Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

Aug 13 2014

Thomas Lang – Creative Coordination And Advanced Foot Technique

This three-disc, seven-hour set presents a cutting-edge approach to 21st-century drumming with particular emphasis on coordination and foot technique. In a step-by-step approach that starts slowly and simply, Thomas lays out a clear and concise method for working up to the kinds of fast, complex and challenging beats that have pushed the boundaries of contemporary Rock, Metal and Fusion music.   Sections Include: Advanced Foot-Technique Exercises – Covers the use of single and double-stroke patterns, flam and double-stroke accent patterns and exercises, along with a series of rudimental workouts that show how Thomas has developed the technique for playing...

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Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Aug 08 2014

Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Total Modal thoroughly examines the theory, harmony and application of 19 essential modes and scales for composition and improvisation. This intensive study program will provide a comprehensive framework for composing melodies and hooks, improvising over any set of changes, superimposing scales, creating progressions and constructing chords for any musical application. In short, Total Modal is the definitive scale and mode application resource. The 19 scales and modes covered are: Ionian, Dorian, Dorian b2, Phrygian, Lydian, Lydian #5, Lydian b7, Mixolydian, Mixolydian b6, Mixolydian b2 b6, Aeolian, Locrian, Locrian natural 2, Jazz Minor, Harmonic Minor, Altered, Diminished, Symmetrical Diminished and...

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Dan Erlewine – Maintenance & Setup for Electric Guitars and Basses Vol. 1

Aug 02 2014

Dan Erlewine – Maintenance & Setup for Electric Guitars and Basses Vol. 1

In this video, one of the best known and most successful guitar tech tells about the techniques set up and repair of electric guitars and bass guitars. Here you can find lots of useful tips on how to bring their instruments in proper form, how to configure them and how to care for them. The material will be useful to those who are interested in guitar mechanics, and those who want to achieve the most effective management tools. Want to learn to adjust and tune the guitar so that the play was very comfortable and pleasant. Useful to pros...

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Amir Naoum – Doumbek Technique & Rhythms

Jul 28 2014

Amir Naoum – Doumbek Technique & Rhythms

Learn to play doumbek (dumbek darbuka) with New York’s most beloved Arabic percussionist the master instructor the one and only Amir Naoum! If you are a dancer Amir Naoum’s clear introduction to the most popular bellydance rhythms and their subtle variations will help you learn to recognize the rhythms even in their most sophisticated forms.If you are a beginning drummer this DVD will serve as a very accessible friendly and solid introduction to the art of Middle Eastern percussion. This program is a beginner-level doumbek instructional course with a lot of beyond-the-basics information and spectacular demonstrations of Middle Eastern...

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Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

Jul 20 2014

Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

This video program is intended for intermediate level students who have already progressed past the beginning stages of guitar playing. The pentatonic scale is one of the most common scales in all of popular music. It’s used to play melodies, riffs, lead guitar solos and bass lines. In this video program you will learn the five pentatonic patterns plus how to use the scales, application, improvisation and technique. Topics covered include, connecting the patterns and covering the whole fretboard, transposing to different keys, major and minor tonalities, the blues scale, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends and alternate picking, guitar theory...

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Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Jul 18 2014

Derek Roddy – Drum Clinic

Some that play drums focus on speed, some on fills or solos. At the heart of a true musician there is: a drive to better oneself, the will to control your playing and eagerness to explore and sometimes expand the boundaries in music. In a world full of new bands and drummers popping up every day there are only a handful that stand at the top, apart from the flock. These top musicians vary from genre to genre, at least at first glance. In reality the sign of a great musician and not just a ‘player’ is the ability...

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Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

Jul 15 2014

Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

A hit with teachers and students alike, this great collection of exercises and technical studies breaks up the tedium of doing the same old routine every day. Includes daily warm-ups, lessons on right- and left-hand technique, and more. Jody Fisher, a teacher who has many titles: Professor of Jazz and Studio Guitar University of Redlands, in Redlands, CA, the University of La Verne, in La Verne, CA, and the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA), in Idyllwild, CA. In this video course will tell you about the basic concepts of jazz, will reveal important aspects of guitar...

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Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Jul 14 2014

Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Solo guitar lessons from beginners to advanced, from maestro Al Palubeckis. In this course, on DVD, dealt with solo variations in different styles – Blues, Funk, Fusion, Hard Rock / Heavy Metal, Punk, Rockabilly. Blues solo #1 – a beginner solo in the style of B.B. King and Eric Clapton, with an intro reminiscent of a technique used by Robert Johnson. Blues solo #2 – an intermediate solo, in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughn. Funk solo – an intermediate/difficult solo, with a jazz/blues feel. Incorporates a SRV/EC sound with some Mike Stern influenced jazz passages. Funk/Blues solo –...

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Robben Ford – Playin’ The Blues

Jul 11 2014

Robben Ford – Playin’ The Blues

Good instructional video for fans of Ford, or intermediate guitarists who want a new perspective on playing blues guitar. There are countless ways for guitarists to tackle the blues… some choose an analytical approach, while others try to put as much emotion into the music as possible. Guitarist Robben Ford seems to have found a happy middle-ground, which he tries to teach viewers to accomplish in Playin’ the Blues. Ford walks guitarists through some basics of blues guitar, and provides some insight (including use of a modified minor pentatonic scale, which substitutes a sixth for the flattened seventh). Ford...

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John Riley – The Master Drummer

Jul 07 2014

John Riley – The Master Drummer

John Riley: The Master Drummer – How to Practice, Play and Think Like a Pro. John Riley is a renowned player, teach and author. He has performed with a virtual Who’s Who’s in the Jazz music field: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Stan Getz, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and many others. A multiple GRAMMY winning recording artist, John has appeared on hundreds of record dates and on numerous Television and film productions. John has a BM from the University of North Texas and an MM from the Manhattan School of...

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