui_JTaXI

(A very different English version 'Sunday Drivers' previously appeared on the Royal Scumbag Orchestra LP 'Prelude to a Punch 2'.)

The band is celebrating their tenth anniversary and have recorded this 'live in the studio' record to commemorate a decade of hundreds of live shows. Support your local bands - find them on Facebook:

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https://www.facebook.com/losbinguerospop


Heroe de la Guitarra School goes online

Guitar lessons - Heroe de la Guitarra - Video Tutorials

ONLINE

Our latest project is the online HEROE DE LA GUITARRA School. We are publishing high-quality didactic materials for learning guitar. This month we have posted various videos on youtube. The first two are 50 AWESOME JAZZY ARPEGGIOS Parts 1 & 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y32cqEuCy8o&t=857s and a separate video  50 AWESOME JAZZY ARPEGGIOS Part 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub56-CWwvCc

This is an ingenious methodology to learn 50 simple arpeggios out of the same chord with a multitude of different flavours and nuances. These logical, mathematical positions will transform your playing, unlock the fretboard and open up limitless harmonic possibilities. Never again will you be stuck for what notes to play over a chord sequence. The complete transcriptions are available on this site - free. 

Also uploaded to YouTube are the first of several tunes from the new Fingerstyle Solos Collection, which will be tabbed and available here. More to follow soon!

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DISCOGRAPHY

A selection of some of the most recent Miki Pannell recordings

Miki Pannell's 'Me & Mr. M.T. Wallet' album

MIKI PANNELL (Ft. Pablo Lopez)

Me & Mr. M.T.Wallet (2017)

 

 

Hurricane Mari (3.31)

Barbie & Ken (3.07)

Hymn for the Homeless Pt 1. I’ll Be On My Way (4.06)

Hymn for the Homeless Pt 2. Me & Mr. M.T. Wallet (3.19)

Hymn for the Homeless Pt 3. Me & Lady Lucky (4.41)

Mr. Derek Freeman, Man Of The World (2.55)

British Artists (1.57)

You Rotten Old Town (2.27)

Hypnotized (3.22)

You Gotta Eat A Bit Of Dirt Before You Die (2.46)

It’s You (3.03)

The Belles Of St. Leonard’s (3.46)

By The Lake (3.09)

An Epitaph (2.47)

 

All songs written and produced by © Miki Pannell ©2009  Zak Washington Publishing. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. International copyright secured.  SGAE

 

Miki Pannell's Royal Scumbag Orchestra album

MIKI PANNELL'S Royal Scumbag Orchestra. Prelude to a Punch. Round 2 (2009)

 

C’mon C’mon (2.57)

Sunday Drivers (4.26)

She’s With The Band (3.00)

Love Came In Bell Bottomed Flares (3.20)

Stop Breaking My Heart (3.20)

Baby Look At Your Hair! (3.39)

Viva Jayne Mansfield (4.33)

Donington Park Here We Come (4.23)

Come And Get It (If You Want It) (3.13)

Breakfast Of Champions (3.23)

Bye Bye (4.42)

 

 

All songs written and produced by © Miki Pannell. Zak Washington Publishing.  ©2009  Héroe De La Guitarra Records. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. International copyright secured.  SGAE

Miki Pannell's Royal Scumbag Orchestra album

MIKI PANNELL'S Royal Scumbag Orchestra. Prelude to a Punch. Round 1 (2008)

 

Georgia Jones (3.56)

Rosie Dee (3.18)

My Little Señorita (Was Really A Señor) (2.35)

Bewitched (3.29)

Ruby (3.07)

Roll Up! Roll Up! (2.58)

Banjo De Sangre (1.38)

Sitting In The Sun (3.53)

Where Are They Now? (3.41)

Take Me Off To Sleep (2.55)

Just A Smile (2.53)

Maria (4.01)

(Let Our Only Witness Be) The Moon (5.18)

 

 

All songs written and produced by Miki Pannell © 2009.  Zak Washington Publishing. © 2009  Héroe De La Guitarra Records. Spain. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. International copyright secured. SGAE

 

 

Miki Pannell with SOULTEROS (2004) SoulteroS E.P.

 

  

 

 

Viva Jayne Mansfield (3.40)

Rock'n'roll En La Piel (3.35)

Que Dios Now Bendiga (4.55)

Volver Nadando (3.25)

 

 

Recorded and engineered by Jordi Gil del Valle at Sputnik Studios, Seville, Spain. Track 1 written by Miki Pannell © 1991  Zak Washington Publishing.  Tracks 2 and 3 written by Pedro Jimenez. Track 4 written by Carlos Abad. 

© 2004  Héroe De La Guitarra Records. Spain. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. International copyright secured. SGAE 

 

 

MIKI PANNELL Best of Zak Washington's Guide to England (2019)

Introduction (4.20)

What is a Betting Office? (3.48)

What is a Dole Office? (3.42)

Get Money for Going to the Pub (5.02)

Brighton Beach (4.06)

Visiting a Police Station (3.42)

How to Chat Up Girls In Bad English (4.50)

Meet Britain's Sexiest English Teacher (4.10)

Life inside Britain's Grottiest Squat. (3,24)

Fighting at a Jumble Sale (4.46)

All songs written and produced by © Miki Pannell ©2009  Zak Washington Publishing. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. International copyright secured.  SGAE




'Mr. M.T. Wallet & Me' photo shoot

Lovely photos by the enormously talented STEFIVER (Instagram)