Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

Oct 30 2014

Robbie Calvo – 50 Modal Licks You Must Know

50 Modal Licks You Must Know – A hand-picked collection of modal licks that you must know. Modes. Erudite jazzers swear by them and can bend your ear for hours about why the Mixolydian b6 fifth mode of the C ascending melodic minor scale will cure all that ails your improvisations. Bluesmen and rockers would likely pronounce that they “don’t need no stinkin’ modes.” Granted, there’s a vast range of opinions related to the use of modes but everyone seems to agree two things; 1) If you play any form of Western music, you’re playing modes whether you know...

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Arlen Roth – Rhythm Guitar & R&B Styles

Oct 19 2014

Arlen Roth – Rhythm Guitar & R&B Styles

Seasoned professional guitarist Arlen Roth, who is also the founder of Hot Licks Video, sits down in front of the camera and spells out the mysteries of rhythm guitar for the folks wishing to understand the nuances of R&B. Having played with musicians such as Paul Simon and Pete Seeger, Roth has the resume needed to impress any aspiring artist. With typical charm and an easy pace, Roth leads the student through the worlds of partial chords, double stops, Memphis stylings spiced with gospel licks, and tricky R&B techniques. Arlen Roth is an American guitarist, recording artist, performer, tutor...

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Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Oct 05 2014

Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Learn Slide Guitar is the ultimate DVD instructional guide to playing slide guitar like a pro. Designed for beginning-to-intermediate players, this DVD contains more than two hours of lessons that will teach you how to play in open and standard tunings, slide scales for soloing in all keys, improvising, open-tuning chord forms, muting, vibrato, Delta and electric blues, plus much more! Instructor, Andy Aledort, is one of the best guitar players around, especially when it comes to electric and slide. So many of these instructional videos are simply so basic, that you have to fast forward through most of...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

Oct 03 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It’s especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer-songwriters such as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith. This lesson de-mystifies the right-hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can be learned quickly and easily. Once these are mastered, a world of wonderful sounds will be available on the guitar, and you’ll be able to apply them to some all-time favorite folk and traditional songs such as Nine Hundred Miles,...

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Joe Dalton – Country Jazz Guitar

Sep 14 2014

Joe Dalton – Country Jazz Guitar

Joe Dalton demonstrates the styles and techniques of country and jazz quitar with music scores superimposed over the closeups of fingering techniques. Includes a “duel” with Arlen Roth. Joe Dalton is one of the hottest players around, and over the course of one hour he’ll teach you double-bends, ‘pedal steel’ jazz licks, chord melody and substitutions, special licks, using the pentatonic scale as a chromatic guide, combining blues and country, western swing chord voicings, pick-and-finger technique and so much more. There’s also a hot Telecaster duel with Arlen Roth at the finale!” Language: English Year: 1990 Country: USA Running...

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Steve Trovato – Country Solos and Sounds

Aug 31 2014

Steve Trovato – Country Solos and Sounds

Legendary guitarist and instructor Steve Trovato has taught countless musicians the art of country guitar, and now, for the first time, two of his classic videos have been combined with newly shot lessons to give you everything you need to play classic country guitar. In this video, Steve demonstrates and explains the ideas and techniques behind playing fast single-note lines, poppin’ double-stop lines, to open-string licks and scales, boogie shuffle lines, and a few of his all-time favorite licks. You’ll also learn how to recreate the sounds of country greats like Chet Atkins, Albert Lee, Brian Setzer, and others....

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Jerry Donahue – Country Tech

Aug 26 2014

Jerry Donahue – Country Tech

Jerry Donahue has awed guitarists for years with his jaw-dropping technique and is best known as one third of the revolutionary guitar trio the Hellecasters. The late, great Danny Gatton once referred to him as the string-bending king of the planet. In Country Tech, Jerry shows you the techniques which have earned him the reputation as being one of the world s most respected guitarists. With up-close camera shots and on-screen music graphics, Jerry breaks down his inexplicable style, which incorporates pedal-steel style bends, hybrid picking, and behind-the-nut bends with tasty licks, double stops, glisses, slurs, and soulful vibrato....

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Chris Duarte – Axploration

Aug 20 2014

Chris Duarte – Axploration

Emerging from the hotbed of Lonestar State blues in Austin, Texas, Chris Duarte has established himself as a major guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader. Duarte developed his monster Strat chops by studying the styles of fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson, as well as guitar masters like Jimi Hendrix. In this DVD, Duarte draws on his considerable experience to provide valuable insights into his style and musicianship. Chris is one of the greatest guitarists but he never really seemed to make it big. Well if you just want to see him play live which you can’t...

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Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Jul 14 2014

Al Palubeckis – Manic Wave Design: Guitar Soloing Techniques

Solo guitar lessons from beginners to advanced, from maestro Al Palubeckis. In this course, on DVD, dealt with solo variations in different styles – Blues, Funk, Fusion, Hard Rock / Heavy Metal, Punk, Rockabilly. Blues solo #1 – a beginner solo in the style of B.B. King and Eric Clapton, with an intro reminiscent of a technique used by Robert Johnson. Blues solo #2 – an intermediate solo, in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughn. Funk solo – an intermediate/difficult solo, with a jazz/blues feel. Incorporates a SRV/EC sound with some Mike Stern influenced jazz passages. Funk/Blues solo –...

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Sam Hurrie – Slide Guitar In Standard Tuning

Jun 21 2014

Sam Hurrie – Slide Guitar In Standard Tuning

Sam Hurrie started playing guitar in 1959. He lived and performed in New York during the blues revival of the 1960’s. He was fortunate enough to play with and learn from many musicians who would go on to become the guitar legends of our time. Sam wanted to play slide guitar without switching instruments or re-tuning, inspiring him to develop his own style of bottleneck playing in acoustic and electric music. Get to know more about Sam Hurrie and his slide guitar playing style in this easy-to-access lesson for the intermediate guitar player. Here are some of what you...

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