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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Fred Sokolow – Travis Picking for Beginners

Mar 27 2015

Fred Sokolow – Travis Picking for Beginners

Merle Travis’ brilliant fingerpicking style inspired Chet Atkins and generations of country, folk, bluegrass and rock guitarists. Travis picking is a very complete use of the guitar: when you play steady, alternating bass notes with your thumb and pick melodies with your fingers you’re playing lead, rhythm and bass all by yourself. But how do you keep that thumb-bass independent so it doesn’t get derailed when your fingers pick the melody? Fred makes it easy for beginners or intermediate guitarists by breaking it all down and taking each song step by step. First you learn the melody, then add...

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Stefan Grossman – Complete Country Blues Guitar

Mar 06 2015

Stefan Grossman – Complete Country Blues Guitar

Don’t miss a chance to learn a lot of beautiful songs from maestro Stefan Grossman. The lessons are from beginner to advanced level. Over 50 fingerpicking guitar solos in notation and tablature in country blues, Delta blues, ragtime blues, Texas blues and bottleneck styles. An extremely comprehensive blues solo collection. 2 CD’s included. He tabs out fifty-seven songs in a variety of styles and tunings, enough to keep any student busy for a year or more. Each song has at least one fully-transcribed verse. Many have intros and outros, and some are complete arrangements. Most of the book covers...

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Albert Lee – Virtuoso Techniques

Mar 04 2015

Albert Lee – Virtuoso Techniques

Eminent studio guitarist Albert Lee shares his expertise with aspiring guitarists. Guests include Sterling Ball, Jim Cox and Bob Mater. For intermediate to advanced levels. This video will have you play terrific riffs in no time. Virtuoso Techniques focuses on the components which make up Albert Lee’s brilliant country style: classic intros and endings, chicken picking, lines using thirds, sixths and tenths, banjo-style picking, open-string rolls, pedal steel-type bends, and more. This video is truly a lexicon of country guitar techniques. If you are going to watch this video make sure you have the tabs, there are a lot...

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Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 2 – Advanced Technique

Feb 03 2015

Bob Brozman: Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar Vol. 2 – Advanced Technique

A complete toolbox to dramatically increase your repertoire and enhance your blues arrangements and improvisations. Bob provides both a historical and a technical analysis of the styles and innovations originally created by Robert Johnson, Son House, Charlie Patton and other Delta slide masters. Songs: “Come on in My Kitchen,” “Delta Memories” and “Rollin’ and Tumblin’.” Intermediate. Splendid DVD tutorial by an outstanding musician. Highly recommended to anyone interested in learning slide guitar. These DVDs, along with volume one, are hands down the best available if you want to play authentic pre-war style blues slide guitar. Bob Brozman is an...

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Fred Sokolow – Rockabilly Guitar

Jan 30 2015

Fred Sokolow – Rockabilly Guitar

Fred Sokolow is an extremely versatile musician. Although he is most often seen playing jazz guitar and singing in Los Angeles night spots, he is just as likely to turn up playing 5 string banjo at bluegrass festivals or rock guitar at studio sessions. You may even spot him playing Resonator Guitar or mandolin on various folk revivals seen on cable and public television. Besides soloing as a jazz guitarist/vocalist, Fred also has fronted his own jazz, bluegrass and rock bands. He has toured with Bobbie Gentry, Jim Stafford and The Limeliters. He has performed in such diverse settings...

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Albert Lee – Country Boy

Dec 31 2014

Albert Lee – Country Boy

Albert Lee is a legendary guitarist whose speed, phrasing, feel and choice of notes has earned the reputation as the world’s premier country guitarist. This Country Boy DVD combines two of his best-selling videos: Advanced Country Guitar and Virtuoso Techniques into one fantastic method. Advanced Country Guitar features Albert playing some of his all-time favourite tunes and analysing his baffling technique in depth! From his hybrid Travis-picking style, chord voicings, scalar ideas to analysis of his classic guitar parts. Virtuoso Techniques focuses on the components that make up Albert’s style. Using dozens of practical examples, he covers classic intros...

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Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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