David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

May 13 2015

David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

50 of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest licks you must know. The path from pentatonic sameness to heavy jazzed blues catitude often appears strewn with mystifying theoretical explanations and effete bossa renditions of “The Days of Wine and Roses.” Feh! David Hamburger’s 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You MUST Know cuts right to the chase, offering up some of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest ways to navigate through any shuffle, boogaloo, minor blues or jazz-blues chord changes. Hamburger digs deep into the 50s and 60s, when labels like Blue Note, Prestige and Riverside were serving up the funky, down-home...

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vGuitar Lessons Archive

May 11 2015

vGuitar Lessons Archive

Here is for your attention a very nice set of guitar lessons from British guitarist Ben Lowrey. 58 video lessons include a variety of compositions known rock bands and artists such as:  AC/DC, Aerosmith, Chuck Berry, Dire Straits, Eric Clapton, Extreme, Gary Moore, Green Day, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Lynrd Skynrd, Metallica, Nirvana, Oasis, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Eagles and other. All lessons have a small embedded window with tabs, easy to understand. The set also includes lessons of guitar tuning, guitar basics, some techniques and so on....

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B.B. King – Blues Master Complete (Book)

May 07 2015

B.B. King – Blues Master Complete (Book)

Blues Master I, II, and III books packaged together, a color poster and even a B.B. King guitar pick. Performance notes, harmonic analysis and rhythm guitar parts make this  the perfect package for mastering the blues idiom. This book is additional stuff for the video B.B. King – Blues Master. So we recommend to study with DVD. Learn all you can. Learn to play the basics first, then expand your technique, but don’t forget the little things that become so important: dynamics, note choice, phrasing. Songs include: You Upset Me Baby Rock Me Baby Nobody Loves Me But My...

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Danny Gatton – Strictly Rhythm Guitar

May 05 2015

Danny Gatton – Strictly Rhythm Guitar

This follow-up to Danny Gatton’s Telemaster! covers a huge range of rhythm guitar styles played by one of the world’s great guitarists. Danny shows you how to play everything including organ-style comping, rockabilly and country power chords, ‘dead-thumb’ constant bass… and much more. Danny demonstrates the rhythm part in isolation then in context with Arlen Roth on lead guitar. A true rhythm guitar master class from a guitar genius! Chord Corner is like an audio-visual chord dictionary of the essential chords you’ll encounter on the DVD. It lets you hear the sound of each chord and see a photograph...

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Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Apr 30 2015

Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Gil Sharone’s “Wicked Beats” is a complete guide to the Jamaican drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone takes you on a musical journey through these styles and explores some of the earlier styles that helped shape them including African Nyabingi and Burru drumming. Gil introduces and demonstrates classic “riddims” that are essential for achieving an authentic sound. With instructional breakdowns, stellar performances, detailed eBook and in-depth commentary, you will be able to fully grasp what these highly influential styles have to offer and apply them to your own playing! In this DVD you find how to...

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Buster B. Jones – Guitar Styles and Techniques of Jerry Reed

Apr 18 2015

Buster B. Jones – Guitar Styles and Techniques of Jerry Reed

“Buster B. Jones is an acoustic player, a fingerpicker, a country flavored soloist, and he’s one of the finest players we’ve heard in years… His technique is only a means to an end. His true gifts are his melodic sense, innate musicianship, unfailing human, and brilliant improvisational powers. He can drive a tune with fluid rhythmic force or stroke it with sensuous, loving touch… He’s a monster player with chops galore, great ideas and an encyclopedic reservoir of guitaristic influences.” The style of Jerry Reed is a unique blend of syncopated rhythms, banjo-style rolls and brilliant chord voicings that...

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Allen Hinds – Blues Fusion Lesson Package

Apr 17 2015

Allen Hinds – Blues Fusion Lesson Package

Allen is one of the most sought after Guitar Teachers at the famed Musicians Institute. He is one of those guys that has the most amazing Guitar Tone plays some of the most tasteful Riffs / Licks/ Phrases and then completely blows your mind with his untouchable and super smooth Legato Licks. If you are not familiar with Allen Hinds – he has studied with some of the greatest Guitar Players out there from Robben Ford to Scott Henderson to Joe Pass. He has been an Instructor at Musicians Institute ever since he Graduated there himself with Honors (on...

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Larry Carlton Master Class: 335 Blues

Apr 16 2015

Larry Carlton Master Class: 335 Blues

Mr. 335 also plays the blues like nobody’s business. Better yet, Larry possesses an extraordinary ability to brilliantly communicate both the art and science of blues guitar. 335 Blues, Larry’s first course in twenty years, imparts Carlton’s philosophical, technical and musical approach in a genre rich with expression and improvisation – the blues. 335 Blues is a hands-on, playing course. No tedious theory or exercises here. You’ll be playing something new and majorly cool within fifteen minutes of digging in. But, put your time in and 335 Blues will likely remodel your entire approach to and understanding of blues guitar....

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Danny Gill’s Blues Guitar for Absolute Beginners

Mar 26 2015

Danny Gill’s Blues Guitar for Absolute Beginners

This superb DVD features easy-to-absorb lessons that are designed to teach beginning guitarists the essentials of blues guitar playing. Over the course of this DVD you will learn lead techniques such as string bending hammer-ons & pull-offs slide and vibrato that can also be used in other styles from jazz to metal. These wee licks and tips need hard work to memorise but they add variety to the average guitarists playing. Hard work is never easy. This is a very good guide for folks that are just trying to get started playing the blues. Highly recommended. This DVD covers:...

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Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Mar 25 2015

Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Bass Day ’97 was a historic event organized by the Bass Collective NYC and Bass Player Magazine. Already announced as an annual affair, the inaugural Bass Day brought together world class bassists, equipment manufacturers, bass students, and bass fans from all over the globe for unforgettable, all-day show that included clinics, demonstrations, interviews and all-star jam session. Bass Day Highlights contains perfomances, instructional material, and post- clinic comments from all 6 Bass Day clinicians, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at 10 incredible hours the bass world will never forget. Included are jazz virtuoso John Patitucci on acoustic bass...

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