Ernie Hawkins – Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar

Mar 25 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar

Music of Louis Armstrong Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar. This lesson is over 2 hours and forty minutes. The arrangements are for the intermediate to advanced players. They are multi-section compositions with lots of fingerpicking challenges. But all your hard work will be very worthwhile as these tunes are some of the greatest in the early jazz repertoire. Ernie teaches phrase by phrase and then uses the split-screen so you can carefully study what each hand is doing. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. This DVD lesson could be titled The Music of...

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Woody Mann: The Art Of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Ragtime and Gospel

Mar 23 2017

Woody Mann: The Art Of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Ragtime and Gospel

As part of the Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar series, this volume showcases the songs and techniques of two of the most fundamental and exciting styles of traditional fingerstyle guitar playing. This program presents the music of the legendary Reverend Gary Davis, featuring several of his well-known songs. Woody Mann illustrates how the music of one of America’s greatest guitarists offers a complete lesson in the beauty and subtleties of ragtime and gospel guitar playing. Reverend Davis was one of the most gifted and original musicians of his generation. His music represents some of the most sophisticated sounds in...

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Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Mar 18 2017

Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Attention Bluesmen, Rockers, Jazzers, Folksters, Twangers, Fingerpickers, Singer-Songwriters and anybody else that straps a guitar on for work or pleasure – this is a must-have guitar course for you! Muriel Anderson’s 50 Right-Hand Techniques You MUST Know is the first and only resource of its kind, and it’s especially relevant today as musical styles converge to create fresh, exciting and interesting accompaniments, solos and compositions. Using the correct right-hand technique is often times the very essence of a particular style and so whether you are drilling down on a specific style or more focused on spicing up your sound...

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Oscar Herrero – Guitarra Flamenca Paso a Paso Volume 1

Mar 14 2017

Oscar Herrero – Guitarra Flamenca Paso a Paso Volume 1

Oscar Herrero – Flamenco Guitar Step by Step Basic Technique: Volume 1. Oscar Herrero, after playing the buleria, called “De colores”, reveals the secrets. For anyone who wants to become initiated in the flamenco guitar and to learn basic technique, Óscar Herrero explains each technique at length, movement after movement, including every detail. In this volume, he looks closely at the posture in which one should sit and how to hold the guitar, the position of the right hand, the thumb and thumb-index techniques, strumming with simple percussions, blows, strumming with blows, strumming without the thumb, flamenco tangos, picado...

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Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Mar 10 2017

Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Here’s a lesson that’s packed with dozens of time-tested musical phrases that will help you become a strong lead guitarist. Even beginners will be able to start playing hot licks over blues changes. As the phrases get more advanced, you’ll start to use slides, bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs and other techniques to increase your speed and dexterity. Each riff is played slowly and then at speed to give you a feel for how it sounds in context. Jeff Pevar (currently playing guitar with David Crosby) joins Artie to demonstrate how two players jamming together would use these lead lines in...

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Eric Clapton – Acoustic Classics

Mar 06 2017

Eric Clapton – Acoustic Classics

Guitar master Eric Clapton is one of the world’s favourite guitarists, his music has touched and inspired many lives. This fabulous DVD from the Guitar Signature Licks Series features some of his best known acoustic songs and compositions. Introduced by Doug Boduchof this DVD features a step-by-step breakdown of Clapton’s guitar style and technique, Jam-along songs and practice tips as well as eight classic songs. A must for Clapton fans and anyone wanting to learn solos and songs by one of the greatest guitarists of all time. The quality of the image is very good and clean. The sound...

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William Kanengiser: Effortless Classical Guitar

Mar 02 2017

William Kanengiser: Effortless Classical Guitar

Here is a unique chance to learn classical guitar from a master. William Kanengiser shows you how to develop proper sitting positions, rest and free strokes, rasguedos, right- and left-hand synchronization and technique, slurs, and stretching exercises. You’ll discover all this from a superb player and teacher who is one of the world’s most honored classical guitarists. William Kanengiser has been praised by the Los Angeles Times for his dizzying execution and exceeding vitality and warmth. He is recognized as one of America’s most brilliant guitarists, and has won numerous awards such as First Prize at the Concert Artists...

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Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

Feb 26 2017

Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

They don’t call it “hot guitar” for nothing! The driving style pioneered by Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy players became one of the dominant sounds in jazz during the thirties and forties, and its influence is still strongly felt today. Paul Mehling knows the style as well as anyone, and he takes it apart in detail for the learning player. A band won’t swing without a strong rhythm section, and the powerful guitar accompaniment that typifies the Gypsy style is the foundation of this terrific lesson. Starting with basic four-to-the-bar comping and damping, Paul takes you through a variety...

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La Guitarra Flamenca de Tomatito

Feb 22 2017

La Guitarra Flamenca de Tomatito

This amazing video offers a many-faceted portrait of one of the most sought-after guitarists of modern flamenco. Jose Fernandez Torres, “Tomatito”, honoured with the highest awards of flamenco, famous for his masterly interpretations of Bulerias and Tangos, plays and explains, besides numerous falsetas of these two toques, further pieces from his repertoire: Alegrias, Minera, Solea por Bulerias. In addition, he plays a Tango and a Taranta with special tunings. All pieces are divided up into various passages and repeated slowly. Two percussionists accompany all the rhythmical palos. At the beginning of the DVD, Tomatito tells us more about himself...

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Dale Turner’s Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar

Feb 19 2017

Dale Turner’s Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar

With over 100 minutes of instruction, Dale Turner’s Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar is the ultimate DVD guide for acoustic rock guitar players. This DVD covers basic and intermediate soloing, basic strumming patterns, alternate tunings, arpeggiated patterns, fingerpicking, using a capo, acoustic blues and much more. Learn the acoustic rock guitar secrets of John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, and more! This DVD includes a pdf file with tabs. Style Lessons include: Neil Young Dave Matthews James Taylor John Mayer Eric Clapton Lindsey Buckingham Paul McCartney Pete Townshend Doc Watson Bob Dylan More acoustic rock...

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