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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Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 6

Apr 24 2017

Dan Miller – Flatpicking Essentials Volume 6

Flatpicking Essentials Volume 6 Improvisation (Part 2) and Advanced Technique. 152 pages (and 2 audio CDs) worth of valuable information that is designed to help you take your flatpicking to the next level. Flatpicking Essentials, Volume 6 is divided into two main sections. The first section is Part II of our study of improvisation. Volume 5 introduced readers to a step-by-step free-form improv study method that we continue here in Volume 6. The improvisation section of Volume 5 introduced improvisation over various I, IV, V chord progressions using chord tones and scale notes. Volume 6 continues with the same...

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Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

Apr 21 2017

Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

This is the perfect course for those who want to play three-finger style bluegrass banjo from scratch. You may never have touched a banjo before, but Pete will have you picking right from the opening minutes of this user-friendly DVD. After getting tuned up and learning some easy chords, Pete teaches you the basic rolls and left-hand fingerings that make up your first bluegrass instrumental. As you progress, you’ll learn how to add slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and a variety of right-hand rolls in the three-finger bluegrass style. By the time you finish this course, you’ll be picking favorite bluegrass...

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Jason Shepherd – Learn Fingerstyle Guitar In 8 Weeks

Apr 21 2017

Jason Shepherd – Learn Fingerstyle Guitar In 8 Weeks

This step-by-step video can get you playing fingerstyle guitar in just 8 weeks. this is a realistic way to learn fingerstyle guitar a great gift that can last a lifetime. This video will help you learn to play fingerstyle and fingerpicking guitar without having any prior lessons or experience at all. Jason Shepherd has been an instructor in Phoenix, Arizona for many years years now and has seen what works and what doesn’t. This DVD will guide you through 8 weeks of lessons designed to show you all the basics of beginning fingerstyle guitar. All it requires is that...

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Michael J. Miles – First 50 Songs You Should Play on Banjo

Apr 21 2017

Michael J. Miles – First 50 Songs You Should Play on Banjo

First 50 Songs You Should Play on Banjo by Michael J. Miles and Greg Cahill. If you’re new to the 5-string banjo, you’re probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy-to-read banjo tab, chord symbols and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning banjo players like to play. Players with years of experience will also discover tunes never before arranged for banjo. Explore clawhammer and three-finger-style banjo in a variety of tunings and capoings with this one-of-a-kind collection of master-crafted arrangements. Good variety of banjo songs for beginner and upwards. Songs include: Paradise Big Yellow Taxi Foggy...

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Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Apr 18 2017

Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Modern Drummer Festival 2011 took place at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. In a program packed with amazing performances and insightful educational segments, Gil Sharone (Stolen Babies/Dillinger Escape Plan) expands on concepts found in his Wicked Beats DVD Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Herbie Hancock/Dr. Dre) performs in hip-hop and fusion styles (with guest percussionist Taku Hirano), jazz innovator Jeff “Tain” Watts presents an incredible set with his stellar quartet, prog/metal star Aquiles Priester performs a blistering set of songs from Hangar and Freakeys, and, finally, drum superstar Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez performs with The New World Order, an...

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Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Apr 17 2017

Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Turn your acoustic guitar into a full band with this comprehensive book/DVD set by guitar virtuoso Chris Woods. Providing detailed step-by-step instruction on a variety of percussive guitar techniques this book includes warm-ups exercises full pieces and practical how-to training that will get you slapping tapping and enjoying your guitar like never before. The high-definition DVD reinforces all the material in the book and features Chris Woods himself as your personal instructor. No matter what style of music you play the Percussive Acoustic Guitar Method will change enhance and progress your entire approach to the guitar! This is a...

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Tommy Emmanuel – The Mystery Transcriptions

Apr 15 2017

Tommy Emmanuel – The Mystery Transcriptions

The Mystery, Tommy Emmanuel’s sixth US album, was inspired by Emmanuel’s travels; each of the album’s compositions is a musical snapshot or sojourn – a journey that brings us together with places and people – a journey into self discovery. This transcription book shows all twelve tunes on the CD note-for-note in standard notation and tablature. Also included are detailed performance notes of each tune. Brilliant guitarist and seems to be a very accurate notation.  If you want to improve your acoustic guitaring, then his books are incredible. Tabs are good and accompanied by comments from the arranger at...

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Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Apr 13 2017

Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Drawing on four decades of teaching experience, Happy Traum has devised this nearly foolproof method to help you get off to a great start. He trains you to “rewire your brain” so that playing in this style becomes second nature. Happy also imparts invaluable information about finger picks, string damping, Travis style picking and other important topics. DVD 1 starts you from scratch. The simple children’s song “Skip to My Lou” helps you learn the basic concepts before you move on to fingerpicking standards such as “Spike Driver’s Blues,” “Green, Green Rocky Road,” “Staggerlee,” “Nine Pound Hammer” and “Hobo’s...

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Steve Krenz – Learn & Master Guitar: The Song Hits

Apr 11 2017

Steve Krenz – Learn & Master Guitar: The Song Hits

Learn and Master Guitar: The Song Hits is designed for those who want to learn how to play popular songs from the ground up. This video songbook contains 40 songs – 20 learning sessions on 10 DVDs and a 128-page companion songbook – and provides in-depth teaching about how to play the riffs and fills one note at a time as well as how to get the right tone from your guitar. With built-in DVD accompaniment tracks for each song. The Song Hits is a great material do use with or without the learn and master guitar course. Each...

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