The Legendary Guitar of James Burton

Jan 28 2014

The Legendary Guitar of James Burton

James Burton is highly regarded in the industry with a roll call of famous names who have sought his contribution to their music: Randy Newman, Gram Parsons, and Emmylou Harris among them. On this DVD he covers vibrato, stringbending, pick & finger techniques, solo construction, slides steel effects and his trademark ‘chicken pickin” style. The result is a unique insight into the skills and techniques of the man Elvis Presley called ‘one of the finest guitar players I have ever met. Jeff Golub began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 20 – Creedence Clearwater Revival (DVD)

Jan 25 2014

Guitar Play-Along Volume 20 – Creedence Clearwater Revival (DVD)

Learn to play 8 legendary Creedence Clearwater Revival’ songs. The Guitar Play-Along DVD series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along, or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options. Each DVD includes great songs that all guitarists will...

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Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

Jan 23 2014

Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

The Little By Little Songbook breaks down sixteen songs from Tommy’s latest double album. Control your learning experience with interactive features and tools like looping, synching and zooming.  Viewing angles include wide, right-hand, front of left-hand and back of left hand.  A “tri-view” feature enables three angles to show simultaneosly. For each of the sixteen tracks: Tommy shares the background on his inspiration for the composition and performs the tune in its entirety. He then walks you through a detailed note-by-note breakdown covering every section of the arrangement and every technique he employs for the track. From intros to...

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Brent Mason: Nashville Chops And Western Swing Guitar

Jan 21 2014

Brent Mason: Nashville Chops And Western Swing Guitar

One of Nashville’s leading session guitarists takes you through a dazzling array of the techniques and styles: chicken pickin’ rhythm & lead, Jerry Reed style, unique bends, double stops, banjo-style licks, claw style, drop D licks, and dozens more are all demonstrated and clearly explained by Brent. A feature-packed master class for any fan of country guitar! If you’re already a competent player who’s a Brent fan, you have to have this and do what you can to learn all the licks. But if you’re new to the country guitar genre or a relatively inexperienced player, you’d do better...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 3

Jan 10 2014

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Bluegrass Volume 3

This music is usually related to the deep southerns. It can be refered to “twangy” because of the banjos and other musical instruments. It is similar to country music but bluegrass usually are based upon religion, freedom, and the older days. Some songs are the artist just talking/singing or they have several musical instruments such as a banjo, violin, and more banjos. The songs almost never have a negative message and are created for easy listening. Bluegrass is a genre of music that is REALLY hard to sing or play but sounds excellent when done correctly. This volume will...

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Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Jan 04 2014

Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Getting Started on Electric Guitar offers a complete course for the beginning electric guitarist. Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales and techniques used by electric guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections. The First Step covers (part 1): tuning methods string names essential chords and scales used by all players-musical reference section (notes, rhythms, chords and scales) practice tips fretting-hand technique-picking-hand technique backing tracks for play-along an animated fretboard plus much more. Play Electric! covers...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd – Guitar Signature Licks

Dec 06 2013

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Guitar Signature Licks

Lynyrd Skynyrd stands as one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time, with strong songs fuled by creative and incendiary guitar work. The triple-guitar onslaught of Allen Collins’ Gibson Firebird, Gary Rossington’s Les Paul, and Ed King’s Fender Stratt (later played by Steve Gaines) created a unique sound. The Learn to play eight classic hits by the great blues rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd, all taught to you in note-by-note detail by Greg Koch. Songs include: Don’t Ask Me No Questions Free Bird Gimme Three Steps I Know a Little Sweet Home Alabama That Smell What’s Your Name...

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Greg Koch – Guitar Gristle

Nov 07 2013

Greg Koch – Guitar Gristle

A feast for the fingers served up by the master of guitar histrionics! The inimitable Greg Koch discusses and demonstrates his twisted but tasty take on the guitar in gory detail. Greg Koch’s virtuosity, sense of humor, and articulate nature have led to a successful career as a band leader, studio musician, author, clinician, and recording artist with Steve Vai’s Favored Nations label. A multiple award-winning string manipulator, he divides his time between international clinic tours, writing, recording and performing in Greg Koch and the Tone Controls (featured on this DVD). The menu includes full-band demos of select Koch...

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Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Oct 22 2013

Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash left us a wonderful country songbook, and in this one-hour and twenty minute lesson Fred shows you how to play and sing eight of Cash’s most popular gems.You’ll learn to back yourself up singing, using basic fingerpicking patterns and first position chords, with lots of bass runs thrown in. You’ll also learn to fingerpick a solo for each tune. Fred grew up with Johnny Cash’s music, and his natural, easy arrangements suit the material and are easy to learn. After playing and singing each song, Fred goes over any tricky techniques or runs, then he plays the...

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Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Oct 14 2013

Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Most of us have been taught to solo and improvise by learning how to play specific scale patterns over certain chords and progressions. The classic example of this is the minor pentatonic scale, which we are told works beautifully over any I IV V progression. And sure enough, millions of guitar players blow minor pentatonic scales incessantly without worrying about the ‘chord changes.’ For the most part, those notes do indeed work BUT there’s still something missing. Where are those ‘sweet notes’ that our guitar heroes are playing? Sweet Notes to the rescue! The next challenge that most of...

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