Eric Johnson – The Fine Art of Guitar

Sep 10 2014

Eric Johnson – The Fine Art of Guitar

Here is the follow-up to Eric’s classic instructional DVD Total Electric Guitar. Building on that DVD, Eric goes on to show you: tempered tuning, pick and finger techniques, his famous ‘Koto’ technique, slide guitar, volume swells for lead and slide plus a host of technical tips including multi-amp setup, action and string tension adjustments. The DVD also includes several exclusive live performances by Eric playing with his band! It all adds up to the ultimate electric guitar lesson! You’ll never miss a note with these unique features: see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played;...

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Chris Duarte – Axploration

Aug 20 2014

Chris Duarte – Axploration

Emerging from the hotbed of Lonestar State blues in Austin, Texas, Chris Duarte has established himself as a major guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader. Duarte developed his monster Strat chops by studying the styles of fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson, as well as guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix. In this DVD, Duarte draws on his considerable experience to provide valuable insights into his style and musicianship. Chris is one of the greatest guitarists but he never really seemed to make it big. Well if you just want to see him play live which you can’t...

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Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Aug 08 2014

Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Total Modal thoroughly examines the theory, harmony and application of 19 essential modes and scales for composition and improvisation. This intensive study program will provide a comprehensive framework for composing melodies and hooks, improvising over any set of changes, superimposing scales, creating progressions and constructing chords for any musical application. In short, Total Modal is the definitive scale and mode application resource. The 19 scales and modes covered are: Ionian, Dorian, Dorian b2, Phrygian, Lydian, Lydian #5, Lydian b7, Mixolydian, Mixolydian b6, Mixolydian b2 b6, Aeolian, Locrian, Locrian natural 2, Jazz Minor, Harmonic Minor, Altered, Diminished, Symmetrical Diminished and...

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Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

Jul 20 2014

Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

This video program is intended for intermediate level students who have already progressed past the beginning stages of guitar playing. The pentatonic scale is one of the most common scales in all of popular music. It’s used to play melodies, riffs, lead guitar solos and bass lines. In this video program you will learn the five pentatonic patterns plus how to use the scales, application, improvisation and technique. Topics covered include, connecting the patterns and covering the whole fretboard, transposing to different keys, major and minor tonalities, the blues scale, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends and alternate picking, guitar theory...

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Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Jul 14 2014

Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Solo guitar lessons from beginners to advanced, from maestro Al Palubeckis. In this course, on DVD, dealt with solo variations in different styles – Blues, Funk, Fusion, Hard Rock / Heavy Metal, Punk, Rockabilly. Blues solo #1 – a beginner solo in the style of B.B. King and Eric Clapton, with an intro reminiscent of a technique used by Robert Johnson. Blues solo #2 – an intermediate solo, in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughn. Funk solo – an intermediate/difficult solo, with a jazz/blues feel. Incorporates a SRV/EC sound with some Mike Stern influenced jazz passages. Funk/Blues solo –...

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Robben Ford – Playin’ The Blues

Jul 11 2014

Robben Ford – Playin’ The Blues

Good instructional video for fans of Ford, or intermediate guitarists who want a new perspective on playing blues guitar. There are countless ways for guitarists to tackle the blues… some choose an analytical approach, while others try to put as much emotion into the music as possible. Guitarist Robben Ford seems to have found a happy middle-ground, which he tries to teach viewers to accomplish in Playin’ the Blues. Ford walks guitarists through some basics of blues guitar, and provides some insight (including use of a modified minor pentatonic scale, which substitutes a sixth for the flattened seventh). Ford...

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Robben Ford – The Blues & Beyond

Jul 04 2014

Robben Ford – The Blues & Beyond

The Blues & Beyond reveals Robben’s advanced concepts for improvising and comping. Performing his well-known renditions of several blues classics, Robben demonstrates how he plays over chord changes. Robben also discusses phrasing and playing “outside” using pentatonic, diminished, and melodic minor scales. Check out the “Miles Groove,” where Robbem plays a great solo combining blues, bebop, and modern “out” lines. And to help you capture Robben’s unique style, most of the solos, chords, and playing demonstrations have been transcribed in the music and tab book included. Robben Ford a true innovator in contemporary jazz fusion reveals his advanced concepts...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 19 – 20

Jun 29 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 19 – 20

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Guitar Method In The Style Of Brian Setzer

Jun 22 2014

Guitar Method In The Style Of Brian Setzer

Hosted by Curt Mitchell, a respected guitarist’s guitarist. Besides an acclaimed playing, recording, composing and touring career with Razormaid and Bangalore Choir among others, Curt has been dedicated to guiding new guitarists with over 50 MVP videos & DVDs. These guitar lessons have garnered many “best new guitar instructional product” awards and are certain to help you play guitar in the style of your favorite artists, and discover your own music. Each title covers amp and effects settings, picking techniques, plus full band and rhythm tracks for practice.The guitar work of Brian Setzer has won plaudits from a vast...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 16-18

Jun 20 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 16-18

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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