Filled with rock-solid information from beginning to end, this intermediate-level DVD helps guitarists build a stronger foundation, covering: barre 7th and 9th chords; double stops and scales; essential techniques such as sequences, bends, vibrato, hammer-ons and pull-offs; and more. Rock, blues and funk styles are played by a live band so you can jam along. Includes a detailed booklet with all examples written out in notes and tab. Taught by Musicians Institute instructor Tom Kolb, who has performed with Larry Carlton, Joe Walsh, Dave Navarro, Trevor Rabin and many others.
This instructional program is designed for viewers interested in a foundation for learning to play the guitar. Featuring rock guitarist Tom Kolb, Starter Series: Beginning Guitar, Vol. 1 offers students lessons on the different parts and equipment, tuning the strings, strumming, and different kinds of chords. The musical styles covered include rock, blues, and country.
A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience. Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information. Beginning Guitar – At a Glance features five lessons to get players started and uses riffs from 14 classic songs to demonstrate the concepts in action.
The state of Texas has had a major presence in the Blues, from the earliest days of the recording era right on up to the present day. So many tremendous Blues musicians have hailed from Texas, i.e. Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lightnin’ Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Freddy King. This DVD focuses on the Country Blues guitarists who first defined the Texas Blues sound and who put Texas on the map as a prime location in Blues Country.
Whether you are a beginning guitarist or an advanced player just getting into the blues, this book and DVD will get you playing authentic blues rhythm guitar right away. Learn over 50 blues rhythm patterns, including the medium shuffle, uptown blues, slow blues, blues-rock, mambo, and more - all noted in standard music notation and TAB. On the DVD, every lesson and music example is clearly demonstrated by your host Steve Trovato to help you master the art of blues rhythm playing.
Learn Bluegrass Mandolin today! The proper fundamentals are explained in easy to follow step by step details by instructor Tom Bekeny. Tom Illustrates many essential techniques and patterns for any aspiring Mandolin player.
Guitar educator Dave Celentano will take you through this comprehensive "hands-on" course and show you all the basic essentials for playing rhythm guitar. The DVD includes: anatomy of the guitar, holding the guitar, choosing picks, strings, tuning, finger exercises, open position chords, barre chords, power chords, strumming, keeping the beat, rhythms, palm muting, how to read tablature and chord diagrams, and many tips. Throughout the DVD are examples designed to assimilate the chords and strums, and get you playing rhythm guitar immediately.
If you're a guitarist just beginning to explore the sounds of slide guitar-maybe you've picked up a slide and tried a few licks but you haven't quite got it figured out-here's your opportunity to learn smokin' slide guitar from Texas guitar powerhouse, Kirby Kelley. In almost a full hour of video featuring close-ups of the hands and scrolling music display, you'll watch step-by-step demonstrations of every essential slide technique as performed by the master himself and be introduced to all the most important slide tunings.
Let one of guitar's leading educators show you the essentials of playing exciting rock leads! Troy covers modes, articulations, arpeggios, speed exercises, scales, rock licks, theory and more, all in great detail for the beginning rock guitarist. This DVD is an inspiring session with a master designed to bring your playing to the cutting edge!
Learn all the essential rhythm techniques! In this DVD, Stetina teaches power chords, barre chords, triad shapes, muting, chord progressions, pick harmonics, chord arpeggiation, riffs and more. He also includes vital background information with each concept, giving you the theory behind the chops of your favorite bands.