Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

Aug 28 2014

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

The second edition of the best-selling original Groove Essentials features a DVD and companion book/CD package with 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players. Students will learn the difference between ghost and grace notes (while being encouraged to experiment with both in all six groove “families”) as well as important “go-to” grooves, like the Train and Bo-Diddley beats. For more advanced players and professionals, GE 2.0 introduces the concepts of groove construction, interpretation and manipulation- training drummers to think like musicians in order to maximize their full potential. The DVD features more than...

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World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar Volume 1 – 2

Aug 27 2014

World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar Volume 1 – 2

World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar: Ramble to Cashel Vol. 1 and The Blarney Pilgrim Vol. 2. This collection of traditional music from Ireland and Scotland arranged for solo guitar is the result of a passionate study of the tradition by some of the finest musicians playing in this genre. The idea of arranging this music for solo guitar is still relatively new. Looking back less than a century, you would find this music performed on fiddle, pipes, button accordion, flutes and whistles, in solo and ensemble settings, but never guitar, even in its basic role of providing rhythm. The...

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Derek Roddy – The Evolution Of Blast Beats

Aug 27 2014

Derek Roddy – The Evolution Of Blast Beats

The Evolution of Blast Beats offers an in-depth look at the drumming of today’s extreme metal music such as speed metal, grindcore, and death metal. Drummers, teachers, and students will learn the history and evolution of this underground style originating from the European skank beat and evolving into a variety of blast beats found in today’s hardcore metal scene. Also learn detailed blast variations along with the essential techniques needed to develop and execute these high-speed patterns. Variations of Traditional Blasts, Bomb Blasts, Hyper Blasts, and Freehand Blasts are all explored in detail. The audio CD includes many recorded...

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Jerry Donahue – Country Tech

Aug 26 2014

Jerry Donahue – Country Tech

Jerry Donahue has awed guitarists for years with his jaw-dropping technique and is best known as one third of the revolutionary guitar trio the Hellecasters. The late, great Danny Gatton once referred to him as the string-bending king of the planet. In Country Tech, Jerry shows you the techniques which have earned him the reputation as being one of the world s most respected guitarists. With up-close camera shots and on-screen music graphics, Jerry breaks down his inexplicable style, which incorporates pedal-steel style bends, hybrid picking, and behind-the-nut bends with tasty licks, double stops, glisses, slurs, and soulful vibrato....

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John McLaughlin – This Is The Way I Do It

Aug 25 2014

John McLaughlin – This Is The Way I Do It

Leave it to John McLaughlin to revolutionize how guitar improvisation is taught to the masses. This is the Way I Do It is a DVD landmark. It is the first music instruction DVD to use the full capabilities of the medium. Displayed for all of the chapters are three camera views, the left-hand, the right-hand and a score so that the player can follow along. Subtitled in five different languages for worldwide application. This three DVD set is not for beginning guitarists. You will need to have a working knowledge of scales to take advantage of the instruction right...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 66 – 70

Aug 24 2014

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 66 – 70

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 66, 67, 68, 69, 70 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 66 – Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life. Intermediate. Billy Strayhorn is one of the best-loved, yet underrated composers of jazz. His famous collaborations with and for The Duke Ellington Band have...

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Chris Duarte – Axploration

Aug 20 2014

Chris Duarte – Axploration

Emerging from the hotbed of Lonestar State blues in Austin, Texas, Chris Duarte has established himself as a major guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader. Duarte developed his monster Strat chops by studying the styles of fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson, as well as guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix. In this DVD, Duarte draws on his considerable experience to provide valuable insights into his style and musicianship. Chris is one of the greatest guitarists but he never really seemed to make it big. Well if you just want to see him play live which you can’t...

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Johnny Rabb – Jungle Drum ‘n’ Bass For the Acoustic Drum Set

Aug 16 2014

Johnny Rabb – Jungle Drum ‘n’ Bass For the Acoustic Drum Set

This book should be used as a guide on how to play jungle/drum ‘n’ bass on the acoustic drum set. No matter what background you have, I am hoping that you will be able to pick up a pair of sticks, get behind the kit, and begin to play as soon as you look at the first exercise. This is not intended to be a history book. However, I am very interested in the history of this style of music and research it any chance I get. I am constantly learning new things about jungle and drum ‘n’ bass...

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Paul Ingrey – Professional Guide to Fretboard Tapping

Aug 14 2014

Paul Ingrey – Professional Guide to Fretboard Tapping

It was the guitar style that helped launch legendary six-string samurai Eddie Van Halen to rock super-stardom, and now the secret of fretboard tapping is revealed to the masses in a comprehensive lesson hosted by instructor Paul Ingrey. Detailed instruction in arpeggios and chordal tapping show viewers how to take their guitar-playing skills to the next level, with detailed examples offering indispensable tips in sharpening your solo skills. Intermediate level musicians are sure to gain greater insight into the versatility of their instrument of choice, and advanced guitar players will be encouraged to explore new possibilities on the fretboard....

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Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

Aug 13 2014

Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

This three-disc, seven-hour set presents a cutting-edge approach to 21st-century drumming with particular emphasis on coordination and foot technique. In a step-by-step approach that starts slowly and simply, Thomas lays out a clear and concise method for working up to the kinds of fast, complex and challenging beats that have pushed the boundaries of contemporary Rock, Metal and Fusion music.   Sections Include: Advanced Foot-Technique Exercises – Covers the use of single and double-stroke patterns, flam and double-stroke accent patterns and exercises, along with a series of rudimental workouts that show how Thomas has developed the technique for playing...

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