Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

Aug 09 2015

Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

In disc one of this 2-disc set, Steve explains hand and foot technique in ground-breaking detail and gets to the core of what drummers need to know in order to improve their feel and technical skills. In disc two, using examples by an all-star band, Steve explains the evolution of the drumset in U.S. Music – how the drumset was first used in all the major styles of U.S. Music and how closely related all the styles are. Special features include xtensive bonus footage including alternate-take drum solos, a brilliant hi hat solo with a hi hat tutorial, alternate...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

Aug 07 2015

Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

This comprehensive series gives you the knowledge of a seasoned professional while utilizing tools such as on-screen graphics, split screen viewing of right and left hand close ups with notation, color-coaxed strings, and ‘follow the bouncing ball’ style graphics. Go from zero to hero in no time! Volume 1 covers all the basics and then some. Major and minor scales, basic cords to power cords, how to read rhythmic notation and even strumming patterns. Learn how to find any note on the fretboard without the use of a chart. In no time, even beginners will be jamming 12 bar...

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Joe Stump – Shred Metal Chop Builder

Aug 03 2015

Joe Stump – Shred Metal Chop Builder

Take your hard rock chops into the stratosphere with Berklee Professor and world-renowned guitarist Joe “Shred Lord” Stump. In this Master Class, Stump breaks down his disciplined approach to scale patterns and practice routines. He’ll show you how to improve your technique and increase your speed, no matter what style you play. All you need is your guitar and a metronome. Stump will help you achieve a greater mastery of the instrument, with routines to get your chops in shape for the intense physical demands of the rock guitar idiom. Joe Stump is a shred guitar master whose blistering...

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It’s Easy To Play Classic Film Themes

Aug 03 2015

It’s Easy To Play Classic Film Themes

Simple, easy to read arrangements of 18 motion picture greats, including themes from E.T., The English Patient, Forrest Gump, The Godfather, Out Of Africa, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Schindler’s List. Ideal for beginners, the music is newly engraved and includes chord symbols and lyrics where appropriate. Arranged by Stephen Duro. Songs include: Back To The Future by Alan Silvestri The Beginning Of The Partnership (Shakespeare In Love) by Stephen Warbeck Breakfast At Tiffany’s by Henry Mancini E.T. (The Extra Terrestrial) by John Williams The English Patient by Gabriel Yared Feather Theme (Forrest Gump) by Alan Silvestri 1492:...

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David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

Aug 02 2015

David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

This exclusive DVD captures one of the highly acclaimed clinics presented by celebrated jazz musicians and educators David Friesen (bass) and Jerry Hahn (guitar) during their 2003 tour sponsored by high-end handmade string manufacturer Thomasik-Infeld. The workshop aims to broaden students’ vision of music by explaining: practice techniques, how to listen, what to listen for, strengthening the time feel, participating in a small group format, understanding purpose and commitment and more. This is a great clinic on how to approach the style of jazz and understanding many of the concepts involved with performance and writing. A fine example of...

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Play Guitar With David Gilmour

Aug 02 2015

Play Guitar With David Gilmour

Six of Pink Floyd guitarist Gilmour’s greatest hits, with backing tracks specially recorded on this CD. Included is a music book which features both standard and guitar tab notation of each song. The book also contains chord symbols and complete lyrics for vocalists. The CD gives you two backing tracks for each song: a full demo with guitar and a backing track without guitar for you to play along with. Songs include: Learning To Fly On The Turning Away Take It Back Terminal Frost The Dogs Of War What Do You Want From Me? See also: Guitar Legends #92...

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Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques

Aug 01 2015

Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques

This two DVD set is for beginner and intermediate guitarists who want to start fingerpicking. Rev. Gary Davis used to tell his students that playing the guitar was easy. He would say that a piano player has only two hands (the left keeps an alternating bass while the right plays a melody) but a guitarist has three hands! Our right hand thumb is one hand and plays the bass figures while our index finger is our second hand and plays the melody. Our third hand is our left hand which fingers chords. The results produce a full and orchestrated...

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Best Of Slipknot (Transcribed Scores)

Jul 31 2015

Best Of Slipknot (Transcribed Scores)

Note-for-note transcriptions for every instrument played on a dozen of the best from these Midwestern metalheads with complete lyrics and tablature for the guitar and bass parts. Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in 1995, the group was founded by percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray. Slipknot is well known for its attention-grabbing image, aggressive music style, and energetic and chaotic live shows. Songs include: Disaster Piece Eyeless Gently The Heretic Anthem Liberate My Plague People=Shit (Sic) Surfacing Wait and Bleed See also: Guitar Play-Along: Volume 61 – Slipknot Guitar Play-Along: Volume...

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Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren – Accent On Accents

Jul 30 2015

Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren – Accent On Accents

This book developed by two masters Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren. All drummers will find something new. The book pointed on drummers from beginner to advanced level, so all drummers should have this book in own collection. A lot of exercises, examples and techniques covered. This is the definitive book for building accent skills. Coupled with book 2, you will have all the accent skills you will ever need. Another great use for this book is for bongo accents. A great piece of work that will never go out of style. Topics covered: Right Hand Exercises Adding The Feet...

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Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Jul 29 2015

Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Produced and directed by legendary metal drummer Derek Roddy, Blast Beats Evolved explores the development and mechanics of modern extreme drumming. The DVD features examples and exercises for Blast Beats, Skank Beats, Bomb Blasts, Hammer Blasts and Freehand Blasts, plus a comprehensive conditioning program for hands and feet, balance and endurance, and also includes five solo jams and performances of seven Serpents Rise songs—complete with minus-drums play-along tracks. Blast Beats Evolved is recommended for drummers who want to gain the mental discipline and technical facility required to master this demanding yet relevant drumming style. In addition, the instructional material...

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