Dave Navarro is one of the most influential guitarists of his generation. His unmistakable guitar style with Jane's Addiction and the Red Hot Chili Peppers set a new direction for alternative rock. His guitar skills can be heard throughout RHCP's 1995 album One Hot Minute and Jane's Addiction's 2003 album Strays, for example.
In this dynamic 60-minute DVD, Dave demonstrates his guitar style and technique. He breaks apart his rhythm style, showing chordal licks, double stops and chord structure. Dave also breaks down many of his riffs and solos from his Jane's Addiction days as well as his work with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He takes you step by step through his effects demonstrating multiple delays, wah-wah pedal, the ebow and more.
This step-by-step double-DVD gives you the definitive guide to five masterpieces by Hetfield's gang. The interactive DVD technology allows you to learn at your own pace, slowing down and looping any difficult phrases until you have them mastered. Professional-quality backing tracks that recreate the authentic sound of the original recordings, allow you to take Hetfield and Hammett's place on songs that range from the industrial power of Master Of Puppets to the poignant nightmare of One.
A special opportunity to learn some of Satch's greatest tunes and techniques on DVD!
The songs of Joe Satriani are not simply an excuse to burn up the fretboard at breakneck speed, the classic blues-inspired melodies and jazzy chord moves make for some of the best solo guitar rock of recent years. This 2-DVD set gives you the chance to learn six entire songs from start to finish, with in-depth discussion of the specialist techniques and tones the guitar legend employs. Whether it's wammy-bar dive bombs of Surfin' With The Alien, the eight-finger tapping of Midnight or the heartbreaking lyrical playing of Always With Me, Always With You, every Satriani song is a technical feat that will endlessly inform and inspire your own rock solos.
Bruce Buckingham is a professional musician and teacher. He plays guitar in many styles, but his specialities are jazz, Latin, Blues and Funk. He is one of the seasoned teachers at Musicians Institute, joining the staff in 1980, teaching literally thousands of students from around the world to paly guitar at M.I. He has played and/or recorded with musicians as diverse as Helen Reddy to John Patitucci and ahs been involved in Michael Jackson's production of Sisterella. Currently he is working on his own recording project as well as more instructional books and videos for guitar.
50 Licks Jazz Style DVD Package Bruce demonstrates the essential licks for the chords and progressions common to jazz II-V-I licks, turnaround licks, choromatic bebop lines, licks for altered chords and major and minor vamps and much more. Bruce also illustrates the licks in several styles: swing, bossa nova, samba, swing 16ths, funky fusion and bluesy suffles. Each lick is played in context, then demonstrated slowly with a full explanation on their proper applications.
This DVD presents an insightful look at jazz guitar. It is truly a unique opportunitiy to learn from one of today's finest guitar instructors.
Troy has a rich background in the Los Angeles country music scene. He has worked both live and in the studion with band members from Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt, The Desert Rose Band, Colleen Carter, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, James Taylor, The Tractors, The Doo Wah Riders, Theresa James and newcomer Jerry Carr. He has also had his songs performed by Gloria Loring on Gary Chapman's show on TNN.
Troy is a four year graduate of the Dick Groove School Of Music and taught a guitar styles class while attending.
50 Licks Country Style DVD Package In this incredible DVD, Troy takes you stpe-by-step through classic country style licks that can also be used in other contexts such as blues, rock and rockabilly. Troy demonstrates pedal steel licks, bluegrass licks, cascading licks and licks using harmonics, intervals, triads, bends, chromatic passages, arpeggios, open strings and double stops. All licks are played in context and demonstrated slowly with an explanation of the techniques used.
This DVD presents an insightful look at country guitar. It is truly a unique opportunity to learn from one of today's finest guitarist instructors.
A complete guide to blues guitar playing that shows a variety of blues rhythm and soloing styles, for both beginners and advanced players alike.
