Charles Sedlak – Beginners Blues

Feb 01 2012

Charles Sedlak – Beginners Blues

Master blues guitar with lessons from international recording artist Charles Sedlak. Sedlak, who holds a Ph.D. in music education and teaches guitar classes between tours, walks you through the essentials of blues guitar with this step-by-step instructional program for beginners. Starting with basics such as strumming simple chords, Sedlak moves on to playing in a variety of keys, fingerpicking and other blues techniques. Learn the techniques made famous by blues greats such as: B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy and many others! Charles Sedlak is an international recording and touring artist, having logged fifteen albums to...

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Terry Bozzio – Live with the Tosca Strings

Jan 29 2012

Terry Bozzio – Live with the Tosca Strings

Terry Bozzio played with Frank Zappa, UK, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Korn, Fantomas, Debbie Harry and others. You can’t really see it from the picture on the cover of the DVD, but the drum kit Terry plays is the hugest thing you have ever seen. Play it? He could live in it…and thanks to Simon’s investigative powers on the internet (translation – it was a long day and he was bored) you can see it too! “Filmed in the hills of Austin, TX at the One World Theatre, this DVD brings Terry Bozzio together with Chris Maresh, Stephen Barber...

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Mike Portnoy – Score

Jan 26 2012

Mike Portnoy – Score

Mike Portnoy’s Drum Cam footage from Dream Theater’s historic 20th Anniversary “Score” concert, recording live at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 1st 2006. Live with the Octavarium Orchestra. Contains 3 audio options: Full band mix, Isolated drum mix, Audio commentary with Mike Portnoy. Set 1 – Dream Theater: The Root Of All Evil I Walk Beside You Another Won Afterlife Under A Glass Moon Innocence Faded Raise The Knife The Spirit Carries On Set 2 and Encore with The Octavarium Orchestra 9. Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence: I. Overture II. About To Crash III....

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Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

Jan 24 2012

Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

The new DVD from Mike Portnoy filmed on April 26th 2004. Audio Options include: Full Band, Isolated Drums, and an Audio Commentary From Mike. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan and Drumavarium. Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater, as well as the temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess...

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Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

Jan 18 2012

Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

This concert should definitely prove a winner for listeners who prefer the straight-ahead, swinging, Count Basie-indebted Buddy Rich ensembles of the mid-to-late 1970s to the somewhat rock-heavy sonic barrage of the band assembled by the legendary drummer and bandleader at the close of the 1960s. Even though the video catches the band just after the departure of some key Rich players like trumpeter Dave Stahl and pianist Barry Kiener, it still features Rich’s right-hand man, tenor saxophonist Steve Marcus, along with a tight-knit ensemble of players with strong soloists in all sections. The program is a crowd-pleaser, including a...

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Lenny Breau – Master Class

Jan 16 2012

Lenny Breau – Master Class

Lenny Breau – Master Class This rare video taped footage of Lenny Breau was captured in July 1982, while he was teaching a master class at the University of Southern California. It is not a high-tech production, but a precious moment in time, captured on amateur video. The unassuming Breau plays each song, takes questions from the class and explains his technique and methods. Jazz guitar enthusiasts and Lenny Breau fans will appreciate the opportunity to have this visual glimpse into the genius of Lenny Breau, and all music lovers will marvel at his incredible, effortless and unique style...

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Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 1

Jan 09 2012

Dan Jacobs – Metal Guitar: Leads, Runs And Rhythms Level 1

If you have basic knowledge of guitar playing, this program with Dan Jacobs – Atreyu’s 80’s inspired guitarist will take you to the next level. Dan teaches you the key components of lead playing, single note runs, strumming progressions, syncopated rhythms, blues scales, double stops and palm muting. Learn how he uses octaves as a rhythm and lead technique, picks out a chord progression to create dynamics within a song and the Metal chords and voicings he uses to create rhythms and complete song progressions. You’ll learn Dan’s personal workout routines and all about his live and studio gear....

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Learn Rock Guitar With 6 Great Masters

Dec 21 2011

Learn Rock Guitar With 6 Great Masters

In this DVD you’ll find many informative lessons from such masters as: Arlen Roth, Mick Taylor, Nils Lofgren, Robin Trower, Bruce Kulick, Eric Johnson. 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 learning easy. Slow motion segments with standard pitch sound. Artist biography, selected discography, suggested listening. Six great lessons from the masters of rock guitar: Lesson 1: Arlen Roth – gives you a good foundation in shuffle-rhythm rock guitar a la Chuck Berry. Lesson 2: Mick...

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Mark Zonder – 2 Cameras, 5 Drums and 13 Tracks

Dec 10 2011

Mark Zonder – 2 Cameras, 5 Drums and 13 Tracks

Known in hard rock circles as one of the most influential drummers in heavy metal, Mark Zonder’s career in music has spanned more than three decades and a multitude of roles… from underground celebrity to progressive metal icon to drummer for hire to businessman. This DVD features the 13 tracks Mark uses at his clinics in a two-camera video shoot with audio mixed by engineer Joe Marlett (Nirvana, Steve Vai, Foo Fighters). Learn the techniques Mark employed on songs by Fates Warning, Warlord and Slavior. The DVD includes bonus footage of Slavior live. Language: English Year: 2008 Country: USA...

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Neil Peart – Taking Center Stage

Nov 30 2011

Neil Peart – Taking Center Stage

In Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime of Live Performance, Neil examines the details and challenges of performing in front of a live audience. Drawing from over 30 years of touring the world, Neil breaks down, demonstrates, and performs classic drum parts from songs spanning the entire Rush catalog, thereby giving the viewer the most in-depth insight into Neil s body of work ever documented. Filmed in various locations over the course of a year, Neil takes you on a behind-the- scenes look at Rush s 2010-11 Time Machine Tour. This includes rare and exclusive footage of Neil’s personal pre-tour...

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