DescriptionA user-friendly CD + book package, packed with riffs, licks & tricks you can learn now...and easily incorporate into your own playing style. This unique book and audio will inspire you to rebel against mainstream rock and experience a whole range of rock styles and unorthodox playing ideas developed over the last 40 years. From the beginnings of alternative rock in the 60s and punk and new-wave bands of the 70s, the illustrated text takes you through each decade, highlighting the changing styles and sounds which influenced generations of rock guitarists.SonglistA Whole SongAlternative Rock GuitarConclusionDiscographyFurther ReadingGuitar Tablature ExplainedIntroductionThe Eighties: The New FrontierThe Nineties: Grunge And BeyondThe Seventies: Punk And New-waveThe Sixties: Plug In, Tune Up, Drop OutYour First Guitar Rag
At long last, the secrets of David Garibaldi´s groundbreaking funk/jazz fusion drumming techniques are presented in this innovative book and CD. Whether you play rock, heavy metal, jazz or funk, you´ll learn to incorporate Garibaldi´s contemporary linear styles and musical concepts into your playing and develop your own unique drumset vocabulary. 64 pages.
DescriptionFast Forward: Blues Guitar The user-friendly CD & Book package, packed with riffs, licks & tricks you can learn now...and easily incorporate into your own playing style. SonglistChecklistChoice Of NotesGuide To GuitarGuitar Tablature ExplainedIntroductionPlaying Blues GuitarScales - The Alphabet Of The BluesThe Blue HouseThe Five Note TrickWhere Now?
DescriptionFast Forward: Acoustic Guitar Chords The user-friendly CD & book package, packed with riffs, licks & tricks you can learn now... and easily incorporate into your own playing style. Step-by-step, encounter all the chords used in the majority of popular songs. SonglistBasic Chord ShapesCongratulationsIntroductionLearning ChordsPutting It All TogetherStrumming Patterns And Barre ChordsTaking Chords Further
DescriptionThe firey Texas blues of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited a global revival in traditional blues/rock guitar in the 1980s, creating a vital alternative to synth-driven pop trends and the technique-obsessed speed masters of Los Angeles rock. This DVD will help you discover skills and techniques needed to recreate SRV´s heavy, poignant and powerful style. Learn 50 trademark licks and incorporate them into your own playing to revolutionise your own blues style.
DescriptionThe bright and distinctive sound of the Mandolin is more popular than ever in the rock and pop hits of the charts - this unique tutorial will show you how to incorporate the instrument into your own songwriting.Learn how to back up a melody, write and perform a solo, and jam in a variety of styles. The topics covered include:EquipmentChoosing an instrumentPickupsAmplifiersEffects Rhythm PlayingDoubling the snareDoubling the guitarPlaying backupSoloingHarmonicsScalesDouble stopsCrosspickingTremoloThe slideAn accompanying CD puts all the lessons into context by allowing you to hear exactly how it should all sound.
DescriptionEnrich your drumming with world rhythms and sounds. World music presents many learning opportunities and challenges, especially for drums and percussion. Learning grooves from Africa, Latin America, South America, and other regions will make you a more complete musician, and give you more ideas for creating your own sound and solos.Many jazz greats have been inspired by world traditions: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, and so many others. Follow in their footsteps, and discover how to use these elements to inspire your own music.You will learn to:Incorporate world instruments into a standard drum kit.Coordinate stick, foot, hand techniques to enrich your palette of articulationsPlay dozens of world groovesTake inspiration from world grooves for your own improvisationsPerform advanced concepts, such as odd time signatures and metric modulationBe prepared for many creative musical situations, through knowledge of more styles and greater mastery of drumming fundamentalsThe accompanying CD includes groove examples and play-along tracks of Mark Walker´s original music, featuring guest artists including Paquito D´Rivera!Mark Walker is a multiple-Grammy Award winning artist, who is currently a member of Oregon and the Paquito d´Rivera Quintet. He is an associate professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music.
Your passport to a new world of musicBy John Marshall Series: Drum AtlasCategory: Percussion - Miscellaneous Educational Books and ManualsFormat: Book & CDInstrument: DrumAfrica is widely regarded as the birthplace of drumming. The powerful rhythms of this continent have influenced musicians all over the world. Drum Atlas: Africa gives you all the musical tools you need to incorporate African rhythms into your drumset playing. You’ll learn traditional rhythms from each region of Africa, as well as modern styles that are popular in Africa today.One of the challenges with learning African music is translating the sounds of traditional percussion instruments to the modern drumset. This book makes the transition easy by showing you how to approximate the different percussion sounds using your drumset and, also, ways to augment your set by adding secondary percussion instruments for a wider range of sounds. You’ll even learn how to collaborate with other drummers and percussionists to create authentic-sounding multi-drummer performances. This book is designed for intermediate to advanced drummers who are already familiar with musical notation and basic drumset technique. Whatever your musical style, you’ll benefit from the rhythmic concepts and exercises contained here.The included CD demonstrates all the book´s examples and compositions and also features duet parts for you to play along with.
DescriptionCarol Barret´s Easiest Piano Course books have captured the imagination of young children everywhere! This Special edition incorporates sight-reading and warm-up exercises to enable the pupil to get to grips with these along the way. This fantastic piano method combines pictures, games and activities with clear tuition which really makes children want to get involved and learn. Progress is carefully paced to match the development of young pianists, while satisfying the demands of the professional teacher. Parents too are encouraged to join in and there are plenty of suggestions and recommendations for supplementary material.
DescriptionThis special edition incorporates sight-reading and warm-up exercises to enable the pupil to get to grips with these along the way.Carol Barratt´s Easiest Piano Course books have captured the imagination of young children everywhere.Combining pictures, games and activities with clear tuition, they make children want to learn.Progress is carefully paced to match the development of young pianists, while satisfying the demands of the professional teacher.Parents are encouraged to join in and there are lots of suggestions of recommended supplementary material including Chester´s Easy-Peasy Theory Set 2 - a set of theory papers designed specifically to be used with this tutor book.