Learn to play the lead guitar parts for five of Muse's greatest songs. This DVD presents clear step-by-step instructions for the full lead Guitar lines as recorded by Matt Bellamy. Each song is presented in original form, and as a playalong track minus the original guitar for you to jam with and perfect your performance. The backing tracks have been professionally recorded to recreate the authentic thunderous Muse sound, and the disc is packed with interactive features that allow you to select and replay difficult moments until you've got every lick mastered.
The most comprehensive DVD ever offered for beginner guitarists - well over 3 hours long with over 50 interactive lessons! DVD technology allows you to learn at your own pace, choosing and replaying material and looping practise tracks to get the most out of every lesson.
DVD edition of this fantastic guitar tutor DVD, which teaches you how to play the important guitar parts to every song from 'Are You Experienced?'. Designed to help you learn the riff and solo properly, with backing tracks so that you can play along, and footage of Jimi in action.
Beginning Acoustic Guitar features Michael Thompson, one of rock's most talented session players and Berklee College of Music graduate. Michael has performed with many popular musicians including Michael Jackson, Michael Bolton, Great White, Dokken, Reba McEntire Peter Cetera, Ringo Starr and The All Starr Band, Cher, Celine Dion, Hall and Oates, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Bette Midler to name just a few. Michael also has his own album out under the Geffen label.
Michael presents 30 minutes of solid acoustic guitar basics that are used by every popular musician today. Michael introduces the guitar by starting with the instrument and its parts, followed by tuning. He shows you fundamental chords, chord progressions, and arpeggiated chords. Michael also demonstrtaes minor pentatonic scales, strumming patterns, finger picking and much more.
This DVD covers all the basic fundamentals every guitarist needs to get started.
Guitar master Eric Clapton is one of the world's favourite guitarists, his music has touched and inspired many lives. This fabulous DVD from the Guitar Signature Licks Series features some of his best known acoustic songs and compositions.
Introduced by Doug Boduchof this DVD features a step-by-step breakdown of Clapton's guitar style and technique, Jam-along songs and practice tips as well as eight classic songs. A must for Clapton fans and anyone wanting to learn solos and songs by one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Learn the trademark riffs and solos of one of hard rock's greatest bands.
This programme looks at the basic techniques required to develop fingerstyle skills. There are five major instrumental studies to work through including country, classical and blues.
Learn the riffs and techniques that revolutionised the rock guitar forever. Tutor Mike Wolf demonstrates the best of the Hendrix vocalulary, including riffs from Foxy Lady, All Along The Watchtower and Voodoo Chile. Discover the screaming three-fret bend, heavy vibrato and feedback control that Hendrix made his own. Includes a 24-page booklet of examples in notation with a Tab shorthand.
The best-selling Guitar tutorial series has now been fully updated on DVD, with a host of hints and tips that will get you playing great songs straight away.
Starting with the basics, including how to tune up and hold the Guitar, expert tutor Arthur Dick guides you through a series of lessons that covers all aspects of playing, including:
13 essential chords
Four important right hand styles: Strumming, Bass Strum, Arpeggio and Alternating thumb
Correct use of the left and right hands
You will also learn to play ten classic pop/rock songs that range from the gentle ballad of Candle In The Wind to the folk/rock of American Pie. Before you know it, you'll be enjoying the Guitar like never before, and even finding some song ideas of your very own.
In this DVD package Larry divides this programme into two areas of speacialisation: Blues and Chord substitution. This is Larry's exciting fusion sound, spelled-out, clarified and made accessible to any guitarist.
This step-by-step double-DVD gives you the definitive guide to five of Slowhand's masterpieces. The interactive DVD technology allows you to learn at your own pace, slowing down and looping any difficult phrases until you have them mastered. Professional-quality backing tracks that recreate the authentic sound of the original recordings, allow you to take Clapton's place on songs that range from the Freddie King guitar workout Hideaway to the evergreen Wonderful Tonight.
Learn the tradmark riffs and solos behind one of the most influential metal bands of all time. Each riff and solo is played up to speed, then broken down note by note, then played at a slow tempo. Backing tracks are included so you can play along.
This easy to follow DVD guitar tutor will take you step by step from first day exercises to playing along with a professional backing track. Fully enhanced and packed with extra features including easy to use menu and translation into four different languages.
