1.2 GB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 130 min
By using real world examples, Jazz Combustion breaks down higher improvisational concepts such as chord voice selection, chordal movement, target tones, chord substitution, motifs, pacing, scat vocal techniques and outside playing, all while retaining the vibe of the prevailing tuneâ€™s melody and harmonic structure.
3.7 GB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 82 min
Konokol is the universal system of mastering rhythm without drums. Guitar legend John McLaughlin, who has advocated this system of learning rhythm for over 30 years, brings it all together with Konokol master Selvaganesh Vinayakram, one of the foremost percussionists from India. Divided into six chapters, the student moves from basic understanding of rhythm into the wonderful world of improvisation. Exercises are explained and demonstrated followed by improvisations which
14.2 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 230 min
Alfred's PLAY series combines the convenience of multimedia lessons with the quality of expert, proven instructors. Whether you're into rock, jazz, blues, folk, country, or a little of everything. The PLAY series has all the resources you need at the click of a button. Get down to doing what you want to do, and PLAY! PLAY: Blues Guitar 3, covers soloing techniques, box patterns, phrasing, how to use 3rds and 6ths, multiple scales over one chord, and more.
1.8 GB | MPEG | 640x480 | 150 min
In “Jazz Manouche The Art of Accompaniment”, this rhythmic foundation is disassembled, piece-by-piece, by instructor Denis Chang. With the aid of three students, Denis clearly illustrates how to produce, not just “acceptable” but “authentic” Manouche rhythm. Denis’ teaching methods follow the traditional Manouche approach of oral training. Reliance on theory and printed instruction is minutesimized as the student
19.18 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 10 hours
In â€œJazz Manouche Technique & Improvisation Vol 1â€ Denis helps the student develop a strong foundation. Using phrases to help develop the studentâ€˜s ear and technique, Denis moves along quickly. Each concept or phrase is shown at tempo. Denis then proceeds to dissect the example into its core components, slowing the elements down until the student is given a comprehen-sive analysis
3.7 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 00:46:54
Joe breaks everything down to its simplest form - major, minor, or dominant. He covers everything very quickly and then goes to the examples, which he gives plenty of. However, if you're hoping for some chord melody tips or counterpoint examples you'll be disappointed with this video - it covers exactly what the title says: Jazz LINES. He does speak a little bit in the beginning about how he views chords but
1.5 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 90 min
James Graydon returns to give you a new perspective on soloing! He will teach you how to empower your lead work by harmonising your melodic lines and imply all manner of harmonic elements in your own guitar solos! James says 'We're going to be exploring the concepts behind harmonic soloing. Firstly, using intervals such as 3rds, 6ths and 10ths to harmonise your melodic lines, as well as using pedal tones. Next, we get under the hood a little bit and look at shell voicings; two and three note voicings that perfectly encapsulate
3.5 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 120 min
Take your jazz, blues and country playing to the next level with these ear twisting Western swing licks.
From the classic big band swing of the 20’s to the country infused revival heard in the south. Be it the Freddie Green rhythms to the modern patterns of Whit Smith, these exciting sounds will breathe new life into your playing.
4.6 GB | DVD5 | 720x480 | 50 min
Authentic Gypsy jazz instruction from top French guitarist Sammy Daussat and Django's grandson David Reinhardt! The video consists of 3 parts: Video tutorial of Gypsy Jazz style; Visiting the musicians shop with Samy Daussat; Collective jam with grandson of great Django Reinhardt - David. Do not miss a chance to play some manouche. Apprendre la guitare
4.28 GB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 60 min
Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass).