Bob Mintzer – 14 Blues & Funk Etudes

Oct 16 2016

Bob Mintzer – 14 Blues & Funk Etudes

Bob Mintzer 14 Blues & Funk Etudes PDF for Bb Instruments (Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax, Clarinet). A collection of studies composed for musicians who wish to extend themselves in improvisation, composition, sight reading and general musicianship skills. Each etude has a theoretical explanation, suggestions for performance and tips for practice routines. 1 CD of combo accompaniments performed by members of the Yellowjackets are included. All books are compatible and written so that they can be performed together. It’s about time someone put together a book that when they say it is for tenor saxophone, it actually has a tenor...

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Sean Malone – A Portrait Of Jaco: The Solos Collection

Oct 09 2016

Sean Malone – A Portrait Of Jaco: The Solos Collection

Explore the technical brilliance and musical genius of the greatest electric bassist the world has ever known. This book features highly detailed analysis of 12 of Jaco’s epic bass solos. Accurate transcriptions of the best and most forward-looking solos in Jaco’s canon. The accompanying explanations and contextual material make great sense and are most welcome. If you’re a bass player, just get it. You won’t regret it. Malone points out what Jaco did stylistically and with note selection that gave him that elusive characteristic “signature sound” that only the truly great musicians had. The title was very clear. This...

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Bob Stoloff – Blues Scatitudes

Sep 19 2016

Bob Stoloff – Blues Scatitudes

Blues Scatitudes is an exploration of rhythmic and melodic vocal improvisation skills using the 12-bar blues form as a harmonic vehicle for pentatonic and blues scale-based patterns. All exercises and etudes are designed to improve scat syllable articulation, phraseology and solo development in the context of various contemporary musical idioms including jazz, R&B, pop, funk, Reggae and Latin. There are 51 fully orchestrated sing-along tracks that exemplify both even and swing styles. Each Scatitude has a male and female lead vocal version, two stylistic interpretations and one variation with instrumental lead to practice inventing your own syllables. The final...

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Benny Greb – The Art and Science of Groove

Sep 14 2016

Benny Greb – The Art and Science of Groove

The Art and Science of Groove is the first ever collection of vital tools and exercises designed specifically to enhance your playing with a positive groove, time after time. Benny Greb introduces the five core elements of Time, Feel, Sound, Body and Mind, offering straightforward solutions that can be applied to any musical style in order to generate a solid and consistent groove, leaving nothing to luck. By applying the tools within The Art and Science of Groove and making use of Benny’s practical approach to the exercises, drummers everywhere will see an obvious transformation in their drum set...

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Rick Latham – Advanced Funk Studies

Sep 05 2016

Rick Latham – Advanced Funk Studies

Advanced Funk Studies has been a staple for drummers for over 20 years. The new DVD with both Advanced Funk Studies and Contemporary Drumset Techniques is a must for drummers who wish to understand todays linear style of playing, rock, r & b, hip hop, funk and soul. Latham breaks down the exercises so its easy to find a groove that works with the music. Mr Latham also spends time talking about the importance of proper technique and shows the importance of a strong rudimental foundation. This course is very helpful, easy to follow, with excellent examples of some...

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Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

Aug 24 2016

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

This lavishly produced volume is the ultimate collection of songs for bass guitarists. Carefully selected, meticulously edited and beautifully presented, these 39 titles document some of the greatest performances by the great bass guitarists. The compilation features studio giants such as Motown legend James Jamerson and Carol Kaye; classic rock tracks by Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney and John Entwistle; Jazz Fusion virtuosity from Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke, funk from James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, and other great songs by AC/DC, the Clash, the Police, Iron Maiden, Stevie Wonder and many, many more....

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Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 2 (Mp3)

Aug 15 2016

Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 2 (Mp3)

There is a 2nd volume of free drumless tracks. This set includes such bands (artists) as: Children Of Bodom, Clash, Dave Weckl, Deep Purple, Disturbed, Dream Theater,  Foo Fighters, Green Day and many many more. We have the biggest and the best collection of drumless music on the Internet. All drumless songs in high quality in mp3 and available for download. You can practice along with drumless backing tracks and create your own music. The 2nd volume includes almost 300 tracks in such styles as: rock, jazz, blues, metal, hard rock, punk. If you missed the 1st volume of...

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Learn Funk Guitar with Tower Of Power’s Jeff Tamelier

Aug 05 2016

Learn Funk Guitar with Tower Of Power’s Jeff Tamelier

Features an interview with Jeff, including his funk guitar performance techniques, with musical examples. Not only will you learn classic funk guitar techniques, but you can also sit in with members of Tower Of Power, playing four fan favourites and for new grooves created just for you. Level: From Beginner to Advanced. For bassists we recommend another book: Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power. It’s a deceptively tricky and intricate playing style, and this book by TOP’s own Jeff Tamelier is a great resource for understanding and gaining tips on what he (and other TOP players)...

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Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

Jul 26 2016

Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. This Play-It-Like-It-Is Bass book/CD pack allows bassists to learn Rocco’s authentic bass parts. The songbook includes full transcriptions with tab for eight songs, a bio on Rocco, and his performance notes for each tune. The special accompanying CD features performances by Rocco along with Tower of Power members Larry Braggs (vocals), Dave Garibaldi (drums), Roger Smith (keyboards) and Jeff Tamelier (guitar) on four TOP classics plus four new grooves created especially for this book! Tracks on the...

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Barrett Tagliarino – Chord Tone Soloing

Jul 25 2016

Barrett Tagliarino – Chord Tone Soloing

Chord Tone Soloing: A Guitarist’s Guide to Melodic Improvising in Any Style. Learn how the professionals create monster solos with this easy-to-use book/CD pack! The accompanying CD includes 68 tracks of exercises, licks, solo examples, and play-alongs. Includes all necessary foundation materials; detailed instructions on how and what to practice; essential concepts for players at every level; developing your real-time melodic reflexes; soloing over any progression in any style of music; using chords as an endless source of ideas; and more. This book is the advanced user manual for your guitar. If you already know the basics such as...

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