John Jorgenson – Intro To Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume 1

Mar 07 2019

John Jorgenson – Intro To Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume 1

John Jorgenson Intro To Gypsy Jazz Guitar Volume 1 download. In this first of three volumes of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine’s new Gypsy Jazz Guitar instructional series, “Intro to Gypsy Jazz Guitar,” Jorgenson provides the foundational information and practice material necessary for you to gain an understanding of the Gypsy jazz guitar style. The first half of this volume addresses the important element of Gypsy jazz rhythm. The second half of this first volume addresses soloing. Each volume of this three-part series includes a 2-hour instructional DVD, an audio CD with practice audio tracks, and a full format book which...

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Fred Sokolow – Jazz Chord Solos For Beginners

Feb 16 2019

Fred Sokolow – Jazz Chord Solos For Beginners

Fred Sokolow Jazz Chord Solos For Beginners. If you love old standards like Georgia On My Mind and Ain’t Misbehavin’ but always thought that only advanced guitarists could play jazz, you’ll love Fred’s easy-to-play jazz chord solos. In this DVD, you’ll learn six timeless tunes from start to finish: how to play backup while you sing them, and how to play a beautiful chord-melody solo/instrumental for each song. The tunes are arranged for beginners: there are no difficult chords, and Fred goes over the tricky spots in each tune before playing it… then you’ll watch him replay the song,...

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An Intimate Lesson with Tony Rice

Feb 07 2019

An Intimate Lesson with Tony Rice

An Intimate Lesson with Tony Rice. This archival video lesson, originally recorded in 1984, brings the fabulous Tony Rice picking style up close and personal so you can clearly see what he’s doing. Tony has chosen six songs and instrumentals to demonstrate a variety of styles and techniques, and he breaks them down carefully for the learning player. Throughout this 60-minute lesson you’ll be able to watch the exact movement of both his fretting fingers and his right-hand flatpicking through our split-screen video technique and close-up camera work. In addition, Tony’s beautifully rendered performances of the songs and instrumentals...

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At a Glance Classical Guitar

Jan 27 2019

At a Glance Classical Guitar

At a Glance Classical Guitar DVD download with PDF book. The best music there is. Far superior to any popular music such as rap, rock, etc. Classical music is real music with real emotion and complexity and grandness of conception. It has been around for hundreds of years and its greatness cannot be denied. It takes much skill, intelligence, practice, and virtuosity to play classical music. The difference between popular music and classical are in there nature and composition. Classical often using intricate arrangements, professional trained singers and lush complex orchestral works. A first of its kind, the At...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

Jan 21 2019

Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

Guitar Building Blocks Instant Fingerpicking Success. The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It’s especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer-songwriters such as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith. This lesson de-mystifies the right-hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can be learned quickly and easily. Once these are mastered, a world of wonderful sounds will be available on the guitar, and you’ll be able to apply them to some all-time favorite folk and traditional...

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The Legendary Blues Guitar of Josh White

Jan 01 2019

The Legendary Blues Guitar of Josh White

The legendary Josh White (1914-1969) is widely considered to be one of the most influential blues and folk artists of all time. His singing and guitar playing electrified a generation of fans with his dazzling technique and passionate renditions of blues, folk songs and ballads. We’re delighted to present this DVD on the songs and guitar of Josh White by his son, Josh White, Jr., an accomplished actor, singer, performer and teacher. He knows his father’s repertoire intimately and can replicate it with great accuracy. On this lesson he skillfully communicates Josh White’s unique guitar style in a way...

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John Sebastian Teaches Eight Lovin’ Spoonful Hits

Dec 10 2018

John Sebastian Teaches Eight Lovin’ Spoonful Hits

John Sebastian Teaches Eight Lovin’ Spoonful Hits. Learn to play some of the most enduring hits in the history of rock and roll! John Sebastian guides you through nine of his classic songs, teaching the chord progressions, bass lines, strums and fingerpicking techniques that will enable you to play these good-time tunes with relative ease. With his affable good humor and impeccable musicianship, John points out the small nuances that will help you simulate the instruments and sounds you heard on the original recordings. He adds insights into the music and some delightful tidbits of rock history based on...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Bass Runs And How to Use Them

Nov 25 2018

Guitar Building Blocks: Bass Runs And How to Use Them

Guitar Building Blocks Bass Runs And How to Use Them DVD download. Make your solo guitar sound like an ensemble with this complete guide to bass runs and how to use them! Renowned guitarist and celebrated tutor Happy Traum takes a handful of traditional songs and shows you how to add ‘walking’ bass parts and bring your chord playing to life. Learn the notes of a scale in several keys and apply them between chords to create a smooth harmonic transition and an effective counter-melody that will enrich your arrangements. Happy teaches a variety of patterns from simple bass...

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Ernie Hawkins – Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis

Nov 23 2018

Ernie Hawkins – Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis

Ernie Hawkins Novelty Instrumentals of Rev. Gary Davis. In this lesson Ernie Hawkins teaches three Rev. Davis arrangements that will challenge your fingers. Rev. Gary Davis’s tour de force in concert was his Soldiers March. This is a multipart instrumental played in the Key of F and C and is a showcase in demonstrating the genius of Rev. Davis’s playing and arranging skills. Few country blues guitarists played in the Key of F but Rev. Davis explored this key with religious as well as old pop standards. Darktown Strutters Ball is a fascinating arrangement that captures the atmosphere of...

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Fred Sokolow – Bawdy Blues for Fingerstyle Guitar

Nov 01 2018

Fred Sokolow – Bawdy Blues for Fingerstyle Guitar

Fred Sokolow Bawdy Blues for Fingerstyle Guitar. The blues has always been spiced with suggestive metaphors. This collection of bawdy blues songs celebrates the off-color blues repertoire: Bessie Smith is wild about her kitchen man’s turnip tops, but Bo Carter’s pencil won’t write no more! There’s lots of variety, with songs from the 1930s, 40s and 50s; some are simple three-chord blues tunes and others have beautiful, ragtimey chord changes. Fred shows you how to play accompaniment and solos for all the songs. The evocative titles include Ain’t Got Nobody to Grind My Coffee (Clara Smith), She’s Your Cook...

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