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.
No matter what style of guitar you play, you will love this DVD! This DVD helps viewers think like musicians. Using familiar tunes, Fred Sokolow teaches the movable fretboard patterns all the pros use.
In this two-hour DVD, David Taub from Next Level Guitar, breaks down and explains in an easy to digest format the all time Santana classic 'Black Magic Woman'.
Renowned Berklee College of Music faculty guitarist Jon Finn, combines his experience, education, and stylistic versatility in this eclectic series of lessons for aspiring rock guitarists. Jon's innovative approach is unique, fun, and challenging. The book/CD set and DVD both offer a well researched original take on the use of pentatonic scales in rock improvisation. Using his "Warp Refraction Principle" which takes into account the major third tuning interval between the second and third strings, Jon presents a series of five vertical patterns applied in two-string increments throughout the fretboard. The philosophy behind this project is to present concepts and techniques as a thought process rather than simply providing a reference manual.
Some of the coolest sound effects in guitar history come from use of the whammy bar! Many guitars come equipped, but guitar players often avoid using them, or are very limited with what they can do with them. In EASY WHAMMY BAR GUITAR DVD, expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal sends the viewer off on a 1-hour-39-minute exploration of this amazing guitar accessory.