Learn to play the guitar style of the most influential Delta Blues artist of all time! Robert Johnson's unearthly singing and intricate slide guitar have inspiored countless musicians since his untimely death in 1938. On this jam-packed DVD lesson, award winning guitarist Rory Block demystifys the licks, runs, strums, bass lines, tunrarounds and other vital elements that combine to create the unique Robert Johnson sound.
Though this DVD will give you the versatility to play any of Johnson's songs you will learn detailed renditions of If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day, Terraplane Blues and Preaching Blues.
Suitable for early intermediate level this tutorial contains music and tab in an accompanying booklet.
The driving sound pioneered by Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy players became one of the dominant sounds in jazz during the 1930s and '40s.
Starting with basic four-to-the-bar comping and damping, Paul takes you through a variety of accompaniment ideas.
Learn five classic Country tracks note for note with Lee Hodgson! This superb DVD will teach you five tracks featuring country guitar legends such as Albert Lee and James Burton.
A complete warm-up routine and Fretboard Fitness Workout for beginner guitarists, presented by Danny Gill.
Are you a complete beginner? Or maybe you had some lessons once and got discouraged because you found it too difficult? If so this is the DVD for you! It shows you the easiest possible way of playing guitar, with no pointless exercises or inane, nursery rhyme type tunes, just good, inspirational music.
Although aimed at the complete beginner, players of all levels can gain from these valuable insights and approaches including tuning, moveable chord shapes, cool strumming patterns and much, much more.
The world of rock guitar was turned on it's head with the arrival of Eddie Van Halen. As his band paved the way for modern rock stage-theatrics, EVH prompted a revolution of guitar technique, introducing many of the tricks and skills that have become the staple requirements of rock and metal players since. Learn two-handed tapping, tremolo picking and harmonics in the style of the original pioneer, and gain an arsenal of powerful sounds to energise you rock solos.
A complete electric guitar primer hosted by Jamie Humphries, author of the acclaimed Giants Of Rock and Giants Of Metal guitar courses and regular contributor to Guitar Techniques magazine. In this primer Jamie takes an in-depth look at the basics of guitar playing. If you're a beginner looking to take your playing to the next level, this tutorial will help you get there. Also includes 10 jam tracks that will help your playing, regardless of your level.
A complete warm-up routine and Fretboard Fitness Workout for intermediate Guitarists, presented by Danny Gill.
Danny Gill gives you a step-by-step guide to the guitar work of the original palm-mute punks. The music of Green Day, inspired by both classic songwriting and the US alternative rock tradition, has set the blueprint for countless pop-punk bands. Songs including Basket Case and Welcome To Paradise are now seen as the roots of the modern punk sound, and in this DVD Danny Gill gives you the skills to play these songs for yourself. Learn the chords, the solos, and the awesome rhythm techniques that have inspired a generation.
This superb 2 DVD set will teach you the monster riffs and rock infused blues soloing techniques that have kept AC DC at the top for over 25 years!
AC/DC guitarist Angus Young defines the hard rock, Blues-inspired guitar style that has since inspired players the world over and spawned countless bands to keep things heavy, hard and rockin'! In this DVD tutorial, Stuart Bull shows you the riffs, licks and scorching Blues solos that create the legendary AC/DC sound, by examining five of their biggest anthems.
Bull's expert approach and warm delivery will have you mastering such hits as Back In Black and Highway To Hell in no time, and give you the opportunity to add Young's best guitar moves to your own arsenal of riffs and techniques. Let There Be Rock!!
This excellent DVD will help you master the scorching riffs and quick fingered blues rock style of Angus Young that has driven the rock anthems of AC/DC!
Learn five AC DC tracks note for note with Danny Gill!
This excellent DVD will help you master the power chords and quick fingered blues rock style of Angus Young that has defined the raw sound of AC/DC!
Danny Gill is a former pupil of Joe Satriani, and co-author of the Musicians Rock Guitar series. His songs have appeared on TV shows including The Osbournes and film soundtracks such as Insomnia and Under Siege.
