Guitar Lessons – Genre Bluegrass Volume 2

Nov 29 2016

Guitar Lessons – Genre Bluegrass Volume 2

An old fashioned style of country music dating from the late 1930s pioneered by Bill Monroe (who invented the name) and Roy Acuff. While some people believe it to be the traditional music of the Appalachian mountains, it’s basically what country music was like before influences from jazz, blues, and pop came in. Most popular in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee and Virginia. In bluegrass the guitar fiddle and banjo are the most important instruments and there is no drumming nor percussion. It has had a small but devoted following outside of the South for years, and despite being associated...

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Tim Quinn – Arpeggios for Lead Rock Guitar

Nov 29 2016

Tim Quinn – Arpeggios for Lead Rock Guitar

Tim Quinn Fluid Soloing Book 1 Arpeggios for Lead Rock Guitar. A modern arpeggio handbook and comprehensive training manual for developing fast, flowing arpeggio runs that connect the entire fretboard. Emphasis is on developing fluid, non-shifting arpeggio patterns (across the neck) using hammer-ons and pull-offs for speed and fluidity; and also on developing smooth position-shifting arpeggios (along the length of the neck) using slides. These two types of motion are then connected and combined in an extensive collection of soloing etudes for full assimilation. The result is a complete system of arpeggio pathways that connects every part of the...

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Merry Christmas – Beginning Solo Guitar

Nov 25 2016

Merry Christmas – Beginning Solo Guitar

This is simply one of the best books for people who want to play Christmas tunes for solo guitar. All tunes are well arranged and the chord changes make sense. None of the pieces are simple though. If you want to play this on Christmas start early! Mastering these tunes is well worth the effort and you learn a lot from them. Beginning Solo Guitar: Merry Christmas features sheet music for 15 songs for Guitar in beginning chord melody style arrangements in standard notation and tablature. Christmas is a heart touching season where gift giving is promoted, and Santa...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 20 – Christmas Carols

Nov 24 2016

Jazz Play-Along Volume 20 – Christmas Carols

Very tasteful arrangements of traditional Christmas carols in Jazz Play-Along Volume 20. For use with all Bb, Eb, and C instruments, the Jazz Play Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with melody cue with proper style and inflection, professional rhythm tracks, choruses for soloing, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has an additional full...

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Bob Mintzer – 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Nov 23 2016

Bob Mintzer – 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Written for a wide variety of musicians, 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and to more experienced musicians. For the younger player, particular care is given to range, rhythmic figures and overall playability. The more accomplished musician will appreciate the high level of musicality, the lyrical compositions and the opportunities to improvise. Either way, the format is simple: Bob Mintzer plays and demonstrates each etude with a stellar rhythm section on the included CD. You learn each etude slowly. When ready, you play the etude with the CD accompaniment. This is a...

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Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4

Nov 22 2016

Robin Nolan – The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4

Robin Nolan The Gypsy Jazz Volume 4 PDF download. Awesome book for Gypsy Jazz fans. I’m proud of this book as it features some of my favorite Django tunes including a note for note transcription of the first chorus of his ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ solo which is a masterpiece. ‘Tears’, ‘Melodie Au Crepuscule’, and ‘Anouman’ are three of Django’s most deep and poignant ballads and I’ve written out the hip changes for all of them. This book is a heavy hitter and will give you a lot to get on with and comes highly recommended. Songs...

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Ivan Santiago – Urban Bass Techniques

Nov 20 2016

Ivan Santiago – Urban Bass Techniques

Urban Bass Techniques is designed to do one thing: Take your bass playing to another level. This DVD is geared specifically for the beginner to intermediate bass player as Ivan Santiago exposes very specific and secret urban bass techniques that will completely change the way you play. From gospel to neo soul, Ivan shows you the top industry’s secret tricks of the trade. You will learn things such as theory, scales, proper fingering along with very important bass techniques such as slapping, popping, fretting, harmonics, and “ghost notes.” You will even learn the very secret techniques to “slugging” as...

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Terry Bozzio – Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato: Vol 1, 2, 3

Nov 20 2016

Terry Bozzio – Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato: Vol 1, 2, 3

Now on DVD, Terry Bozzio’s Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato is a three-volume instructional video packed with groundbreaking performances, hundreds of demonstrations and examples, simple breakdowns, clear explanations of radical techniques, and thought-provoking inspiration and philosophy. In this course, Terry explains his approach to the drumset as an orchestra within itself, delving into self-accompaniment with ostinato patterns. He also demonstrates how to apply melodic, harmonic, and even two-part contrapuntal techniques to the kit. Many musical examples written by Terry himself are contained in the informative booklets accompanying the videos. Each video stands on its own, but they work together...

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Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Nov 17 2016

Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Andrew York is both a wonderful composer and great player. York’s compositions: they are modern, but not in a dissonant way; they are beautiful, yet sophisticated; they are pleasant, yet very engaging and emotionally complex. If you want to hear great unique classical guitar, get some Andrew York! These are wonderful compositions for solo guitar. They are intellectually stimulating and stand up to a careful listen, but also make for pleasant background music. York has put together a nice progression from classically inspired works to more free-form exercises, without getting lost in either extreme. Amazing book by an amazing...

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Abraham Laboriel – New Bass Concepts

Nov 15 2016

Abraham Laboriel – New Bass Concepts

If you want something unique in the sense of sound, unusual in the sense of technique or you just want to find some interesting “trick” for the song – welcome to the video “New Bass Concepts”. Abraham’s approach to playing is very far from the traditional: in his own words, he “plays the bass as the drums. ” Abraham teaches you the techniques that keep him in demand. He covers right and left hand techniques, left hand tapping, 2-handed paradiddles plus his unique 5-fingered right hand technique. Abraham Laboriel is a Mexican bassist who has played on over 4,000...

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