Frank Gambale – The Great Explorers (Guitar Tabs)

Jun 18 2015

Frank Gambale – The Great Explorers (Guitar Tabs)

Guitar Recorded Versions note-for-note transcriptions are written directly from artist recordings. This series, one of the most popular in print today, features some of the greatest guitar players and groups from blues and rock to country and jazz. Guitar Recorded Versions are transcribed by the best transcribers in the business. Every book contains notes AND tablature. “The Great Explorers” finds Gambale returning to all-instrumental, high-energy rock and fusion guitar with stellar musicians Tom Coster, Stuart Hamm, Jonathan Mover and Freddie Ravel. The result of this collaboration with Joe Satriani’s touring band? Absolute fireworks! He mixes rock and blues riffs...

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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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Dave Celentano – Power Rhythm Guitar

May 22 2015

Dave Celentano – Power Rhythm Guitar

Power Rhythm Guitar is an awesome resource for guitarists. It contains thirty-one lessons for rhythm guitar that you can play by yourself, in a band, or as a back-up musician. With first chords, basic strumming and exercises in many musical styles, including: basic rock, country, hard rock, heavy metal, reggae, blues, funk and more. Ron Middlebrook with Dave Celentano’s book with be valuable and useful as you progress. A CD is included with full band examples of all lessons.  There are a lot of rhythm patterns in the book and each of them is played on enclosed CD. Many...

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Ross Bolton – Funk Rhythm Guitar

May 14 2015

Ross Bolton – Funk Rhythm Guitar

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, this indispensable guide will show you how to master the art of the groove! Instructor Ross Bolton has developed a clear, concise method that unravels the tricks and techniques at the heart of the unmistakable funk guitar sound. After laying down the fundamentals he moves on to cover the finer points: swing/straight 16th rhythm patterns, “hip-hop” grooves, classic funk chord voicings, single-note “bubble picking,” “skank” playing, and much more. You will learn to play both traditional and contemporary rhythm guitar parts in the styles of James Brown, Earth, Wind &...

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David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

May 13 2015

David Hamburger – 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You Must Know

50 of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest licks you must know. The path from pentatonic sameness to heavy jazzed blues catitude often appears strewn with mystifying theoretical explanations and effete bossa renditions of “The Days of Wine and Roses.” Feh! David Hamburger’s 50 Jazz-Blues Licks You MUST Know cuts right to the chase, offering up some of the baddest, bopping-est, funkiest and bluesiest ways to navigate through any shuffle, boogaloo, minor blues or jazz-blues chord changes. Hamburger digs deep into the 50s and 60s, when labels like Blue Note, Prestige and Riverside were serving up the funky, down-home...

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vGuitar Lessons Archive

May 11 2015

vGuitar Lessons Archive

Here is for your attention a very nice set of guitar lessons from British guitarist Ben Lowrey. 58 video lessons include a variety of compositions known rock bands and artists such as:  AC/DC, Aerosmith, Chuck Berry, Dire Straits, Eric Clapton, Extreme, Gary Moore, Green Day, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Lynrd Skynrd, Metallica, Nirvana, Oasis, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Eagles and other. All lessons have a small embedded window with tabs, easy to understand. The set also includes lessons of guitar tuning, guitar basics, some techniques and so on....

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John Riley – The Art of Bop Drumming

May 09 2015

John Riley – The Art of Bop Drumming

Well-known for his creative flexibility and musicianship, John Riley has worked with such jazz mainstays as Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie or Miles Davis. This method includes solos, patterns, tips, and exercises in time playing, comping, soloing, and brushes. Also included are Jazz essentials and charts. The CD included features exercise examples and play along tunes with Bob Mintzer (tenor saxophone), Phill Markowitz (piano), James Genus (bass), and John Riley (drums). The Art of Bop Drumming has been split into 7 main sections – time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, charts, and the appendix. Every section is packed...

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Francis Rocco Prestia – Fingerstyle Funk

May 01 2015

Francis Rocco Prestia – Fingerstyle Funk

At last, bass players around the world are allowed a rare, in-depth look into the style and technique of one of the most influential electric bassists of our time. In a logical step-by-step approach, Tower of Power bassist Francis Rocco Prestia clearly explains his percussive “ghosting & muting” techniques and demonstrates the importance of a “balanced” bass line. Twelve Tower of Power tunes are used to illustrate his approach to funk & half-time shuffles, straight-8th, 16th-note and 12/8 funk, ballads and more.Each example is presented in it’s fundamental form, then he elaborates one step at a time so you...

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Richie Kotzen – Young Guitar (September 2007)

Apr 28 2015

Richie Kotzen – Young Guitar (September 2007)

Offered to your attention video disc for the September 2007 issue of the journal for guitarists “Young Guitar”. In the video, a well-known guitarist Richie Kotzen talks about his new instrument, gives a few lessons, and shows some interesting melodies and techniques. Also on the disc there are lessons from Shane Gibson, who demonstrates his technique for seven string guitar. Extracts video and interviews with some Japanese guitar hero – Takayoshi Ohmura, who co-starred in a pair with an American singer named Doogie White. There is some vocal similarities to Ronnie James Dio, Joe Line Turner’s vocals and Yngwie…...

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Marcus Miller Legend Player

Apr 03 2015

Marcus Miller Legend Player

Marcus Miller is an American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a bass guitarist. Throughout his career, Miller worked with trumpeter Miles Davis, pianist Herbie Hancock, singer Luther Vandross, and saxophonist David Sanborn, as well as maintaining a successful solo career. Miller is classically trained as a clarinetist and also plays keyboards, saxophone and guitar. There are 15 transcriptions of songs Marcus Miller, published in Japan. Songs include: Rio Funk Could It Be You Hideaway Straight To The Heart Run For Cover Shake Dance Maputo Benny Crossfire Panther Steveland Rampage The Sun Don’t Lie Mr. Pastorius Moons...

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