Exploring The Guitar with Keb’ Mo’

May 11 2017

Exploring The Guitar with Keb’ Mo’

Keb Mo expertly accompanies his distinctively soulful songs with folk/blues fingerpicking, swampy slide licks, contemporary pop chords and a touch of jazz. The seven arrangements he teaches on this DVD are simple enough for early intermediate guitarists, but provide enough twists and turns to interest advanced musicians as well. With his easy-going humor and deep musical knowledge, Keb Mo makes it a joy to play along with this lesson. You ll learn unusual chord shapes, a variety of tunings, bottleneck/slide technique, picking patterns and seven beautiful songs from his award-winning repertoire: Your Love, Life is Beautiful, I’ll Be Your...

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Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

May 11 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

Rev. Gary Davis is the real thing. The authentic blind-seer. He is a genius with a brightly burning spirit, enormous musical intelligence, technical brilliance, an encyclopedic memory, driving passion, deep faith, a raunchy and gracious sense of humor. He (1896-1972) was born black in deep poverty in South Carolina, blind from an early age. He overcame these longest of odds to become world famous, a giant of American music. He brought together black and white styles, country gospel, folk themes, blues, jazz, ragtime, minstrel songs, dance tunes and popular song. He developed his own brilliant fingerpicking style that was...

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Wolf Marshall – Power Studies 2

May 08 2017

Wolf Marshall – Power Studies 2

Here’s an exciting new learning tool – the Power Studies books from the Wolf Marshall Guitar Method. Each book contains songs carefully chosen to reinforce the concepts learned in the Method, and to help you build on that foundation. You’ll find complete performance notes for each song to help you get the right sounds, not just the right notes. And the songs are all cross-referenced to the Method. POWER UP AND PLAY! The Power Studies books are companion songbooks to the Wolf Marshall Guitar Method. Featuring completely transcribed songs from Judas Priest, Police, Kiss, Guns ‘N Roses and many...

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Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

May 05 2017

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar Recorded Versions). 12 transcriptions from the versatile, award-winning Aussie guitarist. Guitar Recorded Versions are note-for-note transcriptions of guitar music taken directly off recordings. This series, one of the most popular in print today, features some of the greatest guitar players and groups from blues, rock, and heavy metal. Guitar Recorded Versions are transcribed by the best transcribers in the business. Every book contains notes and tablature. Songs include: Blue Moon Initiation The Hunt Countrywide Determination Hearts Grow Fonder Stevie’s Blues Can’t Get Enough The Journey Up From Down Under Classical Gas Guitar Boogie Shuffle...

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Fred Sokolow – The Music of Bessie Smith

May 05 2017

Fred Sokolow – The Music of Bessie Smith

The Music of Bessie Smith by Fred Sokolow DVD. In the 1920s and 30s, Bessie Smith was the empress of the blues. Her passionate singing and performing style and her songwriting influenced all the blues and jazz singers that followed. Many of the songs she popularized, both blues and tin pan alley tunes, have become standards in blues, jazz, rock and pop music. Songs in this collection have been recorded by artists as diverse as Eric Clapton, Leadbelly, Billie Holiday, Chet Atkins, Bing Crosby, David Lee Roth, Big Bill Broonzy, B. B. King and Sam Cooke. They’re great tunes...

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Classic Blues Guitar: Jam With Songbook

May 04 2017

Classic Blues Guitar: Jam With Songbook

These songbooks are correlated to the immensely successful Ultimate Beginner Series Basics books. Learn each main riff and lick, then jam with your band on the included play-along tracks. Matching songbooks are available for guitar, bass, drums, and keyboard. The songs are easy to learn and recognizable. Every enjoys playing them and you gotta know them if you are going to a blues jam. The songs are easy to learn and recognizable. Every enjoys playing them and you gotta know them if you are going to a blues jam. It provides ok backings and notation for the tracks. Songs...

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Robert Johnson – Guitar Signature Licks (Tab Book)

May 03 2017

Robert Johnson – Guitar Signature Licks (Tab Book)

Explore the music of one of the greatest acoustic bluesmen of all time with this fascinating book/CD pack. Blues expert Dave Rubin provides an introduction on Johnson’s place in musical history, and extensive notes on his tunings, arrangements, fingerstyle technique and guitars. The Signature Licks Series features book and CD packs and DVDs specially designed to teach a musician the trademark techniques of popular artists and musical styles. Each package features an in-depth breakdown of the riffs and sounds unique to the band or artist: the sounds which have led the band or artist to be recognizable by their...

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Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

May 03 2017

Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Getting Started on Electric Guitar offers a complete course for the beginning electric guitarist. Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales and techniques used by electric guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections. The First Step covers (part 1): tuning methods string names essential chords and scales used by all players-musical reference section (notes, rhythms, chords and scales) practice tips fretting-hand technique-picking-hand technique backing tracks for play-along an animated fretboard plus much more. Play Electric! covers...

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Woody Mann – The Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar: Early Roots

May 02 2017

Woody Mann – The Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar: Early Roots

Teaches the song forms and techniques of early American folk and blues guitar styles. Acclaimed blues performer and educator, Woody Mann, teaches five blues songs based on the playing of such originators as Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Scrapper Blackwell, and Tommy Johnson. Written for the near beginner to intermediate student, each song illustrates the techniques and approaches of these innovators in a clear and easy to understand arrangement of a classic theme in Open G, Open D, and standard tuning. Woody teaches techniques including rhythmic fingerpicking, left-hand dumping, brushing and percussive right-hand techniques, and...

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Jeff McErlain – 30 Authentic Blues Grooves You Must Know

Apr 28 2017

Jeff McErlain – 30 Authentic Blues Grooves You Must Know

Thousands of blues tunes draw on the core foundation of grooves and rhythm patterns spawned during the electric blues renaissance of the 50s and 60s. Unlike other genres of music from that time, there’s nothing nostalgic about these grooves — these same grooves and rhythm patterns have been used by every generation of blues player since right up to modern times. “Authentic” is the best way to describe them and Jeff McErlain’s 30 Authentic Blues Grooves You MUST Know is the best way to learn them. For inspiration, Jeff dug deep into the music of Muddy Waters, Elmore James,...

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