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
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).
511 MB | MPEG | 352x288 | 00:51:54
Adrian Legg, one of England's musical treasures, shows you advanced single, double and even triple- note country stringbending, fingerpicking, open tunings, banjo-peg tricks, special effects and so much more. He uses electric guitar light gauge strings on his acoustic, so all techniques covered can also apply to electric guitar.
4.5 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 02:00:54
Up Close is a 2-hour personal lesson with Tommy. It features detailed and "slowed down" demonstrations of many of Tommy's songs, including Stevie's Blues, Precious Time, and The Hunt. He explains in detail his amazing harmonic technique, and shows you step by step how to play thumb and finger styles. There are rare insights into some of his more complicated arrangements and featured throughout the DVD are "up close" performances of Classical Gas, Day Tripper, Lady Madonna, Imagine
694 MB | MPEG2 | 640x430 | 01:15:54
Al shows his scale choices for soloing over various chords with a special section on "the dominant 7th - diminished connection." Many of his melodic lines, licks, rhythm patterns and solos have been transcribed in the accompanying booklet. The video includes Al's amazing rhythmic ideas, muting and chordal picking.
775 MB | MPEG | 384x288 | 01:15:54
In Melodic Phrasing, Scott simply nails the hard to teach subject of improvisational phrasing. For 75 minutes he demonstrates how and why the art of phrasing is so important in making your solos coherent and sound melodic. You'll learn many rhythmic and melodic motifs that he uses to build solos, along with his many conceptual approaches to phrasing. Scott performs incredible demonstrations over one chord vamps, Blues, progressions and a special section on "Peru".
4.4 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 01:15:54
Hosted by Frank Gambale, this instructional video offers the viewer an exercise regimen that will improve one's guitar playing prowess. The exercises increase strength, dexterity, and hand and finger speed, as well as improve knowledge of music theory. A supplemental booklet featuring extra tips and a catalogue accompanies the DVD. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi