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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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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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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