John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

Dec 27 2016

John Ganapes – Jazzin’ the Blues

Jazzin’ the Blues: A Complete Guide to Learning Jazz-Blues Guitar. Take your playing to the next level with this comprehensive jazz-blues guitar instructional book/CD pack. With 15 hands-on lessons you will be immersed in the realm of jazz blues, learning to both improvise and comp with full-band play-along CD tracks and step-by-step instruction. The well-planned lesson style and organized design of this thorough source will have you jazzin’ the blues in no time! Jazzin’ the Blues an excellent resource for taking the blues to the next level. Stuffed into 100 pages is an incredible amount of material that will...

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Essential Guitar Pure Theory Harmony & Theory Advanced

Dec 27 2016

Essential Guitar Pure Theory Harmony & Theory Advanced

The 3rd volume of Pure Theory. Harmony and Theory is the language of music. It is what allows musicians from all over the world who may speak different languages verbally to speak the same language on their instrument. This DVD will guide you through the major scale modes, the harmonic minor scale, the melodic minor scale, modal interchange, secondary dominants, and the diminished scale. Each example is clearly demonstrated and performed with a backing track which is also included for you to play along with.   See also: Essential Guitar Pure Theory Harmony & Theory Basics Language: English Year:...

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Tom Dempsey – 50 Jazz Master Licks You Must Know

Dec 24 2016

Tom Dempsey – 50 Jazz Master Licks You Must Know

Jazz guitar is NOT about playing licks, far from it. Jazz is spontaneous, creative, original and a highly improvisational art form. Great jazz solos tell stories that shed tears, spark smiles and stop time. You’ll spend countless disciplined years in the shed learning the language of jazz guitar and how to tell those stories in your own voice. Imitating, understanding and internalizing the vocabulary of the masters is an essential rite of passage for EVERY jazz guitarist. Getting a grip on the vernacular of jazz guitar empowers you to craft your own original lines and dialect. Tom dug deep,...

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Nathan East – Contemporary Electric Bass

Dec 20 2016

Nathan East – Contemporary Electric Bass

Nathan details his unqiue style of playing: building awesome speed, double stops, bridge adjustment, tuning, grooves, walking bass lines, soloing, and how to play with a rhythm section. Examples are written out in musical notation in the accompanying booklet. The video includes an in-depth interview. Nathan East, Eric Clapton’s longtime bassist, is one the most respected musicians and sought-after sidemen in the industry. In addition to working with Eric Clapton, Nathan has performed and recorded with a “Hall of Fame” roster of artists including Elton John, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Anita Baker, Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock, George...

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John “Jab’O” Starks and Clyde Stubblefield – Soul Of The Funky Drummers

Dec 17 2016

John “Jab’O” Starks and Clyde Stubblefield – Soul Of The Funky Drummers

This historical first instructional dvd will be an essential learning tool for every funk devotee, demonstrating playing techniques and valuable tips for creating the ultimate funk groove! They demonstrate these patterns and rhythm combinations, and analyze their performances and techniques while looking back and discussing their activities in the James Brown era. If you are a drummer, you will enjoy this look at two old school funk drummers who powered the James Brown bands of the 60s and 70s. Both are heard on most of the important cuts done by Brown, and both have been sampled to death. They...

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Fred Sokolow – Swing Guitar

Dec 15 2016

Fred Sokolow – Swing Guitar

Learn to play swing rhythm and lead guitar in the style of the masters! With this book/CD pack you get: transcriptions of 15 original hit recordings from the classics of the 1930s and ’40s to the revival of the ’90s; performance notes to help you understand the solos; instruction in comping patterns and chord embellishment; a history of swing guitar; and more. The accompanying CD includes full-band demos of all the songs, with guitar parts isolated. Sokolow gives guitarists a lot to work with in this book, ranging from old school swing and jazz to newfangled 1990s swing-knockoff stuff....

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Joe Pass – The Blue Side Of Jazz

Dec 14 2016

Joe Pass – The Blue Side Of Jazz

This follow-up to Joe’s best-selling Solo Jazz Guitar explores the blues elements of jazz guitar. Joe covers bebop blues, new chord substitutions, pedal tones, jazz/blues improvisation…and much more. As usual, Joe brings wit and style to his invaluable guitar lessons, taking you straight to the heart of the “blue” side of jazz guitar. Anyone with a modicum of appreciation of musical complexity on any instrument, would not fail to be impressed with mr Pass, his mastery of the guitar and his intuitive feel for melodic tangent are inescapable unquantifiable technical qualities, yet he imparts a poetic and human sense...

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Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Dec 12 2016

Jerry Bergonzi – Melodic Rhythms Volume 4

Time and rhythm are king! Number one! We are constantly aware of this fact when we are playing or listening to improvised music. All notes seem to sound good when they are played with good time. Even melodies that use wrong notes sound good when played with good time. What often packages a good time feel are the rhythms a particular artist chooses to use. This book hopefully lends some insight into practicing and playing creative rhythms in a melodic way. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). *In some cases CD is embedded in the PDF. Recommended software –...

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Essential Guitar Pure Theory Harmony & Theory Intermediate

Dec 12 2016

Essential Guitar Pure Theory Harmony & Theory Intermediate

The second part of Pure Theory Intermediate. The first part of Pure Theory – The Basics here. Expand and develop your six string theory with Danny Gill. Harmony and Theory compose the basic language of music. It is what allows musicians from all over the world who may speak different languages to communicate on their instruments. This DVD will guide you through the minor scale relative keys diatonic 7th chords pentatonic scales blues chord progressions blues soloing and extended chords. Each example is clearly demonstrated and performed with a backing track which is also included for you to play...

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Mandino Reinhardt – Le solo de Minor Swing Volume 1

Dec 11 2016

Mandino Reinhardt – Le solo de Minor Swing Volume 1

This DVD step by step describes Minor Swing – the famous jazz standard, with all the subtleties of the Gypsy style. From this video you can catch left and right hand techniques, a detailed analysis of the rhythm and solo. Mandino demonstrates style “Guitare Manouche” in the original, as if you were a guest of the Roma community, and suddenly you are lucky enough to take some lessons from the master, who with childhood, and perhaps by nature endowed with liberation, the Gypsy style, and playing technique. Great emphasis is placed on phrasing and technique – Mandino has some...

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