Mac Economy will celebrate the release of his first book, "Learning to Speak on Guitar," Thursday, Aug. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at K2 Music, in Renys Plaza, Elm Street/Route 1.

Local musician Economy has been teaching guitar for more than 30 years and has written a categorical method for improvisation for the rock guitarist who wants to expand his or her music knowledge and ability.

Economy plays guitar for the local band Mid Life Crisis; and works and teaches at K2 Music. Everyone is invited to stop by Thursday night.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or