Jamie Findlay, one of the masters of contemporary acoustic guitar, has taught jazz guitar at USC and currently teaches at the Musicians Institute. In this in-depth presentation, he demonstrates and breaks down licks, scales and chords, and teaches sequences, arpeggios, thirds, and sixths intervals. He discusses major and harmonic minor scales, pentatonic scales and blues scales, with step-by-step demos of soloing in blues, country, Latin, Brazilian, jazz and pop styles. Packed with cool riffs and practice ideas, this DVD will help you develop your ear and play searing acoustic solos! Includes a lesson booklet showing examples in notation and tablature.
In this comprehensive three-lesson set, Martin Simpson shows how he uses a variety of tunings to achieve a broad spectrum of musical and emotional effects. You'll learn his beautiful arrangements for Irish Airs, American banjo pieces, Scottish fiddle tunes and traditional English songs. While teaching these songs, Martin reveals his ideas about guitar musicianship and chord theory; how to get good tone; techniques for moving up and down the neck; the uses of movable scales and chords, hammers and pulls, harmonics. These videos will inspire guitarists of all levels and styles!
A complete guitar course for absolute beginners with Lee Hodgson! This easy-to-follow tutorial is ideal if you've just bought your first guitar, or if there’s been a guitar sitting around somewhere just waiting to be strummed. This DVD will take you from novice level through to intermediate level. Yet it requires no prior knowledge at all, it truly is for someone starting from the beginning.
Juber aims this 2-DVD set of lessons at guitar players who would like to expand their options by learning the musicality behind the act of playing. As Juber describes it, he would like this DVD to be viewed as a "resource for guitarists" which describes advanced musical concepts that many musicians may be familiar with by ear, but not necessarily by name. By progressively explaining these concepts, Juber guides viewers through the sometimes intimidating study of music theory.
This DVD features top-rated session player Mat “Gurminator” Gurman teaching one of the most important music lessons you will ever take, regardless of the style you play. Mat demonstrates the art of phrasing – the key to all improvised music. He teaches how to get the music out of your head and into your playing, so your solos make sense. He tells how to get a great blues rock tone and demonstrates soloing in the styles of Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Billy Gibbons, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton and Robben Ford. He also shows how to apply the blues scale to almost any style of music when you solo. Packed with licks and practice ideas, this DVD will help you develop your ear and continue to improve your soloing for months and years to come. Includes a lesson booklet showing examples in notation and tablature.
Lessons solo guitar for beginners and advanced, from maestro Al Palubeckis.In this course, on DVD, dealt with solo variations in different styles - Blues, Funk, Fusion, Hard Rock / Heavy Metal, Punk, Rockabilly. Also discusses the interesting phrasing and proprietary techniques in the style of famous artists such as - BB King, Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Mike Stern, Jeff Beck, Scott Henderson, Robben Ford, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Green Day, Sublime, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Danny Gatton.
Learning to solo has never been easier or more affordable. The dynamic “Soloing Series” offers the essential elements every soloist needs. Each DVD runs approximately 40-50 minutes and comes complete with an accompanying booklet showing examples in notation and tablature. Each DVD is filled with rock-solid information from beginning to end. In this DVD, MI instructor Danny Gill unveils the mystery of the heavy riff. In this intense workout, you will discover a whole new world of chords and single note riffs with Drop D tuning. Danny will also take you through a variety of picking hand techniques, including muting, pitch harmonics, downstrokes, double picking, and alternate picking.
Barrett takes you through a demonstration of techniques such as bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and vibrato. He shows how to count out solo structures and connect phrases into memorable musical statements. The DVD is packed with licks and practice ideas!