Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 1

Dec 04 2016

Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 1

So you’re interested in learning how to play fingerstyle guitar. In this lesson Buster B. Jones will take you from the very basics and start you on the road to fingerpicking. Buster’s no nonsense and clear instruction will have you picking melodies in no time. You’ll find phrase by phrase instruction for all the exercises and songs. Split-screen techniques are featured so that you can study and clearly see what each hand is playing. This DVD does exactly as advertised and more. Buster is not only a great guitarist but also a great teacher! Buster B. Jones was a...

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Fingerstyle Guitar: New Dimensions & Explorations Volume 1

Dec 04 2016

Fingerstyle Guitar: New Dimensions & Explorations Volume 1

Featuring: Steve Howe, Adrian Legg, John Fahey, Bert Jansch, Jorma Kaukonen, Will Ackerman, John Renbourn, Stefan Grossman, Larry Coryell, Martin Simpson, Bob Brozman, Duck Baker, Brad Jones, Pat Donohue and others. “This three DVD set features new and archival footage of performances by the preeminent names in steel-string fingerstyle guitar. Beginning with Peter Finger’s breathtaking ‘A Trip Through The Pyrenees’, the collection boasts some real gems: a rare late 1960s clip of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady – a.k.a. Hot Tuna doing ‘Hesitation Blues’, Bert Jansch delivering a soulful version of ‘One For Jo’, John Fahey crooning while plucking...

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Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Dec 03 2016

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar Calypso & Other Island Rhythms. The wild pulses, danceable rhythms and playful lyrics of the Calypso will spice up your guitar arrangements and inspire your playing in a new tropical direction! Brozman shows you how to use fingerpicking and strumming patterns, moving bass lines, percussive strokes and other techniques to capture the distinctive syncopations of the Caribbean style. Working in a variety of keys, he analyses a variety of rhythms including the calypso, tango, samba, waltz, mazurka and Latin jazz. Learn a host of songs for the price of one, as hundreds of...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre Bluegrass Volume 2

Nov 29 2016

Guitar Lessons – Genre Bluegrass Volume 2

An old fashioned style of country music dating from the late 1930s pioneered by Bill Monroe (who invented the name) and Roy Acuff. While some people believe it to be the traditional music of the Appalachian mountains, it’s basically what country music was like before influences from jazz, blues, and pop came in. Most popular in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee and Virginia. In bluegrass the guitar fiddle and banjo are the most important instruments and there is no drumming nor percussion. It has had a small but devoted following outside of the South for years, and despite being associated...

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Andres Segovia – Master Class in Spain

Nov 27 2016

Andres Segovia – Master Class in Spain

The Segovia Master Class in Spain (Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4). Andres Segovia, who single-handedly made the guitar a major concert instrument, performs and teaches gifted students in the celebrated Master Class Series filmed in Santiago de Compostella, Spain in 1965. Andres Segovia was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Spain. Regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, he is seen as the grandfather of the classical guitar. Many professional classical guitarists today are students of Segovia, or students of his students. Segovia’s contribution to the modern-romantic repertoire not only included commissions but also his...

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Jimmy Dillon – Soul of Acoustic Guitar

Nov 24 2016

Jimmy Dillon – Soul of Acoustic Guitar

Soul of Acoustic Guitar is a truly jam-packed 3-DVD guitar course complete with 35 pages of tabs, that will teach you the secrets to playing like legendary acoustic artists in 15 different styles, plus TONS of juicy guitar tricks that YOU can learn almost immediately. You’ll learn “Riversong”, a rolling folksy groove that really captures a soulful acoustic sound. How to combine sliding notes with picking patterns for a new cool sound. How to combine strumming with fingerpicking for a truly full, rich acoustic sound. Plus: how to create your own variations and get a wild rolling freedom into...

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James Alan Shelton – Clinch Mountain Guitar

Nov 23 2016

James Alan Shelton – Clinch Mountain Guitar

Ralph Stanley’s current and former guitarists in a program of Clinch Mtn. Boys classics, with a particular emphasis on crosspicking and how to apply it to tunes, song accompaniments, turnarounds and more. The boys play “Banks of the Ohio,” “Cannonball Blues,” “Tom’s Creek,” “Road to Coeburn” and more – all the music is transcribed to note/tab in the accompanying book. In this one-hour instructional DVD James Alan Shelton and George Shuffler demonstrate and teach the guitar techniques that helped change the role of the guitar in bluegrass music. The music of the Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley and the...

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Tommy Emmanuel – Emmanuel Labor

Nov 21 2016

Tommy Emmanuel – Emmanuel Labor

Emmanuel Labor provides a personal, one-on-one setting in which not only music aficionados can enjoy performances of some of Tommy’s best-loved tunes, but also offers guitar players instruction by one of the world’s best. Tommy Emmanuel, fingerstyle master and performer, shares his personal insight and technique to sixteen tunes. Pieces shown include cuts from his albums Only, Endless Road and The Mystery. As a bonus feature on the DVD a few sections are slowed down, with no compromise in pitch or video, to better see the exact execution that Tommy uses. Be advised this DVD contains no charts, or...

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Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

Nov 18 2016

Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

This DVD is the follow-up lesson to Fred Sokolow’s Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar. It presents six classic fingerpicking tunes, including solos and accompaniments, with a bluesy and country flavour. Fred plays and sings each arrangement up to speed and then slows them down explaining any unusual or difficult licks. Close-up views of both hands make it easy to learn the arrangements. It is basic fundamentals to get your fingers coordinated to the finger picking style. It was obviously one of Fred`s early lessons as he has improved considerably on presentation with his newer efforts. The lessons are progressive, starting from...

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Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Nov 16 2016

Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Pete’s cherry-picked collection covers a lot of ground from uptempo country and bluegrass moves to a series of country/blues endings, from walking bass lines to banjo style rolls, a few ways to play over the 6, 2, 5 1 progression, some cool jazz chordage, a yard full of blazing chicken pickin’ moves, a few delicious slow blues moves, call and answer licks, harmonized descending bass lines, Bossa Nova rhythmic patterns and an array of “awesome double stops” that Pete says are “worth the price of admission alone”. Pete also shows us those tasty, jaw-dropping, ‘how does he do that’...

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