Pete Huttlinger’s Wonderful World of Chords

Jun 07 2017

Pete Huttlinger’s Wonderful World of Chords

Get ready to give your left hand a workout! Pete Huttlinger has created a “video chord library” that’s a must-have for every serious guitarist. This crash course is designed to show you all the important chords and fingerings you’ll need, from the easiest shapes to some challenging finger-twisters. Pete has developed a unique and effective study technique he calls “Say It and Play It”. This is an powerful way to memorize root notes by playing chromatic scales and applying chords to the root location. It’s like your personal GPS system on the fingerboard, helping you lock in exactly where...

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Derrick Walker – Harmonica Lessons

Jun 02 2017

Derrick Walker – Harmonica Lessons

Derrick (Big) Walker is a famous American musician. He plays alto saxophone, tenor, the ten hole diatonic and chromatic harmonica, also sings and writes own songs. This set of videos will help harmonica players. He was known as “The Boy” in Big Mama Thornton’s band. He believes he is the only harmonica player that Paul Butterfield taught, which leads one to believe he is no one to mess around with. His California Marital Arts State Champion Belt in 1973 is a testament to that.  Let’s see what else we can find out about Mr. Derrick Walker, harmonica and sax...

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Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

Jun 01 2017

Tommy Emmanuel – Little By Little Songbook

The Little By Little Songbook breaks down sixteen songs from Tommy’s latest double album. Control your learning experience with interactive features and tools like looping, synching and zooming.  Viewing angles include wide, right-hand, front of left-hand and back of left hand.  A “tri-view” feature enables three angles to show simultaneosly. For each of the sixteen tracks: Tommy shares the background on his inspiration for the composition and performs the tune in its entirety. He then walks you through a detailed note-by-note breakdown covering every section of the arrangement and every technique he employs for the track. From intros to...

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Ted Greene – Modern Chord Progressions

May 21 2017

Ted Greene – Modern Chord Progressions

A collection and explanation of many different types of important progressions for the intermediate and advanced guitarist. Ted Greene is one of those rare individuals who has made it his life’s work to teach harmony on the guitar. In this book, Ted takes you down the road to a greater understanding of how chords can be strung together to create harmonized musical phrases. The book is not for the beginner or for the faint of heart. It is best digested slowly – say a page at a time. The best favor you can do for yourself is to attack...

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Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

May 14 2017

Wilbur Savidge – Scales Over Chords

Rock, country, and blues and nine great styles – are arranged in a variation of styles and tempos to give readers the excitement of playing on location with a live band. Plus, the book offers personal instruction on how to use pentatonic scales. How to improvise lead lines over chord progressions and never play bad notes! The audio companion demonstrates all musical examples with full band back-up. Even if you don’t read music, this book will be very helpful. Easy to understand. Explains relationships of scales and chords. Presents a logical way to learn these relationships for all scales...

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Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

May 11 2017

Ernie Hawkins – Blues & Ragtime Guitar of Rev. Gary Davis

Rev. Gary Davis is the real thing. The authentic blind-seer. He is a genius with a brightly burning spirit, enormous musical intelligence, technical brilliance, an encyclopedic memory, driving passion, deep faith, a raunchy and gracious sense of humor. He (1896-1972) was born black in deep poverty in South Carolina, blind from an early age. He overcame these longest of odds to become world famous, a giant of American music. He brought together black and white styles, country gospel, folk themes, blues, jazz, ragtime, minstrel songs, dance tunes and popular song. He developed his own brilliant fingerpicking style that was...

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Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

May 05 2017

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Tabs)

Best of Tommy Emmanuel (Guitar Recorded Versions). 12 transcriptions from the versatile, award-winning Aussie guitarist. Guitar Recorded Versions are note-for-note transcriptions of guitar music taken directly off recordings. This series, one of the most popular in print today, features some of the greatest guitar players and groups from blues, rock, and heavy metal. Guitar Recorded Versions are transcribed by the best transcribers in the business. Every book contains notes and tablature. Songs include: Blue Moon Initiation The Hunt Countrywide Determination Hearts Grow Fonder Stevie’s Blues Can’t Get Enough The Journey Up From Down Under Classical Gas Guitar Boogie Shuffle...

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Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

May 03 2017

Fender Presents – Getting Started on Electric Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Getting Started on Electric Guitar offers a complete course for the beginning electric guitarist. Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales and techniques used by electric guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections. The First Step covers (part 1): tuning methods string names essential chords and scales used by all players-musical reference section (notes, rhythms, chords and scales) practice tips fretting-hand technique-picking-hand technique backing tracks for play-along an animated fretboard plus much more. Play Electric! covers...

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Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Apr 26 2017

Stefan Grossman – Country Blues Guitar in Open Tunnings

Open tunings have always been an integral part of the Country Blues Guitar tradition. In this approach the guitar is tuned to a full chord. Most blues players began playing the guitar in an open tuning as it made playing much easier yet gave the guitar a much stronger and richer sound. For a minimum of effort you can produce a maximum of sound, rhythm and music. The most popular Country Blues tunings were the Open G tuning, also called Spanish tuning and the Open D tuning, also called Vestapol tuning. Also used by a few Delta guitarists such...

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Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Apr 24 2017

Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Keith Wyatt, one of the country’s foremost blues and rock educators, takes you through all aspects of acoustic slide playing including choosing the right slide, open tunings, use of a capo, fingerboard patterns, vibrato, special intonations, and muting techniques. Keith also shows you how to mix slide with standard guitar technique for fills and self accompaniment. From preparation to actual performing, instructor Keith Wyatt covers the fundamentals of playing acoustic slide guitar in this entry in Beyond Basics series. Words cannot explain how awesome this guy is in playing the blues. Trust me, if your curious about slide guitar,...

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