Jimmy Dillon – Soul of Acoustic Guitar

Nov 24 2016

Jimmy Dillon – Soul of Acoustic Guitar

Soul of Acoustic Guitar is a truly jam-packed 3-DVD guitar course complete with 35 pages of tabs, that will teach you the secrets to playing like legendary acoustic artists in 15 different styles, plus TONS of juicy guitar tricks that YOU can learn almost immediately. You’ll learn “Riversong”, a rolling folksy groove that really captures a soulful acoustic sound. How to combine sliding notes with picking patterns for a new cool sound. How to combine strumming with fingerpicking for a truly full, rich acoustic sound. Plus: how to create your own variations and get a wild rolling freedom into...

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James Alan Shelton – Clinch Mountain Guitar

Nov 23 2016

James Alan Shelton – Clinch Mountain Guitar

Ralph Stanley’s current and former guitarists in a program of Clinch Mtn. Boys classics, with a particular emphasis on crosspicking and how to apply it to tunes, song accompaniments, turnarounds and more. The boys play “Banks of the Ohio,” “Cannonball Blues,” “Tom’s Creek,” “Road to Coeburn” and more – all the music is transcribed to note/tab in the accompanying book. In this one-hour instructional DVD James Alan Shelton and George Shuffler demonstrate and teach the guitar techniques that helped change the role of the guitar in bluegrass music. The music of the Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley and the...

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Tommy Emmanuel – Emmanuel Labor

Nov 21 2016

Tommy Emmanuel – Emmanuel Labor

Emmanuel Labor provides a personal, one-on-one setting in which not only music aficionados can enjoy performances of some of Tommy’s best-loved tunes, but also offers guitar players instruction by one of the world’s best. Tommy Emmanuel, fingerstyle master and performer, shares his personal insight and technique to sixteen tunes. Pieces shown include cuts from his albums Only, Endless Road and The Mystery. As a bonus feature on the DVD a few sections are slowed down, with no compromise in pitch or video, to better see the exact execution that Tommy uses. Be advised this DVD contains no charts, or...

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Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

Nov 18 2016

Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

This DVD is the follow-up lesson to Fred Sokolow’s Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar. It presents six classic fingerpicking tunes, including solos and accompaniments, with a bluesy and country flavour. Fred plays and sings each arrangement up to speed and then slows them down explaining any unusual or difficult licks. Close-up views of both hands make it easy to learn the arrangements. It is basic fundamentals to get your fingers coordinated to the finger picking style. It was obviously one of Fred`s early lessons as he has improved considerably on presentation with his newer efforts. The lessons are progressive, starting from...

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Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Nov 16 2016

Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Pete’s cherry-picked collection covers a lot of ground from uptempo country and bluegrass moves to a series of country/blues endings, from walking bass lines to banjo style rolls, a few ways to play over the 6, 2, 5 1 progression, some cool jazz chordage, a yard full of blazing chicken pickin’ moves, a few delicious slow blues moves, call and answer licks, harmonized descending bass lines, Bossa Nova rhythmic patterns and an array of “awesome double stops” that Pete says are “worth the price of admission alone”. Pete also shows us those tasty, jaw-dropping, ‘how does he do that’...

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La Guitarra Flamenca de Paco Serrano

Nov 15 2016

La Guitarra Flamenca de Paco Serrano

Paco Serrano, the winner of the “Concurso Nacional de la Guitarra Flamenca de Cordoba” is one of the few top flamenco guitarists who still dedicate part of their time to tuition. In this video Paco Serrano explains the different techniques of the flamenco guitar (pulgar, rasgueado, arpegio, tremolo, alzapua, ligados) with reference to Solea. Each falseta is played at normal speed and then slowly. The point of departure being the rhythm of Solea, the student step by step learns more about Alegrias, Bulerias, Tangos, Tarantas, as well as exceptional techniques like a seven-note-tremolo, special rasgueos and much more. In...

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The Fingerpicking Blues Of Mississippi John Hurt

Nov 13 2016

The Fingerpicking Blues Of Mississippi John Hurt

No traditional musician is better loved than Mississippi John Hurt. He has influenced innumerable musicians through the years and, four decades after his death, his songs and instrumentals continue to be played throughout the world by novice guitarists and professionals alike. This lesson is filled with the songs, licks, sounds and techniques that make Mississippi John Hurt’s music so popular. John Sebastian and Happy Traum, whose friendship goes back to the sixties, had the privilege of knowing John Hurt and hearing him play first hand. With their enthusiasm and love of his music, they take apart eleven of his...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 1

Nov 10 2016

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 1

Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and a sub-genre of country music. Bluegrass was inspired by the music of Appalachia. It has mixed roots in Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and English traditional music, and also later influenced by the music of African-Americans through incorporation of jazz elements. Bluegrass Guitar Lessons A sub-genre of country music which blends improvising with folk-like melodies. Pioneered by Bill Monroe in the 1930s in the “bluegrass” state. Bluegrass is one of the most recognizable styles of guitar. Some refer to bluegrass as a celebration of the simple things in life. Dive into...

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Acoustic Masterclass: Acoustic Blues Solos

Nov 04 2016

Acoustic Masterclass: Acoustic Blues Solos

Twelve solo acoustic blues masterpieces taught on-screen with exclusive up-close multi-camera option by the original artists. Double disc sets… DVD 5’s with 2 hours of lessons and 6 hours of footage. This video manual for the guitar blues solo on 2 DVD. The school contains 12 songs of famous musicians nominated for Grammy: Mike Dowling, Al Petteway and Kenny Sultan. Includes full sheet music and guitar tablature, compiled by the artists. On the DVDs themselves are PDF files with 80 full sized pages of transcriptions with BOTH Standard notation and Tablature. This DVD has 12 great tunes performed and...

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Fender Presents – Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Oct 31 2016

Fender Presents – Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar with Keith Wyatt

By far the most comprehensive DVD ever offered for the beginner guitarist. Over 3 hours long! Over 50 Interactive Lessons! Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales, and techniques used by acoustic guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections. Keith Wyatt is an excellent teacher. His style is well-paced and clear. He covers a lot of little details without talking too much or overwhelming the student. He makes it look very easy, which can be frustrating,...

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