Ricardo Monzon – Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms

Sep 28 2016

Ricardo Monzon – Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms

A Berklee professor and Afro Cuban master, Ricardo Monzon breaks down several Afro Cuban rhythms into easily digestible lessons. Monzon covers rhythms on the congas, timbales, bongos, guiro, cowbells, and other hand percussion instruments. The first few lessons teaches you how to play a clave pattern with your hands. Monzon starts off slowly so it is easy to follow along even if you have no experience playing Afro Cuban rhythms. Perhaps the best part of the DVD are the conga lessons during which he teaches you how to produce a neat palette of sounds by strike the head on...

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Peter Huttlinger – Guitarist’s Guide to Better Practicing

Sep 24 2016

Peter Huttlinger – Guitarist’s Guide to Better Practicing

Peter Huttlinger’s amazing guitar technique didn’t just happen. He developed it over the years, enhanced by good practice and exercise regimens. As a guitar teacher with more than sixteen years experience, Pete knows that the most important thing that players need is guidance in their practicing routine. He has seen guitarists playing a piece for years, making the same mistakes over and over without knowing how to fix the problem. Now, with this powerful lesson filled with invaluable advice and insider’s tips, you can increase your guitar skills and perfect your playing style through proper practice routines. You’ll learn...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 3 – Novice, Intermediate

Sep 03 2016

Monster Guitar Method Volume 3 – Novice, Intermediate

This is where we start to get into the nitty-gritty. This volume is jam-packed with concepts like intervals, building scales (scale spelling) and advancing scales (harmonic minor, major pentatonic). You’ll even learn the chord harmony and licks for Harmonic minor. Also there are licks for major pentatonic. You’ll also take your knowledge of triads to a new Monstrous level by learning triad inversions, triad over bass note, arpeggio forms! Getting stuck playing only bar chords? We’ll show you how to break out and explore how to use triads just like guitar Monsters Jimmy Page, Joe Walsh, Pete Townshend, Jimi...

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Kalani’s Ultimate Djembe Jam

Aug 30 2016

Kalani’s Ultimate Djembe Jam

In this best selling DVD, expert instructor Kalani teaches you how to get started playing and making music on your djembe drum. Become a djembe djammer extraordinaire! This instructional DVD covers parts of the djembe drum, variations on design, caring for your djembe, getting set up, and tuning. Fundamental techniques are shown from different angles so you can see exactly how to make musical sounds on your hand drum. Also demonstrates the 4 basic ways to create music on your instrument: rolling, riding, riffing, and resting, as well as 3 ways to listen and respond to what others are...

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The Tony Rice Guitar Method

Aug 28 2016

The Tony Rice Guitar Method

In a wide-ranging and detailed session, Tony Rice demonstrates his world-famous technique, gives invaluable advice, analyzes some of his best-known pieces and discusses his style, influences, guitars and favorite players. This exceptionally rich two-part set is filled with fascinating conversation and the amazing playing we’ve all come to expect from this master picker. Tony has geared this lesson so that aspiring players at all levels can learn important techniques and benefit from his vast musical experience. You’ll gain insights into important elements, such as Tony’s method for getting his guitar in tune, how he warms up for a show,...

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Matthieu Brandt – 50 Chord Tricks You Must Know

Aug 27 2016

Matthieu Brandt – 50 Chord Tricks You Must Know

It’s great rhythm chops that gets you the gig. It’s great rhythm chops that keeps you on stage at the jam. It’s great rhythm chops that makes or breaks you as a player. Want big love and adoration from your local community of musicians? Stop shedding those blazing licks and supercilious fretboard acrobatics and sink your teeth into these 50 Chord Tricks You MUST Know from Matt Brandt. From John Frusciante, Robben Ford, John Mayer and Eric Johnson to T-Bone Walker, The Beatles, Nile Rogers and Stevie Ray Vaughan; however diverse their styles and music may be, they all...

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Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 2

Aug 26 2016

Buster B. Jones – Fingerstyle Guitar from the Ground Up Volume 2

In this second volume of Fingerstyle Guitar From The Ground Up, Buster B. Jones continues to show you all the tricks of his trade so that you’ll be able to fingerpick in the style of Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. Buster’s clear and down to earth explanations will have you fingerpicking in no time. You’ll find phrase by phrase instruction for all the exercises and songs. Split-screen techniques are featured so that you can study and clearly see what each hand is playing. You’ll learn: More right hand patterns; Right hand rolls; More chord movements and Fretboard logic. A...

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Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

Jul 14 2016

Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

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 4 contains a study guide; fundamental keys to developing rhythm and essential drumming skills; 20 rhythm patterns with signals, two rhythm arrangements of Tiriba and Mindiani; and...

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Adam Gussow – Harmonica Lessons

Jul 11 2016

Adam Gussow – Harmonica Lessons

Lessons from Adam Gussow from Beginners to Advanced. A lot of examples on harmonica in the key of Bb, but do not worry those who have a harmonica in a different key. Important principle of what Gussow says, not the notes, which are extracted. Even those who are not fluent in English understand what says Mr. Gussow, because he describes everything very very good, sometimes even drawing diagrams. Lessons in the format flv, once were downloaded from YouTube, approx 150 videos, plus a couple of videos about the band, which plays Adam, is also very interesting, because you can...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 2 – Novice

Jun 22 2016

Monster Guitar Method Volume 2 – Novice

Here is where you are going to learn how to move or ‘transpose’ all of the scales you learned in Volume 1 into different keys. You’ll be able to figure out what chords go with any given key (chord harmony). Also, you’ll be able to match major and minor scales in the same key (relative minor), as well as borrow notes or chords from different keys (parallel). You’ll get deeper into reading and playing rhythmic notation (up to sixteenth notes) and use it for some cool funk riffs as well as other jams. We’ve also got some other monster...

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