Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Oct 06 2013

Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Grab your guitar and get ready for a power-packed hour with this incredible guitarist. In Power Licks, Shawn Lane shows how he takes a basic sequence “shape” and moves it in various ways around the fingerboard unleashing hundreds of useful melodic lines and licks. He also shares his favorite scale sequences and you’ll see up cose his unbelievable right and left hand techniques. Shawn then explores diminished patterns and demonstrates how he uses jazz influenced phrases in his solos. Included in the special interview segment Shawn talks about his stage set-up, guitars and influences. And of course no REH...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

Oct 05 2013

Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so you can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! A supersized collection of 16 songs. Songs...

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Charles Dowd – A Funky Thesaurus for the Rock Drummer

Sep 29 2013

Charles Dowd – A Funky Thesaurus for the Rock Drummer

In this sequel to A Funky Primer, World renowned drummer Charles Dowd helps to add Afro-Cuban rhythms and Odd-Meter Rock beats to a drummers repertoire. Suitable for all percussionists, it introduces certain mechanics of these new styles, focuses on skill building and reinforces practical skills. Many genres of music are covered here; such as African, funk and jazz; all grounded in straight rock or Latin eighths. An invaluable guide for drummers who want to improve improvisation, reading, technique and stylistic taste. Keeping time is the most important function of any drummer. This book covers the playing of odd time...

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Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

Sep 21 2013

Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

One of the most comprehensive and detailed volumes on hand technique ever produced, Jojo Mayer’s Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer is recommended for drummers of every age, style and skill level. The double-DVD, 3-hour set is available from the Limited division of and covers a wide range of information on drumming technique, from the most fundamental to the most advanced. Yet, Secret Weapons is more than just the ultimate instructional method and reference guide, it also showcases the inspiring artistry, musical philosophy and groundbreaking technical abilities of one of today’s most progressive performers and educators. Filmed in crystal...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Horizons

Sep 02 2013

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Horizons

Gavin Harrison’s Rhythmic Horizons is a highly acclaimed, cutting edge book, and has earned him ten-star reviews and was voted in the top five of the best Drum Publication category by Modern Drummer and Drum! Readers polls. As a solo artist, session drummer and column writer for Modern Drummer, Drummer, Rhythm UK, magazines and member of Porcupine Tree, Gavin has also worked for Incognito, lisa Standsfield, Iggy Pop, Level 42, Lewis Taylor, Artful Dodger, Paul Young, Dave Stewart, Barbra Gaskin, Claudio Balioniand many other. New adventurous concepts in rhythmic structure and creative ideas for drumset composition. For all drummers...

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Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

Aug 19 2013

Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

This program features two of the world’s most outstanding bass players, Victor Bailey and Victor Wooten. The veteran musicians share their years of experience with students of the bass, on subjects ranging from techniques to arrangements to styles. They demonstrate styles including blues, rock, jazz, country, new age, and heavy metal. Tunes from different genres are performed, so that the at-home student can play along. Bailey and Wooten also discuss how to best showcase the unique sounds of the bass when it is used as a solo instrument, or when it accompanies other instruments. See also: Victor Wooten –...

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Jared Falk – Bass Drum Secrets

Jun 30 2013

Jared Falk – Bass Drum Secrets

This training pack was created for drummers interested in taking their single and double bass drumming to the next level. It teaches unique techniques for improving speed, power, and control with minimal effort based on the “conservation of motion” principle. It is literally revolutionizing the way thousands of drummers around the world play the drums, and can do the same for you. After mastering the basic method – you will then learn dozens of beats, fills, and drum-solo patterns that incorporate this unique method to it’s fullest potential. No long will you have to play the same boring and...

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Strum It Guitar – The Beatles Favorites

Jun 24 2013

Strum It Guitar – The Beatles Favorites

Learn to play 23 greatest Beatles’ songs. Classic Rock, Britpop and Psychedelic Rock. Difficulty: medium. Strum and pick patterns, vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. Books in Strum It series contain complete songs in their original keys, complete with authentic chords, strum patterns, melody and lyrics, so guitarists can play along with the actual recordings of their favorite songs. “Strum It” was created to get guitar students and self-taught guitarists playing along with their favorite songs. The songs are arranged using their original keys in lead sheet format, and include the chords for each song, beginning to end. Perfect...

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Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Jun 21 2013

Justin Sandercoe – Really Useful Strumming Techniques 1

Leaning to play rhythm guitar can be one of the most frustrating things for a beginner guitarist. It can also be a problem for more advanced players that never got it right when they started! This is the solution! This DVD starts at absolute beginner level and focuses on basic eighth note strumming patterns and continuous hand movement. It then develops the use of ties, picking out the bass note of a chord and the use of the muted strum as a percussive device – along with a whole lot of handy hints to help you get your rhythm...

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Dennis Chambers – Serious Moves

Jun 18 2013

Dennis Chambers – Serious Moves

Dennis Chambers is one of the funkiest and most electrifying drummers on today’s music scene. Serious Moves features prime examples of the explosive technique that has become Dennis’ musical trademark. His virtuosity and power are evident as he performs an open solo and a solo with a drum machine. In the interview segment that follows Dennis breaks down many of his soloing ideas, such as lightning-fast single stroke rolls, cross-sticking on the cymbals, ostinato patterns with the feet, and various hand and foot combinations that he uses throughout his solos. Serious Moves gives a valuable insight into this extraordinary...

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