The Eric Clapton guitar style has left an indelible mark on the British blues sound, and in this DVD tutorial Jamie Humphries provides a note-by-note analysis of five of Clapton's very best.
A step by step guide through the chords, riffs and solos of five complete classics by quintessential British rockers The Who, including Substitute and Pinball Wizard.
Part of the hugely successful Lick Library series, this in-depth tutorial by Danny Gill will provide everything you need to know in order to master Pete Townsend's characteristic blues-inspired guitar lines.
A hard rockin' double-DVD set providing a note-for-note guide to five classic anthems by the kings of New Jersey, Bon Jovi, including Livin' On A Prayer, Wanted Dead Or Alive and Bad Medicine.
Learn the legendary blues-rock riffs of Keith Richards, with songs that inspired a world of guitarist taught note-for-note by Michael Casswell.
Taking his influences directly from the blues of Chicago and the deep south, Keith Richards forged a sound and style that was at once classic and fresh. By combining the phrasing and sensibilities of BB King, Buddy Guy and Freddie King with the new British beat style of rock 'n' roll, The Rolling Stones defined a genre that took the world by storm.
In this special DVD tutorial, Casswell guides you through five of the band's very best, including Jumpin' Jack Flash, Satisfaction and Brown Sugar.
Here's your chance to learn five of Queen's biggest and most spectacular rock anthems, songs that made them one of the greatest stadium rock bands of all time.
The delicate and majestic solos of Brian May have always been a benchmark in outstanding rock guitar writing, with a distinctive tone, unusual harmonies and a finely-tuned ear for melody. From his famous homemade guitar and old-sixpence plectrum to his unmistakable hair and clogs, May has remained one of the quintessentially British guitar eccentrics. In this exclusive double-DVD set, Michael Casswell provides a note-by-note examination of five of Brian's best, including the thundering rock of Hammer To Fall and the echo-soaked Now I'm Here, with every riff explained and demonstrated in close-up detail.
Here's your chance to get your hands around the riffs and licks that have inspired a legion of guitarists across the world, as Stuart Bull gives you a note-by-note guide to five songs by Santana.
With a touch and sense of phrasing that is unmistakable, Carlos Santana has long been celebrated as a musician able to take the blues vocabulary of the modern rock guitar into new and unusual styles, commbining the blues with Afro-Cuban and Latin elements. In this DVD tutorial, Bull provides a step-by-step guide to such classic rock favourites as Black Magic Woman, Smooth, and the quintessential Santana solo Samba Pa Ti.
One of the most distinctive bands in the world of rock 'n' roll, with greasy guitar licks that have thrilled their fans for decades! ZZ Top are true originals, and this DVD will give you the riffs and grooves that have made their songs so instantly recognisable. Guitar master Danny Gill provides a note-by-note guide through five classic songs, with every riff explained in detail. Discover Billy Gibbons' famous artificial harmonics - a technique that will add a screaming edge to your own solos - as well as an arsenal of new licks and moves.
Songs include the smash hit Gimme All Your Loving and the sleazy Tush.
An unstoppable double-DVD that gives you the skills and secrets of one of the world's hottest and most inspiring guitarists, Eddie Van Halen. From his very first album Van Halen and its showpiece Eruption, Eddie's playing has transformed the world of rock guitar introducing an arsenal of new techniques and a new level of musicianship. Jamie Humphries presents everything you need to know to master the harmonics, scale runs, rhythm tricks and two-handed techniques that will forever remain the Van Halen trademark. Learn four full songs across two DVDs, including the rampant Hot For Teacher and the rock stomp of Panama.
Arguably the most technically accomplished player the rock guitar world has ever seen. This DVD presents four songs from the Eat 'Em And Smile album which established Vai as a comical, unpredictable and at times shocking guitar talent.
This 2 DVD set comprising Electric Blues Volumes 1 and 2 includes tutorials for:
Blues scale positions
Fast blues licks in the style of Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton etc.
Major/minor pentatonic combinations
String bending ideas
Slide playing ideas and much more.