Tom Dempsey – 50 Soul Jazz Licks You Must Know

Jun 16 2015

Tom Dempsey – 50 Soul Jazz Licks You Must Know

All Music describes the music as “earthy, bluesy and melodic” with “repetitive, dance-like rhythms.” Soul Jazz, Jazz Blues, Funk Jazz or Funky Hard Bop – call it what you will, but you know we’re talking about, but for the purpose of this learning adventure, we’ll stick to ‘Soul Jazz’ and gratefully acknowledge it’s soul, jazz, funk and blues influences. Soul Jazz grooves are wide open and great fun to play over because the rhythmic and harmonic framework is relatively simple thereby providing a highly improvisational landscape to work with. However, in the words of Albert Collins, “Simple music is...

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Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Lives

Jun 15 2015

Michael Angelo Batio – Speed Lives

Many people think that the name of the song at the beginning of the 1991 version of Speed Kills is called Speed Kills it’s actually called No Boundaries. This program teaches this masterpiece note-for-note. It’s all here including animated on-screen tab, and printable on-disk tab. Each section is explained at slow speed. Michael Angelo Batio breaks the song “No Boundaries” into 27 parts. The download version of this program includes the complete song taught in GuitarPro format. This file is available upon request for those that purchase the DVD. He first explains each section then teaches both fretting and...

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Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

Jun 10 2015

Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

In Hands, Grooves & Fills, Pat demonstrates his methods for improving ALL 3 of these important aspects of drumming in 1 DVD/Workbook package! He’s a monster drummer, but an even better teacher!… He gives you step by step lessons on the rudiments, exercises, and all the grooves have play alongs with a live band. Great instructional DVD for the beginning to intermediate drummer who wants to sharpen his skills and pick up some new grooves and fills. Hands. Pat demonstrates his exercises and methods for developing smooth, relaxed hand technique, endurance and coordination. He also plays ALL of the...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Jun 04 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Country music is genre of American popular music that originated in the agrarian regions of the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from southeastern American folk music, Western cowboy. Blues mode has been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjoes, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. Having roots in Folk, Celtic, and Gospel music, Country and Country Western evolved rapidly in the 1920’s. This genre of music has spawned two of the...

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Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Jun 01 2015

Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Arguably the heaviest bluesman ever, Muddy Waters literally electrified the Chicago blues world with the 1948 release of his first single on Chess Records (“I Can’t Be Satisfied”). By taking the Robert Johnson and Son House-inspired acoustic Delta blues that he had played in Mississippi and firing it up with raw amplification, he created the blueprint for generations of Chicago blues players. Bob Margolin played guitar in Muddy Waters’ band for seven years in the ’70s, absorbing his music first-hand. In this DVD, he shares the secrets of Muddy’s solo guitar and ensemble work and covers slow blues, boogie...

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Rusty Cooley – Fretboard Autopsy: Level 1-2

May 29 2015

Rusty Cooley – Fretboard Autopsy: Level 1-2

Level 1: In the Fretboard Autopsy- Scales, Modes & Melodic Patterns, Level 1 DVD Rusty Cooley presents his unique fretboard visualization system of shapes and patterns, along with years of modal knowledge. Rusty was named one of the top 20 fastest shredders of all time, and has been an influence on many guitarists including Mark Tremonti and John Petrucci. Learn how the modes are covered across the neck, 5- and 6-string root modal patterns, extended and split patterns, and single and double string techniques. Rusty shows you the modal sequences he uses, and then challenges you to play the...

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Johnny Rabb – 30 Days To Better Hands

May 26 2015

Johnny Rabb – 30 Days To Better Hands

Follow along with Johnny as he takes you through a 4-week training guide to help improve and strengthen your hands. In this groundbreaking DVD, he covers the topics of Grip, Posture, Proper Seating and Snare Height, Original Exercises and MUCH MORE! CHOP-A-HOLICS here’s your fix! This video was shot with the “no frills” approach. Very refreshing. The content was “dead on” and the exercises are solid. This is a great course in getting your CRE (Control, Relaxation & Endurance) up to speed. Not to mention that this was probably the most hilarious drum DVD. Practicing is supposed to be...

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Albert Lee – Master Session

May 23 2015

Albert Lee – Master Session

Learn the licks, leads and solos that made Albert Lee a guitar hero! This disc brings you step-by-step tuition in Albert Lee’s guitar techniques by the man himself. Albert takes you through the licks and leads he has used on dozens of recordings including his classic work in Emmylou Harris’ Hotband. In this DVD reissue you’ll discover the secrets and techniques of Britain’s greatest country rock guitarist! Includes 24-page booklet. Don’t miss a chance. Masterclass from a master. Great to hear this wizard in action and watch his technique as well as learn some of his most well known...

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David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

May 13 2015

David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

50 of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest licks you must know. The path from pentatonic sameness to heavy jazzed blues catitude often appears strewn with mystifying theoretical explanations and effete bossa renditions of “The Days of Wine and Roses.” Feh! David Hamburger’s 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You MUST Know cuts right to the chase, offering up some of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest ways to navigate through any shuffle, boogaloo, minor blues or jazz-blues chord changes. Hamburger digs deep into the 50s and 60s, when labels like Blue Note, Prestige and Riverside were serving up the funky, down-home...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Designs

May 12 2015

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Designs

Advanced book / DVD package Has Been created to Provide Contemporary Drummers with a Method for Studying and Developing the Technical and Musical skills required to Perform Today’s challenging, Progressive drumming styles. Rhythmic Designs expands on the groundbreaking polyrhythmic, polymetric Concepts Covered in Harrison’s Previously published Rhythmic Illusions, Rhythmic Visions and Rhythmic Horizons books and videos by offering detailed analysis and transcriptions of twenty drum tracks from the recent Gavin Harrison & 05Ric albums “Drop” and “Circles” (featuring guitarist Robert Fripp and keyboardists Dave Stewart and Gary Sanctuary). Along with the 204-page book of note-for-note transcriptions and practice exercises,...

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