Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

Nov 18 2016

Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

This DVD is the follow-up lesson to Fred Sokolow’s Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar. It presents six classic fingerpicking tunes, including solos and accompaniments, with a bluesy and country flavour. Fred plays and sings each arrangement up to speed and then slows them down explaining any unusual or difficult licks. Close-up views of both hands make it easy to learn the arrangements. It is basic fundamentals to get your fingers coordinated to the finger picking style. It was obviously one of Fred`s early lessons as he has improved considerably on presentation with his newer efforts. The lessons are progressive, starting from...

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Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Nov 16 2016

Pete Huttlinger – 50 Fingerpicking Guitar Licks You Must Know

Pete’s cherry-picked collection covers a lot of ground from uptempo country and bluegrass moves to a series of country/blues endings, from walking bass lines to banjo style rolls, a few ways to play over the 6, 2, 5 1 progression, some cool jazz chordage, a yard full of blazing chicken pickin’ moves, a few delicious slow blues moves, call and answer licks, harmonized descending bass lines, Bossa Nova rhythmic patterns and an array of “awesome double stops” that Pete says are “worth the price of admission alone”. Pete also shows us those tasty, jaw-dropping, ‘how does he do that’...

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Steve Trovato – Country Solos for Guitar

Nov 11 2016

Steve Trovato – Country Solos for Guitar

This unique book/CD pack lets guitarists examine the solo styles of axe masters such as Chet Atkins, James Burton, Ray Flacke, Albert Lee, Scotty Moore, Roy Nichols, Jerry Reed and others. It covers techniques including hot banjo rolls, funky double stops, pedal-steel licks, open-string licks and more, in standard notation and tab with phrase-by-phrase performance notes. The CD includes full demonstrations and rhythm-only tracks. This is a really a fun, easy to use book. The solos are really very musical and not at all exercise-y. What’s better is that they’re broken down into very usable blocks that you can...

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Pete Wernick – Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo 1

Nov 06 2016

Pete Wernick – Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo 1

Pete Wernick – Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo 1: A Treasury Of Techniques. One of America’s best-known players and teachers has put together a wealth of musical information to help you really “branch out” on the banjo. Pete Wernick expands your knowledge of the instrument so you can breathe new life and excitement into your playing. Learn to play in every position up and down the neck, adding ideas and color to your musical palette. This nearly two-hour DVD presents hundreds of ideas that work as building blocks for creating your own licks, back-ups and solos. As you pick...

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Max Milligan – Play Knopfler

Nov 01 2016

Max Milligan – Play Knopfler

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and technique made famously recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists, this release focuses on one of the Sultans of Swing, Mark Knopfler. Known for his expressive slide guitar playing and inventive improvisational skill as well as best known as the lead Guitarist in Dire Straits, since their disbanding in 1995, Mark Knopfler has gone on to record and produce many solo albums and film scores. He has recorded and performed with numerous prominent musical artists such as Bob Dylan, Chet Atkins and Steely Dan! And is on of the most...

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Seven Great Ukulele Lessons

Oct 30 2016

Seven Great Ukulele Lessons

Seven Great Ukulele Lessons taught by Jim Beloff, Bob Brozman, Ledward Kaapana, Del Rey, Steve Einhorn, Kate Power. The renewed popularity of the “mighty uke” has swept the world in recent years and has been right there with instruction from some of the best players and teachers in the business. This DVD compilation takes a learning ukulele player from the easiest beginner’s songs to advanced strumming, picking and chord work. You’ll learn to play songs ranging from country blues to cowboy, Appalachian, ragtime, early pop standards and authentic Hawaiian music using a wide variety of techniques. Whether you are...

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Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Solos Volume 1

Oct 29 2016

Master Anthology of Fingerstyle Guitar Solos Volume 1

This anthology includes both new pieces and outstanding previously published fingerstyle tunes. Veteran performers and talented young upstarts are given a forum for their best work. Includes 3 CD’s! Intermediate to advanced in difficulty with nearly all pieces appearing in standard notation with tablature. This book is perfect for people who earn a full or part-time living playing instrumental guitar music. While not all the material here is usable, you will get finished and fingered arrangements by Muriel Anderson, Michael Chapledaine, Duck Baker, Marcel Dadi, Chris Proctor and Don Ross to name a few. Buster B. Jones is in...

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Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 3 (Mp3)

Oct 27 2016

Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 3 (Mp3)

The 3rd volume of free drumless tracks by FastStrings.com. This set includes such bands (artists) as: Guns N Roses, Incubus, Iron Maiden, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Korn, Lamb of God, Linkin Park, Megadeth and many more. We proud to offer these great play-along songs for our fans. Use these tracks to enhance your playing skills or to just have fun. The 3rd volume includes almost 300 tracks in such styles as: rock, jazz, blues, metal, hard rock, punk. 300 Backing Tracks for Drummers to Practice and Perform. Play along, jam tracks, minus drums for free. How to download please read...

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Joachim Vogel – Masters of Rhythm Guitar

Oct 25 2016

Joachim Vogel – Masters of Rhythm Guitar

This book and CD set presents rhythm concepts and techniques for rock, blues, soul, funk, reggae, jazz and country guitar. It includes more than 200 grooves in the styles of Scott Moore, Keith Richards, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Stevens, James Hetfield, Prince, Bob Marley and other famous guitarists. The aim of this book is to expand the player’s repertoire of authentic rhythm grooves in a number of popular styles. Using examples of playing styles of various influential guitarists, the author illustrates their characteristic sounds, playing techniques and harmonic approaches. This, combined with background information and a discography, will provide you...

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At a Glance – Country Guitar

Oct 14 2016

At a Glance – Country 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. Country Guitar – At a Glance features four lessons, including: Country Rhythm Guitar, Country Lead Guitar, Chicken Pickin, and Pedal Steel Licks. Songs include: Bullish Boogie – Albert Lee The Claw – Jerry Donahue Country Gentleman – Chet Akins Foggy Mountain Special – Lester Flatt...

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