A Modern Method for Guitar, by William Leavitt, is one of the world's most popular guitar methods. It is the basic text for Berklee College of Music's guitar program. It has stood the test of time and earned a vast and loyal following of dedicated guitar students and instructors for over forty years.
SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It's like having a good friend teach you in the comfort of your living room! With this exciting and fun format, you'll learn all the chords, riffs, and guitar patterns for each song. Plus, our exclusive on-screen diagrams and tablature practically guarantee you will be playing in no time. SongXpress has quickly become the instructional video of choice for beginning and intermediate guitarists worldwide. Now you can enjoy the same quick and easy style of learning on your home DVD player! DVD features include a special tuning segment, chord diagrams, additional video tips, and much more! All Your Love (Otis Rush) * Born Under a Bad Sign (Eric Clapton) * Crossroads (Eric Clapton) * The Thrill Is Gone (B.B. King).
This instructional video from Warner Brothers teaches beginning guitarists how to play four popular alternative rock songs: "I Will Buy You a New Life" by Everclear; "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls; "Shine" by Collective Soul; and "You" by Candlebox. Hosted by professional guitarist Tommy Anthony, SongXpress: Modern Rock for Guitar, Vol. 1 covers all the chords, riffs, and guitar patterns that form the foundation of these modern rock mainstays.
Throughout the more than 90 minutes of one-on-one lessons with instructor and guitarist John McCarthy you'll develop a solid understanding of general guitar basics, a foundation for playing blues guitar and an historical perspective of the blues. The program features essential blues chords and scales, the BB Box, and lead techniques like string bending, vibrato, hammer-ons, pull-offs and other techniques used by greats such as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy and B.B. King. There are complete blues rhythms including the 12 bar blues and much more!