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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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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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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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Jun 04 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Country

Country music is genre of American popular music that originated in the agrarian regions of the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from southeastern American folk music, Western cowboy. Blues mode has been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjoes, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. Having roots in Folk, Celtic, and Gospel music, Country and Country Western evolved rapidly in the 1920’s. This genre of music has spawned two of the...

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Albert Lee – Master Session

May 23 2015

Albert Lee – Master Session

Learn the licks, leads and solos that made Albert Lee a guitar hero! This disc brings you step-by-step tuition in Albert Lee’s guitar techniques by the man himself. Albert takes you through the licks and leads he has used on dozens of recordings including his classic work in Emmylou Harris’ Hotband. In this DVD reissue you’ll discover the secrets and techniques of Britain’s greatest country rock guitarist! Includes 24-page booklet. Don’t miss a chance. Masterclass from a master. Great to hear this wizard in action and watch his technique as well as learn some of his most well known...

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Carl Verheyen – SWAT Blues

Nov 13 2014

Carl Verheyen – SWAT Blues

As impressive as Verheyen’s pedigree may be, it doesn’t even come close to accurately reflecting the monster technique, extraordinary intelligence and imaginative creativity that comprises his signature style. Carl Verheyen is the quintessential guitarist’s guitarist and a quick Google will prove that pudding. Fortunately for we students of guitar, he is also an incredibly articulate educator with a knack for making even the most challenging material very accessible. Consequently, SWAT Blues will take you deeper, wider and further than any blues course you’ve ever worked through by applying influences from bluegrass, rumba, rockabilly, jazz, rock, western swing, Texas-style, Delta-style...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

Dec 14 2012

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

MJS – Easy Guitar Tricks – Lead And Rhythm Guitar Techniques Used By The Pros! Learn to use the highly-guarded techniques of the guitar pros! Make each and every note count! Playing a note – or even a handful of notes – is one thing, but learning to give each note life, while making them sound tight, professional and desirable, is an important task to master. Using simple techniques that have taught thousands of eager students over the past 18 years, expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal teaches you fun, useful guitar tricks quickly and easily. You’ll be amazed...

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Lenny Breau – Master Class

Jan 16 2012

Lenny Breau – Master Class

Lenny Breau – Master Class This rare video taped footage of Lenny Breau was captured in July 1982, while he was teaching a master class at the University of Southern California. It is not a high-tech production, but a precious moment in time, captured on amateur video. The unassuming Breau plays each song, takes questions from the class and explains his technique and methods. Jazz guitar enthusiasts and Lenny Breau fans will appreciate the opportunity to have this visual glimpse into the genius of Lenny Breau, and all music lovers will marvel at his incredible, effortless and unique style...

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Albert Lee – Highlights

Nov 17 2011

Albert Lee – Highlights

Albert Lee has played with Eric Clapton, the Everly Brothers, Rosanne Cash, and many others. He is also a recording artist in his own right, having released four critically acclaimed albums, two of which were nominated for Grammy Awards. His speed, phrasing, feel, and choice of notes have earned him the reputations the premier country guitarist. Highlights features Albert Lee at his best, playing some of his favorite tunes and original compositions and analyzing his baffling technique in depth. Using dozens of practical examples, Albert runs the gamut of country guitar stylings, including intros and endings, banjo-style picking, double-stop...

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