Tony Saunders – Beginning Bass

Apr 26 2017

Tony Saunders – Beginning Bass

Tony Saunders is much in demand within the industry, and given his track record it’s not hard to see why. After receiving his first piano lessons from none other than Herbie Hancock himself. Saunders shared the stage, alongside his father, recording artist Merl Saunders, with Jerry Garcia. He has gone on to play and record with Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and Bo Diddley, among countless other renowned musicians. Here, he shares his expertise with students of the four- and five-string bass, providing all the fundamentals necessary to follow in his footsteps. On-screen tablature, an interactive lesson chart, and on-line...

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Scott Reed – Getting Into Guitar Improvising

Apr 25 2017

Scott Reed – Getting Into Guitar Improvising

Getting Into Guitar Improvising: A Systematic Approach to Soloing. For all guitarists interested in improvising, the material in this method can apply to any style of music. This integrated approach to soloing provides numerous musical examples promotes an understanding of the theory behind improvising, and also promotes better visualization of shapes on the fingerboard through the use of fingerboard diagrams. The material presented in this comprehensive book ranges from fundamental concepts such as understanding modes and scale and chord relationships, to the application of various scales, arpeggios, and chromaticism. In addition, more advanced areas are explored, such as combining...

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Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Apr 24 2017

Keith Wyatt – Beyond Basics: Acoustic Slide Guitar

Keith Wyatt, one of the country’s foremost blues and rock educators, takes you through all aspects of acoustic slide playing including choosing the right slide, open tunings, use of a capo, fingerboard patterns, vibrato, special intonations, and muting techniques. Keith also shows you how to mix slide with standard guitar technique for fills and self accompaniment. From preparation to actual performing, instructor Keith Wyatt covers the fundamentals of playing acoustic slide guitar in this entry in Beyond Basics series. Words cannot explain how awesome this guy is in playing the blues. Trust me, if your curious about slide guitar,...

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Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

Apr 21 2017

Pete Wernick – Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

This is the perfect course for those who want to play three-finger style bluegrass banjo from scratch. You may never have touched a banjo before, but Pete will have you picking right from the opening minutes of this user-friendly DVD. After getting tuned up and learning some easy chords, Pete teaches you the basic rolls and left-hand fingerings that make up your first bluegrass instrumental. As you progress, you’ll learn how to add slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and a variety of right-hand rolls in the three-finger bluegrass style. By the time you finish this course, you’ll be picking favorite bluegrass...

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Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Apr 18 2017

Modern Drummer Festival 2011

Modern Drummer Festival 2011 took place at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. In a program packed with amazing performances and insightful educational segments, Gil Sharone (Stolen Babies/Dillinger Escape Plan) expands on concepts found in his Wicked Beats DVD Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Herbie Hancock/Dr. Dre) performs in hip-hop and fusion styles (with guest percussionist Taku Hirano), jazz innovator Jeff “Tain” Watts presents an incredible set with his stellar quartet, prog/metal star Aquiles Priester performs a blistering set of songs from Hangar and Freakeys, and, finally, drum superstar Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez performs with The New World Order, an...

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Tim Quinn – String Skipping & Wide Interval Soloing For Guitar

Apr 18 2017

Tim Quinn – String Skipping & Wide Interval Soloing For Guitar

Tim Quinn Book 4 String Skipping & Wide Interval Soloing For Guitar PDF. 212 Melodic Studies and Patterns for Guitar is a much-needed guitarist s guide to mastering wide interval soloing. This collection of repeating, continuous motion studies shows the guitarist how to develop melodic patterns that are characterized by large intervallic jumps in pitch, from one note to the next, in constant succession. This book presents four unique approaches to developing wide interval soloing, all of which utilize string skipping: 1) double pentatonic scales, which are three-note-per-string pentatonic scale patterns; 2) octave sliding, which uses sliding octave shapes...

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Bob Moses – Drum Wisdom

Apr 17 2017

Bob Moses – Drum Wisdom

Drum Wisdom by Bob Moses, which is inexplicably out of print, is one of the absolute best drum instructional books ever written. With more words written in English than music notation the book can be a bit inscrutable at first. When taken slowly and with the proper focus, though, the book provides a doorway into truly opening the keys to the drum set as a musical instrument that is more than the sum of its parts. Ostensibly a jazz drum book, this book actually surpasses style and gets to the very heart of what a drummer needs to know...

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Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Apr 17 2017

Chris Woods – Percussive Acoustic Guitar

Turn your acoustic guitar into a full band with this comprehensive book/DVD set by guitar virtuoso Chris Woods. Providing detailed step-by-step instruction on a variety of percussive guitar techniques this book includes warm-ups exercises full pieces and practical how-to training that will get you slapping tapping and enjoying your guitar like never before. The high-definition DVD reinforces all the material in the book and features Chris Woods himself as your personal instructor. No matter what style of music you play the Percussive Acoustic Guitar Method will change enhance and progress your entire approach to the guitar! This is a...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 21 – 25

Apr 14 2017

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 21 – 25

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 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 21: Gettin’ It Together. For all musicians regardless of ability! If you use this set with Volume 1, you will have a solid foundation to meet any new challenge. This...

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Alex Weir – Great Rhythm Grooves for Electric Guitar

Apr 14 2017

Alex Weir – Great Rhythm Grooves for Electric Guitar

80-minute instructional video, with special guests Louis Johnson and Tetsugi Ogawa ( lead guitar). Alex Weir teaches guitarists how he got the driving sounds that contributed to the sounds of Talking Heads, Brothers Johnson, and Tom Tom Club, offering advice on pick speed, tonal variations, rhythmic development, hand/wrist positions, timing and more. If you get rhythm guitar get this. Breaks it down but not too far. Makes you want to play. He uses about 6 grooves to illustrate diffent points like classic r&b, “outside” rhythms and picking vs chordal rhythms. It’s probably not what you want for your first...

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