Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 13-15

Jun 05 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 13-15

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Guitar Method In the Style Of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Jun 02 2014

Guitar Method In the Style Of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Riff by riff, played at both normal and slow speeds, you will learn the secrets of guitar from the legends of our time. Curt Mitchell teaches you the styles of some of rocks’ most influential guitarists.Stevie Ray Vaughan – Learn licks and riffs from the song “Crossfire” and much more. MVP is proud to continue to provide quality music and educational materials for the next generation. After providing quality video instruction for the past decade, they are ready to move forward with you into the next millenium. Videos are more affordable than ever, and MVP provides for all aspects...

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German Schauss – The Total Shred Guitarist

May 27 2014

German Schauss – The Total Shred Guitarist

The Total Shred Guitarist is an exciting journey through the world of heavy metal guitar playing. Author and master shredder German Schauss provides a step-by-step approach to shred guitar that makes it easy to understand. You just need some basic tools, some basic theory, and a lot of practice! Through simple chromatic patterns and warm-up exercises, you’ll develop finger independence, conditioning, and speed. Learn patterns and sequences in a variety of scales, while developing technical fluency in alternate picking, tapping, multi-finger tapping, sweep picking, string skipping, and more. This book is for guitarists of all genres who are ready...

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SongXpress: Classic Blues for Guitar Volume 1

May 24 2014

SongXpress: Classic Blues for Guitar Volume 1

Great for anyone starting out who wants to learn a few blues songs. They break the song down riff by riff and then play it in full at the end so you know how it should sound. SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It’s like having a good friend teach you in the comfort of your living room! Plus, our exclusive on-screen diagrams and tablature practically guarantee you will be playing in no time. SongXpress has quickly become the instructional video of choice for beginning and intermediate guitarists worldwide. Now you...

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Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

May 22 2014

Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

This book / CD set is considered a cult work by some people while totally disregarded by others. In spite of its title, Les tumbaos de la Salsa (to be understood as “rhythm patterns of Salsa”) is not really dedicated to these famous Cuban rhythms. Its weaknesses: a poor proofreading, some wavering on historically and technical points… The book appears too ambitious, with too many aspects covered, and it somehow misses its objective, which is, obviously, to become a reference work. Its qualities: both accompanying CDs boast a high-quality content, plenty of very good learning-tracks to play along (Rumba,...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords And How To Use Them

May 21 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords And How To Use Them

Barre chords are a vitally important part of your ability to move beyond the third fret, play solid rhythm in all keys and get a wide variety of sounds through chord inversions. Happy de-mystifies these powerful chord shapes, providing tips on how toplay them cleanly and easily. You’ll learn basic chord theory, how to transpose from one key to another and how to play several chord progressions and songs, including Abilene and Stagolee. This dvd is a great beginning approach to learning the basics of guitar. Teacher decodes the myths surrounding barre chords and how they can be used...

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Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

May 16 2014

Virgil Donati – Online Masterclasses

It is a set of small on-line masterclass videos of Virgil Donati issued on January 2004 (for premium members). Virgil Donati (born October 22, 1958) is an Australian professional drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with the band Planet X alongside many side projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical drumming skills. He holds the drum sticks in the traditional style and is also proficient at the keyboard. His Pearl drum kit consists of a 22×18 bass drum, 10×9 tom, 12×9 tom, 14×12 tom, 16×16 floor tom, 18×16 floor...

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Guitar World – Mastering Fretboard Harmony, Part Two

May 14 2014

Guitar World – Mastering Fretboard Harmony, Part Two

Featuring more than three hours of video instruction, this extended master class picks up where Mastering Harmony left off and delves deeper into the immense realm of music theory and harmonic principles as practiced in Western music. Instructor Jimmy Brown thoroughly discusses a broad range of harmony-related topics for intermediate to advanced players. He reveals the inner workings of the symmetrical diminished and augmented scales, explores hexatonic scale harmony, explains the chord-scale relationships that exist within the harmonic and melodic minor scales, and demonstrates their most interesting applications, particularly for soloing over exotic chords. As a bonus, Mastering Fretboard...

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Fred Sokolow – Jazz Standards for Beginners

May 13 2014

Fred Sokolow – Jazz Standards for Beginners

If you love old standards like Autumn Leaves and Moonglow, but always thought only advanced guitarists could play jazz, you’ll love Fred’s easy-to-play jazz chord solos. In this lesson, you’ll learn six timeless tunes from start to finish: how to play backup while you sing them, and how to play a beautiful chord melody solo/instrumental for each song. The tunes are arranged for beginners, with very few difficult chords. Fred plays and sings each song, then goes over the tricky spots in each tune before playing it slower, on a split screen with close-ups of both hands. Best of...

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Joe Franco – Double Bass Drumming

May 13 2014

Joe Franco – Double Bass Drumming

Joe Franco presents an organized discussion of this powerful and consistent sound in a method he calls “The Single Stroke System.” Focusing on beats, fills, and soloing over the double bass roll, this book provides practical applications that will guide a single bass player into the world of playing two bass drums. A great book for beginner to advanced drummers. Layed out great, easy to read, and a book you will keep and use off and on for as long as you play the drums. Also a great teaching tool. There’s so much to learn in this book, it’s...

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