Cult figure, rock & roll legend and music writer, Cub Koda defined jump blues as an up-tempo, jazz-tinged style of blues that first came to prominence in the mid- to late '40s. Usually featuring a vocalist in front of a large, horn-driven orchestra or medium sized combo with multiple horns, the style is earmarked by a driving rhythm, intensely shouted vocals, and honking tenor saxophone solos all of those very elements a precursor to rock & roll. The lyrics are almost always celebratory in nature, full of braggadocio and swagger.
Oli Herbert, a founding member and primary songwriter of the melodic metal band All That Remains, designed this program with Rock House to give aspiring metal guitarists insight into song writing and lead playing. In Level 1 he reveals the chords, inversions and voicings he uses to create the rhythm progressions and write songs. Learn techniques such as muted picking, string skipping and tapping. He teaches how he uses arpeggios, sweep picking, pedaling and pivoting as both lead and rhythm techniques. Oli shares his personal workout routines and much more. The included backing tracks from original All That Remains recordings allow you to apply what you learn and put you at the center of ground breaking sound.
Learn to play the blistering guitar solos, churning rhythms and wiling slide sounds that have impressed Roy Rogers’ fans worldwide. Roy has been called "a force to be reckoned with" (Guitar Player) and "an exceptionally articulate slide guitarist" (Rolling Stone). Now he teaches his award-winning style along with dynamic arrangements to several blues favorites.
Hot Licks, Rhythms and Grooves is a journey through 30 years of my musical life. I touch on many different styles and approaches to playing lead and rhythm guitar. My goal as a player is to expand these perimeters and express what I feel musically. My goal as a teacher is to present this in such a manner that you can absorb it, play it and then use the ideas and take them to new places. I hope you find this musical adventure to be as enjoyable for you to learn from as it was for me to make.
Top educator and TrueFire's resident Monster of the Shred, Jeff Beasley presents 50 Shred Guitar Licks you MUST know! This DVD will guide you through some of the most essential and commonly used phrases and techniques used by shred guitar players.
…Aficionados and most all students of the blues will inevitably consider this release an invaluable primer into the oft-overlooked southern East Coast Piedmont blues.
Advanced Blues In Six Weeks Is The Next Step From The Already Classic Electric Blues In Six Weeks .