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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The Legendary Blues Guitar of Josh White

Oct 22 2014

The Legendary Blues Guitar of Josh White

The legendary Josh White (1914-1969) is widely considered to be one of the most influential blues and folk artists of all time. His singing and guitar playing electrified a generation of fans with his dazzling technique and passionate renditions of blues, folk songs and ballads. We’re delighted to present this DVD on the songs and guitar of Josh White by his son, Josh White, Jr., an accomplished actor, singer, performer and teacher. He knows his father’s repertoire intimately and can replicate it with great accuracy. On this lesson he skillfully communicates Josh White’s unique guitar style in a way...

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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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Steve Trovato – 50 Voodoo Blues Licks You Must Know

Oct 10 2014

Steve Trovato – 50 Voodoo Blues Licks You Must Know

Trovato’s unique, signature style is blues-based and heavily spiced with country, rockabilly, twang, rock and jazz influences. 50 Voodoo Blues Licks You MUST Know extends the key learnings presented in his best-selling Voodoo Blues course with an expanded blues vocabulary of licks inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, John Mayer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Danny Gatton and many other witch doctors of the blues. Work through these 50 Voodoo Blues potions and you’ll pick up new and highly engaging ways to incorporate hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, double-stops, double-stop bends, gathering bends, ghost notes, open string licks,...

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Adrian Ingram – Jazz for the Electric Blues Guitarist

Oct 09 2014

Adrian Ingram – Jazz for the Electric Blues Guitarist

Jazz For The Electric Blues Guitarist provides a valuable lesson for those who wish to introduce sophisticated jazz lines and more advanced chord concepts into their playing. This information-packed lesson takes the player on an exciting journey from the basic “jazz” blues progression to advanced chord substitution. Turnarounds and chord families, together with further elaborations and inversions are also discussed, in an easy to understand way, which will spice up your blues playing in no time. As the DVD unfolds, Adrian Ingram reveals the secrets of jazz substitution and improvisation, showing how the fundamental concepts can be used to...

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Danny Gatton – Telemaster

Oct 06 2014

Danny Gatton – Telemaster

Classic Hot Licks titles on DVD! For the first time Hot Licks classic video titles are available on DVD, making it even easier to learn with the world’s top players…right in your own home! These new transfers make them look better than ever while DVD technology makes navigating each lesson even easier! With a new introduction by Jeff Golub who began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and is a highly-valued session player and sideman, having worked with such artists as Peter Wolf, John Waite, Tina Turner, Vanessa Williams and Rod...

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Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Oct 05 2014

Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Learn Slide Guitar is the ultimate DVD instructional guide to playing slide guitar like a pro. Designed for beginning-to-intermediate players, this DVD contains more than two hours of lessons that will teach you how to play in open and standard tunings, slide scales for soloing in all keys, improvising, open-tuning chord forms, muting, vibrato, Delta and electric blues, plus much more! Instructor, Andy Aledort, is one of the best guitar players around, especially when it comes to electric and slide. So many of these instructional videos are simply so basic, that you have to fast forward through most of...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

Oct 03 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It’s especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer-songwriters such as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith. This lesson de-mystifies the right-hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can be learned quickly and easily. Once these are mastered, a world of wonderful sounds will be available on the guitar, and you’ll be able to apply them to some all-time favorite folk and traditional songs such as Nine Hundred Miles,...

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