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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Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar According to Tony McManus Volume 1 – 2

Oct 05 2013

Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar According to Tony McManus Volume 1 – 2

Tony McManus is an adept master of Celtic fingerstyle guitar, both in terms of adapting Celtic music to the guitar and in its performance – presenting all it intricacies, graces, and frills yet at the same time maintaining the pace and drive which characterises this style of music. Volume 1. In this first lesson, Tony discusses in detail the importance of ornamentations and triplets in Celtic music, and importantly, how this can be technically achieved. Scales and fingerings and playing in the DADGAD tuning are discussed and then illustrated with several melodies played in this dropped D tuning. This...

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Oscar Herrero – Guitarra Flamenca Paso a Paso Volume 3

Jul 25 2013

Oscar Herrero – Guitarra Flamenca Paso a Paso Volume 3

Oscar Herrero – Flamenco Guitar Step by Step Basic Technique: Volume 3. In this volume, after performing the sevillana ‘El rastrillo’ with percussion accompaniment, Óscar Herrero develops some ways to obtain a good left hand technique with exercises including extensions, ligato, chord changes, using the little finger… As for the right hand, exercises for the ring finger are examined, as well as arpeggios (pressuring a bass chord with the thumb, while several different high chords are pressured using two or three fingers alternately). It ends with an interview with the famous guitar builders Hermanos Conde, in which they talk...

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Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Jun 21 2013

Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Leaning to play rhythm guitar can be one of the most frustrating things for a beginner guitarist. It can also be a problem for more advanced players that never got it right when they started! This is the solution! This DVD starts at absolute beginner level and focuses on basic eighth note strumming patterns and continuous hand movement. It then develops the use of ties, picking out the bass note of a chord and the use of the muted strum as a percussive device – along with a whole lot of handy hints to help you get your rhythm...

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Ernie Hawkins – Blues Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

Oct 17 2012

Ernie Hawkins – Blues Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

In this double DVD lesson, Ernie Hawkins teaches in detail nine of Rev. Gary Davis’s best known blues arrangements. Rev. Davis approached playing the blues in several different styles. Each had unique characteristics and ranged from what he called old fashion picking to complex playing that explored and extended the blues tradition on the fingerboard. Each arrangement is broken down phrase by phrase and then played slowly on a split screen. You can easily follow the playing with the tab/music booklet. Ernie not only learned from this Master directly but teaches the Rev. in a manner that anyone can...

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Max Milligan – Play Robert Johnson

Jul 27 2012

Max Milligan – Play Robert Johnson

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists, this release concentrates on the one and only Robert Johnson. The Legendary Robert Johnson is reputed to be the man who sold his soul at the crossroads to play the blues. During his short life, he enjoyed little success or recognition, and it would be 20 years after his death before his music received its deserved acclaim. Now regarded as a maestro of the blues, Johnson has been a key influence on many famed guitarists. Max Milligan will show how...

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Aaron Gilmartin – Easy Steps to Bossa Nova Guitar

Jun 30 2012

Aaron Gilmartin – Easy Steps to Bossa Nova Guitar

The distinctive sound of Brazilian bossa nova guitar has permeated the musical landscape for fifty years, influencing singers, instrumentalists and songwriters throughout the world. Based on a melding of jazz voicings and samba rhythms, this gently swinging fingerpicking-based style will bring new colors and rhythms to all your guitar accompaniments and solos. Aaron Gilmartin builds your bossa nova guitar technique step-by-step, providing chordal exercises, melodic passages and syncopated picking along with invaluable guitar advice and musical knowledge. He opens the lesson with his original song, Hold the Place, based around a typical four-chord progression that will give your playing...

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