Dan Erlewine’s Maintenance & Setup for Steel-string Acoustic Guitars Vol. 1

May 06 2015

Dan Erlewine’s Maintenance & Setup for Steel-string Acoustic Guitars Vol. 1

Your guide to evaluating the condition of acoustic and resophonic guitars, and making them play their best. If your repair experience is mostly with electric guitars, these DVDs will show you how to apply your skills to flattops and resophonics. If you specialize in acoustics, this information is essential. If acoustic setup makes you nervous, this DVD will give you the information and confidence you need. The focus of this DVD is evaluating the condition of your acoustic or resophonic guitar, and getting the most out of it. Your guide to evaluating the condition of acoustic and resophonic guitars,...

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Marcel Robinson – Best Latin Songs

May 06 2015

Marcel Robinson – Best Latin Songs

17 great songs arranged for fingerstyle guitar. Like all books in the Fingerpicking series, this book has simple, easy to read (and play) arrangements. You’ll only be disappointed if you’re a serious jazzer who’d like to see a million chord substitutions in these songs. The tunes are a great introduction to Latin guitar music, and if you’re looking for a ‘greatest hits’ type book – this is the one. A nice addition to your solo repertoire. It contains the most beautiful latin songs ever, the arrangements are good, not to complicated. If you like good romantic latin songs, you...

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Danny Gatton – Strictly Rhythm Guitar

May 05 2015

Danny Gatton – Strictly Rhythm Guitar

This follow-up to Danny Gatton’s Telemaster! covers a huge range of rhythm guitar styles played by one of the world’s great guitarists. Danny shows you how to play everything including organ-style comping, rockabilly and country power chords, ‘dead-thumb’ constant bass… and much more. Danny demonstrates the rhythm part in isolation then in context with Arlen Roth on lead guitar. A true rhythm guitar master class from a guitar genius! Chord Corner is like an audio-visual chord dictionary of the essential chords you’ll encounter on the DVD. It lets you hear the sound of each chord and see a photograph...

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Tim Richards – Exploring Jazz Piano Volume 2

May 04 2015

Tim Richards – Exploring Jazz Piano Volume 2

Exploring Jazz Piano 2 is an excellent and thoroughly comprehensive guide to harmony, technique and improvisation for Jazz Piano, written by jazz pianist Tim Richards. Building on the material covered in volume 1, the second book examines advanced jazz harmony and improvisation, introducing more colorful sounds, from sus-4 and sharp-11 chords to diminished and altered scales. All of the styles featured in this book cover the periods from the 1940s to the 21st century. This is an excellent resource for those who play in a band, teach piano, or just enjoy playing as a soloist, whether at home or...

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Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Apr 30 2015

Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Gil Sharone’s “Wicked Beats” is a complete guide to the Jamaican drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone takes you on a musical journey through these styles and explores some of the earlier styles that helped shape them including African Nyabingi and Burru drumming. Gil introduces and demonstrates classic “riddims” that are essential for achieving an authentic sound. With instructional breakdowns, stellar performances, detailed eBook and in-depth commentary, you will be able to fully grasp what these highly influential styles have to offer and apply them to your own playing! In this DVD you find how to...

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Marty Friedman – Melodic Control

Apr 29 2015

Marty Friedman – Melodic Control

With Melodic Control your soloing will soar to new heights as Marty Friedman demonstrates and explains how to gain control as a lead player and use your control to develop creative melodic solos. Not only will you learn numerous arpeggios, scales, licks, position shifts, picking techniques, and string bends, but you will also develop melodic control by increasing your awareness of the chord progression and learning to follow each chord change while playing lead. Watch Marty play numerous examples and witness exclusive close-up footage of Marty soloing live over tracks from his solo album “Scenes”. Marty is an excellent...

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The Best of Rockabilly – Guitar Signature Licks

Apr 27 2015

The Best of Rockabilly – Guitar Signature Licks

A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Guitar Styles and Techniques of the Rockabilly Greats. Dave Rubin dissects the best licks from a dozen rockabilly bellringers. The Signature Licks book/audio packs are especially formatted to give instruction on how to play a particular artist style by using the actual transcribed, “right from the record” licks! Designed for use by anyone from beginner right up to the experienced player who is looking to expand their insight. The books contain full performance notes and an overview of each artist or group’s style with transcriptions in notes and tab. The audio accompaniment features playing...

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The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal (Guitar World)

Apr 25 2015

The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal (Guitar World)

The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD is a complete course for players who are just getting started in the world of heavy music. You’ll learn everything you need to know about gear, tone and techniques from buying the right guitar, amp and effects to riffing like Pantera, power chording like Metallica and shredding like Disturbed. With more than 120 minutes of lessons, Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD will take you from “wannabe” to “metal god” in practically no time at all. The Beginning Hard Rock & Metal DVD will teach you: How to Get a Hard Rock/Metal...

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Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Apr 23 2015

Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (Fear Factory, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Death, Dark Angel) brings forth his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. The disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as Devin Townsend, Dark Angel, Death, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Zimmer’s Hole, and most recently Fear Factory, along with many others on his resume. Offering two hours of pure metal drumming fury, Gene shells out his pounding arsenal to drummers and music fans intrigued to understand what makes “The Clock” tick. Featuring nine full...

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Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

Apr 19 2015

Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

The legendary Peter Erskine reveals the techniques and secrets behind his success in this unique Book and DVD set!. An eye-opening look into the mind of one of the world’s greatest drums adds depth to every drummer’s playing! Features include drumset basics, the grip, chart reading and interpretation, over 300 beats to practice, warm-up exercises, and complete charts to play along with the DVD. Plus, tips and instructions for playing fills, comping, soloing, ensemble playing, and using brushes make this the perfect fit for drummers everywhere! The included DVD features Peter demonstrating rhythm and techniques, talking about his playing...

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