Carl Verheyen – SWAT Blues

Nov 13 2014

Carl Verheyen – SWAT Blues

As impressive as Verheyen’s pedigree may be, it doesn’t even come close to accurately reflecting the monster technique, extraordinary intelligence and imaginative creativity that comprises his signature style. Carl Verheyen is the quintessential guitarist’s guitarist and a quick Google will prove that pudding. Fortunately for we students of guitar, he is also an incredibly articulate educator with a knack for making even the most challenging material very accessible. Consequently, SWAT Blues will take you deeper, wider and further than any blues course you’ve ever worked through by applying influences from bluegrass, rumba, rockabilly, jazz, rock, western swing, Texas-style, Delta-style...

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David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Nov 12 2014

David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Expanding on the information in his award-winning Code Of Funk book/audio package, and drawing from his experience with the legendary Tower Of Power, world-renowned drummer David Garibaldi’s new Lessons: Breaking The Code DVD provides some of the most insightful instructional content ever available on the subject of funk drumming. The comfortable sound and feel of the funk style have become the rhythmic foundation of modern rock, pop, R&B and hip-hop music, and in Breaking The Code Garibaldi offers an overview of the general concepts and techniques used to create funk drumming’s characteristic sounds and infectious grooves while showcasing his...

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Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

Nov 11 2014

Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

This is the complete guide to playing rhythm guitar by Bruce Buckingham and Eric Pascal. Introducing all the fundamentals and important concepts including open chords, barre chords, and other movable shapes; strumming, fingerstyle, flatpicking and arpeggiation; common progressions and basic chord theory and more. Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide has been designed from the Musicians Institute core curriculum programmes and is a comprehensive source suitable for beginners and amateur guitarists. This book is a very practical and comprehensive introduction to guitar chords. It is an ideal book for beginners and possibly for more advanced players looking to review and...

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Dan Erlewine – How to Wire a Fender

Nov 10 2014

Dan Erlewine – How to Wire a Fender

Guitar electronics demystified! Learn how to wire your Fender guitar cleanly for great sound, and discover how its electronics work. The 34-minute DVD with famed repairman Dan Erlewine demonstrates complete wiring jobs step-by-step, and will give you the confidence to do the job right. It also features special animations to help you understand how the pickups and electronic components function. Dan presents complete wiring jobs for Strat and Tele using our Golden Age pickups. With the diagrams supplied in our wiring kits as a guide, he shows you how to install the pickups, switch, pots and output jack cleanly...

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Rock with Red Hot Chili Peppers

Oct 31 2014

Rock with Red Hot Chili Peppers

Learn to play the lead guitar parts for five of the Chili’s greatest songs. This DVD presents clear step-by-step instructions for the full lead guitar lines as recorded by the band. Each song is presented in original form, and as a playalong track minus the original guitar for you to jam with and perfect your performance. The backing tracks have been professionally recorded to recreate the authentic Chili Peppers sound, and the disc is packed with interactive features that allow you to select and replay difficult moments until you’ve got every lick mastered. Songs include: Californication Give It Away...

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Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

Oct 30 2014

Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

50 Modal Licks You Must Know – A hand-picked collection of modal licks that you must know. Modes. Erudite jazzers swear by them and can bend your ear for hours about why the Mixolydian b6 fifth mode of the C ascending melodic minor scale will cure all that ails your improvisations. Bluesmen and rockers would likely pronounce that they “don’t need no stinkin’ modes.” Granted, there’s a vast range of opinions related to the use of modes but everyone seems to agree two things; 1) If you play any form of Western music, you’re playing modes whether you know...

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Buddy Guy – Teachin’ The Blues

Oct 28 2014

Buddy Guy – Teachin’ The Blues

A unique chance to learn from the greatest Chicago Blues guitarist of them all! Buddy reveals what he learned from Jimmy Reed, T-Bone Walker, and Lightnin’ Hopkins in a DVD lesson of exceptional quality.Buddy shows you a whole bunch of licks, techniques and styles including 9th chord licks, country blues finger-pickin’, double-stop licks, turnarounds-plus some exciting jamming with Junior Wells and Arlen Roth. A supreme lesson in The Blues from the man Eric Clapton once called ‘by far and without doubt, the best guitar player alive! With a new introduction by Woody Mann. Jazz and blues guitarist Woody Mann...

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David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 1

Oct 24 2014

David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 1

This DVD starts where “Worldpercussion 1 – Frame Drums” ends featuring advanced lapstyle frame drumming techniques such as finger rolls. Advanced Split Hand Applications in the style of Glen Velez. Playing Multiple Frame Drums. An introduction to the Freehand style. Ideas for non-traditional rhythms on one and multiple drums. Independence exercises. Various live – performances featuring Oud Virtuoso Ahmad Al-Khatib. A playalong Practice Track. In this DVD for players with previous experience advanced playing techniques. Many of the playing techniques are based on the repertoire of Glen Velez. Among other things, the split-hand technique, different fingers Rolls, the game...

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How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Oct 23 2014

How To Play Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Guitar (Guitar World)

Learn to play rock and metal today with our How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar DVD. Containing more than 90 minutes of lessons and hundreds of examples, How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Guitar will show you how to play like a metal god using power chords, killer riffs, power soloing and tricks for beginning, intermediate and advanced players. You’ll rip like Zakk Wylde, crank like Dimebag Darrell, solo like Kirk Hammett and riff like Tony Iommi. Our rhythm and lead tutorial covers everything from the classic Seventies rock of Led Zeppelin to metal...

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Arlen Roth – Rhythm Guitar & R&B Styles

Oct 19 2014

Arlen Roth – Rhythm Guitar & R&B Styles

Seasoned professional guitarist Arlen Roth, who is also the founder of Hot Licks Video, sits down in front of the camera and spells out the mysteries of rhythm guitar for the folks wishing to understand the nuances of R&B. Having played with musicians such as Paul Simon and Pete Seeger, Roth has the resume needed to impress any aspiring artist. With typical charm and an easy pace, Roth leads the student through the worlds of partial chords, double stops, Memphis stylings spiced with gospel licks, and tricky R&B techniques. Arlen Roth is an American guitarist, recording artist, performer, tutor...

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