Ric Sanders shows you all the essentials: tuning; bowing technique; reading music notation; playing tunes with open strings; plucking; left hand fingering and scales (D major; G major); vibrato; major and minor scales and the Dorian mode, counting time. Learn to play the violin like a professional in no-time, whatever your musical leanings!
Do you dream about learning to play the guitar? Well, stop dreaming and start playing! More than 70 fun, interactive and easy lessons in Learn to Play: Electric Guitar teach you what you need to know to get you playing immediately. With more than 80 years of combined guitar experience, Chris Liepe, Kenny Blue Ray and Brendan Burns will have you playing and sounding like a pro in no time with their proven teaching styles in this exclusive 12-DVD set. Instructors teach via short filmed segments so learning is easy! Students choose when they want to learn and how quickly.
The first two volumes of this series have met with such enthusiasm from guitar playing fans of John Denver that it became clear that we had to continue with a third lesson. Pete Huttlinger's comprehensive understanding of John Denver's music, and his ability to communicate techniques to learning guitarists, have inspired innumerable players and have made these among Homespun's most successful instructional products.
In this DVD guitar lesson, Adam Rafferty will show you the fingerings, the moves, the grooves, the concepts, and the "secrets" you'll need to know to play these well loved songs of the Jackson 5 on solo guitar. You'll learn how to easily combine a melody, baseline, and inner voices - yes you'll play 3 parts all at the same time - while keeping the groove so "tight" that your audiences fingers will snap and toes will tap as YOU play the guitar! No music reading required, all tablature is included with the printed material.
This fantastic two-hour-long digital video disc shows guitarists how to play the important parts to every song on this influential album. The DVD is hosted and taught by the late Velvert Turner, a student and friend of Jimi's, with demonstrations by ace Hendrix educator Andy Aledort. For each song, the guitar parts are played first slowly, then up to speed to help players learn each riff and solo properly, and there are backing tracks to play along with. As a bonus, this DVD includes actual footage of Jimi playing many of the songs explored and covered on the DVD. Players will learn: Purple Haze - Manic Depression - Hey Joe - Love or Confusion - May This Be Love - I Don't Live Today - The Wind Cries Mary - Fire - Third Stone from the Sun - Foxey Lady - Are You Experienced? - Stone Free - 51st Anniversary - Highway Chile - Can You See Me - Remember - and Red House - and with the navigational freedom that a DVD provides, they'll easily be able to go right to the lessons of their choice!
A Longtime contributor to Guitar World magazine and the author and producer of literally hundreds of artist transcriptions, books, and instructional DVDs, Andy Aledort has influenced and inspired guitarists around the world for many years. During his tenure at Guitar World, Aledort has written lesson features on players such as Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Dimebag Darrell, and Yngwie Malmsteen, among others. He has also created many of Guitar World's best-selling instructional DVDs, including Play Rock Guitar, How to Play Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, and How to Play the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Axis: Bold as Love.
This fantastic two-hour-long digital video disc shows guitarists how to play the important parts to every song on this influential album. The DVD is hosted and taught by the late Velvert Turner, a student and friend of Jimi's, with demonstrations by ace Hendrix educator Andy Aledort. For each song, the guitar parts are played first slowly, then up to speed to help players learn each riff and solo properly, and there are backing tracks to play along with. As a bonus, this DVD includes actual footage of Jimi playing many of the songs explored and covered on the DVD. Players will learn: Purple Haze * Manic Depression * Hey Joe * Love or Confusion * May This Be Love * I Don't Live Today * The Wind Cries Mary * Fire * Third Stone from the Sun * Foxey Lady * Are You Experienced? * Stone Free * 51st Anniversary * Highway Chile * Can You See Me * Remember * and Red House.
This DVD contains the same spectacular split-screen presentation techniques that can be seen in Volume 1 and features 17 classic Beatles tunes! Whether you're an intermediate guitarist or a seasoned pro, this DVD is sure to provide you with a better insight into the guitar-playing styles of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. One new feature that's been added for the benefit of simplifying the task of deciphering the chords visually, is the use of an on-screen chord prompter that changes as the rhythm chord changes occur. This feature allows one to virtually play along with the DVD upon his or her initial viewing!
This follow-up to one of Homespun's top-selling DVDs teaches you how to play seven more hit songs by the legendary singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. Guitarist Pete Huttlinger is faithful to the spirit of the original recordings as he breaks down the strums, picking patterns, chord progressions and other accompaniment techniques that Jim Croce devised to bring out each song's unique qualities. As an added bonus, you'll learn some of the lead intros and distinctive solos as arranged and played by Maury Muelheissen, Jim's long-time lead guitarist and extraordinary "one man band."
Led Zeppelin is known as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all time with a guitar sound like no other. In this DVD, you will learn how to play guitar like the great Jimmy Page. With more than three hours of instructional video, we’ve chosen four of the top Led Zeppelin songs, complete with guitar and bass tabs.
You're in total control while your own private teacher patiently guides you from your first notes all the way through to complete compositions. Several months of valuable lessons are included with phrase-by-phrase demonstrations, split-screen closeups, guitar accompaniment to play along with, and a tablature booklet (which shows you graphically how to play each note). Learn instrument care and maintenance, proper holding, scales and theory, note bending, flashy tricks, and cool endings.