Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Dec 03 2016

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar

Bob Brozman – Traditional Caribbean Guitar Calypso & Other Island Rhythms. The wild pulses, danceable rhythms and playful lyrics of the Calypso will spice up your guitar arrangements and inspire your playing in a new tropical direction! Brozman shows you how to use fingerpicking and strumming patterns, moving bass lines, percussive strokes and other techniques to capture the distinctive syncopations of the Caribbean style. Working in a variety of keys, he analyses a variety of rhythms including the calypso, tango, samba, waltz, mazurka and Latin jazz. Learn a host of songs for the price of one, as hundreds of...

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Arlen Roth’s Masters of the Telecaster

Nov 22 2016

Arlen Roth’s Masters of the Telecaster

Telecaster master Roth teaches the tricks and techniques that have made the “Tele” a rock and country icon. Learn pedal steel bends, behind-the-nut bends, chicken pickin’, full chord bends, banjo rolls, shuffle patterns, rockabilly rhythm styles, more! With footage of Albert Lee, Keith Richards, Steve Cropper, Albert Collins, Danny Gatton and James Burton. Part homage to a classic instrument, part guitar lesson from one of the best country blues players around, this is the quintessential guide to all things Telecaster. Arlen Roth discusses the strengths and characteristics of one of the first production-line electric guitars, pioneered by Leo Fender....

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Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

Nov 18 2016

Fred Sokolow – Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar

This DVD is the follow-up lesson to Fred Sokolow’s Beginner’s Fingerpicking Guitar. It presents six classic fingerpicking tunes, including solos and accompaniments, with a bluesy and country flavour. Fred plays and sings each arrangement up to speed and then slows them down explaining any unusual or difficult licks. Close-up views of both hands make it easy to learn the arrangements. It is basic fundamentals to get your fingers coordinated to the finger picking style. It was obviously one of Fred`s early lessons as he has improved considerably on presentation with his newer efforts. The lessons are progressive, starting from...

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Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 3 (Mp3)

Oct 27 2016

Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 3 (Mp3)

The 3rd volume of free drumless tracks by FastStrings.com. This set includes such bands (artists) as: Guns N Roses, Incubus, Iron Maiden, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Korn, Lamb of God, Linkin Park, Megadeth and many more. We proud to offer these great play-along songs for our fans. Use these tracks to enhance your playing skills or to just have fun. The 3rd volume includes almost 300 tracks in such styles as: rock, jazz, blues, metal, hard rock, punk. 300 Backing Tracks for Drummers to Practice and Perform. Play along, jam tracks, minus drums for free. How to download please read...

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Raul Rekow, Karl Perazzo – Supernatural: Rhythm & Grooves

Oct 21 2016

Raul Rekow, Karl Perazzo – Supernatural: Rhythm & Grooves

Karl Perazzo and Raul Rekow showcase their special chemistry of applying traditional Afro-Cuban percussion rhythms and blending them into today’s popular music. This program features songs from Carlos Santana’s Grammy Award-winning album Supernatural performed by an all-star band. Patterns and grooves from each of the songs are broken down into individual lessons, and all are taught and performed in their entirety. The split screen action allows you to concentrate on any of the drum/percussion parts that you want to. In addition, when an Afro-Cuban term that may be unfamiliar to those new to the style is mentioned, the term...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 4 – Intermediate, Advanced

Oct 10 2016

Monster Guitar Method Volume 4 – Intermediate, Advanced

This is another great one for songwriters looking for some new ideas for their songs, something to give them a step up, get them on the cutting edge. Here, you’ll get the benefit of learning advanced chord harmony (quartal harmony with 7th chords, voicings for major7, dominant7, minor7, minor7 b5, and diminished 7 chords). We’ll show you the meaning of all of that sus2, add9, minor7b5 stuff, and how it will benefit you. What is the key signature for A major? How many sharps and flats does it have? You’ll have no problem with that answer (circle of 5ths)....

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SongXpress – Classic Surf For Guitar Volume 1

Oct 03 2016

SongXpress – Classic Surf For Guitar Volume 1

This video teaches beginner guitarists how to play the instrumental hits “Miserlou”, “Penetration”, “Pipeline”, and “Tequila”. Host Dan Warner leads the viewer through the different portions of the songs. On-screen tutorials help the viewer see exactly how to mimic the techniques employed on the video. The DVD contains extra features on different ways to play chords. The tablature is on screen with the fingering so it makes learning some great surf music really easy. While the speed picking of surf guitar may be a bit troubling for some, viewers and guitar players who are able to be patient and...

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Max Milligan – Play Jimmy Page

Oct 01 2016

Max Milligan – Play Jimmy Page

The Play series… entertaining instructional programs illustrating the methods and techniques made famously recognizable by the world’s greatest guitarists, this release focuses on the “the pontiff of power-riffing”, Jimmy Page. Ranking 4th on Classic Rock Magazine’s “100 Wildest Guitar Heroes” list and 2nd in Gibson’s “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time”, Jimmy Page is seen by critics, fans, and fellow musicians alike as one of the most influential and important guitarists and songwriters in rock. With a career spanning over 50 years, Page is one of a select group of musicians who have been inducted in to the Rock...

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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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