Fred Sokolow – Electric Blues Guitar

Nov 15 2015

Fred Sokolow – Electric Blues Guitar

If you want to play blues guitar like B.B. King, Eric Clapton or Buddy Guy then this 80 minute DVD will get you on track. Starting at the beginning with first-position key-of-E blues licks, Fred Sokolow shows how to play lead and backup like a modern blues guitarist. 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...

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Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Nov 10 2015

Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Rhythms, techniques, and improvisation are the subjects of this tumbadora, or conga, masterclass conducted by legendary percussionist Changuito. Giovanni Hidalgo acts as interviewer as Changuito covers the essential movements for creating a sound with control. Demonstrated patterns include son montuno, guajira, batanga, abakua, palo, and bembe. If you’re serious about your conga playing and you don’t have access to a master teacher, this is the video for you. It’s jam packed with challenging exercises and rhythms. There is at least a year’s worth of study in this video with comprehensive music notation included. If you can’t have lessons with...

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Jam with Danny Gill

Nov 08 2015

Jam with Danny Gill

Beginner, intermediate and advanced guitar jams, with lessons, jam tracks and tablature. This superb DVD is a new and unique way to have fun, study and jam all at the same time. The DVD contains three top quality backing tracks, and can be approached in two ways, first you can “JAM” with the tracks flying solo, experimenting with different ideas, licks and solos. Alternatively you can trade solos with Danny, drawing inspiration from the ideas and techniques used in his solos. Each track has three performances from Danny working across three levels of difficulty. Although the solos are improvised...

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Steve Kaufman: Picking Up Speed – Drills and Tunes for Flatpick Guitarists

Nov 07 2015

Steve Kaufman: Picking Up Speed – Drills and Tunes for Flatpick Guitarists

You the tools you need to get over the musical speed bumps – without crashing and burning as you go. It’s all a matter of getting your right- and left-hand mechanics working correctly, and Steve has powerful advice and well-thought-out exercises to help you. Using tunes like “Old Joe Clark,” “Soldier’s Joy” and “Big Mon” as drills, Steve works on your hand and pick coordination and shows how to practice for best results. Tips on left-hand fretting positions (keep a light touch, very little skin on the back of the guitar neck), combined with how to hold and move...

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Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

Nov 06 2015

Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Metallica’s Drum Grooves and Fills. Learn the trademark drum grooves and fills behind one of the most influential metal bands of all time. Lessons provided by Nathan Kilen. Nathan Kilen shows 1-3 licks of each song and explains. This is your chance to learn Lars Ulrich’s techniques and tricks. Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band’s fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship placed them as one of the founding “big four” bands of thrash metal, alongside Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer.   Songs include: One Enter Sandman Sad But...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Celtic Guitar

Nov 03 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Celtic Guitar

Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe. It refers to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded music and the styles vary considerably to include everything from “trad” (traditional) music to a wide range of hybrids. Celtic music is a rich, diverse style filled with hundreds of years of culture and beauty. This style of guitar attempts to capture the rich cultural heritage of the music and transfer it into the world of guitar. From reels to jigs to horn pipes, Steve will...

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B.B. King – Blues Master

Nov 01 2015

B.B. King – Blues Master

The Blues Master video tapes 1, 2, and 3 are now available on a single DVD. These three programs provide more than 3 1/2 hours of blues guitar technique by the master and a lot of great music with his entire band. This set makes a great gift! Special DVD features include a tuning segment, an interactive “Getting to Know Lucille” feature, additional video theory tips, a performance only option, interactive motion menus, warm-ups, B.B. King signature phrases, playing cover changes, harmonic concepts and much more. We recommend to use the book B.B. King – Blues Master Complete (Book)....

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Adrian Ingram – The Guitar Style of Wes Montgomery

Oct 29 2015

Adrian Ingram – The Guitar Style of Wes Montgomery

Adrian Ingram’s detailed examination of Wes Montgomery’s unique style is a tour-de-force in the art of jazz guitar. Besides covering the more overt aspects of Montgomery’s style, such as thumb and octave techniques, important yet seldom discussed substitutional devices and soloing conceptions are also examined in detail. Rare film footage of Wes, together with Adrian’s performances of classic Montgomery tunes, like 4 on 6 and West Coast Blues, further illustrate the ideas covered in this important video lesson. Everyone with an interest in jazz guitar will find something of value here. A working knowledge of Wes Montgomery’s characteristic techniques...

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Kenny Burrell – Guitar Signature Licks

Oct 27 2015

Kenny Burrell – Guitar Signature Licks

Take an in-depth look at Kenny Burrell’s jazz Guitar mastery with Wolf Marshall, who will teach you how to play some of his hottest licks. Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique to the band or artist: the sounds which have led the band or artist to be recognizable by their own signature sound. The Signature...

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It’s Easy To Play New Film Themes

Oct 25 2015

It’s Easy To Play New Film Themes

Easy to read, simplified arrangements of nineteen favourite film themes. Includes ‘Casino Royale’, ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’, ‘Brokeback Mountain’ and ‘Wallace And Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit’. Arranged for easy Piano. From beginner to Advanced level. Songs include: Balcony Scene (Romeo And Juliet) – Craig Armstrong Brokeback Mountain – Gustavo Santaolalla Central Park (King Kong) – James Newton Howard Comptine D’un Autre Ete: L’Apres Midi (Amelie) – Yann Tiersen Dead Things (The Hours) – Philip Glass End Title (The Shawshank Redemption) – Thomas Newman End Title Theme (Miller’s Crossing) – Carter Burwell Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind – Jon...

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