Pete Huttlinger’s Wonderful World of Chords

Feb 22 2014

Pete Huttlinger’s Wonderful World of Chords

Get ready to give your left hand a workout! Pete Huttlinger has created a “video chord library” that’s a must-have for every serious guitarist. This crash course is designed to show you all the important chords and fingerings you’ll need, from the easiest shapes to some challenging finger-twisters. Pete has developed a unique and effective study technique he calls “Say It and Play It”. This is an powerful way to memorize root notes by playing chromatic scales and applying chords to the root location. It’s like your personal GPS system on the fingerboard, helping you lock in exactly where...

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Roy Rogers – Slide Guitar For Rock & Blues

Feb 12 2014

Roy Rogers – Slide Guitar For Rock & Blues

Learn to play the blistering guitar solos, churning rhythms and wiling slide sounds that have impressed Roy Rogers’ fans worldwide. Roy has been called “a force to be reckoned with” (Guitar Player) and “an exceptionally articulate slide guitarist” (Rolling Stone). Now he teaches his award-winning style along with dynamic arrangements to several blues favorites. Roy covers all the essentials – how to get into open tunings, hold the slide, play with vibrato and proper intonation, and develop a powerful picking style using plectrum and fingers. You’ll progress to advanced slide techniques including licks and their variations, improvisations, harmonics, how...

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Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

Jan 23 2014

Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

The Little By Little Songbook breaks down sixteen songs from Tommy’s latest double album. Control your learning experience with interactive features and tools like looping, synching and zooming.  Viewing angles include wide, right-hand, front of left-hand and back of left hand.  A “tri-view” feature enables three angles to show simultaneosly. For each of the sixteen tracks: Tommy shares the background on his inspiration for the composition and performs the tune in its entirety. He then walks you through a detailed note-by-note breakdown covering every section of the arrangement and every technique he employs for the track. From intros to...

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Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 2

Jan 16 2014

Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 2

Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar #2 Alternate Tunings. Al Petteway continues his excellent lesson with five beautiful and evocative guitar instrumentals in the Celtic style. This time, he covers songs and effects that can be attained through a variety of tunings, including standard, dropped-D, open G and low C. Al shows you how to create your own arrangements by finding the melody within the chord structure, then fleshing it out with pipe-like drone notes, chord substitutions, moving bass lines, the rhythmic “Scottish Snap” and other Celtic-sounding elements. Embellishment techniques right hand rolls, hammers, pull-offs, etc help...

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Al Petteway: Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 1

Jan 06 2014

Al Petteway: Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 1

Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar #1 DADGAD Tuning. Learn to play in DADGAD, the popular guitar tuning that gives many Celtic and British Isles instrumentals their special beauty and power. Al Petteway shows you how to play exquisite arrangements using droning bass notes, slides, bends, trills and other guitar tricks to imitate the haunting sounds of harps and pipes. This wonderful lesson by one of today’s most admired fingerstyle players is filled with invaluable insights into playing in Celtic style, from strongly syncopated rhythm strokes to the ringing, harp-like sounds of “cross-string” picking. You’ll learn to...

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La Guitarra Flamenca de Rafael Riqueni

Dec 30 2013

La Guitarra Flamenca de Rafael Riqueni

Rafael Riqueni is considered to be one of the most creative and versatile innovators of the modern flamenco guitar. This video provides a summary of his artistic work. He plays and explains 10 selected pieces from his repertoire: 3 Bulerias, Fantasia, Garrotin, Rumba, Solea, Tangos, Taranta as well as his famous Fandango “Al Nino Miguel”. Each toque is first played at normal speed and then explained step by step and in full detail. Besides these technical explanations the origin of each palo is also briefly commented on. The professional accompaniment by two percussionists is certainly a very useful help...

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SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

Nov 06 2013

SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

With a Jazz-Rock sound that is highly unique and widely appreciated, Steely Dan are one of the few bands to enjoy great commercial success with a brand of music that is anything but. Their style attracts listeners of all genres and is heralded by musicians of all backgrounds. One of the biggest indicators of their success has been their staying power as evidenced by the grammy they won almost thirty years since their debut. SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It’s like having a good friend teach you in the comfort...

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La Guitarra Flamenca de Enrique de Melchor

Oct 25 2013

La Guitarra Flamenca de Enrique de Melchor

Enrique de Melchor is one of the most successful guitarists of the new flamenco generation. His numerous CDs prove him to be not only one of the most important guitarists in the field of accompaniment of Cante and Baile but also a great master of the concert guitar. Spend an exciting hour with Enrique and let yourself be carried away by his fantastic music. He will demonstrate his special arpegios and many other techniques as well as play his incredibly fast scales for your eyes (and ears) only! Enrique shows his best falsetas of all main toques (Alegrias, Bulerias,...

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Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Oct 22 2013

Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash left us a wonderful country songbook, and in this one-hour and twenty minute lesson Fred shows you how to play and sing eight of Cash’s most popular gems.You’ll learn to back yourself up singing, using basic fingerpicking patterns and first position chords, with lots of bass runs thrown in. You’ll also learn to fingerpick a solo for each tune. Fred grew up with Johnny Cash’s music, and his natural, easy arrangements suit the material and are easy to learn. After playing and singing each song, Fred goes over any tricky techniques or runs, then he plays the...

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Manuel Parejo – Curso Basico De Guitarra Flamenca

Oct 13 2013

Manuel Parejo – Curso Basico De Guitarra Flamenca

There are many tutorials described flamenco guitar. This video contents really basic course. Emphasis is placed on chord play, the rhythm. This is really a basic course – in the school are given the basics, but the basis is good enough to play beautifully and confidently, to accompany singing, to create an atmosphere around flamenco. We study the basic flamenco techniques for play, great attention is paid – rasgeado. In lesson, everything is explained in detail, playing chords and notes are displayed on the screen layout on the fingerboard is described consistently played music. See also: Guitar Lessons –...

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