Jazz Play-Along Volume 24 – Early Jazz Standards

Aug 29 2015

Jazz Play-Along Volume 24 – Early Jazz Standards

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC 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; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: After You’ve...

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Horacio Hernandez – Conversations In Clave

Aug 26 2015

Horacio Hernandez – Conversations In Clave

“Conversations in Clave” features Grammy Award winnning Latin Percussionist Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez. Horacio has changed the face of Latin music by pushing the envelope of modern drumming. His Latin fusion style melds the folkloric clave with the fierce punch, crisp snap, and deep grooves of today’s jazz, pop, and rock. Horacio has been the rhythmic force behind Grammy Award-winners Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Santana, Michel Camilo, Roy Hargrove, Chucho Caldes, Paquito D’Rivera, and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. This DVD is the ultimate technical study of four-way independence based on Afro-Cuban rhythms. Its methodical approach will help you develop four-limb coordination and...

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Mike Michalkow – Drum Tuning System

Aug 24 2015

Mike Michalkow – Drum Tuning System

The Drum Tuning System is a complete resource for drummers who are trying to achieve and maintain a great drum sound. You will learn drum set maintenance, how to change your drumheads, snare drum tuning, bass drum tuning, tom-tom tuning, tuning for different musical styles, tuning troubleshooting, muffling techniques, and much more! You will also receive 3 full length drum solos, and 2 full-length jam tracks. If you have been struggling to get the drum sounds you’ve always wanted, and your tired of playing bad sounding drums, then the Drum Tuning System is made for you! Drum Set Maintenance...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Theory

Aug 22 2015

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Theory

MJS – Easy Guitar Theory: Play, Write and Understand Music Theory For Guitar. After decades of dedicated music study… 17 years of teaching music… over a dozen best selling music books and DVDs, expert musician and educator Mark John Sternal has created a guitar theory method that simplifies the foundations and structure for playing, writing and understanding music for the guitarist. Easy Guitar Theory DVD contains all you need to know about music theory on the guitar. It is presented in a progressive, easy to follow format that will be cherished by complete beginners to dedicated professionals. Lessons include:...

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Jerome Callet – Master Superchops

Aug 21 2015

Jerome Callet – Master Superchops

Master Superchops – a video tutorial how to play wind instruments, created by Jerome Callet. The training course includes 3 lessons by Jerome, 6 demonstrations (trumpet, trombone, flute and French horn), as well as practical advice and instruction in the form of discussions and musical performances. CD includes the following videos: Csaba Kelemen – trumpet, Mac Gollehon – trumpet, Keith Underwood – flute. Jerome Callet is a musician, teacher and designer of brass instruments. Jerome Callet is the most well-known teacher of the “Tongue Controlled Embouchure” method for brass instruments. The method is all about a focused tone, perfect...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Aug 13 2015

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Over the years Gavin Harrison, the drummer with Porcupine Tree since 2002, has written a series of highly acclaimed books and DVDs that are all concerned with creating illusions whether it’s the illusion of creating a new downbeat or a new tempo, etc. Gavin has become widely known for taking metric modulations, polyrhythms, and rhythmically displaced grooves used by some of the world’s greatest drummers and breaking them down into a series of easily understandable exercises. In the process, however, he has succeeded in creating concepts much farther advanced than their originators have ever imagined.This DVD provides an in-depth...

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Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

Aug 09 2015

Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

In disc one of this 2-disc set, Steve explains hand and foot technique in ground-breaking detail and gets to the core of what drummers need to know in order to improve their feel and technical skills. In disc two, using examples by an all-star band, Steve explains the evolution of the drumset in U.S. Music – how the drumset was first used in all the major styles of U.S. Music and how closely related all the styles are. Special features include xtensive bonus footage including alternate-take drum solos, a brilliant hi hat solo with a hi hat tutorial, alternate...

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Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

Aug 07 2015

Monster Guitar Method Volume 1 – Beginner, Novice

This comprehensive series gives you the knowledge of a seasoned professional while utilizing tools such as on-screen graphics, split screen viewing of right and left hand close ups with notation, color-coaxed strings, and ‘follow the bouncing ball’ style graphics. Go from zero to hero in no time! Volume 1 covers all the basics and then some. Major and minor scales, basic cords to power cords, how to read rhythmic notation and even strumming patterns. Learn how to find any note on the fretboard without the use of a chart. In no time, even beginners will be jamming 12 bar...

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David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

Aug 02 2015

David Friesen & Jerry Hahn – Music Clinic/Jazz WorkShop

This exclusive DVD captures one of the highly acclaimed clinics presented by celebrated jazz musicians and educators David Friesen (bass) and Jerry Hahn (guitar) during their 2003 tour sponsored by high-end handmade string manufacturer Thomasik-Infeld. The workshop aims to broaden students’ vision of music by explaining: practice techniques, how to listen, what to listen for, strengthening the time feel, participating in a small group format, understanding purpose and commitment and more. This is a great clinic on how to approach the style of jazz and understanding many of the concepts involved with performance and writing. A fine example of...

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Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Jul 29 2015

Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Produced and directed by legendary metal drummer Derek Roddy, Blast Beats Evolved explores the development and mechanics of modern extreme drumming. The DVD features examples and exercises for Blast Beats, Skank Beats, Bomb Blasts, Hammer Blasts and Freehand Blasts, plus a comprehensive conditioning program for hands and feet, balance and endurance, and also includes five solo jams and performances of seven Serpents Rise songs—complete with minus-drums play-along tracks. Blast Beats Evolved is recommended for drummers who want to gain the mental discipline and technical facility required to master this demanding yet relevant drumming style. In addition, the instructional material...

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