Bruce Buckingham – 50 Licks Jazz Style

Dec 15 2014

Bruce Buckingham – 50 Licks Jazz Style

Bruce Buckingham is a professional musician and teacher. He plays guitar in many styles, but his specialties are jazz, Latin, Blues and Funk. He is one of the seasoned teachers at Musicians Institute, joining the staff in 1980, teaching literally thousands of students from around the world to play guitar at M.I. He has played and/or recorded with musicians as diverse as Helen Reddy to John Patitucci and has been involved in Michael Jackson’s production of Sisterella. Currently he is working on his own recording project as well as more instructional books and videos for guitar. 50 Licks Jazz...

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The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Dec 14 2014

The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster Jr. has evolved. From a world-renown child prodigy to high-profile professional touring drummer. Tony continues to stretch boundaries and break barriers with his seemingly effortless chops and creativity. Join Tony on his evolutional journey as he performs with mentor, Dennis Chambers, drumming legend Terry Bozzio and his latest project ASAP. Get a glimpse inside Tony’s world as he goes back to the streets of Atlanta where it all began, see rare footage of his childhood and witness dozens of never-before-seen interviews. Plus, get plenty of behind-the-scenes footage, bonus features and so much more. The Evolution of Tony...

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Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

Dec 08 2014

Buz McGrath – 7-String Fretribution: Rhythms & Leads

The 7-String guitar is the foundation that gives some of popular music, especially heavy metal its ferocious sound. In this program, Buz McGrath of Unearth reveals his lead and song writing techniques. Learn sweep arpeggios, 7 string minor seventh arpeggios, hammer pull off runs and shred riffs spanning the neck. Buz teaches his unique way of creating harmony sections and pivoting lead techniques. Learn how to construct songs using the combination of single note riffs and power chords and how to add harmony guitar counterparts to create interesting full rhythms. Understand how to play 7-string syncopated and odd time...

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Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Dec 06 2014

Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Russ Miller’s video tutorial contains a wealth of information, is encyclopedic in scope, and accessible in tone and pace. Miller gives step-by-step account of how to tune an entire kit, giving consideration to stylistic tuning, hardware, muffling, microphone placement, tuning to pitches, and relative tuning, among many other topics discussed. This is a vital tool for beginner students to learn from one of the best contemporary drummers around, as well as an important reference for seasoned players. This video, used in conjunction with its companion book, is the best system for developing the ability to play in multiple styles....

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Dec 05 2014

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Kills 2010

Speed Kills 2010 is the first complete overhaul of the original Speed Kills program. The original course was created in 1991 by Michael Angelo Batio and soon gained the reputation as “the shredder’s bible.” It explains advanced picking techniques as taught by the fastest guitarist on the planet. Speed Kills 2010 by Michael Angelo Batio Explains These Techniques: Alternate picking, Economy picking, Legato technique / hammer and pull, Hybrid picking, Fretboard tapping. This is not just for shred guitar. It’s not just for neoclassical style. It’s not even designed to teach you to play as fast as Michael Angelo...

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SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

Nov 28 2014

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2 (Spy & Rockabilly). Crank up the reverb and dial in the twang ’cause Dan Warner, your SongXpress instructor, is gonna show you some of the coolest guitar songs ever! All the great guitar from monster surf hits. SongXpress DVDs are the best way to learn your favorite songs. Our instructors use a friendly and detailed approach to show everything you need to know to start playng great songs right away. With this fun and exciting format, you will learn all the essential chords, riffs and licks for each song – just as you’ve...

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Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Nov 21 2014

Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass). Jazz and blues guitar master Frank Gambale shows you how to play scales and leads in many different modes. In depth, he covers how to construct modal chord progressions, mode formulas and how...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Nov 20 2014

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 Rock Hits. The Guitar Play-Along DVD series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along, or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options. Each DVD includes great songs that all guitarists will want to know!...

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Hans Theessink – Hooked on the Blues

Nov 20 2014

Hans Theessink – Hooked on the Blues

Hans Theessink Hooked on the Blues DVD download. Soulful songs and powerful techniques from a master bluesman. Blues fans and players worldwide have embraced the haunting, soulful sounds of the Mississippi Delta. Hans Theessink, a masterful player, singer and performer, teaches the powerful Guitar styles that he learned first-hand from traditional players in the American south. Hans’ passion for the blues is clear as he details the tunings, chord shapes, bass runs, fingerpicking style, slide technique and percussive strokes that form the core of every good blues player’s repertoire. He plays, sings and analyzes seven favourite classics and originals:...

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