Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Oct 05 2014

Andy Aledort – Guitar World: Learn Slide Guitar

Learn Slide Guitar is the ultimate DVD instructional guide to playing slide guitar like a pro. Designed for beginning-to-intermediate players, this DVD contains more than two hours of lessons that will teach you how to play in open and standard tunings, slide scales for soloing in all keys, improvising, open-tuning chord forms, muting, vibrato, Delta and electric blues, plus much more! Instructor, Andy Aledort, is one of the best guitar players around, especially when it comes to electric and slide. So many of these instructional videos are simply so basic, that you have to fast forward through most of...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

Oct 03 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success

The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It’s especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer-songwriters such as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith. This lesson de-mystifies the right-hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can be learned quickly and easily. Once these are mastered, a world of wonderful sounds will be available on the guitar, and you’ll be able to apply them to some all-time favorite folk and traditional songs such as Nine Hundred Miles,...

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World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar Volume 1 – 2

Aug 27 2014

World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar Volume 1 – 2

World of Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar: Ramble to Cashel Vol. 1 and The Blarney Pilgrim Vol. 2. This collection of traditional music from Ireland and Scotland arranged for solo guitar is the result of a passionate study of the tradition by some of the finest musicians playing in this genre. The idea of arranging this music for solo guitar is still relatively new. Looking back less than a century, you would find this music performed on fiddle, pipes, button accordion, flutes and whistles, in solo and ensemble settings, but never guitar, even in its basic role of providing rhythm. The...

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Guitar Building Blocks: Bass Runs And How to Use Them

Aug 06 2014

Guitar Building Blocks: Bass Runs And How to Use Them

Make your solo guitar sound like an ensemble with this complete guide to bass runs and how to use them! Renowned guitarist and celebrated tutor Happy Traum takes a handful of traditional songs and shows you how to add ‘walking’ bass parts and bring your chord playing to life. Learn the notes of a scale in several keys and apply them between chords to create a smooth harmonic transition and an effective counter-melody that will enrich your arrangements. Happy teaches a variety of patterns from simple bass moves to more complex chromatic runs. By breaking the technique down into...

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Amir Naoum – Doumbek Technique & Rhythms

Jul 28 2014

Amir Naoum – Doumbek Technique & Rhythms

Learn to play doumbek (dumbek darbuka) with New York’s most beloved Arabic percussionist the master instructor the one and only Amir Naoum! If you are a dancer Amir Naoum’s clear introduction to the most popular bellydance rhythms and their subtle variations will help you learn to recognize the rhythms even in their most sophisticated forms.If you are a beginning drummer this DVD will serve as a very accessible friendly and solid introduction to the art of Middle Eastern percussion. This program is a beginner-level doumbek instructional course with a lot of beyond-the-basics information and spectacular demonstrations of Middle Eastern...

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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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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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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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