Peter Huttlinger – Guitarist’s Guide to Better Practicing

Sep 24 2016

Peter Huttlinger – Guitarist’s Guide to Better Practicing

Peter Huttlinger’s amazing guitar technique didn’t just happen. He developed it over the years, enhanced by good practice and exercise regimens. As a guitar teacher with more than sixteen years experience, Pete knows that the most important thing that players need is guidance in their practicing routine. He has seen guitarists playing a piece for years, making the same mistakes over and over without knowing how to fix the problem. Now, with this powerful lesson filled with invaluable advice and insider’s tips, you can increase your guitar skills and perfect your playing style through proper practice routines. You’ll learn...

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William Kanengiser: Classical Guitar Mastery

Sep 19 2016

William Kanengiser: Classical Guitar Mastery

Classical guitar virtuoso William Kanengiser presents an essential workshop for the serious student. With clear demonstrations and an insightful commentary, Kanengiser explains how to master tone control, articulation, dynamics, vibrato, dampening, and other vital techniques. He also addresses the question of nail shape and shows you how to avoid unwanted squeaks and buzzes! Essential for any student of classical guitar. Recognized as one of America’s most brilliant guitarists, William Kanengiser has developed a unique repertoire for his instrument, ranging from dazzling arrangements of Mozart, Handel, and Bartуk to his innovative excursions into the music of Eastern Europe and the...

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John Pizzarelli – Jazz Guitar Virtuoso

Sep 17 2016

John Pizzarelli – Jazz Guitar Virtuoso

Jazz guitar sensation John Pizzarelli plays ten original jazz compositions. Performing is John Pizzarelli on seven-string guitar, Ray Kennedy on piano, and John’s brother Martin Pizzarelli on bass. In this video presentation, John plays 10 compositions (most of them originals) along with Ray Kennedy on piano and Martin Pizzarelli on bass. At various points throughout the performance, John pauses to provide tips and techniques on the art of jazz guitar. Pizzarelli’s potent displays of technical ability are showcased on several breakneck tempo tunes. He also shows a mastery of the nuances of rhythm guitar. John’s sense of humor and...

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Denis Chang – Jazz Manouche: The Art of Accompaniment

Sep 12 2016

Denis Chang – Jazz Manouche: The Art of Accompaniment

Jazz Manouche or Gypsy Jazz, is a highly-evolved style of music, based on the guitar playing of Django Reinhardt. It requires a solid rhythmic foundation upon which a soloist may build his or her musical statement. The challenge lies in learning how to produce this rhythmic foundation, for Manouche rhythm can be both instantly recognizable to the audience and, frustratingly subtle to the student. In “Jazz Manouche The Art of Accompaniment”, this rhythmic foundation is disassembled, piece-by-piece, by instructor Denis Chang. With the aid of three students, Denis clearly illustrates how to produce, not just “acceptable” but “authentic” Manouche...

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Martin Taylor – Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar

Sep 08 2016

Martin Taylor – Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar

Martin Taylor has been playing guitar for as long as he can remember, ever since his father gave him his first instrument at the age of four. It was to be the start of a career which has delighted audiences worldwide and drawn critical acclaim from some of the world’s finest musicians. Chet Atkins, Barney Kessel, John Williams, Joe Pass, Stephane Grappelli, Yehudi Menuhin, David Grisman, Bill Wyman are just some of the musicians who have collaborated with Martin.In this unique video lesson Martin explains how to play a bass-guitar duet on a single instrument and how to accomplish...

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Fareed Haque’s 1-2-3 Bossa Nova

Sep 02 2016

Fareed Haque’s 1-2-3 Bossa Nova

Muddle some cachaca with lime and sugar, add crushed ice and take your Caipirinha to your favorite spot on Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana beach for the sunset. Bare feet wiggling in the sand, you watch the pretty people stroll aimlessly to the sounds of live bossa nova, itself a muddled blend of samba and jazz. The long tanned legs and bikinis are captivating but you play guitar and would much rather find the band and cop the guitarist’s rhythm patterns and chord voicings. Stay right where you are mi amigo – Fareed Haque has you covered with 1-2-3...

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The Tony Rice Guitar Method

Aug 28 2016

The Tony Rice Guitar Method

In a wide-ranging and detailed session, Tony Rice demonstrates his world-famous technique, gives invaluable advice, analyzes some of his best-known pieces and discusses his style, influences, guitars and favorite players. This exceptionally rich two-part set is filled with fascinating conversation and the amazing playing we’ve all come to expect from this master picker. Tony has geared this lesson so that aspiring players at all levels can learn important techniques and benefit from his vast musical experience. You’ll gain insights into important elements, such as Tony’s method for getting his guitar in tune, how he warms up for a show,...

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Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 2

Aug 26 2016

Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 2

In this second volume of Fingerstyle Guitar From The Ground Up, Buster B. Jones continues to show you all the tricks of his trade so that you’ll be able to fingerpick in the style of Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. Buster’s clear and down to earth explanations will have you fingerpicking 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. You’ll learn: More right hand patterns; Right hand rolls; More chord movements and Fretboard logic. A...

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Guitar Aerobics Advanced

Aug 25 2016

Guitar Aerobics Advanced

A complete warm up routine for guitarists with Danny Gill. This Fretboard Fitness DVD will guide you through 3 complete warmup routines: the 10 minute, 20 minute, and 30 minute drill! Play along with Danny in real time as he coaches you through scales, arpeggios, bending, sequences, picking exercises, stretches and more! Once you’ve mastered the exercises, this DVD can become an important part of your daily practice routine, whether you’re playing rock, blues, jazz, country or anything in between!     Language: English Year: 2006 Running time: 40 min Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG PAL 4:3 (720×576) VBR Audio:...

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John Jorgenson – Intermediate Gypsy Jazz Guitar

Aug 23 2016

John Jorgenson – Intermediate Gypsy Jazz Guitar

This has got to be the best way to learn to play this kind of music! The DVD, CD, and tab – it’s all there. The second installment of John’s Gypsy Jazz instructional series, targeted for players who have mastered the content of the first DVD and who are looking to sharpen their skills with more advanced techniques. Book, DVD, CD set. Continues with characteristic Gypsy style licks and techniques based on the arpeggios and patterns taught in the first volume. Jorgenson presents a very systematic learning method, first teaching simple licks and techniques and building to more complex...

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