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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Max Milligan – Play Steve Cropper

Mar 22 2015

Max Milligan – Play Steve Cropper

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s most outstanding guitarists, this release concentrates on one of the greatest figures in Memphis soul, Steve Cropper. Play Cropper is part of a series of instructional programs showing you how to play like the pros. This title focuses on the one and only Steve Cropper. Steve “The Colonel” Cropper, guitarist, songwriter and producer has been associated with numerous musical artists from Otis Redding to Wilson Pickett throughout his 50 years plus career. In 1996, was named “the greatest living guitar player” by...

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Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

Mar 20 2015

Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

From DW, Kick Snare Hat: The Superstars of Hip-Hop and R&B is a double DVD set shot in HD. Kick Snare Hat includes tons of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, playing footage and bonus features with the genre’s elite. And for the first time ever on film, they’re playing together in one room. If you love Hip Hop and R&B drumming, you’ll love Kick Snare Hat. Join Gerald Heyward, Nisan Stewart, Cora Coleman-Dunham and Aaron Spears as they take you on the ride of a lifetime. Learn what inspires them, drives them, and takes them to the top of their game....

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Frank Vignola – Jazz Up Your Blues

Mar 05 2015

Frank Vignola – Jazz Up Your Blues

Jazzers, rockers, bluesmen, twangers, funksters, metal heads and polka players take note – this highly addictive new set of jazz blues guitar lessons from monster of the six-string, Frank Vignola, will inject such massive degrees of soul and groove into your improvisations that you’ll likely not be able to put your instrument down for weeks on end. So, skip the following description, download the course immediately and bid your family and friends a loving fare thee well. You’re gonna be happily busy for a while. Still here? Fair enough. Here’s more scoop and a little genealogy to mull over…...

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The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

Feb 17 2015

The Commandments of R&B Drumming by Zoro

The Commandments of R&B Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Soul, Funk and Hip Hop. The Commandments of R&B Drumming is a historical and in-depth study of R&B drumming, from soul to funk to hip-hop, written by world-renowned session & live drummer Zoro (Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Sean Lennon). Topics include practice tips, developing the funky bass drum and hi-hat, creating and playing with loops, and what are considered the Ten Commandments of Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop (the top ten recordings from each era). This book not only pays homage to the R&B drummers of the past, but gives the...

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