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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Guitar World – Guitar Heroes!

Jun 11 2014

Guitar World – Guitar Heroes!

Guitar World – Guitar Heroes! The Very Best of Guitar World Video Lessons. In our ultimate DVD guide, Guitar Heroes, we’ve packaged together the very best of Guitar World video lessons taught by rock’s greatest players! You’ll shred with Steve Vai, solo with Joe Satriani, funk with John Frusciante and play chicken pickin’  with Zakk Wylde. With more than 90 minutes of lessons and columns with TAB in our digital booklet, our Guitar Heroes DVD lets the guitar gods show you how to jam. And you won’t be able to find this DVD anywhere else but here! The Guitar...

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Albert Lee – Country Legend

Jun 10 2014

Albert Lee – Country Legend

Albert Lee, one of the greatest hot country guitarists discusses the history and development of country and rockabilly guitar, demonstrates his renowned rhythm guitar style and b-bender licks, discusses his influences and demonstrates the licks and solos that were an early influence on him, and demonstrates his remarkable lead guitar technique with special demonstrations of both his flat picking and “hybrid” picking techniques. This DVD is comprised of a full length concert given by Albert Lee with segments interspersed between the songs in which Albert discusses the guitarists he admired and emulated during his formative years. The concert performance...

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Arlen Roth – Masters Of The Stratocaster

May 11 2014

Arlen Roth – Masters Of The Stratocaster

Masters Of The Stratocaster features Arlen Roth and the styles and techniques of the greatest exponents of the best-selling electric guitar of all time! Arlen explores the playing styles of such Strat greats as Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Earl, Duke Rollibard, Nils Lofgren, Eric Johnson, Robin Trower, Lee Roy Parnell, Mick Taylor, Jeff Beck, and Bonnie Raitt. Masters Of The Stratocaster features a new introduction by Jeff Golub. Jeff Golub began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and is a highly-valued session player and...

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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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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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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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