Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar According to Tony McManus Volume 1 – 2

Oct 05 2013

Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar According to Tony McManus Volume 1 – 2

Tony McManus is an adept master of Celtic fingerstyle guitar, both in terms of adapting Celtic music to the guitar and in its performance – presenting all it intricacies, graces, and frills yet at the same time maintaining the pace and drive which characterises this style of music. Volume 1. In this first lesson, Tony discusses in detail the importance of ornamentations and triplets in Celtic music, and importantly, how this can be technically achieved. Scales and fingerings and playing in the DADGAD tuning are discussed and then illustrated with several melodies played in this dropped D tuning. This...

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Giovanni Hidalgo – Conga Virtuoso

Sep 30 2013

Giovanni Hidalgo – Conga Virtuoso

Giovanni Hidalgo has been described by some artists as touched by the hand of God. Hidalgo has played a major role in shaping the way the world accepts and embraces hand drumming. With legendary percussionists Tito Puente, Armando Peraza, Patato, and teh late Jose Mangual Sr. topping the list of hist most respected fans, his natural talent has brought new respect to Latin rhythms as well as to the rhythms of his birthplace, Puerto Rico. This special video offers a three-part conga masterclass on rhythms, techniques, rudiments and exercises, and singles, doubles, ruffs, and combinations. For the Intermediate to...

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Cassio Duarte – Introduction to Brazilian Percussion

Sep 05 2013

Cassio Duarte – Introduction to Brazilian Percussion

Learn from the Pros! The new Latin Percussion series explores the various genres of Latin Percussion techniques through detailed lessons, musical discussions and a variety of special features. Brazilian rhythms have gained popularity in recent years, and this program teaches the basics and helps viewers to master three traditional patterns Introduction to Brazilian Percussion movie. In addition to covering the history of the instruments, the program shows how to tune and play the Pandeiro, Tamborin, Timbal, and many more traditional instruments Introduction to Brazilian Percussion video. This dvd features renowed percussionist Cassio Duarte from Brazil as the instructor. He...

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Glen Velez – Handance Method, Step 2

Jul 17 2013

Glen Velez – Handance Method, Step 2

A unique method for hand drumming and personal rhythmic development from Glen Velez, the world’s leading frame drummer. HANDANCE is more than learning how to play hand drums: it’s a holistic method for integrating rhythmical ‘visualization’ concepts with physical timekeeping and drumming techniques. The unique ‘stepping,’ singing and drumming exercises build personal drumming confidence and develop a solid rhythmic inner awareness. Language: English Year: 2000 Country: USA Running time: 00:52:17 Quality: VHSRip Video: DivX 5, 704×472, 25.000 fps, 1101 Kbps Audio: PCM , 44.1 KHz, 1 channel, 705.6 Kbps Booklet: No Size: 679 Mb Download Glen Velez – Handance...

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Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Jun 21 2013

Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Leaning to play rhythm guitar can be one of the most frustrating things for a beginner guitarist. It can also be a problem for more advanced players that never got it right when they started! This is the solution! This DVD starts at absolute beginner level and focuses on basic eighth note strumming patterns and continuous hand movement. It then develops the use of ties, picking out the bass note of a chord and the use of the muted strum as a percussive device – along with a whole lot of handy hints to help you get your rhythm...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 38 – Yuletide Jazz

Mar 12 2013

Jazz Play-Along Volume 38 – Yuletide Jazz

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Blue Christmas...

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Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Dec 27 2012

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander has played for just about everyone in the industry. He’s toured with a countless number of artists in all genres and leads workshops locally in his community. He’s been playing drums for over 20 years… since the tender age of 2 and has certainly been through the “school of hard knocks.” Bam knows both worlds – how to read sheet music and most importantly, how to play by ear. How to play ultra-advanced fills, stroke-for-stroke! Bam repeats himself plenty of times and takes these advanced fills slow enough for anyone to catch on! Master the art...

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Giovanni Hidalgo – In The Tradition

Dec 01 2012

Giovanni Hidalgo – In The Tradition

Giovanni Hidalgo is the leading conguero of our time. His diverse recording and touring credits include Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Palmieri, Dave Valentin and Mickey Hart. On this masterful program, he introduces basic sounds, tuning and technique, patterns of son montuno, bolero, charanga, danzon and multi-percussion applications of those forms. Special DVD features include legendary performances from Karl Perazzo and Giovanni Hidalgo/Changuito, interactive drums from around the world, a glossary of Latin percussion terms, and a section on tuning/maintenance. In The Tradition presents Giovanni Hidalgo explaining the basic conga sounds, tuning and typical conga, timbales, bongo and guiro parts for...

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Bobby Sanabria – Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2

Nov 10 2012

Bobby Sanabria – Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2

Bobby Sanabria’s “Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2” is one of the better conga instructional videos available. He uses a bilingual approach, but both English and Spanish speakers should find the instructions easy to follow. He translates from English to Spanish while demonstrating each lesson which can be a bit cumbersome but worth the effort. This tape is the second in a series of three by Sanabria: “Conga Basics”, “Getting Started… 1 & 2”, and “Getting Started… 2 & 3”. His method of teaching is patient enough for beginners and informative enough for the more serious player. Each...

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Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz – Anga Mania!

Sep 13 2012

Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz – Anga Mania!

The Past, Present and Future of Conga Playing with the Grammy winning Cuban Percussionist of The Afro-Cuban All-Stars, Irakere, Danilo Perez, Roy Hargrove, Steve Coleman, Orlando Cachito Lopez, Ruben Gonzales, Ibrahim Ferrer, Orishas, Omara Portuondo, Omar Sosa … Through a methodology based in tradition, Anga demonstrates many of his systems and forms he uses to develop dexterous patterns, riffs and solos. Each example is demonstrated in a solo context then in a duet performance. In the MARCHA, GUAGUANCO and SOLOING sections Anga reveals his incomparable patterns and variations on five congas. Duet performances with virtuoso Cuban pianist GABRIEL HERNANDEZ...

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