At a Glance: Lead Guitar

Oct 20 2015

At a Glance: Lead Guitar

A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Songs include:   Alive – Pearl Jam All Along – Jimi Hendrix Cold Gin – Kiss Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult Dream On – Aerosmith The End – The Doors, The Beatles,...

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Joe Bonamassa – Lead Guitar Unlimited

Oct 14 2015

Joe Bonamassa – Lead Guitar Unlimited

This lesson covers more material than you can possibly imagine. From Stevie Ray, Hendrix, Gatton, Beck, Clapton, and B.B. King influences to pick-and-finger style, it’s all here! Joe covers octaves in blues, 2-note bending, taking musical chances, over bending, slide guitar in open G tuning, wah-wah techniques, soloing over swing patterns, bounce picking, index finger bends, rock, blues, jazz and country styles and more to help create your own signature sound. Filmed early in his career, Joe was already a master player and teacher, and he gives it all he’s got on this re-mastered DVD. Music examples included in...

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Play Guitar With – Elvis Presley

Oct 04 2015

Play Guitar With – Elvis Presley

A new Book and CD collection of six classic Presley tunes, with newly recorded professional backing tracks so you can play along! The CD contains two specially recorded backing tracks of each song. The first is a full demo with guitar, showing you how it should sound, and a backing for vocals. The second is a backing track without guitar for you to play along with on your guitar. Both versions are without vocals and have instrumental cues so you can sing along too, with or without guitar. Songs include: A Fool Such As I Guitar Man (Marie’s The...

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Ed Friedland – Building Walking Bass Lines

Oct 03 2015

Ed Friedland – Building Walking Bass Lines

A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly, R&B, gospel, Latin, country and many other types of music. The term ‘walking’ is used to describe the moving feeling that quarter notes create in the bass part. The specific goal of this book is to familiarize players with the techniques used to build walking bass lines and to make them aware of how the process works. Through the use of 90-minutes’ worth of recorded rhythm tracks, players will have the opportunity to put the new...

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Thom Bresh – The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father Like Son

Sep 30 2015

Thom Bresh – The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father Like Son

Here’s a guitar lesson that is a must for all fans of Merle Travis! The only son of the legendary guitarist gives us an in-depth look at the famous technique that changed the course of guitar history. When Merle Travis passed away in 1983, we lost one of our most innovative and distinctive musical voices. Fortunately, his songs and fingerpicking style live on in the hands of his son, Thom Bresh, a talented and dynamic guitarist who learned the real Travis-style guitar right from the source. Thom Bresh grew up listening to, and later playing with, his famous father,...

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Jim Weider – Get That Classic Fender Sound

Sep 07 2015

Jim Weider – Get That Classic Fender Sound

Guitarist and Fender expert Jim Weider details the innovative and groundbreaking instrumental techniques of Roy Buchanan, James Burton, Steve Cropper, Robbie Robertson, Cornell Dupree, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jimi Hendrix, and provides a close-up look at some of the famous guitars and amps that made rock ‘n’ roll history! Jim amassed a mind-boggling collection of original instruments for this session. Each is linked to a specific player and style for a complete understanding of the way they were used to achieve their trademark sounds. Learn amazing licks and solos, and get a close-up look at some of...

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Tim Sparks – Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues

Aug 27 2015

Tim Sparks – Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues

Virtuoso acoustic wizard and fingerstyle master, Tim Sparks presents Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues, an insightful exploration of Early Americana Roots music and intensive fingerstyle study program for intermediate and advanced students. Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues covers Delta Blues, Country Gospel, New Orleans, Ragtime, Early Jazz and the most amazing version of “The Mississippi Blues” that we’ve ever seen performed or heard here. The tunes in this collection evoke a time when American Roots music crystallized and was transformed by the effects of recordings and radio. Some of these selections were written for guitar, others are adaptations from...

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Play Guitar With – Elvis Presley (The Early Years)

Aug 24 2015

Play Guitar With – Elvis Presley (The Early Years)

A new Book and CD collection of six classic Presley tunes, with newly recorded professional backing tracks so you can play along! The CD contains two specially recorded backing tracks of each song. The first is a full demo with guitar, showing you how it should sound, and a backing for vocals. The second is a backing track without guitar for you to play along with on your guitar. Both versions are without vocals and have instrumental cues so you can sing along too, with or without guitar. Songs include: All Shook Up Blue Suede Shoes Hound Dog Jailhouse...

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Steve Kaufman – Learning to Flatpick

Aug 23 2015

Steve Kaufman – Learning to Flatpick

Steve Kaufman’s comprehensive three-DVD course in bluegrass flatpicking takes you from “Picking 101” through advanced techniques that will enable you to hold your own in any band or jam session. On DVD #1, From the Beginning, you’ll learn a variety of essential flatpicking skills: proper pick grip, down-up strokes, rhythmic strumming and song accompaniment. Only a few minutes into the first lesson you’ll be starting to pick easy versions of well-known fiddle tunes. By DVD #2, Building Bluegrass Technique, you’ll have built a “runs vocabulary” and learned to crosspick, move up the neck, play bass runs and construct hot...

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The Guitar Of Chet Atkins

Aug 21 2015

The Guitar Of Chet Atkins

This DVD offers you something unique and powerful guitar lesson taught by CGP (Certified Guitar Player) Chet Atkins. Addressing intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitarists, Chet performs and describes in detail, phrase by phrase, the playing of nine of his classic arrangements. Split-screen techniques allow you to carefully study both his left and right hand movements. Your teacher for this lesson is one of the foremost fingerstyle guitar masters in the history of the guitar. A detailed tab/music instructional booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. Song List: Maybelle Petite Waltz Happy Again Londonderry Aire When You...

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