Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch Songbook is out now

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Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch songbook is now available on the Wise Publications imprint of sheet music leaders, Music Sales. The result of extensive research by a team of leading Jansch experts convened by the Foundation, this celebratory volume contains 24 songs meticulously transcribed and annotated to detail every aspect of his unique style and technique, including:

  • Guitar tab, standard notation, chord symbols, guitar chord boxes, melody line and complete lyrics for 24 songs spanning his entire career
  • Extensive background notes and performance analysis for every song
  • A comprehensive introduction giving insight into Jansch’s unique sound
  • Album-by-album discography
  • Exclusive colour section with new photography showing Bert’s most favoured guitars.

Copies can be ordered from the musicroom website in all territories (search for “Bert Transcribed”) or visit one of their worldwide stores (find locations on their website). ISBN: 9781785585555.

Bert Transcribed was published on the same day as the Bert Inspired – A Tribute to Bert Jansch show at The Queens Hall, Edinburgh, a night of celebration of Bert’s music with guests including Pentangle’s Jacqui McShee, Steve Tilston, Bernard Butler & Ben Watt, Karine Polwart, Alasdair Roberts and Bert’s original guitar teacher Archie Fisher.