Gadd discusses and demonstrates his own marching-band roots, his approach to the trap set, drum rudiments, and chart reading, maintaining strict tempo, practice routines and more. These are techniques that have brought him to session work with such luminaries as Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Paul McCartney, Chick Corea and many, many more.
Showcasing the tremendous potential of the bass guitar, Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten have put together this video version of their groundbreaking "Bass Extremes" Book/CD project. Between each performance segment, Steve and Victor walk you note-for-note through the melodies and techniques that make up each song, explaining and demonstrating everything at slow speeds.
An Easy Guide To 10 Classic Rock Solos That Will Help You Play Guitar With Confidence And Create Inspiring Solos From Scratch… Do you know that you can play 10 classic rock solos from start to finish by using simple techniques that anyone can master in just a few short weeks? 10 Classic Rock Solos is an in-depth study of legendary rock solos, licks, and techniques that will help any guitarist play
Steve Morse's almost mythical musical capabilities need no introduction. Marrying blazing chops to a singular sense of hook writing creativity, his distinctive brand of rootsy American virtuosity has inspired generations of players to think outside of the pentatonic box. Morse is renowned for reeling off what he calls "un-guitaristic" lines of seemingly impossible complexity. These keyboard- and fiddle-inspired trademark phrases often consist of no more than a single note on any given string. This kind of one-note-per-string arpeggio picking is typically regarded as the domain of fingerpickers, not flatpickers. Yet the effortlessness with which Morse nails these gymnastic routines is the obvious clue that something mechanically magical is happening under the hood.