Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Jul 26 2016

Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Part 2 of Joe Morello’s classic drum method series explores single vs. double bass drum techniques, special bass drum exercises, heel-toe techniques, hi-hat ‘ride style’ and ‘fanning’ making hi-hat and cymbals ‘breathe’ and blend, swinging and keeping time, dynamics, punctuating and accents, thinking musically, and soloing. This wealth of practical teaching is accompanied, as ever, by Joe Morello’s legendary wit and wisdom! You’ll never miss a note! Features include: You see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played All right- and left-hand techniques are shown in close up and with helpful split-screen effects to make...

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Mark John Sternal – Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method: Led Zeppelin

Jul 25 2016

Mark John Sternal – Phrase By Phrase Guitar Method: Led Zeppelin

The Phrase by Phrase Guitar Method explores some of the greatest guitarists of all time, breaking their complex styles into simple recognizable phrases. Thorough, easy-to-understand descriptions teach proper finger placement and technique, followed by half-speed practice tempos and combined selections that are played at full speed. This issue of Phrase By Phrase explores the popular guitar style of Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin’s albums I, II, III, IV, Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti. Learn the most intricate details of Jimmy Page’s impressive guitar work, covering solos, rhythms, overdubs and variations – all while improving your own playing...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Reggae

Jul 22 2016

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Reggae

Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Reggae is most easily recognized by rhythmic accents known as the skank on the off-beat, usually played by guitar, piano, or both. This pattern accents the second and fourth beats in each bar or the “ands” of each beat, depending on how the music is counted-and combines with the drum’s emphasis...

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Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer

Jul 21 2016

Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer

Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer. Presented by Hannes Grossmann, who has performed with Technical Death Metal bands such as Necrophagis & OBSCURA. Features chapters on hand technique, foot technique, speed & endurance. There are certain practice methods Hannes shows that will drastically increase your speed and endurance. Hannes used and developed those methods himself during the preparations for Necrophagist’s ‘Epitaph’ album, for which he was able to increase his hand speed for single strokes from 200 bpm to 240 bpm within 5 months. Also features phrasings and groove concepts that can be used for...

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Frank Vignola – Vamps, Jams and Improvisation

Jul 19 2016

Frank Vignola – Vamps, Jams and Improvisation

This 2-DVD set illustrates dozens of approaches for developing solid melodic and rhythmic ideas for soloing or comping over one and two-chord vamps. You’ll first learn how to think melodically and then how to best express those ideas, in a vamp or jam setting, with the other band members. The DVDs cover creative devices like melodic patterns, call and response, stutter picking, guide tones, horizontal lines, tone targeting, muffled arpeggios, chromatics, expressions, passing tones and other techniques for generating ideas on the fly. You’ll also learn how to develop ideas around unusual scales like the Super Locrian, Bartok minor...

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Kenny Aronoff – Laying It Down: Basics Of Rock Drumming

Jul 18 2016

Kenny Aronoff – Laying It Down: Basics Of Rock Drumming

Explore the fundamentals of rock drumming with Kenny in Laying It Down: Basics of Rock Drumming. Learn Kenny’s tips on how to choose a beat, keep steady time, make your beat groove, and how to make a beat your own. Kenny pushes drummers of all skill levels with his step-by-step lessons on improving hand control and independence. Kenny Aronoff is one of rock’s most in-demand drummers. While this DVD is ideal for beginning/intermediate drummers, it also offers valuable tips for the advanced player. Topics include creating a drum part, keeping steady time, making the beat groove and developing the...

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Max Milligan – Play Burton

Jul 17 2016

Max Milligan – Play Burton

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s most outstanding guitarists, this release concentrates on the chicken pickin’ ‘Master of the Telecaster’, James Burton. An inductee in both the Rock & Roll and Rockabilly Halls of Fame, James Burton’s reputation as the finest guitar picker in both rock & country is well-deserved. He’s famous for working with some of the greatest musical stars, such as Rick Nelson and John Denver. He even formed Elvis Presley’s TCB Band in which he played until the King’s passing in 1977. Lessons include: Scales...

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Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

Jul 14 2016

Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

With this series of DVDs, anyone can learn to play hand drums without learning to read music. First, you simply watch the rhythm being played with the Players Eye View Camera, (no transposing left hand for right!) then sing along with the rhythm as it appears on the screen just like the words of a song. Finally you play along as each part is demonstrated slowly and clearly on the drum. Session 4 contains a study guide; fundamental keys to developing rhythm and essential drumming skills; 20 rhythm patterns with signals, two rhythm arrangements of Tiriba and Mindiani; and...

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At a Glance: Blues Guitar

Jul 13 2016

At a Glance: Blues Guitar

At a Glance Blues Guitar DVD download with PDF book. Blues is a style of music originating in the mid-nineteenth century from southern African-American secular songs usually featuring a syncopated 4/4 rhythm, flatted thirds and sevenths, a 12-bar structure, and lyrics in a three-line stanza in which the second line repeats the first. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information. Blues Guitar – At a Glance features four lessons: Blues Rhythm Guitar, The Blues Scale, Blues Licks, Blues Turnarounds. A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a...

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Adam Gussow – Harmonica Lessons

Jul 11 2016

Adam Gussow – Harmonica Lessons

Lessons from Adam Gussow from Beginners to Advanced. A lot of examples on harmonica in the key of Bb, but do not worry those who have a harmonica in a different key. Important principle of what Gussow says, not the notes, which are extracted. Even those who are not fluent in English understand what says Mr. Gussow, because he describes everything very very good, sometimes even drawing diagrams. Lessons in the format flv, once were downloaded from YouTube, approx 150 videos, plus a couple of videos about the band, which plays Adam, is also very interesting, because you can...

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