David T. Chastain – Progressive Metal Guitar

Dec 03 2013

David T. Chastain – Progressive Metal Guitar

If you thought heavy metal guitar playing was out of your reach, grab hold of this video and don’t let go! In less than 60 minutes David T. Chastain will take you from the most basic to advanced scales to create a unique, personalized sound that will blow you and your audience away! Primarily a self-taught guitarist, David has released wide acclaim as one of rock’s contemporary guitar virtuosos. In addition to numerous solo efforts David has recorded several albums with the groups CJSS, CHASTAIN HARRIS and THE CHASTAIN BAND and such rock celebrities as Fred Coury (Cinderella), female...

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Bruce Bouillet – Improvisation For Progressive Hard Rock Guitar

Nov 27 2013

Bruce Bouillet – Improvisation For Progressive Hard Rock Guitar

Racer X guitarist Bruce Bouillet gives some insight into his high-tech heavy metal soloing style in this instructional video, with special attention given to the basic modes, pentatonic and blues scales, and arpeggio sequences. The latter department is really where Bouillet is most helpful, as he demonstrates how to sequence various arpeggio ideas all over the neck; much of the other information is fairly rudimentary. Includes some live performances of Racer X instrumentals featuring the rhythm section of that band. Bouillet completed a G3 tour that featured Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, and Joe Satriani. Bouillet was in Gilbert’s band...

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Neil Zaza – 50 Melodic Rock Guitar Licks You Must Know

Nov 22 2013

Neil Zaza – 50 Melodic Rock Guitar Licks You Must Know

Your buddy dragged you along that Saturday night. The stadium was packed and the crowd was growing restless as the stage lit up and the dude plugged in. The first few notes from his guitar sent a mad rush down your spine; the following notes arrested your ears and blew your mind for a solid hour. That was the night you first experienced an instrumental rock performance and swore, come hell or high water, you’d learn to play like that one day. Thanks to Neil Zaza, that day has come. It takes guts, big guns and a whole lot...

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Vinnie Moore – Speed, Accuracy And Articulation

Nov 10 2013

Vinnie Moore – Speed, Accuracy And Articulation

Picking up where his first landmark Hot Licks video left off, this advanced tour de force shows Vinnie playing and teaching at his best! You’ll learn advanced triplet picking on all strings in both ascending and descending forms, three-string licks, classical triplet licks, and special runs played both forward and backward. There is also an incredibly clear and concise section on the various modes and how they can be used in improvisation, with exciting demonstrations by Vinnie! Vinnie’s left hand mastery is also covered and he teaches you exercises for two fingers at a time, chromatic runs and incredible...

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Frank Vignola – 1-2-3 Jazz

Nov 04 2013

Frank Vignola – 1-2-3 Jazz

Vignola’s approach is simple and highly effective. First he’ll teach you just three movable chords; a major 7th, minor 7th and a dominant 9th. These three chords alone will power you through hundreds of jazz standards and progressions. Rhythm guitar and comping is next; Frank demonstrates and walks you through just three jazz rhythms: a swing, the Charleston and a Latin rhythm. Again, thousands of jazz tunes are played with these three jazz rhythms. You’ll then learn the rhythm guitar parts for six popular jazz standards; Ja Da, Bill Bailey, April Showers, Georgia On My Mind, Avalon and St....

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Herb Ellis – Swing Jazz: Soloing & Comping

Nov 01 2013

Herb Ellis – Swing Jazz: Soloing & Comping

Let the undisputed “King of Swing” bring a personable and relaxed approach to the serious business of creating flowing and swinging guitar lines. In this one-hour video, Herb uses the 12-bar blues progression as a background while he discusses and demonstrates some favorite lines that have made him part of jazz guitar history. Herb takes you through tuning, chord formations, scales, picking, comping, equipment, and melodic ideas, and adds some commonsense advice. If you were fortunate to get a private lesson from Herb Ellis, it would cost a lot more than this DVD – and you have the advantage...

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Joe Beck – Jazz Chord Workouts

Oct 26 2013

Joe Beck – Jazz Chord Workouts

Joe Beck is one of contemporary jazz guitar’s most important practitioners, and his unique approach to chords and their theory is captured on this video for all to utilize. You’ll learn about chord configuration and structure, common tones, common melodies, chord soloing, envisioning intervals, substitutions, “hearing” the chord before you play it, relationships of bass notes to chords,close chord relationships, bassline theory, contrary motion chords and licks, learning to play all inversions of chords, harmonizing with chords, and various guitar chord “acrobatics”, including harmonic “raking”. This is truly a master lesson with with one of the best, and not...

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George Lynch – Wicked Shred Revolution (Young Guitar)

Oct 16 2013

George Lynch – Wicked Shred Revolution (Young Guitar)

This DVD is including lessons, few licks (fast and slow), backing tracks. One of the most revered rock guitarists of all time teaches the tricks and concepts behind his playing. George Lynch is an American hard rock guitarist and songwriter. Lynch is best known for his work with the bands Dokken, Lynch Mob, and Souls of We. He is ranked #68 in “100 greatest guitarists of all time” by Guitar World magazine. Level Intermediate – Advanced. A kick-ass underrated guitar player from the 1980’s. George Lynch is one of the most recognizable names in the world of heavy metal...

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Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Oct 14 2013

Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Most of us have been taught to solo and improvise by learning how to play specific scale patterns over certain chords and progressions. The classic example of this is the minor pentatonic scale, which we are told works beautifully over any I IV V progression. And sure enough, millions of guitar players blow minor pentatonic scales incessantly without worrying about the ‘chord changes.’ For the most part, those notes do indeed work BUT there’s still something missing. Where are those ‘sweet notes’ that our guitar heroes are playing? Sweet Notes to the rescue! The next challenge that most of...

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Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Oct 06 2013

Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Grab your guitar and get ready for a power-packed hour with this incredible guitarist. In Power Licks, Shawn Lane shows how he takes a basic sequence “shape” and moves it in various ways around the fingerboard unleashing hundreds of useful melodic lines and licks. He also shares his favorite scale sequences and you’ll see up cose his unbelievable right and left hand techniques. Shawn then explores diminished patterns and demonstrates how he uses jazz influenced phrases in his solos. Included in the special interview segment Shawn talks about his stage set-up, guitars and influences. And of course no REH...

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