Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

Oct 05 2013

Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so you can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! A supersized collection of 16 songs. Songs...

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Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Oct 04 2013

Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know

Attention Bluesmen, Rockers, Jazzers, Folksters, Twangers, Fingerpickers, Singer-Songwriters and anybody else that straps a guitar on for work or pleasure – this is a must-have guitar course for you! Muriel Anderson’s 50 Right-Hand Techniques You MUST Know is the first and only resource of its kind, and it’s especially relevant today as musical styles converge to create fresh, exciting and interesting accompaniments, solos and compositions. Using the correct right-hand technique is often times the very essence of a particular style and so whether you are drilling down on a specific style or more focused on spicing up your sound...

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Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Sep 28 2013

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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Max Milligan – Play Allman

Sep 07 2013

Max Milligan – Play Allman

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and technique made famously recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists, this release focuses on “Skydog” himself, Duane Allman. Known for his expressive slide guitar playing and inventive improvisational skill as well as his ability to draw the best out of other musicians, Howard Duane Allman is still thought to be one of the world’s greatest guitarists over 40 years after his untimely death. A sought after session musician throughout his career for great acts such as Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett, Duane found greatest success was when he and younger...

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Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

Aug 19 2013

Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

This program features two of the world’s most outstanding bass players, Victor Bailey and Victor Wooten. The veteran musicians share their years of experience with students of the bass, on subjects ranging from techniques to arrangements to styles. They demonstrate styles including blues, rock, jazz, country, new age, and heavy metal. Tunes from different genres are performed, so that the at-home student can play along. Bailey and Wooten also discuss how to best showcase the unique sounds of the bass when it is used as a solo instrument, or when it accompanies other instruments. See also: Victor Wooten –...

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Joe Dalton – 50 Country Guitar Licks You Must Know

May 29 2013

Joe Dalton – 50 Country Guitar Licks You Must Know

Top educator, performing artist and Nashville twang ace Joe Dalton draws from years of experience in the studio and on stage to present these 50 hot-country guitar licks you MUST know! Dalton’s handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques takes you through a variety of country styles to help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary you’ll need to take your country guitar playing to the next level. Joe shares his favorite go-to moves and licks, including pedal steel lines that incorporate bends against stationary notes with hybrid right-hand picking techniques. You’ll explore acoustic riffs, chicken pickin’...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

Dec 14 2012

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

MJS – Easy Guitar Tricks – Lead And Rhythm Guitar Techniques Used By The Pros! Learn to use the highly-guarded techniques of the guitar pros! Make each and every note count! Playing a note – or even a handful of notes – is one thing, but learning to give each note life, while making them sound tight, professional and desirable, is an important task to master. Using simple techniques that have taught thousands of eager students over the past 18 years, expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal teaches you fun, useful guitar tricks quickly and easily. You’ll be amazed...

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Ernie Hawkins – The Guitar Of Lightnin’ Hopkins

Oct 02 2012

Ernie Hawkins – The Guitar Of Lightnin’ Hopkins

When you hear someone say “Texas Blues Guitar,” you may immediately think of Steve Ray and Jimmie Vaughn or maybe Freddie King. The invisible presence, buried deep in everyone of their guitar riffs, is the true king of Texas blues, Lightnin’ Hopkins. Lightnin’, who knew Blind Lemon Jefferson as a child, is Jimmie Vaughn’s favorite guitarist. Offered here are all the basics, many of the secrets and tricks of Lightnin’s deeply accomplished, deceptively simple acoustic Texas boogie guitar style. This lesson features rare video footage from the 1950’s and 1960’s of Lightnin’ playing five tunes. Lightnin’ plays the tune...

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Lenny Breau – Master Class

Jan 16 2012

Lenny Breau – Master Class

Lenny Breau – Master Class This rare video taped footage of Lenny Breau was captured in July 1982, while he was teaching a master class at the University of Southern California. It is not a high-tech production, but a precious moment in time, captured on amateur video. The unassuming Breau plays each song, takes questions from the class and explains his technique and methods. Jazz guitar enthusiasts and Lenny Breau fans will appreciate the opportunity to have this visual glimpse into the genius of Lenny Breau, and all music lovers will marvel at his incredible, effortless and unique style...

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Albert Lee – Highlights

Nov 17 2011

Albert Lee – Highlights

Albert Lee has played with Eric Clapton, the Everly Brothers, Rosanne Cash, and many others. He is also a recording artist in his own right, having released four critically acclaimed albums, two of which were nominated for Grammy Awards. His speed, phrasing, feel, and choice of notes have earned him the reputations the premier country guitarist. Highlights features Albert Lee at his best, playing some of his favorite tunes and original compositions and analyzing his baffling technique in depth. Using dozens of practical examples, Albert runs the gamut of country guitar stylings, including intros and endings, banjo-style picking, double-stop...

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