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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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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Paul Pigat – Rockabilly Electric Guitar

Sep 10 2015

Paul Pigat – Rockabilly Electric Guitar

Paul Pigat is Canada’s leading authority on Rockabilly Guitar. In this lesson, Paul will take you through the techniques that will help you get going with this great style. Rockabilly guitar is not an easy style to master, and any beginner to the guitar will struggle. Paul breaks it all down nice and easy giving you everything you need to get that authentic feel in your playing. Paul Pigat is a really great teacher, if you like lessons by this great instructor you can find helpful Travis Picking Hillbilly Fingerstyle Guitar. Includes: Rockabilly Intros Alternate Picking/Travis Picking Style Soloing...

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Jim Weider – Get That Classic Fender Sound

Sep 07 2015

Jim Weider – Get That Classic Fender Sound

Guitarist and Fender expert Jim Weider details the innovative and groundbreaking instrumental techniques of Roy Buchanan, James Burton, Steve Cropper, Robbie Robertson, Cornell Dupree, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jimi Hendrix, and provides a close-up look at some of the famous guitars and amps that made rock ‘n’ roll history! Jim amassed a mind-boggling collection of original instruments for this session. Each is linked to a specific player and style for a complete understanding of the way they were used to achieve their trademark sounds. Learn amazing licks and solos, and get a close-up look at some of...

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Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks

Jul 25 2015

Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks

Steve Trovato’s Country Guitar in 6 Weeks contains weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. This course is designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand country soloing at a manageable pace. If you have been frustrated or intimidated by other educational material this course is for you. Practice can sometimes be difficult with the player often being unsure which material to work on. With the Country Guitar in 6 Weeks guitar course the material is presented to you in...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

Jun 17 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes For Guitar. Scales are the foundation of music and can be found in every known culture. With all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the guitar solo, the guitar riff and even the vocal melody! This video course includes every guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn – presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales, such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues, and then progressing into patterns that span all musical styles and cultures,...

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