Media Type : DVDMusical Genre : JazzBy exploring original compositions and arranging jazz standards, New West Guitar Quartet established themselves as a notable jazz group when they were all music students at the University of Southern California under the direction of guitarist Pat Kelley. Since the group started in 2003, they have performed in major venues throughout the USA, Canada, Japan, Europe and worked with guitarists such as Pat Metheny, Joe Diorio and Bruce Forman.
Exotic rhythms from around the world are used in over 400 examples for guitar, with strumming, single-line, and fingerstyle variations of every beat pattern. Features rhythms of West Africa, North Africa, the Caribbean, India, Latin America and beyond, all in standard music notation and TAB. 96 pages.
This book is designed for classroom or group teaching. It continues to explore the techniques and styles discovered in Book 1, but is also suitable for any student who has already mastered basic technique and is looking for a tutor to take them through the next stages.As well as modern American guitar styles such as blues, rock, ragtime and country and western, there is the rich heritage of European music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. There are traditional folk tunes from England, Wales, America and Austraila plus exciting rhythms and melodies from Spain, Latin America, Mexico, the West Indies, the Middle East, Africa and Japan.
Media Type : DVDLevel : Beginning-IntermediateMusical Genre : Acoustic MusicNumber of pages : 102Acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Richard Gilewitz demonstrates and teaches, by rote method, a selection of popular tunes chosen for their common nature involving folk, blues or ragtime themes. Features Freight Train, Alice´s Restaurant, In Christ There is No East or West, Scarborough Fair, The Last Steam Engine and St. Louis Blues.
DescriptionNow you can add authentic blues feel and flavor to your playing! Here are 101 definitive licks - plus a demonstration CD - from every major blues guitar style, neatly organized into easy-to-use categories.They´re all here, including Delta blues, jump blues, country blues, Memphis blues, Texas blues, West Coast blues, Chicago blues, and British blues. Master all the styles and get yourself an arsenal of licks that will help you dominate your local jam session!
DescriptionIn 100 Tips For Blues Guitar You Should Have Been Told, David Mead focuses on the styles and techniques associated with one of the guitar´s longest-surviving and most-played genres. In a series of illustrated exercises that work in combination with an accompanying CD, he tackles the problems associated with playing a form of music that stretches the harmonic boundaries of Western music tradition, covering subjects from choosing the right plectrum to executing the most accomplished finger roll this side of the Mississippi! With a thorough breakdown of the styles of the biggest names in the blues, 100 Tips For Blues Guitar is the ultimate guide for anyone with a guitar and a bottle of whiskey.
DescriptionIt is a challenge to arrange and play American fiddle tunes and Celtic melodies on the guitar. This set of lessons presents several approaches for the intermediate guitarist with 3 CDs containing 3 full hours of instruction. Written in notation and tablature. LESSON ONE: Dave Laibman´s arrangement of Colored Aristocracy features a Chet Atkins approach. Midnight on the Water, a beautiful Texas waltz, was arranged by Duck Baker and features counterpoint lines and variations on the theme. The West Wind is an evocative Irish air played with a classical feel. LESSON TWO: American fiddle tunes: Boys, My Money´s All Gone played in a Nashville style and Last of Callahan, an arrangement using a counterpoint bass line played against the melody. LESSON THREE: Fiddle tunes from Ireland and America: Rights of Man and Drunken Wagoner both played in a dropped D tuning (D A D G B E).
DescriptionLearn from the masters themselves in Blues Masters By The Bar! Over 140 cool riffs that sound great over each portion of the blues progression. Presented by Toby Wine in two-measure chunks- organised by where they fall in a standard 12-bar progression- so you can enrich your blues vocabulary and assemble your own solos with actual riffs by 16 of the greats: Duane Allman, Wayne Bennett, Dickey Betts, Kenny Burrell, Eric Clapton, Albert Collins, Warren Haynes, Albert King, B.B. King, Sammy Lowhorn, Gary Moorre, Jack Pearson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker, Leslie West and Zakk Wylde. CD features recorded demonstrations of every example along with two full rhythm section jam tracks!
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : IntermediateMusical Genre : All StylesSeries : Mastering GuitarNumber of pages : 144 Mastering the Guitar is an innovative, comprehensive method for learning the guitar. Level 2 Book C includes a wealth of challenging and creative guitar solos, duets and studies in the keys of A-flat,F-minor, G-minor,D-flat, and B-flat minor. Special concepts presented in this volume include: basic improvisation, rhythmic variation, barre chords, key of A-flat/closed position, passing tone studies, harmonized scales, western swing, fingerstyle performance, chord progression studies, blues, chords, common rock and blues licks, bass string chords, Latin rhythms, and comping. Guitar solo material provided in rock, jazz, bluegrass, Latin, blues, Baroque, Renaissance, and from a wide variety of historical periods and contemporary musical styles. Mastering the Guitar 2C Double CD set is a recording to accompany the volume of the same title. These CDs contain most all of the solo and duet settings found in the book as performed by William Bay, Mike Christiansen, and John McClellan.