Clay Moore – Jazz & Fusion Guitar

Aug 09 2014

Clay Moore – Jazz & Fusion Guitar

Veteran teacher and performer Clay Moore (who has opened for the likes of the legendary Chuck Mangione and Spyro Gyra, among others) teaches this instructional aimed at intermediate and advanced students, to help them understand the intricacies of music theory. Chock full of facts and tip to help guitarists improve their playing, Moore covers the entirety of jazz technique and theory in this comprehensive, highly effective lesson. Geared toward intermediate- and advanced-level players, Moore’s lessons focus on the theory of chord and scale relationships and how they relate to the fretboard; position playing; and scales with demonstrations of the...

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Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Aug 08 2014

Bruce Arnold – Total Modal

Total Modal thoroughly examines the theory, harmony and application of 19 essential modes and scales for composition and improvisation. This intensive study program will provide a comprehensive framework for composing melodies and hooks, improvising over any set of changes, superimposing scales, creating progressions and constructing chords for any musical application. In short, Total Modal is the definitive scale and mode application resource. The 19 scales and modes covered are: Ionian, Dorian, Dorian b2, Phrygian, Lydian, Lydian #5, Lydian b7, Mixolydian, Mixolydian b6, Mixolydian b2 b6, Aeolian, Locrian, Locrian natural 2, Jazz Minor, Harmonic Minor, Altered, Diminished, Symmetrical Diminished and...

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John O’Neill – Jazz Method For Saxophone (Tenor)

Aug 03 2014

John O’Neill – Jazz Method For Saxophone (Tenor)

The Jazz Method for Saxophone will guide beginners of all ages from producing their first note on the saxophone to the performance of full-blown jazz pieces. Backing for all of the music specially recorded for this method is provided on the accompanying CD. The fundamental elements of good saxophone technique, breath control, tone production, embouchure, tonguing and fingerings are introduced. If you don’t know how to read music and have no experience whatsoever with any instrument, we would recommend you another book, while it does dedicate a couple of pages to music reading. This book very good explain all...

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Jim Chapin – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer

Jul 29 2014

Jim Chapin – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer

The classic jazz independence book is now new and improved and with two CDs! Jim Chapin, known as the “Father of Jazz Independence,” has written one of the most popular drumset books of all time. This classic work should be in every drummer’s library as there is always something new to learn and develop from this masterful book. Whether for a beginner or an accomplished drummer, this system will greatly improve independence and coordination, sticking, power, and speed and endurance on the drumset. Dedicated to Sanford Moeller, this book proves Jim’s teaching techniques like no other. If you’re an...

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Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

Jul 20 2014

Desi Serna – Getting Started with the Pentatonic Scale

This video program is intended for intermediate level students who have already progressed past the beginning stages of guitar playing. The pentatonic scale is one of the most common scales in all of popular music. It’s used to play melodies, riffs, lead guitar solos and bass lines. In this video program you will learn the five pentatonic patterns plus how to use the scales, application, improvisation and technique. Topics covered include, connecting the patterns and covering the whole fretboard, transposing to different keys, major and minor tonalities, the blues scale, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, bends and alternate picking, guitar theory...

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Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

Jul 15 2014

Jody Fisher – 30-Day Guitar Workout

A hit with teachers and students alike, this great collection of exercises and technical studies breaks up the tedium of doing the same old routine every day. Includes daily warm-ups, lessons on right- and left-hand technique, and more. Jody Fisher, a teacher who has many titles: Professor of Jazz and Studio Guitar University of Redlands, in Redlands, CA, the University of La Verne, in La Verne, CA, and the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA), in Idyllwild, CA. In this video course will tell you about the basic concepts of jazz, will reveal important aspects of guitar...

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John Riley – The Master Drummer

Jul 07 2014

John Riley – The Master Drummer

John Riley: The Master Drummer – How to Practice, Play and Think Like a Pro. John Riley is a renowned player, teach and author. He has performed with a virtual Who’s Who’s in the Jazz music field: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Stan Getz, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and many others. A multiple GRAMMY winning recording artist, John has appeared on hundreds of record dates and on numerous Television and film productions. John has a BM from the University of North Texas and an MM from the Manhattan School of...

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Video Guitar Lessons: Essential Jazz Guitar Volume 1, 2, 3

Jul 03 2014

Video Guitar Lessons: Essential Jazz Guitar Volume 1, 2, 3

It’s a multemedia course where every riff/solo showed as a video, while the bottom is a tablature. It is recommended for those who are interested in jazz, the program is very good and not just for beginners. Vol. 1: 101 Phrases “High Comping” Phrases Complete with Video Memos and Band-in-a-Box files, this package has everything you need to learn to play great Jazz Guitar comping phrases with voice leading and harmonized lines. Each phrase includes a video memo with award winning Jazz Guitarist, Oliver Gannon. Watch these videos over and over as Oliver describes and shows you exactly how...

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Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 19 – 20

Jun 29 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 19 – 20

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Jun 27 2014

Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Over the last fifteen years, the developments of modern jazz, fusion and funk, have given a starring role on drums, emancipation from the simple function of rhythmic support that had often played in the rock music of the past decades. Why many drummers have had to update their technical and their theoretical background, while capitalizing on the valuable experience gained over the years, “roaring” of rock music. With the publication of this method for drums, we wanted to provide aspiring professionals of this instrument a progressive curriculum, starting with the basics, and through studies and exercises, came up with...

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