Stu Hamm – Bass Basics

Dec 08 2016

Stu Hamm – Bass Basics

Bass players lay down the foundation in practically every style of music by bridging the gap between the strict rhythm of percussion instruments and the melodic domain of lead instruments and vocals. Today’s bassists must not only lock-in with the drummer to serve up the all-important “groove” but are now also called on to step up front and treat the audience to a searing and melodic solo from time to time. Bass players are in high demand and can easily find gigs, making the instrument attractive for aspiring musicians. But once you decide to play bass, you still face...

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Chris Standring – Play What You Hear. Jazz Guitar Course

Dec 07 2016

Chris Standring – Play What You Hear. Jazz Guitar Course

Discover how to play melodies, absolutely anywhere on the guitar fretboard, without even having to look at the guitar neck! Recognize sounds against simple and complex harmonies. Learn quickly how to avoid wrong notes and stress strong sounds. Discover fretboard harmony so you can “see” things that you have not seen before. Learn melodic patterns relating to all chords, in all positions and in all keys. Discover a simple system to learn all the most advanced jazz chords without having to learn 6 billion shapes. Learn a whole new vocabulary and have enough instruction to last you the next...

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Simon Phillips – Complete

Dec 06 2016

Simon Phillips – Complete

Simon Phillips Complete download. For the first time on DVD, and remixed (by Simon himself!) in Dolby 5.1 surround, Simon Phillips: Complete includes Simon’s groundbreaking videos Simon Phillips and Simon Phillips Returns on one disc. This DVD combines brilliant trio performances with concise and informative instructional segments. Simon demonstrates the drum patterns played in each song, first slowly and then up to speed, and covers topics such as double bass drums, bass and snare drum tuning, hand/foot independence exercises, practice techniques, timekeeping, odd-meters, and playing with a click. In addition, he performs two incredible free form drum solos which...

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Mark John Sternal – Total Scales Techniques and Applications

Dec 05 2016

Mark John Sternal – Total Scales Techniques and Applications

Total Scales Techniques and Applications download. This complete course starts with a bonus beginner section to insure that any guitarist at any level can use this video. It quickly progresses to intermediate then advanced levels of playing. First begin with universal shapes found in every key of music to expertly play scales and leads on the entire fretboard. Don’t worry about memorizing these positions! Memory will come naturally when Mark John Sternal demonstrates how to use these scales musically. Tasty licks, tricks and techniques like hammer ons, pull offs, picking patterns, vibrato, string bending, two hand tapping. Plus techniques...

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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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