Renard D. Hoover: Right-Hand Development For Jazz Guitar

Mar 13 2017

Renard D. Hoover: Right-Hand Development For Jazz Guitar

Renard Hoover’s book focuses solely on Right Hand development through the use of open string exercises. If these types of exercises bore you then don’t need this book. However if you want simple exercises that will increase your right hand strength, agility, precision and speed then this is the book for you. The studies in this book do wonders – even the ones in the first few pages. For added precision try them using the Stylus Pick. This book is so devoted to the right hand, all the exercises are played on open strings, so the left hand does...

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Jazz Guitar Standards: Chord Melody Solos

Mar 12 2017

Jazz Guitar Standards: Chord Melody Solos

This collection of jazz standard chord solos for guitar is compiled from Jazz Guitar Standards Vol. 1 and 2. What makes this work so special is that each artist has personally recorded their solo guitar arrangement. The book comes with the CDs which have all 44 tunes. This book is a wonderful anthology of solo guitar that can be used for performances as well as educational purposes. This book is jam packed with jazz standards. Surely, anyone with a heart for jazz and chord melodies would find something in this book they like to play. And the CDs (two...

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Steve Jordan – The Groove is Here

Mar 12 2017

Steve Jordan – The Groove is Here

This is the first instructional program by drummer’s drummer and Grammy Award winner Steve Jordan, who offers a fascinating look into how and why he plays. Long awaited by drummers around the world, this DVD includes live performances by Bob Cranshaw, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, and Bernie “Dr. Woo” Worrell. It also features commentary from Jackson Browne, Leroy Clouden, Levon Helm, Keith Richards and the late Timothy White, Billboard editor-in-chief. “One of the funkiest drummers of all time? Steve Jordan shows he’s all that and more on this excellent DVD, a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the legendary...

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Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Mar 10 2017

Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Here’s a lesson that’s packed with dozens of time-tested musical phrases that will help you become a strong lead guitarist. Even beginners will be able to start playing hot licks over blues changes. As the phrases get more advanced, you’ll start to use slides, bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs and other techniques to increase your speed and dexterity. Each riff is played slowly and then at speed to give you a feel for how it sounds in context. Jeff Pevar (currently playing guitar with David Crosby) joins Artie to demonstrate how two players jamming together would use these lead lines in...

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Jack Marshall – Authentic Brazilian Bossa Nova Guitar Arrangements

Mar 09 2017

Jack Marshall – Authentic Brazilian Bossa Nova Guitar Arrangements

In recent years the Bossa Nova has become much more than just a passing fancy on the American musical scene. Learn to play 20 solos from Bossa Nova greats. The guitar is a very important part of the Bossa Nova style and the great Brazilian composers responsible for many of our “standards” are all guitarists: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Laurindo Almeida, Joao Gilberto and Luiz Bonfa. This is truly a masterpiece of the colaboration of a master guitar arranger, with the leaders of an important south american musical movement. These arrangements are truly classical an deserve devoted study. These are...

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Bruce Arnold – Jazz Guitar for Beginners

Mar 09 2017

Bruce Arnold – Jazz Guitar for Beginners

Learning how to play jazz guitar is no cakewalk but then that’s what attracts most of us to the style to begin with. Jazz guitar is indeed challenging, however it’s also extremely rewarding because the form allows you the ultimate freedom of expression as a musician. But before you can exercise that freedom, you have to put your time in listening to jazz, watching video jazz guitar lessons, and learning the requisite theory, chords, rhythms and vocabulary. As is the case with all of the arts, you can read all of the books on the subject but the only...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 – Latin Jazz

Mar 07 2017

Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 – Latin Jazz

Jazz Play-Along Volume 23 Latin Jazz PDF CD download. 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...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Mar 04 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 12 – 15

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 12, 13, 14, 15 PDF download. Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians. Volume 12: Duke Ellington. Intermediate. Some of the most famous jazz standards in the world from rich, lush ballads to crisp and light swing tunes that every jobbing musician should know. An...

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Ginger Baker – Master Drum Technique

Mar 04 2017

Ginger Baker – Master Drum Technique

A unique chance to study with an all-time drum legend! The great rock drummer takes you through a wide range of techniques, from paradiddles, beat displacement, and tom-tom technique through African rhythms, double-bass drum technique and much more. He even takes some examples and puts them into a band situation, also demonstrating his famous soloing style. A must-have disc for all drummers! To understand Ginger Baker’s playing style (as opposed to merely copying it), one has to understand (at least) 3 things: 1) Drum rudiments, both as a tool of developing technique and as musical elements (applied to the...

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Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

Mar 03 2017

Tom Kolb – Chord Progressions for Guitar

This “private lesson” with instructor Tom Kolb is an easy-to-use guide to the most essential chords, rhythms and strumming patterns for a huge variety of musical styles: rock, blues, jazz, country, folk, RandB, funk, soul, Latin jazz, fusion, ska, reggae and gospel! Each musical example in the book is demonstrated on the accompanying CD, backed by a full rhythm section. It is useful for the beginner and intermediate guitar player, as it lays out smart chord progressions and includes 100 well-recorded tracks covering most styles in American popular music, from folk rock to heavy rock, from country to new...

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