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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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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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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