Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Nov 26 2014

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music

Desi Serna – Guitar Modes: The Modal Scales of Popular Music. This video program is intended for intermediate to advanced level guitar players who have already learned how to play major scale patterns and chord progressions by numbers. Did you know that modes are used all the time and everything is actually in a mode? Would you like to learn how most styles of popular music stem from the seven major scale modes? What if you could understand the chords and scales used in a song just by the way it sounds? How much better would your own compositions...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Nov 20 2014

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 – Rock Hits

Guitar Play-Along Volume 6 Rock Hits. The Guitar Play-Along DVD series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along, or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options. Each DVD includes great songs that all guitarists will want to know!...

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Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

Nov 18 2014

Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

This book/CD package has been developed so that the beginning to intermediate drummer can practice in a wide range of styles along with all-star musicians Mike Stern on guitar and John Patitucci on bass. The styles covered include straight eighths, shuffle (blues), sixteenth-note feel, hip-hop (jazz funk), pop ballad, reggae (shuffle), and rock. Contains perforated ‘road map’ charts for each tune. Recommended as a really good book for starters. For those of you who wish to really solidify your playing. Very comprehensive and the quality of songs is exceptional for a “play-along”. Two CDs. One with drums, the other...

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Colin Woolway’s Drumsense

Nov 17 2014

Colin Woolway’s Drumsense

In this DVD, drummer Colin Woolway gives absolute beginners the chance to learn basic rock drumming starting with simple beats and building up to fairly difficult four way co-ordination. It includes a section on ‘fill ins’ which uses a unique system of subdividing and phrasing. The DVD will show the student how to move around the kit using toms and cymbals, employing the now famous ‘Drumsense’ teaching technique. There is also a section on ‘beginners’ jazz’ and hi-hat timekeeping, where you will use easy-to-learn phrases to build up an ability to play comfortably in rock and jazz styles. An...

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Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Nov 16 2014

Warren Haynes – Electric Blues and Slide Guitar

Warren Haynes, of the Allman Brothers Band, has also enjoyed an outstanding solo career as a bluesman. On this great DVD he covers a wide range of blues and slide skills and techniques, including phrasing, vibrato, string bending, and soloing as well as mixing major and minor scales, using space, and looking for blue notes within intervals. An intense and rewarding blues lesson guaranteed to improve your playing! Includes a new introduction by Jeff Golub. Jeff began his career as guitarist for rocker Billy Squier. He has recorded numerous solo CDs and is a highly valued session player and...

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David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Nov 12 2014

David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Expanding on the information in his award-winning Code Of Funk book/audio package, and drawing from his experience with the legendary Tower Of Power, world-renowned drummer David Garibaldi’s new Lessons: Breaking The Code DVD provides some of the most insightful instructional content ever available on the subject of funk drumming. The comfortable sound and feel of the funk style have become the rhythmic foundation of modern rock, pop, R&B and hip-hop music, and in Breaking The Code Garibaldi offers an overview of the general concepts and techniques used to create funk drumming’s characteristic sounds and infectious grooves while showcasing his...

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Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

Nov 11 2014

Bruce Buckingham – Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide

This is the complete guide to playing rhythm guitar by Bruce Buckingham and Eric Pascal. Introducing all the fundamentals and important concepts including open chords, barre chords, and other movable shapes; strumming, fingerstyle, flatpicking and arpeggiation; common progressions and basic chord theory and more. Rhythm Guitar: The Complete Guide has been designed from the Musicians Institute core curriculum programmes and is a comprehensive source suitable for beginners and amateur guitarists. This book is a very practical and comprehensive introduction to guitar chords. It is an ideal book for beginners and possibly for more advanced players looking to review and...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 5 – Mainstream Rock

Nov 08 2014

Guitar Play-Along Volume 5 – Mainstream Rock

The Guitar Play-Along DVD Series lets you hear and see how to play songs like never before. Just watch, listen and learn! Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher. Then, the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks. You can choose to turn the guitar off if you want to play along or leave the guitar in the mix to hear how it should sound. You can also choose from three viewing options: fret hand with tab, wide view with tab, pick & fret hands close-up. Each DVD includes great songs...

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Artist Series – Allan Holdsworth

Nov 04 2014

Artist Series – Allan Holdsworth

As one of the most unique and respected guitarists in the world, Allan Holdsworth has influenced countless others, including legendary artists like Frank Zappa, Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Alex Lifeson and Steve Vai. In this one-of-a-kind DVD, Allan performs seven electrifying tunes with his band, which features keyboardist Steve Hunt, bassist Skuli Sverrisson, and drummer Chad Wackerman. Allan breaks down his creative use of scales and chord voicings in this video, and offers insightful suggestions as to how to go about creating your own unique sounds and chord voicings based on his simple, yet revolutionary, concept for harmonizing...

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Steve Morse – Power Lines

Nov 01 2014

Steve Morse – Power Lines

Voted five-time winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Overall Guitarist,” and a member of the prestigious Gallery of the Greats, Steve Morse continues to be one of the world’s most inventive guitar players. He is well-known for his years with the Dixie Dreggs, Kansas, Deep Purple and his own group, the Steve Morse Band. He has played solo performances at Carnegie Hall and toured with Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, and Paco DeLucia. Steve has also written and performed on many Grammy Award-nominated albums and appeared on major television shows. In Power Lines, you’ll learn Steve’s personal warm-up exercises,...

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