Max Milligan – Play Eric Clapton

Jun 21 2015

Max Milligan – Play Eric Clapton

Play Clapton… part of a series of programs illustrating techniques made recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists. This program will concentrate on the only three-time inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and 4th greatest guitarist of all time (as ranked by Rolling Stone magazine), Eric Clapton. In this clearly filmed ‘Play Clapton’ DVD, Max starts by very slowly and carefully demonstrating classic acoustic blues 12-bar chord rhythms and licks as used by Clapton and many other influential players. This highly-focused lesson then switches to electric guitar blues, introducing 9th chords and explaining how to mix chord...

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Amelia Maciszewski – How to Play the Sitar

Jun 18 2015

Amelia Maciszewski – How to Play the Sitar

The Sitar is most well know to the Western World as the instrument of India. Although it is believed that the Sitar has existed in its current form since the 1700’s its popularity among the West is a very recent phenomenon. Musicians such as George Harrison of the Beatles and Ravi Shankar helped popularize the instrument during the late 60’s and early 70’s. With its beautiful Eastern melodies, the Sitar became an easily recognizable instrument in Western Popular culture. Although the majority of its melodies are played on only a few strings, the Sitar is a very complicated instrument...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

Jun 17 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes For Guitar. Scales are the foundation of music and can be found in every known culture. With all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the guitar solo, the guitar riff and even the vocal melody! This video course includes every guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn – presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales, such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues, and then progressing into patterns that span all musical styles and cultures,...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Lives

Jun 15 2015

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Lives

Many people think that the name of the song at the beginning of the 1991 version of Speed Kills is called Speed Kills it’s actually called No Boundaries. This program teaches this masterpiece note-for-note. It’s all here including animated on-screen tab, and printable on-disk tab. Each section is explained at slow speed. Michael Angelo Batio breaks the song “No Boundaries” into 27 parts. The download version of this program includes the complete song taught in GuitarPro format. This file is available upon request for those that purchase the DVD. He first explains each section then teaches both fretting and...

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Stefan Grossman – Bottleneck Blues Guitar

Jun 14 2015

Stefan Grossman – Bottleneck Blues Guitar

This 82 minute dvd is a MUST for anyone interested in bottleneck blues guitar. It is a complete survey of country blues bottleneck styles and techniques featuring rare footage of Son House, Fred McDowell, Mance Lipscomb and Bukka White. Left hand playing techniques are discussed as well as choice of bottleneck/slide. Playing in Open G (Spanish) and Open D (Vestapol) tunings are explored. Stefan Grossman has been devoted to blues guitar in every form since the early sixties and has probably delved more deeply into the form than just about anybody on the planet. As for this DVD, it...

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Andy Aledort – In Deep: How to Play Guitar Weirdness!

Jun 11 2015

Andy Aledort – In Deep: How to Play Guitar Weirdness!

In How to Play Guitar Weirdness DVD, instructor Andy Aledort shows how to play “outside the box” using chromaticism, pentatonic superimpositions, symmetrical diminished scales and more! These techniques are used by many guitar legends, including Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde, Dimebag Darrell, John Scofield, John McLaughlin, Jeff Beck and Eddie Van Halen. How to Play Guitar Weirdness contains lessons on: Moving minor pentatonic lines up and/or down the neck chromatically, a la Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde and Dimebag Darrell; Using symmetrical-diminished scales to create unusual melodic shapes; Exploring chromatic movement via the harmonic...

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Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

Jun 10 2015

Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

In Hands, Grooves & Fills, Pat demonstrates his methods for improving ALL 3 of these important aspects of drumming in 1 DVD/Workbook package! He’s a monster drummer, but an even better teacher!… He gives you step by step lessons on the rudiments, exercises, and all the grooves have play alongs with a live band. Great instructional DVD for the beginning to intermediate drummer who wants to sharpen his skills and pick up some new grooves and fills. Hands. Pat demonstrates his exercises and methods for developing smooth, relaxed hand technique, endurance and coordination. He also plays ALL of the...

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Kenny Chipkin – Real Blues-Rock Guitar

Jun 08 2015

Kenny Chipkin – Real Blues-Rock Guitar

The late 1960s saw the perfect fusion of blues and rock, giving birth to modern rock guitar and a generation of groundbreaking players. Real Blues-Rock Guitar focuses on these amazing guitar players and shows you their chord progressions, licks, styles, and techniques. This revised edition, now with companion DVDs and all-new engravings, guides you through the styles of blues-rock guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Allman Brothers, Joe Walsh, and many others with insight that has been carefully researched and documented to help you understand their unique styles. On the accompanying...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Jun 04 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Country music is genre of American popular music that originated in the agrarian regions of the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from southeastern American folk music, Western cowboy. Blues mode has been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjoes, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. Having roots in Folk, Celtic, and Gospel music, Country and Country Western evolved rapidly in the 1920’s. This genre of music has spawned two of the...

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Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Jun 01 2015

Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Arguably the heaviest bluesman ever, Muddy Waters literally electrified the Chicago blues world with the 1948 release of his first single on Chess Records (“I Can’t Be Satisfied”). By taking the Robert Johnson and Son House-inspired acoustic Delta blues that he had played in Mississippi and firing it up with raw amplification, he created the blueprint for generations of Chicago blues players. Bob Margolin played guitar in Muddy Waters’ band for seven years in the ’70s, absorbing his music first-hand. In this DVD, he shares the secrets of Muddy’s solo guitar and ensemble work and covers slow blues, boogie...

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