Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

May 22 2014

Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

This book / CD set is considered a cult work by some people while totally disregarded by others. In spite of its title, Les tumbaos de la Salsa (to be understood as “rhythm patterns of Salsa”) is not really dedicated to these famous Cuban rhythms. Its weaknesses: a poor proofreading, some wavering on historically and technical points… The book appears too ambitious, with too many aspects covered, and it somehow misses its objective, which is, obviously, to become a reference work. Its qualities: both accompanying CDs boast a high-quality content, plenty of very good learning-tracks to play along (Rumba,...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords And How To Use Them

May 21 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords And How To Use Them

Barre chords are a vitally important part of your ability to move beyond the third fret, play solid rhythm in all keys and get a wide variety of sounds through chord inversions. Happy de-mystifies these powerful chord shapes, providing tips on how toplay them cleanly and easily. You’ll learn basic chord theory, how to transpose from one key to another and how to play several chord progressions and songs, including Abilene and Stagolee. This dvd is a great beginning approach to learning the basics of guitar. Teacher decodes the myths surrounding barre chords and how they can be used...

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Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Apr 14 2014

Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso this is a tutorial from Cristiano Micalizzi, comprising a plurality of bass and percussion rhythms of most popular music styles. The language of the book is Italian.The disc includes the e-book with detailed sheet music and chord symbols (PDF-format), as well as the sound of showing the disassembled in the book examples (format mp3). The bass and drums are separated on different channels so if you are turning off the left channel, you can play the drums, and turning off the right channel – you can play the bass. At the end...

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Rick Udler – The Brazilian Sound for Fingerstyle Guitar

Apr 13 2014

Rick Udler – The Brazilian Sound for Fingerstyle Guitar

Brazil has produced some of the most vibrant and exciting guitar music in the instrument’s history. In this lesson, Rick Udler discusses and demonstrates styles, techniques, and rhythms of Brazil’s great players. This is a unique opportunity for guitarists to delve into the beautiful sounds of this musical land. Rick begins by going over chords that are commonly used by Brazilian guitarists. He then teaches the accompaniment to singer/songwriter Gilberto Gil’s beautiful composition, A Paz, to illustrate the use of chords with open strings. A step-by-step analysis of Bossa Nova accompaniment in the Joao Gilberto style follows along with...

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Robert R. Pinkman – Bagpipe Tuition Close-Up DVD & Virtual Tutor Book

Mar 09 2014

Robert R. Pinkman – Bagpipe Tuition Close-Up DVD & Virtual Tutor Book

Everything you need to know and everything you need to play properly is explained and demonstrated in these two dvd’s. All the fingering techniques and movements are shown to you in close up detail and played very slowly for easy understanding. The notation of how all these movements are written are explained in detail and I then play them for you to hear how they should sound. Bobby has been a pipe major of several pipe bands with varying degrees of success and developed a tuition program that should be totally fool proof. There are no “grey areas” in...

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Modern Drummer Festival 2010

Feb 03 2014

Modern Drummer Festival 2010

On May 22, 2010, the Modern Drummer Festival returned to the Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. The lineup for the 2010 Festival featured world-class drumming artists of all styles: the aggressively complex attack of progressive star Chris Pennie (Coheed & Cambria, Dillinger Escape Plan), a stylistically diverse set from Nashville session master Shannon Forrest (Faith Hill, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts), the unstoppable groove of Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live Band, Brecker Bros., Bruce Springsteen) and his band House of Diablo, the cutting-edge stylings of breakbeat/jam-band/jazz master Adam Dietch (John Scofield, Lettuce), the amazing...

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Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 2

Jan 16 2014

Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar DVD 2

Al Petteway – Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar #2 Alternate Tunings. Al Petteway continues his excellent lesson with five beautiful and evocative guitar instrumentals in the Celtic style. This time, he covers songs and effects that can be attained through a variety of tunings, including standard, dropped-D, open G and low C. Al shows you how to create your own arrangements by finding the melody within the chord structure, then fleshing it out with pipe-like drone notes, chord substitutions, moving bass lines, the rhythmic “Scottish Snap” and other Celtic-sounding elements. Embellishment techniques right hand rolls, hammers, pull-offs, etc help...

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Xavier Jimenez Climent – Metodo de cajon del nuevo flamenco

Jan 09 2014

Xavier Jimenez Climent – Metodo de cajon del nuevo flamenco

This is a interactive work with which it is possible to learn percussion using the flamenco cajon in an easy and enjoyable manner. The course is taught Xavier Jimenez Climent. He applies an teaching technique to this method, which allows students to learn the rhythmic percussion of the flamenco meter in a simple manner, without the need for any prior formal musical knowledge. It is illustrated with videos that feature musical scores and hi-fi sound, which show and explain the different techniques, rhythmic solmization and meters of the different flamenco palos (forms) in a very clear manner: Siguiriya, Solea,...

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Vinnie Kilduff – Learn To Play The Tin Whistle

Nov 25 2013

Vinnie Kilduff – Learn To Play The Tin Whistle

Famous virtuoso Irish flute (tin whistle) Vinnie Kilduff gives lessons at the same time, perhaps the simplest to master, beautiful and cheap musical instrument. Just take in mind – the cost of a simple tin whistle – from $3, which availbale almost for all musicians and newbies. With all this flute is easy to learn, has a distinct sound, and requires NO special skills to play it. Vinnie Kilduff took part in the recording of such giants of Irish music like Clannad and The Waterboys. In this video, he explained in detail and show everything you need to know...

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Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Oct 22 2013

Fred Sokolow – The Music of Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash left us a wonderful country songbook, and in this one-hour and twenty minute lesson Fred shows you how to play and sing eight of Cash’s most popular gems.You’ll learn to back yourself up singing, using basic fingerpicking patterns and first position chords, with lots of bass runs thrown in. You’ll also learn to fingerpick a solo for each tune. Fred grew up with Johnny Cash’s music, and his natural, easy arrangements suit the material and are easy to learn. After playing and singing each song, Fred goes over any tricky techniques or runs, then he plays the...

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