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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Phil Capone – Guitar Chord Bible

Jul 23 2016

Phil Capone – Guitar Chord Bible

This compact dictionary of over 500 illustrated popular chords in their most common voicings features clear photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions.The spiral binding allows you to lay the book flat for easy reference while playing. Fingering diagrams for each chord are clearly indicated on a fretboard, and tips on technique are given together with relevant chord sequences. Whether your musical style favors rock, pop, blues, soul, jazz, country, or classical, this handy take-anywhere volume puts the techniques for making great guitar music at your fingertips, and sets you on the road to becoming a true chordmaster! The author’s...

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Desi Serna – Fretboard Theory Volume 2

Jul 16 2016

Desi Serna – Fretboard Theory Volume 2

Book two in the Fretboard Theory series picks up where the first volume left off and takes your guitar playing and musical knowledge to a whole new level. You learn many advanced applications and new musical concepts. There is information for rhythm guitarists, lead guitarists, improvisers and composers. Each chapter focuses on applications found in popular music and includes familiar song references. Gain new perspective on keys and tonalities. Apply new number systems. Bring dominant function and voice leading into play. Change keys, borrow chords and mix modes. Employ chromatic passing, diminished and augmented chords. Use the lead patterns...

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Troy Nelson – Guitar Aerobics

Jul 14 2016

Troy Nelson – Guitar Aerobics

A 52-Week, One-lick-per-day Workout Program for Developing, Improving & Maintaining Guitar Technique. From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, here is a daily dose of technical vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned! Musical styles include rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, and funk. Techniques taught include alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, string bending, and rhythm guitar. These exercises will increase speed, and improve dexterity and pick- and fret-hand accuracy. The accompanying CD includes all 365 workout licks plus play-along grooves in every style at eight different metronome settings. The explanations are mostly very clear and...

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Walter Grassmann – Vienna Big Band Machine Minus Drums

Jun 28 2016

Walter Grassmann – Vienna Big Band Machine Minus Drums

This unique publication for drummers includes: A CD with 14 play-along tracks (without drums): Funk-Shuffle, Funk-Rock, Latin-Funk, Straight Funk, Hip-Hop Shuffle, Ballad, Rap, a.o. A folder containing the original, hand-written drum parts (as used at the recording sessions) Computer typeset drum parts, including additional notated drum fills. Recommended for drummers from beginner to advanced. The drum charts are what you would expect with good example fills and the tracks are good quality recordings. The tracks are fun to play and allow expression and interpretation. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). Download Walter Grassmann – Vienna Big Band Machine Minus...

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The Guitar of Preston Reed

Jun 21 2016

The Guitar of Preston Reed

The Guitar of Preston Reed – Expanding The Realm Of Acoustic Playing. On this fascinating video, Preston introduces you to the wide variety of sounds that you can coax from your guitar. He teaches the “rim shots” and “bongo hits”, the slap harmonics, double hammer-ons, two-hand tapping, right-hand fretting and other techniques that will give your playing originality, movement and excitement. Preston plays and analyzes three of his show-stopping instrumental compositions – Slap Funk, Border Towns, and Tribes – detailing the techniques and tunings he uses to get his distinctive sound. By learning these tunes, you’ll develop right- and...

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