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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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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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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Tommy Igoe – Getting Started On Drums

Oct 24 2015

Tommy Igoe – Getting Started On Drums

Tommy Igoe brings his 25 years of teaching and playing experience to bear, creating the first DVD for beginner drummers! He takes you on a journey that starts with taking a brand new drum set out of the box and gets you started making music right away. Setting Up! (Part 1) is dedicated to understanding your new drums. All of your drums and hardware, along with Tommy’s unique “Power Square” concept, are covered in detail, starting you off in the right direction. Start Playing! (Part 2) will get you playing and having fun right away. Tommy takes you through...

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Peter Huttlinger – Learn to Play the Songs of Jim Croce

Oct 22 2015

Peter Huttlinger – Learn to Play the Songs of Jim Croce

Jim Croce is one of the most beloved singer-songwriters in the history of American popular music. His timeless songs, with their compelling melodies, strong story lines and unique guitar arrangements, are instantly recognizable, easy to learn and fun to play. Guitarist Pete Huttlinger knows Jim Croce’s repertoire inside and out. He expertly breaks down the subtleties of these famous guitar accompaniments, as well as the superb lead lines and solos of Jim’s long-time accompanist, Maury Muehleisen, for aspiring players at all levels. Seven of Croce’s best-loved hits are carefully taught on this DVD. Along with the basic accompaniments, you’ll...

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At a Glance: Lead Guitar

Oct 20 2015

At a Glance: Lead Guitar

A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Songs include:   Alive – Pearl Jam All Along – Jimi Hendrix Cold Gin – Kiss Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult Dream On – Aerosmith The End – The Doors, The Beatles,...

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Ronnie Earl – Blues Guitar With Soul

Oct 18 2015

Ronnie Earl – Blues Guitar With Soul

This is a lesson with a true blues master, and is not to be missed by anyone who’s really serious about their blues guitar. Ronnie Earl is known for being a soulful player, and on this video he doesn’t hold back! You’ll learn the special chords used by Little Walter, T Bone Walker, Magic Sam, Robert Jr. Lockwood, the style of B.B. King, the fingerpicking of Albert King, Country Blues styles, question and answer phrasing, bending and shaking, turnarounds, and how to get maximum feeling out of minimum notes the key to blues guitar. If it’s blues you’re looking...

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Peter Erskine – Playing with Brushes

Oct 15 2015

Peter Erskine – Playing with Brushes

Peter Erskine is best known for his versatility and ardent love of working in various musical settings. He began his career at the age of 18 with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, and has since played with such groups as Weather Report and Steps Ahead; the big bands of Maynard Ferguson, Bob Mintzer and Kenny Wheeler; ensembles such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Modern London Symphony and L.A. Philharmonic; Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, the Yellowjackets, Diana Krall, plus many other musicians, recording over 400 albums. He leads his own trio which records for ECM and his own record label...

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