Max Milligan – Play Eric Clapton

Jun 21 2015

Max Milligan – Play Eric Clapton

Play Clapton… part of a series of programs illustrating techniques made recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists. This program will concentrate on the only three-time inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and 4th greatest guitarist of all time (as ranked by Rolling Stone magazine), Eric Clapton. In this clearly filmed ‘Play Clapton’ DVD, Max starts by very slowly and carefully demonstrating classic acoustic blues 12-bar chord rhythms and licks as used by Clapton and many other influential players. This highly-focused lesson then switches to electric guitar blues, introducing 9th chords and explaining how to mix chord...

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Tony Rice – Master class: Up Close and Personal with a Guitar Great

Jun 19 2015

Tony Rice – Master class: Up Close and Personal with a Guitar Great

On this extraordinary DVD, Tony Rice shares more of the songs, instrumentals and picking techniques that have made him an iconic figure on the acoustic guitar scene for nearly four decades. Starting with Shady Grove, as played with David Grisman and Jerry Garcia on “The Pizza Tapes,” Tony brings back guitar arrangements from various phases in his long career. He explores classics such as I Don’t Want Your Mandolins Mister (“Tone Poems”), Church Street Blues (“Blake & Rice”), and More Pretty Girls Than One (“Skaggs & Rice”). Tony pays homage to the Carter Family on The Storms are on...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

Jun 17 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes For Guitar. Scales are the foundation of music and can be found in every known culture. With all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the guitar solo, the guitar riff and even the vocal melody! This video course includes every guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn – presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales, such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues, and then progressing into patterns that span all musical styles and cultures,...

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Stefan Grossman – Bottleneck Blues Guitar

Jun 14 2015

Stefan Grossman – Bottleneck Blues Guitar

This 82 minute dvd is a MUST for anyone interested in bottleneck blues guitar. It is a complete survey of country blues bottleneck styles and techniques featuring rare footage of Son House, Fred McDowell, Mance Lipscomb and Bukka White. Left hand playing techniques are discussed as well as choice of bottleneck/slide. Playing in Open G (Spanish) and Open D (Vestapol) tunings are explored. Stefan Grossman has been devoted to blues guitar in every form since the early sixties and has probably delved more deeply into the form than just about anybody on the planet. As for this DVD, it...

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Kenny Chipkin – Real Blues-Rock Guitar

Jun 08 2015

Kenny Chipkin – Real Blues-Rock Guitar

The late 1960s saw the perfect fusion of blues and rock, giving birth to modern rock guitar and a generation of groundbreaking players. Real Blues-Rock Guitar focuses on these amazing guitar players and shows you their chord progressions, licks, styles, and techniques. This revised edition, now with companion DVDs and all-new engravings, guides you through the styles of blues-rock guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Allman Brothers, Joe Walsh, and many others with insight that has been carefully researched and documented to help you understand their unique styles. On the accompanying...

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Fingerpicking Blues

Jun 06 2015

Fingerpicking Blues

Fingerpicking Blues Guitar PDF download. 15 songs. The arrangements in this book are carefully written for intermediate-level guitarists. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. The book also includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar. A nice book on finger style blues. A little on the simple side but it comes through in a pinch. It is a good start and includes blues tunes that are more current that you might want to play. This is a 5 star quality piece of work and gives the player precisely what they need wonderful melodies and...

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Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Jun 01 2015

Muddy Waters – Guitar Signature Licks

Arguably the heaviest bluesman ever, Muddy Waters literally electrified the Chicago blues world with the 1948 release of his first single on Chess Records (“I Can’t Be Satisfied”). By taking the Robert Johnson and Son House-inspired acoustic Delta blues that he had played in Mississippi and firing it up with raw amplification, he created the blueprint for generations of Chicago blues players. Bob Margolin played guitar in Muddy Waters’ band for seven years in the ’70s, absorbing his music first-hand. In this DVD, he shares the secrets of Muddy’s solo guitar and ensemble work and covers slow blues, boogie...

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Stephan Richter – Progressive Blues Bass

May 30 2015

Stephan Richter – Progressive Blues Bass

This book covers all the important aspects of Blues Bass playing, dealing with the most common Blues progressions, turnarounds, scales, riffs techniques in a variety of Blues styles. All examples are presented in both standard music and tablature. Also including a CD matching the lessons and exercises in the book. This book is better for someone who has barely been playing at all who needs information not only on the very basics of blues music, but also someone who has never taken the time to learn how scales can be put to use in composing lines with the basic...

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Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 3 – Repertoire

May 28 2015

Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 3 – Repertoire

Brozman digs deeper into the bottleneck blues repertoire with this exploration of major and minor keys in open and standard tunings. He covers traditional styles of Bukka White, Tampa Red, Charlie Patton and other Delta masters. Songs: “Old Dog Blues,” “Jitterbug Swing,” “Denver Blues,” “Cypress Grove,” “Telegram Blues,” “Pony Blues,” more. If you’re new to bottleneck playing, I’d recommend starting with disc one in the series. It will give you the bedrock basic techniques that are used extensively in these more advanced lessons. These discs provide additional techniques and licks that can be mixed and matched to play or...

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Fingerpicking Standards – 17 Songs

May 23 2015

Fingerpicking Standards – 17 Songs

Fingerpicking Standards: 17 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation & Tablature. This is a good resource for guitarists that have at least 1 to 2 years playing experience – preferably with fingerstyle technique. The arrangements are fairly simple and not too difficult to play. They’re generally played in first position with the odd excursion further up the fretboard. The arrangements in this book are carefully written for intermediate-level guitarists. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. The book includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar, and 17 fantastic songs. The songs are...

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