Ed Friedland – Slap Bass: The Ultimate Guide

Jul 16 2015

Ed Friedland – Slap Bass: The Ultimate Guide

Instruction on how to play funk bass. Includes Snapping, Popping, Left Hand Integration, Dead Notes and other techniques. Dedicated Grooves are provided for each technique. Slow Demos and tips on creating your own grooves are also included. This is a great introduction to the Slap bass. Ed Friedland breaks the whole Slap technique into easy step by step parts. Building upon each as you progress. There are easy exercises and some ‘grooves’ to play, which makes it much more interesting. The Dvd also contains some advanced tricks for the Slapper who may think they may know it all. Music...

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Tony Rice – Master class: Up Close and Personal with a Guitar Great

Jun 19 2015

Tony Rice – Master class: Up Close and Personal with a Guitar Great

On this extraordinary DVD, Tony Rice shares more of the songs, instrumentals and picking techniques that have made him an iconic figure on the acoustic guitar scene for nearly four decades. Starting with Shady Grove, as played with David Grisman and Jerry Garcia on “The Pizza Tapes,” Tony brings back guitar arrangements from various phases in his long career. He explores classics such as I Don’t Want Your Mandolins Mister (“Tone Poems”), Church Street Blues (“Blake & Rice”), and More Pretty Girls Than One (“Skaggs & Rice”). Tony pays homage to the Carter Family on The Storms are on...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

Jun 17 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes For Guitar. Scales are the foundation of music and can be found in every known culture. With all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the guitar solo, the guitar riff and even the vocal melody! This video course includes every guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn – presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales, such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues, and then progressing into patterns that span all musical styles and cultures,...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Jun 04 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Country music is genre of American popular music that originated in the agrarian regions of the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from southeastern American folk music, Western cowboy. Blues mode has been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjoes, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. Having roots in Folk, Celtic, and Gospel music, Country and Country Western evolved rapidly in the 1920’s. This genre of music has spawned two of the...

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Albert Lee – Master Session

May 23 2015

Albert Lee – Master Session

Learn the licks, leads and solos that made Albert Lee a guitar hero! This disc brings you step-by-step tuition in Albert Lee’s guitar techniques by the man himself. Albert takes you through the licks and leads he has used on dozens of recordings including his classic work in Emmylou Harris’ Hotband. In this DVD reissue you’ll discover the secrets and techniques of Britain’s greatest country rock guitarist! Includes 24-page booklet. Don’t miss a chance. Masterclass from a master. Great to hear this wizard in action and watch his technique as well as learn some of his most well known...

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Fingerpicking Standards – 17 Songs

May 23 2015

Fingerpicking Standards – 17 Songs

Fingerpicking Standards: 17 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation & Tablature. This is a good resource for guitarists that have at least 1 to 2 years playing experience – preferably with fingerstyle technique. The arrangements are fairly simple and not too difficult to play. They’re generally played in first position with the odd excursion further up the fretboard. The arrangements in this book are carefully written for intermediate-level guitarists. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. The book includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar, and 17 fantastic songs. The songs are...

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Dave Celentano – Power Rhythm Guitar

May 22 2015

Dave Celentano – Power Rhythm Guitar

Power Rhythm Guitar is an awesome resource for guitarists. It contains thirty-one lessons for rhythm guitar that you can play by yourself, in a band, or as a back-up musician. With first chords, basic strumming and exercises in many musical styles, including: basic rock, country, hard rock, heavy metal, reggae, blues, funk and more. Ron Middlebrook with Dave Celentano’s book with be valuable and useful as you progress. A CD is included with full band examples of all lessons.  There are a lot of rhythm patterns in the book and each of them is played on enclosed CD. Many...

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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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Andy Aledort – In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin’

May 09 2015

Andy Aledort – In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin’

In the DVD How to Play Chicken Pickin’, Andy Aledort shows you how to play all the techniques associated with that legendary, lighting-fast style of country shredding known as “chicken pickin’.” Plus, you’ll get in-depth lesson on using two-note double-stops. As a guitarist, he has worked live and in the studio with Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and the Band of Gypsys rhythm section of bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles. Aledort has been a member of original Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts’ band, Great Southern, and performed with Buddy Guy, Double Trouble, Paul Rodgers and...

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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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