Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Nov 21 2014

Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass). Jazz and blues guitar master Frank Gambale shows you how to play scales and leads in many different modes. In depth, he covers how to construct modal chord progressions, mode formulas and how...

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Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

Nov 18 2014

Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

This book/CD package has been developed so that the beginning to intermediate drummer can practice in a wide range of styles along with all-star musicians Mike Stern on guitar and John Patitucci on bass. The styles covered include straight eighths, shuffle (blues), sixteenth-note feel, hip-hop (jazz funk), pop ballad, reggae (shuffle), and rock. Contains perforated ‘road map’ charts for each tune. Recommended as a really good book for starters. For those of you who wish to really solidify your playing. Very comprehensive and the quality of songs is exceptional for a “play-along”. Two CDs. One with drums, the other...

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Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Nov 16 2014

Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Warren Haynes, of the Allman Brothers Band, has also enjoyed an outstanding solo career as a bluesman. On this great DVD he covers a wide range of blues and slide skills and techniques, including phrasing, vibrato, string bending, and soloing as well as mixing major and minor scales, using space, and looking for blue notes within intervals. An intense and rewarding blues lesson guaranteed to improve your playing! Includes a new introduction by Jeff Golub. Jeff began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and is a highly valued session player and...

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Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 70’s Hits

Nov 14 2014

Hans-Gunter Heumann – Easy Piano Solos: 70’s Hits

This is a fabulous collection of 70s Hits all arranged for Easy Piano. Each one’s a classic that will take you back to the days of flares and platforms! This is a great book – Invaluable to teachers and students alike. Complete With Chord Symbols and Lyrics. You may be interested in Easy Piano Solos 50’s Hits or Hits for Kids. Contents: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) By Bill Withers The Air That I Breathe (The Hollies) By Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood Can’t Smile Without You (Barry Manilow) By Chris Arnold, David Martin, Geoff Morrow Crocodile Rock (Elton John)...

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Max Milligan – Play B.B. King

Nov 14 2014

Max Milligan – Play B.B. King

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs that illustrating both scale and chord voicings made recognizable by some of the world’s greatest guitarists such as Hendrix and Clapton. This release focuses on the blues legend, B.B. King. B.B. King, multi-Grammy Award winner and inductee to both the Blues AND Rock & Roll Halls of Fame, has been ranked by Rolling Stones Magazine as one of the top three guitarists of all time. His sophisticated style has been said to influence virtually EVERY electric blues guitarist since. Max Milligan, will show how to incorporate the different techniques into your own style...

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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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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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