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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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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Guem – Percu Danse

Apr 04 2017

Guem – Percu Danse

Guem, an Algerian-born professional percussionist and actively perform recording albums consisting completely of musical rhythm tracks. In these compositions, one can hear various ethnic percussion instruments, a fusion of traditions of different nations and difficult rhythmic patterns. The highest level of performance due to the vast experience Guem – since 1960 (the year of immigration to France), he accompanied various jazz masters of the time, but improving from 1973 to his solo work. On the DVD presented performances in Sannois (November 2003) and Saint Malo (February 2004), video tutorials, which Guem shows his technique for playing the djembe, darbuka,...

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Ultimate Guitar Techniques – Hybrid Picking Techniques

Apr 01 2017

Ultimate Guitar Techniques – Hybrid Picking Techniques

Hybrid Picking is an exciting technique that utilizes regular picking combined with other fingers of the picking hand. This allows more speed and fluidity for many licks, runs and phrases. Complex rhythm styles can be executed with greater ease and some rhythm pieces simply cannot be played without it. Top country players like Albert Lee to hot rockers such as Steve Vai have studied this technique and have added many cool licks and phrases to their repertoire. Join Stuart Bull in a lesson of hybrid picking and see how this can work for you too. The approach Stuart takes...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 25 – Christmas Jazz

Mar 29 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 25 – Christmas Jazz

Jazz Play-Along Volume 25 Christmas Jazz PDF download. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C 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 and removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has an additional full stereo accompaniment track (no...

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Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

Feb 26 2017

Paul Mehling – Learn To Play Django-Style Gypsy Jazz Guitar Vol. 1: Rhythm

They don’t call it “hot guitar” for nothing! The driving style pioneered by Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy players became one of the dominant sounds in jazz during the thirties and forties, and its influence is still strongly felt today. Paul Mehling knows the style as well as anyone, and he takes it apart in detail for the learning player. A band won’t swing without a strong rhythm section, and the powerful guitar accompaniment that typifies the Gypsy style is the foundation of this terrific lesson. Starting with basic four-to-the-bar comping and damping, Paul takes you through a variety...

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Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 1

Feb 13 2017

Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 1

This is the groundbreaking release that began a new era in drumming. This DVD features exciting young drummers in unrehearsed sessions showcasing their amazing speed, agility, and proficiency on the drumkit. Features: Thomas Pridgen, Tony Royster Jr., Eric Moore II, Joey Oscar, Jeremy Haynes, and more!! This special edition also includes a previously unreleased scene featuring Thomas Pridgen and Tony Royster Jr. trading phrases in a historic musical conversation. Also do not forget to watch Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz: Vol. 2. Language: English Year: 2006 Country: USA Running time: 123 minutes Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 Video 720?480 (16:9)...

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Pete Huttlinger – Arrangements for Solo Acoustic Guitar 1

Jan 25 2017

Pete Huttlinger – Arrangements for Solo Acoustic Guitar 1

When you hear Peter Huttlinger on recordings or in concert it’s no mystery why he won the National Fingerpicking Competition in Winfield, Kansas, or why he is quickly becoming a powerful force in the acoustic guitar world. Pete’s picking is clean, soulful and, at times, blazingly fast. Whether he’s playing his arrangement of a classic pop tune or one of his own compositions, listeners are inevitably startled by what they hear. Pete starts with the lyrical Lennon and McCartney tune “And I Love Her,” played on a nylon string guitar. This richly textured but relatively easy piece will get...

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Fred Sokolow – Irving Berlin Songbook

Jan 09 2017

Fred Sokolow – Irving Berlin Songbook

Irving Berlin wrote some of the most popular songs of all time, and they sound great on guitar. In this DVD, Fred plays and teaches six Berlin favorites, including guitar backup (for singing) and instrumental versions of each tune. Just for fun, Fred includes the rarely-heard introductory verses to some of the songs, and plays ad-lib instrumental chord solos for all of them. After playing each song, Fred gives you a run-down on the arrangement, going over tricky spots and analyzing the chord progression and substitutions. Then he replays it slower on a split-screen with close-ups of both hands....

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