Hemme has been a professional music transcriber/arranger for 32 years, amassing 300+ published books among all the top U.S. publishing companies. His first book commission was with the Hal Leonard Corporation in 1989; the “Mike Stern Guitar Transcriptions” book.  Subsequent work with Warner Bros. Publications, Music Sales Inc., Columbia Pictures/Belwin Inc., Mel Bay Publishing, Alpha/Penguin Publishing and Musicnotes.com soon followed.

Writing articles and transcriptions for Guitar Player, Guitar World, Acoustic Guitar, Finger-style Guitar, Play Guitar magazines as well as video transcription assignments for DCI Video, REH Video, Artistworks.com, Jamplay and Truefire.com has indeed established Hemme as an in demand music transcriber.