Pat Petrillo – Snare Drum Rudiments

Oct 08 2016

Pat Petrillo – Snare Drum Rudiments

The snare drum is the heart of the drum kit, and ace percussionist Pat Petrillo demonstrates thirty of the most useful rudiments for the snare in this instructional video. Pat Petrillo: Snare Drum Rudiments features the drummer showing off the rudiments in a variety of tempos to help novices recognize and learn them, with written scores appearing on screen to aid sight readers. Without a doubt one of the best instructional drum videos out there. Pat’s command of the rudiments are incredible. His ghost notes are subtle & his accents are right on. Master this video & you will...

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Ultimate Guitar Techniques – How To Play Fast Volume 2

Oct 06 2016

Ultimate Guitar Techniques – How To Play Fast Volume 2

The second volume of this groundbreaking DVD series will teach you even more astounding fretburning techniques including chromatic runs, sweep picking, open string phrases, sliding techniques, tapping, and an arsenal of speed building licks! From the blistering metal heroes such as Yngwie Malmsteen and Kirk Hammett, through the crazy fusion pyrotechnics of Steve Vai and Frank Gambale, right up to Jazz superstars John McLaughlin and Pat Metheny – all these players have one thing in common… the ability to fly around the fretboard with effortless speed. This dedicated tutorial gives you the keys to unlocking these audience-thrilling skills.  ...

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Brad Carlton – Solology

Oct 05 2016

Brad Carlton – Solology

Top session player, Brad Carlton presents Solology, the companion course to Rhythmology, which in many ways, picks up where Rhythmology left off. You will play your way through the identical blues, rock, pop, jazz, funk, twang and fusion tracks, only this time, the focus is on developing your melodic ideas and fretboard navigation skills for compositional and improvisational soloing in any style. Revealing a few “studio shortcuts” and enlightening your perspective of the fretboard, Brad Carlton’s Solology expands the knowledge base and palette of colors that you’ll paint with when soloing over any changes. Carlton’s quick-start, contextual approach gets...

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At a Glance: Fretboard Theory

Sep 30 2016

At a Glance: Fretboard Theory

A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information. Fretboard Theory – At a Glance features these lessons: Fretboard Navigation, CAGED Licks, Modal Soloing, and Harmonizing Lead Lines. Songs include: Aqualung – Jethro Tull Carry On Wayward Son – Kansas Couldn’t Stand the Weather – Stevie Ray Vaughan Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne Creep...

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Ricardo Monzon – Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms

Sep 28 2016

Ricardo Monzon – Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms

A Berklee professor and Afro Cuban master, Ricardo Monzon breaks down several Afro Cuban rhythms into easily digestible lessons. Monzon covers rhythms on the congas, timbales, bongos, guiro, cowbells, and other hand percussion instruments. The first few lessons teaches you how to play a clave pattern with your hands. Monzon starts off slowly so it is easy to follow along even if you have no experience playing Afro Cuban rhythms. Perhaps the best part of the DVD are the conga lessons during which he teaches you how to produce a neat palette of sounds by strike the head on...

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Anton Fig – In The Groove

Sep 22 2016

Anton Fig – In The Groove

Anton Fig, drummer on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” shares his own tips and ideas on making music and for surviving in the professional world. He talks about time, communicating through music, nuances of different styles, constructing a beat for a song and what it takes to play on the Late Show. He played with such famous people as: Miles Davis, Steve Winwood, Paul Simon, Mick Jagger and Bob Dylan. Very good instructional dvd for anyone who wants to see a great drummer play and explain how to play to many different styles of contemporary music. With the...

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The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 10

Aug 24 2016

The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 10

The Ultimate Drummers Weekend is the largest drum festival held in Australia. TUDW celebrated its 10th anniversary with an all-star roster featuring the Dave Weckl Band, John Tempesta, Dom Famularo, and a host of international drummers including hometown favorite Virgil Donati. Recording quality, festival footage and user options, though not quite up to current hi-tech standards, are nonetheless adequate. The Dave Weckl and Virgil Donati workshops are the most entertaining and educational here. The 11th-anniversary disc closely follows the format of the 10th-anniversary show, featuring a slew of international players, many from Australia. Headlining artists included Thomas Lang, John...

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Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 2 (Mp3)

Aug 15 2016

Drumless tracks by FastStrings Volume 2 (Mp3)

There is a 2nd volume of free drumless tracks. This set includes such bands (artists) as: Children Of Bodom, Clash, Dave Weckl, Deep Purple, Disturbed, Dream Theater,  Foo Fighters, Green Day and many many more. We have the biggest and the best collection of drumless music on the Internet. All drumless songs in high quality in mp3 and available for download. You can practice along with drumless backing tracks and create your own music. The 2nd volume includes almost 300 tracks in such styles as: rock, jazz, blues, metal, hard rock, punk. If you missed the 1st volume of...

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Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Jul 26 2016

Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Part 2 of Joe Morello’s classic drum method series explores single vs. double bass drum techniques, special bass drum exercises, heel-toe techniques, hi-hat ‘ride style’ and ‘fanning’ making hi-hat and cymbals ‘breathe’ and blend, swinging and keeping time, dynamics, punctuating and accents, thinking musically, and soloing. This wealth of practical teaching is accompanied, as ever, by Joe Morello’s legendary wit and wisdom! You’ll never miss a note! Features include: You see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played All right- and left-hand techniques are shown in close up and with helpful split-screen effects to make...

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Frank Vignola – Vamps, Jams and Improvisation

Jul 19 2016

Frank Vignola – Vamps, Jams and Improvisation

This 2-DVD set illustrates dozens of approaches for developing solid melodic and rhythmic ideas for soloing or comping over one and two-chord vamps. You’ll first learn how to think melodically and then how to best express those ideas, in a vamp or jam setting, with the other band members. The DVDs cover creative devices like melodic patterns, call and response, stutter picking, guide tones, horizontal lines, tone targeting, muffled arpeggios, chromatics, expressions, passing tones and other techniques for generating ideas on the fly. You’ll also learn how to develop ideas around unusual scales like the Super Locrian, Bartok minor...

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