Ledward Kaapana – The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Apr 11 2014

Ledward Kaapana – The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Ledward Kaapana is widely acknowledged to be one of the most exciting and accomplished players in ki ho’alu, or slack key guitar style. Playing in open-chord and other alternate tunings, Led’s two-finger picking and alternating bass is reminiscent of the great blues and country guitarists, but with the licks and harmonies typical of Hawaiian traditional music. His playing is loose and improvisational, and his repertoire encompasses both quiet, beautiful melodies and rip-roaring show-stoppers with lightning-fast licks and fancy picking. The beauty of the slack key style is that it’s made up of simple chords and melodies, but an accomplished...

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Johnny Hiland – Chicken Pickin Guitar

Apr 02 2014

Johnny Hiland – Chicken Pickin Guitar

Meet one of Nashville’s true guitar stars as Johnny Hiland takes you through some key aspects of country playing. As well as chicken pickin’, he covers double-stops, pedal steel licks, pick-and-finger hybrid picking, banjo rolls and lots more. He’s also joined by Arlen Roth, Bill Holloman, and Shannon Ford for some truly memorable band segments. Johnny’s a great player, evidenced by some of the great live playing that is captured in the studio on this disc. He’s also a really good teacher who takes the time to explain things and slow them down for you. His playing is well...

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Chart Hits Of ’01-’02 (Tab book)

Mar 23 2014

Chart Hits Of ’01-’02 (Tab book)

This outstanding collection assembles two dozen of the most popular hits. Chart Hits Of ’01-’02 for voice, piano and guitar chords. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 2001-2002 Best pop Songs includes over 20 Billboard-charting hits from pop artists like Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Jackson, Pink, Train. Songs include: Hero – Enrique Iglesias Thank You – Dido Follow Me – Uncle Kracker Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack If You’re Gone – Matchbox Twenty Nobody Wants To Be Lonely – Ricky...

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Scotty Anderson – Red Hot Guitar

Mar 19 2014

Scotty Anderson – Red Hot Guitar

Scotty Anderson is a true Master of the Telecaster with an incredible personal style that he demonstrates on this disc. Double and triple stops, unique right-hand techniques, wide-split double stops, chicken pickin’, open string banjo- and steel-styles, and Travis picking are just some of the wonders he demonstrates and explains during this feast of red hot guitar playing. A dazzling instructional gem! A classic Hot Licks title available once again! Hot, hot, hot! Marvel at the amazing Scotty Anderson as he shows you double & triple stops, unique right hand techniques, wide-split double stops, chicken pickin’, intricate scales &...

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Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps For Guitar (DVD)

Feb 21 2014

Fred Sokolow – Fretboard Roadmaps For Guitar (DVD)

If you want to learn your way around the fretboard, this is a great place to start. No DVD can teach you everything, but this one is a great overview and introduction to scales and soloing techniques. The DVD illustrates, very well, various concepts that can be used to improvise in any key and in any style of music. If you’ve been playing guitar for a while, are comfortable playing rhythm, but your soloing is pretty much limited to solos you’ve learned or worked out ahead of time, this DVD is a great next step. The lessons are easy...

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Troy Dexter – 50 Licks Country Style

Feb 06 2014

Troy Dexter – 50 Licks Country Style

Troy has a rich background in the Los Angeles country music scene. He has worked both live and in the studion with band members from Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt, The Desert Rose Band, Colleen Carter, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, James Taylor, The Tractors, The Doo Wah Riders, Theresa James and newcomer Jerry Carr. He has also had his songs performed by Gloria Loring on Gary Chapman’s show on TNN. Troy is a four year graduate of the Dick Groove School Of Music and taught a guitar styles class while attending. 50 Licks Country Style DVD Package In this incredible...

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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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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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