Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Apr 26 2017

Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Open tunings have always been an integral part of the Country Blues Guitar tradition. In this approach the guitar is tuned to a full chord. Most blues players began playing the guitar in an open tuning as it made playing much easier yet gave the guitar a much stronger and richer sound. For a minimum of effort you can produce a maximum of sound, rhythm and music. The most popular Country Blues tunings were the Open G tuning, also called Spanish tuning and the Open D tuning, also called Vestapol tuning. Also used by a few Delta guitarists such...

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Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Apr 24 2017

Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Keith Wyatt, one of the country’s foremost blues and rock educators, takes you through all aspects of acoustic slide playing including choosing the right slide, open tunings, use of a capo, fingerboard patterns, vibrato, special intonations, and muting techniques. Keith also shows you how to mix slide with standard guitar technique for fills and self accompaniment. From preparation to actual performing, instructor Keith Wyatt covers the fundamentals of playing acoustic slide guitar in this entry in Beyond Basics series. Words cannot explain how awesome this guy is in playing the blues. Trust me, if your curious about slide guitar,...

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Jason Shepherd – Learn Fingerstyle Guitar In 8 Weeks

Apr 21 2017

Jason Shepherd – Learn Fingerstyle Guitar In 8 Weeks

This step-by-step video can get you playing fingerstyle guitar in just 8 weeks. this is a realistic way to learn fingerstyle guitar a great gift that can last a lifetime. This video will help you learn to play fingerstyle and fingerpicking guitar without having any prior lessons or experience at all. Jason Shepherd has been an instructor in Phoenix, Arizona for many years years now and has seen what works and what doesn’t. This DVD will guide you through 8 weeks of lessons designed to show you all the basics of beginning fingerstyle guitar. All it requires is that...

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Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Apr 17 2017

Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Turn your acoustic guitar into a full band with this comprehensive book/DVD set by guitar virtuoso Chris Woods. Providing detailed step-by-step instruction on a variety of percussive guitar techniques this book includes warm-ups exercises full pieces and practical how-to training that will get you slapping tapping and enjoying your guitar like never before. The high-definition DVD reinforces all the material in the book and features Chris Woods himself as your personal instructor. No matter what style of music you play the Percussive Acoustic Guitar Method will change enhance and progress your entire approach to the guitar! This is a...

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Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Apr 13 2017

Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Drawing on four decades of teaching experience, Happy Traum has devised this nearly foolproof method to help you get off to a great start. He trains you to “rewire your brain” so that playing in this style becomes second nature. Happy also imparts invaluable information about finger picks, string damping, Travis style picking and other important topics. DVD 1 starts you from scratch. The simple children’s song “Skip to My Lou” helps you learn the basic concepts before you move on to fingerpicking standards such as “Spike Driver’s Blues,” “Green, Green Rocky Road,” “Staggerlee,” “Nine Pound Hammer” and “Hobo’s...

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Adrian Legg – Fingerpicking and Open Tunings

Apr 10 2017

Adrian Legg – Fingerpicking and Open Tunings

Adrian Legg Fingerpicking and Open Tunings DVD download. Adrian Legg takes an in-depth look at some of the more intriguing open tunings for acoustic guitar plus a variety of trailblazing effects. “Frailing” for guitar, Celtic-style playing, DADGAD tuning, open G tuning, dynamics, attack, advanced hammer and pull techniques and even Scottish bagpipe effects – all these and much more make this DVD an exceptionally rewarding lesson from a British guitar master. “Fingerpicking And Open Tunings” also features a new introduction by Woody Mann. Jazz and blues guitarist Woody Mann learned from legendary Rev. Gary Davis and then played and...

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Scott Tennant – Pumping Nylon

Apr 06 2017

Scott Tennant – Pumping Nylon

Two hours of Classical Guitar technique and tuition from internationally renowned concert artist Scott Tennant. This comprehensive guide covers everything from fingernail shape and care to scale velocity, arpeggios and tremolo-picking. You will even discover the famous Pumping Nylon daily warm-up routine that will boost your articulation and dexterity. Close-ups, split-screens and scrolling notation make this set of lessons comfortable and easy to follow. This is not a book for the absolute beginner – though if you are one you might buy it, read the pages on finger placement and accuracy, then hold on to it while you develop...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 3

Apr 02 2017

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 3

This music is usually related to the deep southerns. It can be refered to “twangy” because of the banjos and other musical instruments. It is similar to country music but bluegrass usually are based upon religion, freedom, and the older days. Some songs are the artist just talking/singing or they have several musical instruments such as a banjo, violin, and more banjos. The songs almost never have a negative message and are created for easy listening. Bluegrass is a genre of music that is REALLY hard to sing or play but sounds excellent when done correctly. This volume will...

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Jason Shepherd – Learn Guitar In 8 Weeks: Acoustic & Electric

Mar 30 2017

Jason Shepherd – Learn Guitar In 8 Weeks: Acoustic & Electric

This step-by-step video can get you playing guitar in just 8 weeks! This is a realistic way to learn the guitar. This video will help you learn to play either acoustic or electric guitar without having any prior lessons or experience at all. Use your DVD remote to choose or change options at anytime. You can also pause or watch the video in slow motion! Jason has been a guitar instructor in Phoenix, Arizona for many years years and has seen what works and what doesn’t. This video will guide you through 8 weeks of lessons designed to show...

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Ernie Hawkins – Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar

Mar 25 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar

Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar. This lesson is over 2 hours and forty minutes. The arrangements are for the intermediate to advanced players. They are multi-section compositions with lots of fingerpicking challenges. But all your hard work will be very worthwhile as these tunes are some of the greatest in the early jazz repertoire. Ernie teaches phrase by phrase and then uses the split-screen so you can carefully study what each hand is doing. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. This DVD lesson could be titled The Music of...

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