Zan McLeod – Learn To Play the Irish Bouzouki

Jun 04 2011

Zan McLeod – Learn To Play the Irish Bouzouki

The bouzouki is a vital part of the instrumental line-up of many Irish session and performing bands, Zan McLeod, one of the Celtic music world’s most talented bouzouki players, accompanists and arrangers, has created a lesson that is comprehensive enough to be of great value to beginners and experienced players alike. With the help of button Accordion virtuoso Billy McComisky, Zan explores the bouzouki through the study of traditional reels, jigs and slip jigs. You’ll learn to play in several keys using ringing drone strings, moving lines, chord substitutions, harmonized scales and counter melodies, all designed to enhanced your...

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Gay McKeon & Nollaig MacCarthaigh – The Art of Uilleann Piping: Volume 1

Jun 03 2011

Gay McKeon & Nollaig MacCarthaigh – The Art of Uilleann Piping: Volume 1

Gay McKeon and Nollaig MacCarthaigh take you through the initial stages of learning to play the pipes. In clearly defined sections, they demonstrate the basic steps and show you note by note the fingering and playing of 6 tunes, as well as some of the technique commonly used by pipers. The DVD is packed with invaluable information and tips for the beginner and contains a section on problem solving as well as 7 further tunes which you can add to your repertoire. The accompanying manual contains notation of all the tunes, tips on problem solving and other useful information....

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David Hudson – Making & Playing Didgeridoo

Jun 01 2011

David Hudson – Making & Playing Didgeridoo

Firstly in ‘Making and playing the didgeridoo’ David shows us how he selects a tree strips and paints the didgeridoo. He also presents his vituoso method of playing the oldest wind instrument in the world. Then in ‘Bush tucker bush art bush life’ you can join David as he takes you to Jowelbinna – Cape York. See ancient rock art and learn ancestrial methods used for making spears and bush tucker. Its a slice of life in the oldest living culture in the world. Language: English Country: Australia Running time: 00:24:12 Quality: DVDRip Video: XviD, 3758 Kbps, 720×480, 16/9,...

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Effortless Guitar: Classical Techniques

May 07 2011

Effortless Guitar: Classical Techniques

Learn essential Classical Guitar techniques with Danny Gill. This superb Classical Guitar tutorial is designed for the beginner to intermediate player looking to develop their finger style Guitar techniques from basic ideas to more challenging pieces. Not only will you develop your finger independence through a variety of practical exercises, you will also learn such classical favourites as Greensleeves and Bach’s Bouree In E Minor. A must for anyone interested in solo Guitar!     Language: English Year: 2008 Country: UK Running time: 1 hour Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 PAL 4:3 (720×576) VBR Audio: English (Dolby AC3, 2 ch)...

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Behind the Player: George Lynch

Apr 18 2011

Behind the Player: George Lynch

George Lynch is the virtuoso guitar player from the bands Dokken and Lynch Mob. His unique melodic style and technical mastery have influenced countless of fans for decades. In Behind the Player: George Lynch, he gives in-depth lessons on how to play “Mr. Scary” and “Tooth and Nail” by Dokken, jamming on the songs with Megadeth bassist James Lomenzo and Korn drummer Ray Luzier. The DVD also includes a behind-the-scenes look at George’s life as a professional musician, the VideoTab system that shows exactly how he plays his parts in the two songs, and exclusive bonus features. Language: English...

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Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

Mar 30 2011

Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

This program presents highlights from the renowned Bass Day Festival. Some of the world’s greatest bass players gather each year at the New York festival to perform solo, jam, and share their expertise with bass enthusiasts. Some of the highlights of Bass Day ’98 included performances by bass wizards Bobby Rodriguez, Andy Gonzalez, Francis Rocco Prestia, and Michael Manning, Victor Wooten, and Bass Player of 1997 and 1998, Oteil Burbridge. In addition to the concerts, question and answer sessions provided festivalgoers with tips and insights from the field’s top artists. Four of the best bass players around gathered in...

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Free Drum Lessons Pack

Mar 08 2011

Free Drum Lessons Pack

Team of drum instructors are here to keep you informed on a wide range of drum topics. Beginners are encouraged to start in the beginner drum lessons section. There you will find the how to play drums and learn to play drums videos that teach drums completely from scratch. Novice and Advanced drummers can watch our video lessons on the 40 drum rudiments, dynamic drumming, drum theory and notation, and drum set play-alongs. They all contain a range of lessons that are sure to challenge drummers of all skill levels. All video lessons have own PDF notation. This cours...

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Virgil Donati – Power Drumming

Mar 08 2011

Virgil Donati – Power Drumming

Power Drumming is a two part-video. In part one, play along with Virgil as he guides you through a 40 minute workout designed to help you develop power, speed, endurance and agility around the drums. Comes with a special practice chart to accompany the video contents. Virgil Donati is a very technical drummer, in theory and in practice. This video breaks down his practice and warm up exercizes into left-hand/right-hand left-foot/right-foot with increasing tempos and then applies the exercizes at the end of the video. You will be BLOWN AWAY with how effective these exercizes are, and also how...

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Virgil Donati – Obsessive Rhythms

Mar 08 2011

Virgil Donati – Obsessive Rhythms

Obsessive Rhythms is an explosive 6 part ‘tour de force’ revealing Virgil’s contemporary approach to drumming and practice. Many styles and ideas are covered, including 4 creatively diverse solos, and two of Virgil’s original compositions, “War of Fictions” and “Origin and the End”. Also included with a special practice chart to accompany the video contents. Virgil Donati is an Australian drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with Planet X, Allan Holdsworth, and his own band among other projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical drumming skills. He holds the...

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Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

Mar 07 2011

Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

The Ultimate Beginner Series is designed to help you take the first step toward experiencing the fun of playing music. This program shows you the blues shuffle, alternate cymbal patterns for a shuffle, hi-hat coordination exercises, a slow blues groove and more! Blues Drums, Step Two takes you one step further in the art of blues drumming. This program demonstrates bass drum variations, a blues rhumba, the open hi-hat sound, the “Steve Gadd shuffle,” new fill ideas and much more. A great band is also featured to further demonstrate each beat and fill in a musical context.   Language:...

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