Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Dec 25 2016

Mark Stuart – Americana Acoustic Guitar Styles

Americana Acoustic Guitar is a great lesson for the guitarist who wants to spice up his/her playing with some new idea on backing themselves or other singers. Mark Stuart is master at this style of playing and is known Internationally as one of the great sidemen. He’s a good teacher, too! In this lesson, Mark focuses on various techniques and thoughts that will help you zone in on what it takes to become a tasteful side person, or to back yourself on your own songs. Topics include: Mark’s Hybrid Style (playing with flat pick and fingers); Playing Octaves on...

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Dennis Caplinger – Bluegrass Guitar Basics & Beyond

Dec 23 2016

Dennis Caplinger – Bluegrass Guitar Basics & Beyond

Virtuoso bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Dennis Caplinger, with the able assistance of John Moore, Kenny Blackwell and Bill Bryson, guides you through all the Bluegrass basics and beyond. You’ll learn classic Bluegrass guitar techniques-all in the context of classic Bluegrass standards. Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis guides you through developing great backup parts, playing solos and working with a bluegrass band. Learn technique through up-close camera angles. Play-along with a virtuoso Bluegrass band and then try the “minus-one” play-along tracks. Along with exercises to learn hammer-ons, pull-offs, and really cool licks, he shows how to both pick single...

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Learn To Play The Beatles – To A Tee! Volume 1

Dec 20 2016

Learn To Play The Beatles – To A Tee! Volume 1

lf you’ve got to do is watch and listen to learn how to play 16 of the Fab Four’s most sought after compositions on guitar! Not only does video host Rob Taylor capture impeccably accurate guitar-only renditions of each song, but also ensures that every element of each song is included. This enables the viewer to learn all songs in their entirety! This DVD also exclusively features a spectacular and innovative form of presentation that you just simply won’t find anywhere else! A split-screen effect that shows up to 3 guitar parts being played simultaneously! This invites the viewer...

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Joe Pass – The Blue Side Of Jazz

Dec 14 2016

Joe Pass – The Blue Side Of Jazz

This follow-up to Joe’s best-selling Solo Jazz Guitar explores the blues elements of jazz guitar. Joe covers bebop blues, new chord substitutions, pedal tones, jazz/blues improvisation…and much more. As usual, Joe brings wit and style to his invaluable guitar lessons, taking you straight to the heart of the “blue” side of jazz guitar. Anyone with a modicum of appreciation of musical complexity on any instrument, would not fail to be impressed with mr Pass, his mastery of the guitar and his intuitive feel for melodic tangent are inescapable unquantifiable technical qualities, yet he imparts a poetic and human sense...

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Mandino Reinhardt – Le solo de Minor Swing Volume 1

Dec 11 2016

Mandino Reinhardt – Le solo de Minor Swing Volume 1

This DVD step by step describes Minor Swing – the famous jazz standard, with all the subtleties of the Gypsy style. From this video you can catch left and right hand techniques, a detailed analysis of the rhythm and solo. Mandino demonstrates style “Guitare Manouche” in the original, as if you were a guest of the Roma community, and suddenly you are lucky enough to take some lessons from the master, who with childhood, and perhaps by nature endowed with liberation, the Gypsy style, and playing technique. Great emphasis is placed on phrasing and technique – Mandino has some...

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Rich Maloof – 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You Must Know

Dec 09 2016

Rich Maloof – 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You Must Know

Top educator, player and author of dozens of instructional publications, Rich Maloof presents 50 acoustic guitar licks covering a broad range of crucial acoustic techniques you MUST know! Maloof’s handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques will help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary you’ll need to take your acoustic guitar playing to the next level. While a single-note line – a lick – is certainly fair game in here, the bread-and-butter of acoustic playing is covered in 50 lessons demonstrating fingerpicking patterns, open-string voicings, changes with bass lines, alternate tunings, Brit-pop strums, left-hand mutes, double-stops,...

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La Guitarra Flamenca de Moraito

Dec 07 2016

La Guitarra Flamenca de Moraito

Moraito, the most important representative of the modern school of Jerez and undoubtedly one of the best accompanying guitarists for cante, plays and explains in the first part of this video five selected pieces from his repertoire: two Bulerias, Sevillanas, Tangos and Vals-Bulerias. The second part is devoted to Moraito’s speciality: together with singer Fernando Terremoto Moraito focusses on basic principles and difficulties of the accompaniment of cante using Malaguenas, Seguiriyas and Tientos/Tangos. Fernando Terremoto, son of the legendary cantaor Terremoto, is gifted with one of the most outstanding flamenco voices of the young flamenco generation. In this video...

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Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 1

Dec 04 2016

Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 1

So you’re interested in learning how to play fingerstyle guitar. In this lesson Buster B. Jones will take you from the very basics and start you on the road to fingerpicking. Buster’s no nonsense and clear instruction will have you picking melodies 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. This DVD does exactly as advertised and more. Buster is not only a great guitarist but also a great teacher! Buster B. Jones was a...

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Fingerstyle Guitar: New Dimensions & Explorations Volume 1

Dec 04 2016

Fingerstyle Guitar: New Dimensions & Explorations Volume 1

Featuring: Steve Howe, Adrian Legg, John Fahey, Bert Jansch, Jorma Kaukonen, Will Ackerman, John Renbourn, Stefan Grossman, Larry Coryell, Martin Simpson, Bob Brozman, Duck Baker, Brad Jones, Pat Donohue and others. “This three DVD set features new and archival footage of performances by the preeminent names in steel-string fingerstyle guitar. Beginning with Peter Finger’s breathtaking ‘A Trip Through The Pyrenees’, the collection boasts some real gems: a rare late 1960s clip of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady – a.k.a. Hot Tuna doing ‘Hesitation Blues’, Bert Jansch delivering a soulful version of ‘One For Jo’, John Fahey crooning while plucking...

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Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Dec 03 2016

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar Calypso & Other Island Rhythms. The wild pulses, danceable rhythms and playful lyrics of the Calypso will spice up your guitar arrangements and inspire your playing in a new tropical direction! Brozman shows you how to use fingerpicking and strumming patterns, moving bass lines, percussive strokes and other techniques to capture the distinctive syncopations of the Caribbean style. Working in a variety of keys, he analyses a variety of rhythms including the calypso, tango, samba, waltz, mazurka and Latin jazz. Learn a host of songs for the price of one, as hundreds of...

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