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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Duke Robillard – Uptown Blues, Jazz Rock and Swing Guitar

Jan 27 2015

Duke Robillard – Uptown Blues, Jazz Rock and Swing Guitar

Duke Robillard: Uptown Blues, Jazz Rock & Swing Guitar Take a tour of some great 1940s and 1950s American style as Duke shows you T-Bone Walker style, 9th chord extensions, blues ­based swing, Charlie Christian style, passing tones, Les Paul style, scraping the strings, special rhythm licks, fast note flurries, and rock ‘n’ roll style. Let Duke Robillard share his amazing skills with you in this classic Hot Licks session. Duke Robillard is totally exceptional. His command of the various Blues and Jazz guitar styles is authoritative, yet his painstaking and careful approach means that the licks and runs...

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Guitar World – How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

Jan 16 2015

Guitar World – How to Play Blues & Blues Rock

Let a pro show you how to play the blues and blues rock guitar just like the masters. In our jam-packed How to Play Blues and Blues Rock DVD, Guitar World’s own esteemed associate editor Andy Aledort shows you how to play licks from blues rock greats like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many others. You’ll also learn how to perform rhythm and lead in the style of blues masters and get a complete course in slide guitar, including how to play in the style of the great Elmore James. With more than 90 minutes’ worth...

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Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Dec 22 2014

Robben Ford – Back to the Blues

Robben Ford has become one of the world’s most recognized blues musicians. His trademark, tasty guitar style, is reinforced with incredible depth in jazz and rhythm and blues. Back to the Blues is a special two-part series exploring the finer points of contemporary blues guitar playing and features exciting live performances by Robben’s powerful trio, The Blue Line, with Roscoe Beck on bass and Tom Brechtlein on drums. Robben Ford is a truly exceptional guitarist and it is just a great pleasure to watch him perform. His ability to really play the blues and also bring some jazz influences...

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SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

Nov 28 2014

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2

SongXpress – Classic Surf Volume 2 (Spy & Rockabilly). Crank up the reverb and dial in the twang ’cause Dan Warner, your SongXpress instructor, is gonna show you some of the coolest guitar songs ever! All the great guitar from monster surf hits. SongXpress DVDs are the best way to learn your favorite songs. Our instructors use a friendly and detailed approach to show everything you need to know to start playng great songs right away. With this fun and exciting format, you will learn all the essential chords, riffs and licks for each song – just as you’ve...

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Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Nov 21 2014

Frank Gambale – Modes: No More Mystery

Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass). Jazz and blues guitar master Frank Gambale shows you how to play scales and leads in many different modes. In depth, he covers how to construct modal chord progressions, mode formulas and how...

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Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Nov 16 2014

Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Warren Haynes, of the Allman Brothers Band, has also enjoyed an outstanding solo career as a bluesman. On this great DVD he covers a wide range of blues and slide skills and techniques, including phrasing, vibrato, string bending, and soloing as well as mixing major and minor scales, using space, and looking for blue notes within intervals. An intense and rewarding blues lesson guaranteed to improve your playing! Includes a new introduction by Jeff Golub. Jeff began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and is a highly valued session player and...

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