The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

Feb 17 2015

The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

The Commandments of R&B Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Soul, Funk and Hip Hop. The Commandments of R&B Drumming is a historical and in-depth study of R&B drumming, from soul to funk to hip-hop, written by world-renowned session & live drummer Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Sean Lennon). Topics include practice tips, developing the funky bass drum and hi-hat, creating and playing with loops, and what are considered the Ten Commandments of Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop (the top ten recordings from each era). This book not only pays homage to the R&B drummers of the past, but gives the...

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Troy Stetina – Hard Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Feb 16 2015

Troy Stetina – Hard Rock (Guitar Signature Licks)

Internationally acknowledged guitarist and instructor Troy Stetina offers a step-by-step breakdown of eight hard rock classics featuring some of rock’s greatest guitar moments. Learn the tricks, riffs, techniques and styles that make these eight songs some of the most instantly recognisable and best-loved guitar anthems ever recorded, with painstaking explanations and detailed discussions to help you get them mastered. Includes such legendary classics as Ozzy’s Bark At The Moon, Van Halen’s reworking of You Really Got Me, and the thunder of Judas Priest’s Living After Midnight. A good instructional DVD to learn the 8 songs included. Notice that this...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 101 – 105

Feb 16 2015

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 101 – 105

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 101, 102, 103, 104, 105 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 101: Andy Laverne – Secret Of The Andes. Intermediate/Advanced. Andy LaVerne has quickly emerged on the scene as a leading jazz pianist and composer. His chord substitution style has been...

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Buddy Rich – Modern Interpretation Of Snare Drum Rudiments

Feb 12 2015

Buddy Rich – Modern Interpretation Of Snare Drum Rudiments

The result of the combined efforts of the Rich-Adler partnership is a book with all the fundamental material needed for an instructive drum method. In addition to the elementary principles of music, there are eighty-three lessons of exercises and rudiments, twenty-one reading exercises, ten exercises employing rudiments, forty-six advanced rhythmic studies and a list of the most frequently used musical terms. All of the material has been carefully graded as to difficulty. Buddy Rich’s Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments not only differs from all other drum books, in that it contains a systematic course for the beginner, but...

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Jeff Loomis – Super Shred Guitar: Master Class (Guitar World)

Feb 10 2015

Jeff Loomis – Super Shred Guitar: Master Class (Guitar World)

In our ultimate DVD guide, Super Shred, you’ll learn hundreds of soloing tricks and tips from Nevermore’s Jeff Loomis! Jeff Loomis is known for playing the seven-string guitar exclusively, and some of the lessons incorporate the seventh string; however, they can be adapted for use on the six-string guitar. This follow-up to Guitar DVD: Learn Shred Guitar gives you extended lessons on scale studies, sweep picking, modes, arpeggios and writing heavy riffs. With 60 minutes of lessons and TAB in our digital booklet, the Super Shred DVD is the master class you need to take your shredding to the...

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Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Feb 05 2015

Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster’s follow up to his hit video “Common Ground” is nothing but Pure Energy! Overhead camera angles capture every fill as Tony and band weave their way through several musical styles -from R&B to Fusion, Jazz and Rock it’s all here! Hip-Hop drumming superstar Nisan Stewart joins in as the two solo side by side, then rap about their influences and discuss the finer points of laying it down. Next, Tony breaks down his hand and foot technique, demonstrates his fluid soloing style and talks gear, all in High Definition and 5.1 Surround. Get Pure Energy and get...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 8 – Classic Metal

Feb 04 2015

Guitar Play-Along Volume 8 – Classic Metal

The Guitar Play-Along DVD series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. The visual portion of the teacher playing is clean, clear and easy to understand and translate onto your own guitar. 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...

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Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 2 – Advanced Technique

Feb 03 2015

Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 2 – Advanced Technique

A complete toolbox to dramatically increase your repertoire and enhance your blues arrangements and improvisations. Bob provides both a historical and a technical analysis of the styles and innovations originally created by Robert Johnson, Son House, Charlie Patton and other Delta slide masters. Songs: “Come on in My Kitchen,” “Delta Memories” and “Rollin’ and Tumblin’.” Intermediate. Splendid DVD tutorial by an outstanding musician. Highly recommended to anyone interested in learning slide guitar. These DVDs, along with volume one, are hands down the best available if you want to play authentic pre-war style blues slide guitar. Bob Brozman is an...

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Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Jan 31 2015

Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Louis Johnson, bassist, writer and producer, is considered one of the foremost bass players in contemporary music. With this video, you’ll learn a fantastic selection of popular bass techniques like thumping, choking, snapping and slapping. Louis takes you step-by-step through an unbelievable assortment of blistering licks, grooves and solos. Louis plays each lick at the identical BPM’s used when he played it on the “record” followed immediately by a “slooowww” version of same. Next he systematically and patiently shows & explains what he is doing with his left hand followed by the same for his right hand. Learning from...

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Fred Sokolow – Rockabilly Guitar

Jan 30 2015

Fred Sokolow – Rockabilly Guitar

Fred Sokolow is an extremely versatile musician. Although he is most often seen playing jazz guitar and singing in Los Angeles night spots, he is just as likely to turn up playing 5 string banjo at bluegrass festivals or rock guitar at studio sessions. You may even spot him playing Resonator Guitar or mandolin on various folk revivals seen on cable and public television. Besides soloing as a jazz guitarist/vocalist, Fred also has fronted his own jazz, bluegrass and rock bands. He has toured with Bobbie Gentry, Jim Stafford and The Limeliters. He has performed in such diverse settings...

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