Albert Lee – Advanced Country Guitar

Mar 14 2016

Albert Lee – Advanced Country Guitar

In Advanced Country Guitar, Albert Lee performs some of his favorite tunes and analyzes his baffling technique in depth. Songs include “Fun Ranch Boogie”, “Tiger Rag” and “That’s Alright Mama”. Albert also discusses his hybrid Travis picking style, chord voicing, scalar ideas, how to create long seamless lines based off chord shapes, double stopconcepts, and analysis of his classic guitar parts. Complete note-for-note transcriptions of the solos, jams, and exercises. Albert Lee is one of the finest guitarists of his genre with a professional resume as long as your arm. This video is useful and you can learn from...

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Guitar Licks Goldmine – 200 Country Licks

Mar 08 2016

Guitar Licks Goldmine – 200 Country Licks

A Guitar Licks Goldmine awaits in this incredible country collection! With four hours of content, this DVD is jam-packed with a variety of tasty lead lines, fingerstyle phrases, and creative riffs personally taught to you by professional guitarists John Heussenstamm, Chad Johnson, and Josh Tovar. From classic country to country rock and beyond, each and every authentic lick includes; A walk-through explanation by a pro guitarist. Note-for-note on-screen tablature. Normal- and slow-speed performance demos. This DVD teaches 200 terrific licks that guitarists can incorporate into their own playing. Clocking in at nearly 4 hours, this DVD features walk-through explanations...

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Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Country Blues Guitar

Jan 30 2016

Stefan Grossman – Fingerpicking Country Blues Guitar

This DVD lesson has been designed to help beginner and intermediate students of fingerpicking country blues guitar improve their playing skills and increase their repertoires using an alternating bass technique. Stefan Grossman illustrates and explains in detail ten fingerstyle arrangements in the keys of C, D, E, A, G and F. These popular blues and ragtime songs come from the playing of Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, Mance Lipscomb and Elizabeth Cotten. Each tune is discussed and taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split screen so that you can clearly see what each hand is...

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Corey Harris Teaches Blues Guitar from Mississippi to Mali

Jan 22 2016

Corey Harris Teaches Blues Guitar from Mississippi to Mali

Corey Harris has absorbed American country blues traditions and plays them as authentically and powerfully as anyone on the scene today. He has also explored the African guitar styles on which much of the blues was based, and on this remarkable instructional session he teaches songs and instrumentals that bridge the gap between the two cultures. Corey starts by teaching two blues in C: High Fever Blues, his original based on old Charlie Patton/Tommy Johnson style blues, and Blind Blake’s more rag-like C. C. Pill Blues. Tuning to open E, Corey gives you a detailed lesson in slide guitar....

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Troy Dexter – Rockabilly Guitar

Jan 10 2016

Troy Dexter – Rockabilly Guitar

Troy Dexter demonstrates effects devices (tremolo, echo, reverb and distortion) and how they were used by the different players. Troy also shows chord voicing and application, the scales inherent in Rockabilly and how they are applied. He gives you examples of thirds and fifths, intervals, whole-tone licks, chromatic lead-ins, horn stab riffs, chord raking, vibrato bar techniques, bends, slides, shuffle rhythms and more. The accompanying booklet comes complete with easy-to-follow notation and diagrams which correspond exactly to this DVD. Explore the styles of: Scotty Moore Guitarist for Elvis Carl Perkins Sun Records, Most famous for Blue Suede Shoes Brian...

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Joe Dalton – Big Twang

Jan 03 2016

Joe Dalton – Big Twang

Twang is a modern hybrid of blues, country, rock and jazz guitar made popular by players like Albert Lee, Danny Gatton, Johnny Hiland, Ray Flacke, Brent Mason, Scotty Anderson, Red Volkaert, James Burton and Jimmy Bryant to name a few. Big Twang is a hands-on playing course that delivers a comprehensive range of Twang techniques and essential tricks of the trade without struggling through tedious theory and exercises. Bona fide master twanger, Joe Dalton will guide you through a wide variety of rhythm and soloing parts for five distinctive grooves that he has prepared to illustrate the diversity of...

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Steve Kaufman: Picking Up Speed – Drills and Tunes for Flatpick Guitarists

Nov 07 2015

Steve Kaufman: Picking Up Speed – Drills and Tunes for Flatpick Guitarists

You the tools you need to get over the musical speed bumps – without crashing and burning as you go. It’s all a matter of getting your right- and left-hand mechanics working correctly, and Steve has powerful advice and well-thought-out exercises to help you. Using tunes like “Old Joe Clark,” “Soldier’s Joy” and “Big Mon” as drills, Steve works on your hand and pick coordination and shows how to practice for best results. Tips on left-hand fretting positions (keep a light touch, very little skin on the back of the guitar neck), combined with how to hold and move...

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At a Glance: Lead Guitar

Oct 20 2015

At a Glance: Lead Guitar

A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Songs include:   Alive – Pearl Jam All Along – Jimi Hendrix Cold Gin – Kiss Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult Dream On – Aerosmith The End – The Doors, The Beatles,...

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Joe Bonamassa – Lead Guitar Unlimited

Oct 14 2015

Joe Bonamassa – Lead Guitar Unlimited

This lesson covers more material than you can possibly imagine. From Stevie Ray, Hendrix, Gatton, Beck, Clapton, and B.B. King influences to pick-and-finger style, it’s all here! Joe covers octaves in blues, 2-note bending, taking musical chances, over bending, slide guitar in open G tuning, wah-wah techniques, soloing over swing patterns, bounce picking, index finger bends, rock, blues, jazz and country styles and more to help create your own signature sound. Filmed early in his career, Joe was already a master player and teacher, and he gives it all he’s got on this re-mastered DVD. Music examples included in...

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Thom Bresh – The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father Like Son

Sep 30 2015

Thom Bresh – The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father Like Son

Here’s a guitar lesson that is a must for all fans of Merle Travis! The only son of the legendary guitarist gives us an in-depth look at the famous technique that changed the course of guitar history. When Merle Travis passed away in 1983, we lost one of our most innovative and distinctive musical voices. Fortunately, his songs and fingerpicking style live on in the hands of his son, Thom Bresh, a talented and dynamic guitarist who learned the real Travis-style guitar right from the source. Thom Bresh grew up listening to, and later playing with, his famous father,...

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