Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know Volume 2

Apr 17 2012

Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know Volume 2

The learning continues as Happy Traum takes you, step-by-step, through three more classic American songs, building each one from its simplest chord-and-strum accompaniment (a perfect jumping-off point for the beginning player) to a fully realized performance piece complete with melody notes, bass lines, chord substitutions, harmonies, picking techniques and improvisations. Drawing on his nearly 50 years of teaching experience, Happy systematically introduces elements to each song that will help give you a better command of the fretboard. At the same time you’ll be adding wonderful material to your repertoire, building your right and left hand technique and improving your...

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Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know Vol. 1

Apr 14 2012

Happy Traum – Basic Arranging That Every Guitarist Should Know Vol. 1

Here’s the first in a two-DVD lesson series that will be deeply satisfying for any acoustic guitarist who wants to move beyond simple chords and easy strums. Beginning and intermediate players will quickly gain an understanding of guitar basics through the process of building compelling arrangements of well-known, much-loved traditional songs. In an instructional tour de force, Happy details each step, starting with a simple version of each song and then slowly adding chord substitutions, bass lines, harmonies, fill-in licks, fingerpicking patterns and other techniques that eventually create a fully-formed performance piece. By the time you have completed these...

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Charles Sedlak – Beginners Blues

Feb 01 2012

Charles Sedlak – Beginners Blues

Master blues guitar with lessons from international recording artist Charles Sedlak. Sedlak, who holds a Ph.D. in music education and teaches guitar classes between tours, walks you through the essentials of blues guitar with this step-by-step instructional program for beginners. Starting with basics such as strumming simple chords, Sedlak moves on to playing in a variety of keys, fingerpicking and other blues techniques. Learn the techniques made famous by blues greats such as: B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy and many others! Charles Sedlak is an international recording and touring artist, having logged fifteen albums to...

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Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Jan 11 2012

Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Modern Drummer Festival 2011 took place at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. In a program packed with amazing performances and insightful educational segments, Gil Sharone (Stolen Babies/Dillinger Escape Plan) expands on concepts found in his Wicked Beats DVD Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Herbie Hancock/Dr. Dre) performs in hip-hop and fusion styles (with guest percussionist Taku Hirano), jazz innovator Jeff “Tain” Watts presents an incredible set with his stellar quartet, prog/metal star Aquiles Priester performs a blistering set of songs from Hangar and Freakeys, and, finally, drum superstar Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez performs with The New World Order, an...

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Steve Jordan – The Groove is Here

Dec 11 2011

Steve Jordan – The Groove is Here

This is the first instructional program by drummer’s drummer and Grammy Award winner Steve Jordan, who offers a fascinating look into how and why he plays. Long awaited by drummers around the world, this DVD includes live performances by Bob Cranshaw, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, and Bernie “Dr. Woo” Worrell. It also features commentary from Jackson Browne, Leroy Clouden, Levon Helm, Keith Richards and the late Timothy White, Billboard editor-in-chief. “One of the funkiest drummers of all time? Steve Jordan shows he’s all that and more on this excellent DVD, a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the legendary...

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Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 2

Dec 03 2011

Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 2

This second edition to the flagships series from Gospelchops.com features a two-disc set full of multicamera scenes that will fill your hunger for monster drumming. Features Nikki Glaspie (Beyonce), Ronald Bruner Jr. (Stanley Clarke, MD Festival ’06), and Doobie Powell along with a fresh crop of young gospel musicians that will wow you from beginning to end. This epic release also includes instructional clips, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the hottest drummers in the country. Featuring: Ronald Bruner Jr. Dave Elitch Justin Brown Doobie Powell Nikkie Glaspie Jonathan Davis Billy Powell Laron “Skeeter” McMillian “Third” Lil’ Nick Smith Dexter...

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Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 1

Dec 02 2011

Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 1

This is the groundbreaking release that began a new era in drumming. This DVD features exciting young drummers in unrehearsed sessions showcasing their amazing speed, agility, and proficiency on the drumkit. Features: Thomas Pridgen, Tony Royster Jr., Eric Moore II, Joey Oscar, Jeremy Haynes, and more!! This special edition also includes a previously unreleased scene featuring Thomas Pridgen and Tony Royster Jr. trading phrases in a historic musical conversation. Also do not forget to watch Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz: Vol. 2. Language: English Year: 2006 Country: USA Running time: 123 minutes Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 Video 720?480 (16:9)...

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John Thomas – Trumpet Secrets Revealed

Oct 24 2011

John Thomas – Trumpet Secrets Revealed

This sensational DVD covers all the essential topics that will make you a better Trumpet player! Techniques include forming your embouchure, warming up, the three kinds of air, how and what to practice, singing through your horn, mutes, cleaning and much more. Also features interviews with Snooky Young, Maria Schneider, Wayne Bergeron, Ingrid Jensen and Bob Reeves, plus a tour of the Calicchio Trumpet Factory. Mr. Thomas, a lead trumpet man of some repute (Basie, USC professorship) compiled a well thought out video that answers all questions regarding playing this special instrument, one of the most physical things one...

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Mendoza International Drum Fest 2005

Sep 29 2011

Mendoza International Drum Fest 2005

The Mendoza International Drum Fest is a festival that was held over a weekend in the Argentinian state Mendoza in 2005, it was organized by drummer Gustavo Meli, a world known drummer that played in modern drummer festival. The dvd features Marco Minnemann’s full performance, including an over 40 minute drum solo, it also features Meli’s entire performance. That was amazing show and drummers from all over the world must see it. Great solos, incredible drummers and a lot of positive emotions, don’t miss a chance to watch this. Friday, 17th June: Oscar Giunta Jazz Trio with Christian Galvez...

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Drummers Collective: 25th Anniversary Celebration & Bass Day 2002

Aug 25 2011

Drummers Collective: 25th Anniversary Celebration & Bass Day 2002

A two disc set. On sunday November 24, 2002, Drummers Collective, the world’s premier drum school, celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an incredible evening of music. Featured performers included some of the most creative and influential drummers and bass players in the world. The 2 disc set features 4 drummers and 2 bassists that are possibly the best at their instruments. The second disc has many bonus features that are interesting if you ever get past the first disc. This performance demonstrates why Dave is one of the best drummers out there. Horacio plays a good set with John...

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