Ted Greene – Modern Chord Progressions

May 21 2017

Ted Greene – Modern Chord Progressions

A collection and explanation of many different types of important progressions for the intermediate and advanced guitarist. Ted Greene is one of those rare individuals who has made it his life’s work to teach harmony on the guitar. In this book, Ted takes you down the road to a greater understanding of how chords can be strung together to create harmonized musical phrases. The book is not for the beginner or for the faint of heart. It is best digested slowly – say a page at a time. The best favor you can do for yourself is to attack...

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Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

May 14 2017

Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

Rock, country, and blues and nine great styles – are arranged in a variation of styles and tempos to give readers the excitement of playing on location with a live band. Plus, the book offers personal instruction on how to use pentatonic scales. How to improvise lead lines over chord progressions and never play bad notes! The audio companion demonstrates all musical examples with full band back-up. Even if you don’t read music, this book will be very helpful. Easy to understand. Explains relationships of scales and chords. Presents a logical way to learn these relationships for all scales...

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Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

May 11 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

Rev. Gary Davis is the real thing. The authentic blind-seer. He is a genius with a brightly burning spirit, enormous musical intelligence, technical brilliance, an encyclopedic memory, driving passion, deep faith, a raunchy and gracious sense of humor. He (1896-1972) was born black in deep poverty in South Carolina, blind from an early age. He overcame these longest of odds to become world famous, a giant of American music. He brought together black and white styles, country gospel, folk themes, blues, jazz, ragtime, minstrel songs, dance tunes and popular song. He developed his own brilliant fingerpicking style that was...

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Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

May 05 2017

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar Recorded Versions). 12 transcriptions from the versatile, award-winning Aussie guitarist. Guitar Recorded Versions are note-for-note transcriptions of guitar music taken directly off recordings. This series, one of the most popular in print today, features some of the greatest guitar players and groups from blues, rock, and heavy metal. Guitar Recorded Versions are transcribed by the best transcribers in the business. Every book contains notes and tablature. Songs include: Blue Moon Initiation The Hunt Countrywide Determination Hearts Grow Fonder Stevie’s Blues Can’t Get Enough The Journey Up From Down Under Classical Gas Guitar Boogie Shuffle...

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Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

May 03 2017

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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Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Apr 26 2017

Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Open tunings have always been an integral part of the Country Blues Guitar tradition. In this approach the guitar is tuned to a full chord. Most blues players began playing the guitar in an open tuning as it made playing much easier yet gave the guitar a much stronger and richer sound. For a minimum of effort you can produce a maximum of sound, rhythm and music. The most popular Country Blues tunings were the Open G tuning, also called Spanish tuning and the Open D tuning, also called Vestapol tuning. Also used by a few Delta guitarists such...

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Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Apr 24 2017

Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Keith Wyatt, one of the country’s foremost blues and rock educators, takes you through all aspects of acoustic slide playing including choosing the right slide, open tunings, use of a capo, fingerboard patterns, vibrato, special intonations, and muting techniques. Keith also shows you how to mix slide with standard guitar technique for fills and self accompaniment. From preparation to actual performing, instructor Keith Wyatt covers the fundamentals of playing acoustic slide guitar in this entry in Beyond Basics series. Words cannot explain how awesome this guy is in playing the blues. Trust me, if your curious about slide guitar,...

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Jam With Dire Straits

Apr 23 2017

Jam With Dire Straits

Dire Straits is a one of the most unique and talented bands of the modern era. Mark Knopfler is one of the better guitarists of our time, and has had a huge impact on others. Dire Straits were a British rock band that formed in Deptford, London, in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley and Pick Withers. Dire Straits’ sound drew from a variety of musical influences, including jazz, folk, and blues, and came closest to beat music within the context of rock and roll. If you like music you will enjoy this. This...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd – Guitar Signature Licks

Apr 22 2017

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. Greg is an Excellent teacher. His lessons are both challenging and enjoyable. Probably best for a player with more experience. All in all, terrific,...

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Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

Apr 21 2017

Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

This is the perfect course for those who want to play three-finger style bluegrass banjo from scratch. You may never have touched a banjo before, but Pete will have you picking right from the opening minutes of this user-friendly DVD. After getting tuned up and learning some easy chords, Pete teaches you the basic rolls and left-hand fingerings that make up your first bluegrass instrumental. As you progress, you’ll learn how to add slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and a variety of right-hand rolls in the three-finger bluegrass style. By the time you finish this course, you’ll be picking favorite bluegrass...

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