Tommy Emmanuel – Up Close

Apr 30 2016

Tommy Emmanuel – Up Close

Up Close is a 2 hour personal lesson with Tommy. He explains in detail, his amazing harmonic technique. Shows you step-by-step how to play fingerstyles. There are rare insights into some of his more complicated arrangements and featured throughout the video and Up Close detailed and “slowed down” demonstrations and performances of many of Tommy’s songs. Tommy Emmanuel, if you hadn’t heard, is a spectacular acoustic guitarist. In this video he explains in split screens and fast and slow speeds his technique for playing several of his songs. This DVD succeeds on two levels: the playing is pure Emmanuel –...

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Charles Postlewate – Five-Finger Technique for the Right-Hand

Apr 25 2016

Charles Postlewate – Five-Finger Technique for the Right-Hand

This two-hour DVD is a presentation of the 19-year project by Charles Postlewate on extending right hand technique for guitar to include the little finger. PART I presents this technique in actual repertoire, including standard guitar repertoire (by Barrios, Sor, Torroba and Villa-Lobos), new arrangements & transcriptions and original compositions. It features complete performances of twelve pieces recorded on Postlewate’s Homage to Villa-Lobos CD and published in the book by the same name. Each performance is introduced by Postlewate with explanations and demonstrations of how and where the little finger is used in the execution of scales, chords, arpeggios,...

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Reinier Voet – 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You Must Know

Apr 21 2016

Reinier Voet – 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You Must Know

Reinier Voet’s 50 Gypsy Jazz Licks You MUST Know is so much more than a hand-picked collection of versatile and essential gypsy jazz lines and phrases — its also a an homage to the man who innovated a timeless vocabulary that guitar players will still be quoting a thousand years from today. All of the licks are presented over a rhythm track so that you can hear and practice them in a musical context. Each performance is then followed by a detailed breakdown of the line along with the techniques being employed to perform it. Everything is tabbed and...

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Juan Martin – Solos Flamencos Volume 2

Apr 17 2016

Juan Martin – Solos Flamencos Volume 2

This second volume, of a two-part series, contains DVD by internationally recognized flamenco guitarist, Juan Martin. Provided are more than 21 solos, progressively graded in the three higher grades, 6 to 8, to suit players at intermediate and more advanced stages, who already have some experience of the instrument and techniques of flamenco. The DVD contains over 60 minutes of music. All text is provided in both English and Spanish. Juan Martin is an outstanding player and composer. He is among the very small number of flamenco guitarists to achieve international recognition as a solo concert and recording artist....

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Guitar Improvisation with Dario Pinelli

Apr 13 2016

Guitar Improvisation with Dario Pinelli

Dario Pinelli – a young, Italian guitarist, playing gypsy jazz (Manouche). Here we learn some exotic scales and arpeggios, which are used in this style. At the very beginning of his career, he played guitar polyrhythmic and polyphonic variations, while maintaining harmony in the bass and melody. However, in 2002 he changed his genre, and is fully immersed in gypsy jazz, or “Jazz Manouche”. In December 2004, Dario formed his new band, “Dario Pinelli Gypsy Jazz Trio”. Start improvising with Dario, don’t miss a chance.   Language: Italian, English Country: Italy Running time: 00:21:55 Quality: WEBRip Video: XviD 640×360...

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Emily Remler – Advanced Jazz And Latin Improvisation

Apr 08 2016

Emily Remler – Advanced Jazz And Latin Improvisation

This hour-long video with Emily Remler covers some of jazz guitar’s most important topics, such as true Bossa nova style, samba rhythms, unique chord positions, alternating bass lines, syncopated guitar parts, passing chords, jazz minor scales, arpeggio licks, learning to put various scales over certain chords, eighth-note improvisation, II-V progressions and V-I resolutions. There are more musical examples in this DVD, with plenty of licks and a clear explanation given for playing over ‘Type 1’ and ‘Type 2’ dominants; play Melodic minor from 5th for Type 1 (non-resolving) and play Melodic minor up half step for Type 2 (resolving)....

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Martin Simpson – Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals DVD 2

Apr 06 2016

Martin Simpson – Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals DVD 2

Martin Simpson Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals Volume 2 – Creating Your Own Arrangements. Martin explains how he creates the sounds for which he is so admired. He imparts invaluable information that will help the learning guitarist develop their own distinctive sound, while improving technique and musicianship. Working in alternate tunings, Martin covers a broad spectrum of songs, showing you how to find the basic melody and then fill out the arrangement. You’ll learn how to embellish tunes and move them into other octaves. This DVD helps to dramatically expand your ability to create you own unique arrangements. Martin Simpson’s compellingly...

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At a Glance Classical Guitar

Apr 01 2016

At a Glance Classical Guitar

At a Glance Classical Guitar DVD download with PDF book. The best music there is. Far superior to any popular music such as rap, rock, etc. Classical music is real music with real emotion and complexity and grandness of conception. It has been around for hundreds of years and its greatness cannot be denied. It takes much skill, intelligence, practice, and virtuosity to play classical music. The difference between popular music and classical are in there nature and composition. Classical often using intricate arrangements, professional trained singers and lush complex orchestral works. A first of its kind, the At...

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John Miller – The Guitar Of Furry Lewis

Mar 30 2016

John Miller – The Guitar Of Furry Lewis

A guide to the traditional blues playing style of the Mississippi bluesman who lived in Memphis and had a gift for storytelling and showmanship. Walter ‘Furry’ Lewis recorded 25 songs between 1927 and 1929, as well as several albums in the 1960s for Folkways, Prestige and other labels after being rediscovered as part of the great blues rebirth. As a guitarist, Furry Lewis was a two-finger picker with a huge vocabulary of sounds at his fingertips. He worked effortlessly with both broad strokes and intricate detail, possessing a fluidity that recalls the talents of the great Robert Johnson. Guitar...

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Gerhard Graf-Martinez – Flamenco Guitar Method Vol 1 – 2

Mar 28 2016

Gerhard Graf-Martinez – Flamenco Guitar Method Vol 1 – 2

The world-wide successful Flamenco guitar method is finally available in English. Flamenco guitar method by Gerhard Graf-Martinez. Volume 1 + 2 (plus CD-Audio). A complete Flamenco guitar course for teaching and private study – standard notation and tablature. Complete explanation and exposition of all techniques of the Flamenco guitar like rasgueados, pulgar ayudado, picado, arpegio, tremolo, alzapua. Special chapter about the Bulerias. All styles, compositions and studies are recorded on CD in original tempo and slow version. Gerhard Graf-Martinez is a passionate Flamenco guitarist and teacher. This two-volume method contains both his extensive inside-knowledge – acquired from his intense...

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