Doug Doppler – Whammy Bar Mojo: Licks & Tricks

Dec 24 2014

Doug Doppler – Whammy Bar Mojo: Licks & Tricks

Doug Doppler helps you learn the building blocks of great Whammy Bar technique on this Guitar 411 DVD. Whammy Bar Mojo shows you how to construct and deconstruct the elements of music. Interestingly enough, much of this technique has as much to do how you get to and from the whammy bar and how you mute unwanted strings as it does using the bar itself. The DVD starts off with a series of exercises showing you how to keep those unruly strings quiet, and then integrate the volume control into the process of taming unwanted noise that accompanies the...

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Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Dec 22 2014

Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Robben Ford has become one of the world’s most recognized blues musicians. His trademark, tasty guitar style, is reinforced with incredible depth in jazz and rhythm and blues. Back to the Blues is a special two-part series exploring the finer points of contemporary blues guitar playing and features exciting live performances by Robben’s powerful trio, The Blue Line, with Roscoe Beck on bass and Tom Brechtlein on drums. Robben Ford is a truly exceptional guitarist and it is just a great pleasure to watch him perform. His ability to really play the blues and also bring some jazz influences...

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Bruce Buckingham – 50 Licks Jazz Style

Dec 15 2014

Bruce Buckingham – 50 Licks Jazz Style

Bruce Buckingham is a professional musician and teacher. He plays guitar in many styles, but his specialties are jazz, Latin, Blues and Funk. He is one of the seasoned teachers at Musicians Institute, joining the staff in 1980, teaching literally thousands of students from around the world to play guitar at M.I. He has played and/or recorded with musicians as diverse as Helen Reddy to John Patitucci and has been involved in Michael Jackson’s production of Sisterella. Currently he is working on his own recording project as well as more instructional books and videos for guitar. 50 Licks Jazz...

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Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

Dec 08 2014

Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

The 7-String guitar is the foundation that gives some of popular music, especially heavy metal its ferocious sound. In this program, Buz McGrath of Unearth reveals his lead and song writing techniques. Learn sweep arpeggios, 7 string minor seventh arpeggios, hammer pull off runs and shred riffs spanning the neck. Buz teaches his unique way of creating harmony sections and pivoting lead techniques. Learn how to construct songs using the combination of single note riffs and power chords and how to add harmony guitar counterparts to create interesting full rhythms. Understand how to play 7-string syncopated and odd time...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Dec 05 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Speed Kills 2010 is the first complete overhaul of the original Speed Kills program. The original course was created in 1991 by Michael Angelo Batio and soon gained the reputation as “the shredder’s bible.” It explains advanced picking techniques as taught by the fastest guitarist on the planet. Speed Kills 2010 by Michael Angelo Batio Explains These Techniques: Alternate picking, Economy picking, Legato technique / hammer and pull, Hybrid picking, Fretboard tapping. This is not just for shred guitar. It’s not just for neoclassical style. It’s not even designed to teach you to play as fast as Michael Angelo...

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SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

Nov 28 2014

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2 (Spy & Rockabilly). Crank up the reverb and dial in the twang ’cause Dan Warner, your SongXpress instructor, is gonna show you some of the coolest guitar songs ever! All the great guitar from monster surf hits. SongXpress DVDs are the best way to learn your favorite songs. Our instructors use a friendly and detailed approach to show everything you need to know to start playng great songs right away. With this fun and exciting format, you will learn all the essential chords, riffs and licks for each song – just as you’ve...

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Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Nov 21 2014

Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass). Jazz and blues guitar master Frank Gambale shows you how to play scales and leads in many different modes. In depth, he covers how to construct modal chord progressions, mode formulas and how...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Nov 20 2014

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 Rock Hits. The Guitar Play-Along DVD series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along, or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options. Each DVD includes great songs that all guitarists will want to know!...

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German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

Nov 18 2014

German Schauss – Serious Shred: Advanced Techniques

German Schauss Serious Shred Advanced Techniques download DVD with PDF book. There’s a ton of material presented, covering various topics. Alternate picking, sweep picking, hybrid picking, inside/outside picking, tapping, string skipping, arpeggios… things you might except in a book titled “Serious Shred.” However, there’s some nice surprises, such as vibrato bar tricks, rhythmic phrasing, slap/pop playing, chordal Hendrix stuff, and a very cool section on exotic scales. Highly recommended for teachers, students, and players looking to get into this style. Advanced players could benefit from it too. Get this book and a metronome and you’re good to go. This...

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