Steve Mansfield – 1001 Drum Grooves

May 12 2017

Steve Mansfield – 1001 Drum Grooves

This book presents 1001 drumset beats played in a variety of musical styles, past and present. It’s ideal for beginners seeking a well-organized, easy-to-follow encyclopedia of drum grooves, as well as consummate professionals who want to bring their knowledge of various drum styles to new heights. Author Steve Mansfield presents: rock and funk grooves, blues and jazz grooves, ethnic grooves, Afro-Cuban and Caribbean grooves, and much more. For those who are beginning set players, this book is invaluable. Every page includes rhythm patterns that vary only slightly from one line to another. Thus, the pace is slow enough to...

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Exploring The Guitar with Keb’ Mo’

May 11 2017

Exploring The Guitar with Keb’ Mo’

Keb Mo expertly accompanies his distinctively soulful songs with folk/blues fingerpicking, swampy slide licks, contemporary pop chords and a touch of jazz. The seven arrangements he teaches on this DVD are simple enough for early intermediate guitarists, but provide enough twists and turns to interest advanced musicians as well. With his easy-going humor and deep musical knowledge, Keb Mo makes it a joy to play along with this lesson. You ll learn unusual chord shapes, a variety of tunings, bottleneck/slide technique, picking patterns and seven beautiful songs from his award-winning repertoire: Your Love, Life is Beautiful, I’ll Be Your...

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Complete Django: The Ultimate Django Book

May 10 2017

Complete Django: The Ultimate Django Book

For the first time, all 81 themes and melodies by Django Reinhardt appear in a single collection written in notation and tablature with diagrams of the exact chord voicings played by Django. In addition to the music, this landmark collection includes generous performance and historical notes plus anecdotes and previously unreleased photographs, playbills and illustrations in what is surely the definitive collection for the Django and Gypsy jazz fan! Bi-lingual book with text in French and English. This is an unique and exceptional (as well as expensive) Django song book. To understand Django’s style, you’ve got to listen to...

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David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

May 07 2017

David Baker – A Creative Approach To Practicing Jazz

A much heralded jazz practice method from leading educator/performer David Baker. David condenses a wealth of experience and knowledge into practice-specific ideas and exercises for all musicians. Subjects covered include practice goals, techniques and strategies, hearing, transcribing, playing with play-a-longs and “actual” recordings, tune memorization, self evaluation and much more. For any C, Eb, Bb, or bass instrument. Intermediate, advanced. This is not a book filled with licks. It is a book filled with concepts that you apply to your own, or standards, or be-bop. It is a good book, but hard work. There is a lot of work...

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Frank Gambale – Acoustic improvisation

May 07 2017

Frank Gambale – Acoustic improvisation

Frank Gambale s Acoustic Improvisation DVD follows the success of his first acoustic trio recording, Natural High. This video features his trio, Natural High Live, with Otmaro Ruiz on piano, Alain Caron on bass, and Frank on acoustic guitar. After blowing through seven jaw-dropping performances with his world-class band, Frank sits down for a candid one-on-one session about jazz improvisation. Using the changes to All the Things You Are as a foundation, Frank teaches a series of ideas for improvising over classic ii-V progressions using 3rds and 7ths, chord extensions, Phrygian, super Locrian, and diminished ideas. Franks incorporates rhythmic...

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John Scofield – Jazz-Funk Guitar Volume 1

May 06 2017

John Scofield – Jazz-Funk Guitar Volume 1

Featuring Dennis Chambers, Gary Grainger, and Jim Beard reunited with the electrifying John Scofield. John’s multi-faceted style is covered in depth as he discusses intervallic ideas, string-skipping, chordal concepts, playing ideas across the fingerboard, and developing your own personal sound. Songs include: Loud Jazz, Make Me, Pick Hits, Wabash. The DVD shows Scofield playing with a band and then him giving a lesson. The way he explains harmony, how he applies it to the guitar and how he practices it is what makes this an incredible lesson. The way he practices affects what he plays and the way his...

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Richie Zellon – 20th Century Jazz Guitar

May 06 2017

Richie Zellon – 20th Century Jazz Guitar

Richie Zellon 20th Century Jazz Guitar PDF. Selected phrases by its most influential artists. The initial purpose of this collection which is to provide brief samples of each stylistic era within the evolution of jazz guitar. There are a few favorites from the Swing Era, the Bebop Era, the Post-Bop Era, the Fusion Era and others. Jazz is a language with a unique grammar, somewhat functionally similar to that of a non musical language. This collection of phrases is meant to provide the student with a glimpse into the creative mind of each artist when analyzing the melodic composition...

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Woody Mann – The Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar: Early Roots

May 02 2017

Woody Mann – The Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar: Early Roots

Teaches the song forms and techniques of early American folk and blues guitar styles. Acclaimed blues performer and educator, Woody Mann, teaches five blues songs based on the playing of such originators as Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Scrapper Blackwell, and Tommy Johnson. Written for the near beginner to intermediate student, each song illustrates the techniques and approaches of these innovators in a clear and easy to understand arrangement of a classic theme in Open G, Open D, and standard tuning. Woody teaches techniques including rhythmic fingerpicking, left-hand dumping, brushing and percussive right-hand techniques, and...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 26 – Charlie Parker

Apr 30 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 26 – Charlie Parker

Jazz Play-Along Volume 26 Charlie Parker PDF. 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 stereo accompaniment track (no melody)...

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Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 2

Apr 29 2017

Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 2

The second DVD in this series features fifteen thunderous drum solos from legends like Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, ‘Papa” Jo Jones, Art Blakey, Shelly Manne, Sonny Payne, Sam Woodyard, Rufus ‘Speedy” Jones, and others, spanning the years 1947 to 1989, many never before released on home video or DVD. Bonus clips include Bobby Troup’s ‘history of the jazz drum set,” from 1958 and a great segment featuring the Gene Krupa Jazz Trio impersonating Russian musicians from 1946!   Language: English Year: 2002 Country: USA Running time: 73 min Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 720×480 ~6.97 Mbps 30 fps...

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