Paul Schmeling and Dave Limina – Berklee Instant Keyboard

Jan 14 2015

Paul Schmeling and Dave Limina – Berklee Instant Keyboard

Berklee Instant Keyboard: Play Right Now! (Berklee Methods). This cool new keyboard method will have students of all ages jammin’ right away! It features simple lessons to get you playing instantly, tips on playing and locking in with a bass player and rhythm section, and strategies to help you understand the keyboard and develop your own keyboard parts. Jam with the band in a variety of musical styles including rock, blues, country and funk on the accompanying CD. Features include: Simple lessons to get you playing instantly Play-along CD so you can listen and jam Chords you’ll use in...

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Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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Craig Realley – The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time

Nov 19 2014

Craig Realley – The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time

Acclaimed guitar instructor Craig Realley hosts the instructional video Guitar Method: The Greatest Bass Riffs of All Time. Designed primarily for aspiring guitar pros with an intermediate to advanced level of expertise, this program uses “extreme close-up” method of visual illustration, whereby the camera closes in on the musician’s hands and strings, and thus enables the at-home player to witness the step-by-step nuances of the technique employed by the guitarist. This particular volume emphasizes the most famous “signature riffs” of classic rock stars, as played by the original musicians. Subjects include: The Beatles, The Who, Yes, Grand Funk Railroad,...

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Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

Nov 18 2014

Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

This book/CD package has been developed so that the beginning to intermediate drummer can practice in a wide range of styles along with all-star musicians Mike Stern on guitar and John Patitucci on bass. The styles covered include straight eighths, shuffle (blues), sixteenth-note feel, hip-hop (jazz funk), pop ballad, reggae (shuffle), and rock. Contains perforated ‘road map’ charts for each tune. Recommended as a really good book for starters. For those of you who wish to really solidify your playing. Very comprehensive and the quality of songs is exceptional for a “play-along”. Two CDs. One with drums, the other...

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Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

Nov 11 2014

Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

This is the complete guide to playing rhythm guitar by Bruce Buckingham and Eric Pascal. Introducing all the fundamentals and important concepts including open chords, barre chords, and other movable shapes; strumming, fingerstyle, flatpicking and arpeggiation; common progressions and basic chord theory and more. Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide has been designed from the Musicians Institute core curriculum programmes and is a comprehensive source suitable for beginners and amateur guitarists. This book is a very practical and comprehensive introduction to guitar chords. It is an ideal book for beginners and possibly for more advanced players looking to review and...

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George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

Oct 19 2014

George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

George Lawrence Stone’s Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it one of the top 25 drumming books of all-time. In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving “control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution, and muscular coordination,” with extra attention given to the development of the weak hand. This indispensable book for drummers of all types includes hundreds of basic to advanced rhythms and moves through categories of single-beat combinations, triplets, short roll combinations, flam beats, flam...

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Josquin des Pres – The Encyclopedia of Bass Riffs

Oct 02 2014

Josquin des Pres – The Encyclopedia of Bass Riffs

When Leo Fender invented the electric bass in the early 1950s, little did he know the musical revolution that would follow. Dozens of musical styles were born as a direct result of his invention. Encyclopedia of Bass Riffs is an overview of over 40 different musical styles, covering 50 years of electric bass playing. Through a wide variety of stylistic examples, this book explores many musical genres that may have never existed without the electric bass guitar. These examples will undoubtedly add diversity to your musical vocabulary and supplement your style. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). Download Josquin...

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Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Jun 27 2014

Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Over the last fifteen years, the developments of modern jazz, fusion and funk, have given a starring role on drums, emancipation from the simple function of rhythmic support that had often played in the rock music of the past decades. Why many drummers have had to update their technical and their theoretical background, while capitalizing on the valuable experience gained over the years, “roaring” of rock music. With the publication of this method for drums, we wanted to provide aspiring professionals of this instrument a progressive curriculum, starting with the basics, and through studies and exercises, came up with...

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David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

May 02 2014

David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

“Future Sounds” is a presentation of ideas for the drum set that is applicable to, and inspired by, contemporary music. The main objective of this work is to help the aspiring drummer in the lengthy process of becoming an individual with a unique, original drum-set vocabulary. One reason good players become great is that at some point in their development they began to focus on what they wanted to express musically instead of continuing to copy their favorite players. Ideally, through lots of playing, practicing, thinking things through, listening, exchanging ideas with others and experimentation, the player will have...

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Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Apr 14 2014

Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso this is a tutorial from Cristiano Micalizzi, comprising a plurality of bass and percussion rhythms of most popular music styles. The language of the book is Italian.The disc includes the e-book with detailed sheet music and chord symbols (PDF-format), as well as the sound of showing the disassembled in the book examples (format mp3). The bass and drums are separated on different channels so if you are turning off the left channel, you can play the drums, and turning off the right channel – you can play the bass. At the end...

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