Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

Aug 09 2015

Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

In disc one of this 2-disc set, Steve explains hand and foot technique in ground-breaking detail and gets to the core of what drummers need to know in order to improve their feel and technical skills. In disc two, using examples by an all-star band, Steve explains the evolution of the drumset in U.S. Music – how the drumset was first used in all the major styles of U.S. Music and how closely related all the styles are. Special features include xtensive bonus footage including alternate-take drum solos, a brilliant hi hat solo with a hi hat tutorial, alternate...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

Aug 07 2015

Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

This comprehensive series gives you the knowledge of a seasoned professional while utilizing tools such as on-screen graphics, split screen viewing of right and left hand close ups with notation, color-coaxed strings, and ‘follow the bouncing ball’ style graphics. Go from zero to hero in no time! Volume 1 covers all the basics and then some. Major and minor scales, basic cords to power cords, how to read rhythmic notation and even strumming patterns. Learn how to find any note on the fretboard without the use of a chart. In no time, even beginners will be jamming 12 bar...

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Joe Stump – Shred Metal Chop Builder

Aug 03 2015

Joe Stump – Shred Metal Chop Builder

Take your hard rock chops into the stratosphere with Berklee Professor and world-renowned guitarist Joe “Shred Lord” Stump. In this Master Class, Stump breaks down his disciplined approach to scale patterns and practice routines. He’ll show you how to improve your technique and increase your speed, no matter what style you play. All you need is your guitar and a metronome. Stump will help you achieve a greater mastery of the instrument, with routines to get your chops in shape for the intense physical demands of the rock guitar idiom. Joe Stump is a shred guitar master whose blistering...

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David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

Aug 02 2015

David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

This exclusive DVD captures one of the highly acclaimed clinics presented by celebrated jazz musicians and educators David Friesen (bass) and Jerry Hahn (guitar) during their 2003 tour sponsored by high-end handmade string manufacturer Thomasik-Infeld. The workshop aims to broaden students’ vision of music by explaining: practice techniques, how to listen, what to listen for, strengthening the time feel, participating in a small group format, understanding purpose and commitment and more. This is a great clinic on how to approach the style of jazz and understanding many of the concepts involved with performance and writing. A fine example of...

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Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques

Aug 01 2015

Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Guitar Techniques

This two DVD set is for beginner and intermediate guitarists who want to start fingerpicking. Rev. Gary Davis used to tell his students that playing the guitar was easy. He would say that a piano player has only two hands (the left keeps an alternating bass while the right plays a melody) but a guitarist has three hands! Our right hand thumb is one hand and plays the bass figures while our index finger is our second hand and plays the melody. Our third hand is our left hand which fingers chords. The results produce a full and orchestrated...

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Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Jul 29 2015

Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Produced and directed by legendary metal drummer Derek Roddy, Blast Beats Evolved explores the development and mechanics of modern extreme drumming. The DVD features examples and exercises for Blast Beats, Skank Beats, Bomb Blasts, Hammer Blasts and Freehand Blasts, plus a comprehensive conditioning program for hands and feet, balance and endurance, and also includes five solo jams and performances of seven Serpents Rise songs—complete with minus-drums play-along tracks. Blast Beats Evolved is recommended for drummers who want to gain the mental discipline and technical facility required to master this demanding yet relevant drumming style. In addition, the instructional material...

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Learn To Play Eric Johnson

Jul 28 2015

Learn To Play Eric Johnson

Learn five great songs by Eric Johnson, widely respected as one of the best guitarists in the World. Eric Johnson is an American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, and bass guitarist as well as an accomplished pianist and vocalist. Johnson is skilled in a wide array of musical genres evidenced by the many different styles incorporated in both his studio and live performances including rock, electric and acoustic blues, jazz, fusion, soul-inspired music, folk, new-age, classical, and country and western....

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Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks

Jul 25 2015

Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks

Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks contains weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. This course is designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand country soloing at a manageable pace. If you have been frustrated or intimidated by other educational material this course is for you. Practice can sometimes be difficult with the player often being unsure which material to work on. With the Country Guitar in 6 Weeks guitar course the material is presented to you in...

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Jared Falk – Rock Drumming System

Jul 22 2015

Jared Falk – Rock Drumming System

The Rock Drumming System includes four workbooks, four DVDs, and a play-along audio CD. It should be noted that the books are professionally printed, as many courses sold online only include eBooks (printable materials). That’s not the case here, everything is packed together and shipped to your door. The contents are divided up into four groups: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and play-alongs. Each include a book and DVD, and the fourth one includes the audio CD. They are all designed to work together, so you will likely want to progress from beginner to advanced (even if you consider yourself an...

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Angus Clark – 50 Hard Rock Licks You Must Know

Jul 21 2015

Angus Clark – 50 Hard Rock Licks You Must Know

Angus Clark’s 50 Hard Rock Licks You Must Know will keep your blood boiling with this handpicked collection of mighty moves and thunderous lickage inspired by and respectfully borrowed from the masters of the genre. Angus focuses primarily on the evolved style of 70’s and 80’s hard rock brought to the air waves by Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Ratt, Dokken, Rainbow, Deep Purple amongst many others. This particular generation of Hard Rock bands produced dozens of rock guitar gods; Tony Iommi, Ritchie Blackmore, Randy Rhoads, Adrian Smith, Michael Schenker, Slash, Yngwie Malmsteen, Warren...

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