Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Apr 30 2015

Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Gil Sharone’s “Wicked Beats” is a complete guide to the Jamaican drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone takes you on a musical journey through these styles and explores some of the earlier styles that helped shape them including African Nyabingi and Burru drumming. Gil introduces and demonstrates classic “riddims” that are essential for achieving an authentic sound. With instructional breakdowns, stellar performances, detailed eBook and in-depth commentary, you will be able to fully grasp what these highly influential styles have to offer and apply them to your own playing! In this DVD you find how to...

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Marty Friedman – Melodic Control

Apr 29 2015

Marty Friedman – Melodic Control

With Melodic Control your soloing will soar to new heights as Marty Friedman demonstrates and explains how to gain control as a lead player and use your control to develop creative melodic solos. Not only will you learn numerous arpeggios, scales, licks, position shifts, picking techniques, and string bends, but you will also develop melodic control by increasing your awareness of the chord progression and learning to follow each chord change while playing lead. Watch Marty play numerous examples and witness exclusive close-up footage of Marty soloing live over tracks from his solo album “Scenes”. Marty is an excellent...

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Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Apr 23 2015

Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (Fear Factory, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Death, Dark Angel) brings forth his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. The disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as Devin Townsend, Dark Angel, Death, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Zimmer’s Hole, and most recently Fear Factory, along with many others on his resume. Offering two hours of pure metal drumming fury, Gene shells out his pounding arsenal to drummers and music fans intrigued to understand what makes “The Clock” tick. Featuring nine full...

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Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

Apr 19 2015

Peter Erskine – The Erskine Method for Drumset

The legendary Peter Erskine reveals the techniques and secrets behind his success in this unique Book and DVD set!. An eye-opening look into the mind of one of the world’s greatest drums adds depth to every drummer’s playing! Features include drumset basics, the grip, chart reading and interpretation, over 300 beats to practice, warm-up exercises, and complete charts to play along with the DVD. Plus, tips and instructions for playing fills, comping, soloing, ensemble playing, and using brushes make this the perfect fit for drummers everywhere! The included DVD features Peter demonstrating rhythm and techniques, talking about his playing...

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Larry Coryell – Advanced Jazz Guitar

Apr 09 2015

Larry Coryell – Advanced Jazz Guitar

It’s hard to imagine a more in-depth and advanced lesson on jazz guitar than this masterpiece by Larry Coryell. All of his years of experience and knowledge come into focus as he works on how to play over changes, substitute chords and licks, turnarounds, breaking down complex single-note melodies, blues/jazz styles, swing comping, combining Django-style with modern walking bass lines, Coltrane phrases, Lenny Breau-style waterfall harmonics, outside playing, Gabor Szabo octaves, special stretch exercises, working with dissonance and even more! Larry shows throughout the tape how he’s just as incredible a teacher as he is a player, and we...

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Jeff Berlin – Bass Logic from The Players School of Music

Apr 07 2015

Jeff Berlin – Bass Logic from The Players School of Music

Bass legend Jeff Berlin brings his unique teaching philosophies to life on this special DVD. Known throughout the world for his one-of-a-kind bass playing, Jeff started The Players School of Music in Clearwater, Florida and immediately introduced study concepts that go against the grain of the general music education system. Jeff discusses his non-metronome and non-tablature points of views, offering instead different ways to improve your time and develop your bass playing abilities. Harmonic exercises are used that will open doors to bass players wishing to explore new tonalities and melodic possibilities. This is a special DVD full of...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 10 – 90s Rock

Apr 02 2015

Guitar Play-Along Volume 10 – 90s Rock

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: fret hand with tab, wide view with tab, pick & fret hands close-up. Each DVD includes great songs...

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Danny Gill’s Blues Guitar for Absolute Beginners

Mar 26 2015

Danny Gill’s Blues Guitar for Absolute Beginners

This superb DVD features easy-to-absorb lessons that are designed to teach beginning guitarists the essentials of blues guitar playing. Over the course of this DVD you will learn lead techniques such as string bending hammer-ons & pull-offs slide and vibrato that can also be used in other styles from jazz to metal. These wee licks and tips need hard work to memorise but they add variety to the average guitarists playing. Hard work is never easy. This is a very good guide for folks that are just trying to get started playing the blues. Highly recommended. This DVD covers:...

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Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Mar 25 2015

Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Bass Day ’97 was a historic event organized by the Bass Collective NYC and Bass Player Magazine. Already announced as an annual affair, the inaugural Bass Day brought together world class bassists, equipment manufacturers, bass students, and bass fans from all over the globe for unforgettable, all-day show that included clinics, demonstrations, interviews and all-star jam session. Bass Day Highlights contains perfomances, instructional material, and post- clinic comments from all 6 Bass Day clinicians, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at 10 incredible hours the bass world will never forget. Included are jazz virtuoso John Patitucci on acoustic bass...

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Max Milligan – Play Steve Cropper

Mar 22 2015

Max Milligan – Play Steve Cropper

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s most outstanding guitarists, this release concentrates on one of the greatest figures in Memphis soul, Steve Cropper. Play Cropper is part of a series of instructional programs showing you how to play like the pros. This title focuses on the one and only Steve Cropper. Steve “The Colonel” Cropper, guitarist, songwriter and producer has been associated with numerous musical artists from Otis Redding to Wilson Pickett throughout his 50 years plus career. In 1996, was named “the greatest living guitar player” by...

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