Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Mar 25 2015

Bass Day 1997 – Highlights

Bass Day ’97 was a historic event organized by the Bass Collective NYC and Bass Player Magazine. Already announced as an annual affair, the inaugural Bass Day brought together world class bassists, equipment manufacturers, bass students, and bass fans from all over the globe for unforgettable, all-day show that included clinics, demonstrations, interviews and all-star jam session. Bass Day Highlights contains perfomances, instructional material, and post- clinic comments from all 6 Bass Day clinicians, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at 10 incredible hours the bass world will never forget. Included are jazz virtuoso John Patitucci on acoustic bass...

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The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

Feb 27 2015

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring is an introspective look at this world-renowned recording artist. Manring talks candidly about his unorthodox approach to music and composition. Several live concert settings in the program add to the depth of Manring’s unique playing style. Live performances include: “No Wontons For Elvis,” “Monkey Businessman,” “Red Right Returning,” “Diagonal Head Trauma,” “Snakes Got Legs,” “Bouree,” “The Book Of Living And Dying,” “The Enormous Room,” “My Three Moons,” “The Fire Sermon,” and “La Sagrada Familia.”   Language: English Year: 2000 Country: USA Running time: 00:54:46 Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 NTCS 4:3 (720×480) VBR Audio: English...

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Bill “The Buddah” Dickens – Funk Bass and Beyond

Mar 24 2014

Bill “The Buddah” Dickens – Funk Bass and Beyond

Bill Dickens is a phenomenal new bass talent whose reputation has reached legendary cult status. Funk Bass and Beyond is the ultimate groove lesson in rock and funk styles. The video opens with a jaw- dropping display of chops and technique that will set a new standard for bass players the world over. Bill then discusses, in detail, basic through advanced funk and rock techniques for the left and right hands, and how these techniques are used effectively in a rock/funk rhythm section. Appropriate gear and equipment for the performing funk/rock player are demonstrated with great examples on how...

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SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

Nov 06 2013

SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

With a Jazz-Rock sound that is highly unique and widely appreciated, Steely Dan are one of the few bands to enjoy great commercial success with a brand of music that is anything but. Their style attracts listeners of all genres and is heralded by musicians of all backgrounds. One of the biggest indicators of their success has been their staying power as evidenced by the grammy they won almost thirty years since their debut. SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It’s like having a good friend teach you in the comfort...

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Pat Martino – Quantum Guitar Complete

Dec 29 2012

Pat Martino – Quantum Guitar Complete

Pat Martino is one of the most legendary and innovative guitarists of all time. This complete DVD combines two of his groundbreaking videos: Advanced Concepts and Analysis of a Tune into one incredibly educational and entertaining piece! Advanced Concepts is a fascinating study of Martino’s approach to contemporary improvising. Featuring Pat’s personal insight and philosophy, the video includes several inspiring demonstrations and live performances. Analysis of a Tune features Pat leading his quartet through four complete tunes at the world-famous Knitting Factory in New York City. These mesmerizing performances are highlighted by an in-depth analysis of Pat’s tune, “You’re...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

Dec 14 2012

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

MJS – Easy Guitar Tricks – Lead And Rhythm Guitar Techniques Used By The Pros! Learn to use the highly-guarded techniques of the guitar pros! Make each and every note count! Playing a note – or even a handful of notes – is one thing, but learning to give each note life, while making them sound tight, professional and desirable, is an important task to master. Using simple techniques that have taught thousands of eager students over the past 18 years, expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal teaches you fun, useful guitar tricks quickly and easily. You’ll be amazed...

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Stanley Jordan – Master Sessions

Dec 06 2012

Stanley Jordan – Master Sessions

Stanley Jordan emerged in the mid-1980’s as one of the most gifted and innovative guitarists in contemporary jazz; Jordan sidestepped conventional picking methods in favor of a two-handed tapping technique on the instrument’s fretboard, allowing for a fluid speed and polytonal effect not easily replicated by most players. Star Licks Master Sessions: Stanley Jordan is an instructional video in which Jordan demonstrates his unusual performance style, as well as offering advice on effective practice methods, how to improve dexterity, melodic improvisation, and more. Language: English Country: USA Running time: 90 min Quality: VHSRip Video: DivX 320×240, 30 fps Audio:...

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Larrie Londin Benefit Concert

Jun 16 2012

Larrie Londin Benefit Concert

This 90-minute video features Terry Bozzio, Chester Thompson, Will Calhoun, Dom Famularo, and Hip Pickles honoring the late, great session drummer, Larrie Londin. Contains stellar performances and exciting guest appearances with the award-winning Texas Christian University Jazz Ensemble. Bonus clips of Larrie Londin make this a must-have video. Not only was this video created for a great cause (in honor of legendary country drummer, Larrie Londin and creating scholorships for musicians), but it is a fabulous display of amazing drumming. What’s great is you see 4 different styles of drumming at such a high level: Dom Famularo (Top World...

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A Salute to Buddy Rich

May 12 2012

A Salute to Buddy Rich

“There will never be another one like him” (Dennis Chambers). To musicians and jazz funs of the last 50 years, Buddy Rich remains at the top of the list. Says Phil Collins, “He was a one-off. As a drummer there was no-one like him”. On October 3, 1998 at the Manhattan Center in NYC, Phil Collins, Dennis Chambers and Steve Smith performed in the Buddy Rich Band in a spectacular tribute to Buddy Rich. Luckily, there was someone there with a video camera. This excellent 143 minute DVD features highlights of that concert, five rare clips of Buddy Rich,...

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Frank Gambale – Concert with Class

Mar 01 2012

Frank Gambale – Concert with Class

This DVD features a 90 minute live concert performance by Gambale, followed by an exclusive instructional segment with the legend himself, breaking down several songs featured in the live show. Lots of bonus footage. In this exciting new undertaking from the legendary Frank Gambale, the “Thunder From Down Under” brings you up to speed on his never-ending musical quest. With a host of new material, and some of today’s top session musicians, Gambale continues to push the boundaries of music to the edge and beyond through his extraordinary guitar playing and songwriting skills. This great program includes an amazing...

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