Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 2

Nov 25 2015

Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 2

With this series of DVDs, anyone can learn to play hand drums without learning to read music. First, you simply watch the rhythm being played with the Players Eye View Camera, (no transposing left hand for right!) then sing along with the rhythm as it appears on the screen just like the words of a song. Finally you play along as each part is demonstrated slowly and clearly on the drum. Session 2 contains a level 2 study guide; fundamental keys to developing rhythm and essential drumming skills; 15 rhythm patterns with signals in two rhythm arrangements of Kassagbe...

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Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Nov 10 2015

Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Rhythms, techniques, and improvisation are the subjects of this tumbadora, or conga, masterclass conducted by legendary percussionist Changuito. Giovanni Hidalgo acts as interviewer as Changuito covers the essential movements for creating a sound with control. Demonstrated patterns include son montuno, guajira, batanga, abakua, palo, and bembe. If you’re serious about your conga playing and you don’t have access to a master teacher, this is the video for you. It’s jam packed with challenging exercises and rhythms. There is at least a year’s worth of study in this video with comprehensive music notation included. If you can’t have lessons with...

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Phil Maturano – Afro Cuban Drumming

Oct 09 2015

Phil Maturano – Afro Cuban Drumming

Phil Maturano’s Afro Cuban Drumming, an overview for Drumset, is designed to give the drumset player a birds eye view of the Afro Cuban drumming experience. If you’ve always wanted to get into Latin styles, this is your chance. Phil’s attention to detail is fantastic, using two of the most popular styles of Afro-Cuban music, players of every level can learn from the very beginning! Start by seeing and hearing the patterns played on the original instruments then learn how to adapt everything you see on the drumset, all with close-ups and detailed explanations. Then you will cover a...

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John Renbourn – Folk, Blues And Beyond

Sep 23 2015

John Renbourn – Folk, Blues And Beyond

In this lesson, John Renbourn presents a wide variety of fingerstyle arrangements from traditional ballads to country blues, from a Booker T. & the MGs rock instrumental to the church hymn Abide With Me. All receive the special touches of John’s unique playing, and are explained in detail with the help of split-screen video techniques that allow the student to clearly see and study what each hand is doing. The title captures the essence of all these players, but it is also a tribute to Davey Graham, as the title is taken from one of his ground breaking album....

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Fred Sokolow – Bottleneck Slide Guitar

Aug 30 2015

Fred Sokolow – Bottleneck Slide Guitar

Nothing sounds as bluesy as a slide guitar, and this DVD shows how it’s done on electric and acoustic, as a soloist or with a group. Using classic blues tunes Little Red Rooster; Sittin’ on Top of the World; Reconsider Baby; The Sky Is Crying; Farther On Up The Road; and One Way Out, Fred Sokolow shows you how to play and improvise slide in the styles of some of the greatest bluesman: Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Duane Allman. Fred offers instruction in: 1)Solos, backup licks, turnarounds and fills in three tunings – open G,...

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Matthias Philipzen: Cajon – The Small Drumset

Aug 28 2015

Matthias Philipzen: Cajon – The Small Drumset

If you like flamenco and want study some tricks you have to see this DVD. Matthias Philipzen shows how to begin and play this unique instrument. The level from beginner to advanced. Don’t miss a chance. In this video the drummer/percussionist Matthias Philipzen explains and demonstrates the varied possibilities of using the Cajon in today’s music. His work contains the essential basics, styles and ways of playing this extraordinary percussion instrument. Matthias Philipzen Percussion Cajon Das Kleine Drumset – ‘The Small Drum Kit’ DVD presented by Matthias Philipzen, for all levels. Contains 40 playalong tracks, 10 percussion trio arrangements,...

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Horacio Hernandez – Conversations In Clave

Aug 26 2015

Horacio Hernandez – Conversations In Clave

“Conversations in Clave” features Grammy Award winnning Latin Percussionist Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez. Horacio has changed the face of Latin music by pushing the envelope of modern drumming. His Latin fusion style melds the folkloric clave with the fierce punch, crisp snap, and deep grooves of today’s jazz, pop, and rock. Horacio has been the rhythmic force behind Grammy Award-winners Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Santana, Michel Camilo, Roy Hargrove, Chucho Caldes, Paquito D’Rivera, and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. This DVD is the ultimate technical study of four-way independence based on Afro-Cuban rhythms. Its methodical approach will help you develop four-limb coordination and...

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The Guitar Of Chet Atkins

Aug 21 2015

The Guitar Of Chet Atkins

This DVD offers you something unique and powerful guitar lesson taught by CGP (Certified Guitar Player) Chet Atkins. Addressing intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitarists, Chet performs and describes in detail, phrase by phrase, the playing of nine of his classic arrangements. Split-screen techniques allow you to carefully study both his left and right hand movements. Your teacher for this lesson is one of the foremost fingerstyle guitar masters in the history of the guitar. A detailed tab/music instructional booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD. Song List: Maybelle Petite Waltz Happy Again Londonderry Aire When You...

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Amelia Maciszewski – How to Play the Sitar

Jun 18 2015

Amelia Maciszewski – How to Play the Sitar

The Sitar is most well know to the Western World as the instrument of India. Although it is believed that the Sitar has existed in its current form since the 1700’s its popularity among the West is a very recent phenomenon. Musicians such as George Harrison of the Beatles and Ravi Shankar helped popularize the instrument during the late 60’s and early 70’s. With its beautiful Eastern melodies, the Sitar became an easily recognizable instrument in Western Popular culture. Although the majority of its melodies are played on only a few strings, the Sitar is a very complicated instrument...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

Jun 17 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Scales

MJS – Easy Guitar Scales – Over 50 Common and Exotic Scales and Modes For Guitar. Scales are the foundation of music and can be found in every known culture. With all styles of modern music, scales are the heartbeat, breath and soul of the guitar solo, the guitar riff and even the vocal melody! This video course includes every guitar scale you’ve ever wanted to learn – presented in a simple root to octave format, starting with basic scales, such as major, minor, pentatonic and blues, and then progressing into patterns that span all musical styles and cultures,...

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