Johnny Cash left us a wonderful country songbook, and in this one-hour and twenty minute lesson Fred shows you how to play and sing eight of Cash’s most popular gems.
Move beyond power chords and pentatonics and open up your musical universe! Kiko Loureiro's roots in Brazilian, Latin, Fusion, Jazz, Metal and Classical music influence his masterful compositions and stlye.
Guitar is the most popular instrument on the planet because it's the easiest instrument to learn how to play. Thousands of popular songs can be played with just a few chords and a couple of strumming patterns. Learn those few chords and strumming patterns, along with the basics of holding and tuning a guitar and you too will be able to play hundreds of your favorite songs. And that's what Jump Start Acoustic is all about - a quick, easy, fun and interactive approach for learning how to play acoustic guitar.
A complete bass guitar course for absolute beginners with Phil Williams. This easy-to-follow tutorial is ideal if you've just bought your first bass guitar or if there's been a guitar sitting around somewherejust waiting to be strummed. This DVD will take you from novice level thorough to intermediate level. Yet it requires no prior knowledge at all; it truly is for someone starting from the beginning. Slowly but surely the DVD guides you through all the things that a beginner needs to know and points out what can go wrong. Each of the carefully designed chapters introduces commonly used scales and technique gradually and strategically along with some practical theory.
Learn five Motorhead tracks note for note with Andy James! This superb DVD will teach you five tracks by one of Britain's foremost 80s heavy metal bands.
Learn the amazing surf guitar techniques of some of the greatest surf guitar players of all time. And you will also learn the techniques they employ and about all the gear to get that trademark vintage surf tone.
With his idiomatic and graceful style, pianist Philip Martin has established himself as the foremost exponent of Gottschalk. Much of his music is by no means easy to play; it requires an impeccable technique matched with Èlan and joie de vivre for its most effective execution. Although not essentially a great composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk had a unique spontaneity and individuality which Martins performances bring vividly to the fore. The composers music was hugely popular during his lifetime and his works display a real melodic charm and a great sense of fun. Each of the eight discs in Martins extensive Gottschalk series has received wide acclaim and left pianophiles eagerly awaiting the next issue.
The city of St. Louis played host, in the 1920s and 1930s, to one of the most distinctive and vital blues scenes ever documented on record. Like Memphis and Atlanta, St. Louis served as a sort of magnet, attracting musicians from the surrounding hinterlands and providing performance opportunities that were not available out in the country. Many of the St. Louis musicians were transplanted Mississippians, like Charley Jordan, while others, like Clifford Gibson and Teddy Darby, originally hailed from Kentucky. The various early influences that the music of these players displayed ended up coalescing into something that might be called the “St. Louis sound”.