4.28 GB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 60 min
Frank presents a clear and easy-to-understand guide to using modes in soloing. Frank takes a subject that guitarists often find confusing and explains it in simple terms. He covers all seven major modes and demonstrates the use of each in the context of some extraordinary solo work. Intermediate to advanced. DVD special features include a tuning segment and a bonus video performance (Allan Holdsworth, Joe Pass).
511 MB | MPEG | 352x288 | 00:51:54
Adrian Legg, one of England's musical treasures, shows you advanced single, double and even triple- note country stringbending, fingerpicking, open tunings, banjo-peg tricks, special effects and so much more. He uses electric guitar light gauge strings on his acoustic, so all techniques covered can also apply to electric guitar.
4.5 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 02:00:54
Up Close is a 2-hour personal lesson with Tommy. It features detailed and "slowed down" demonstrations of many of Tommy's songs, including Stevie's Blues, Precious Time, and The Hunt. He explains in detail his amazing harmonic technique, and shows you step by step how to play thumb and finger styles. There are rare insights into some of his more complicated arrangements and featured throughout the DVD are "up close" performances of Classical Gas, Day Tripper, Lady Madonna, Imagine
694 MB | MPEG2 | 640x430 | 01:15:54
Al shows his scale choices for soloing over various chords with a special section on "the dominant 7th - diminished connection." Many of his melodic lines, licks, rhythm patterns and solos have been transcribed in the accompanying booklet. The video includes Al's amazing rhythmic ideas, muting and chordal picking.
775 MB | MPEG | 384x288 | 01:15:54
In Melodic Phrasing, Scott simply nails the hard to teach subject of improvisational phrasing. For 75 minutes he demonstrates how and why the art of phrasing is so important in making your solos coherent and sound melodic. You'll learn many rhythmic and melodic motifs that he uses to build solos, along with his many conceptual approaches to phrasing. Scott performs incredible demonstrations over one chord vamps, Blues, progressions and a special section on "Peru".
4.4 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 01:15:54
Hosted by Frank Gambale, this instructional video offers the viewer an exercise regimen that will improve one's guitar playing prowess. The exercises increase strength, dexterity, and hand and finger speed, as well as improve knowledge of music theory. A supplemental booklet featuring extra tips and a catalogue accompanies the DVD. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
4.35 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 00:58:54
This is an opportunity to learn with one of jazz guitar's most gifted artists, the late Emily Remler. All of the essentials of true jazz bebop and swing are taught here, including Wes Montgomery and Pat Martino styles, working with the metronome on 2 and 4, learning to identify changes, jazz-style blues, turnarounds, practice tips, passing notes and chords, chord substitutions, the Charleston rhythm, octave-style playing, Latin swing style, and much more!
4.45 GB | DVD | 704x480 | 01:06:54
Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist Mike Stern has been in the public eye (and ears) since he was a member of the Miles Davis Band in the early '80s. His prolific performances and recordings have earned him recognition as one of the best and most popular contemporary guitarists today. This, his first instructional video, includes four live performances by Mike and his band at the 55 Bar in New York City, the historical club in which Mike has played for over 15 years, accompanied by many great musicians, including
2.33 GB | DVD | 352x576 | 01:24:54
From bebop heroes Sonny Rollins and Charles Mingus to fusion superstars Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, Coryell's guitar playing has graced the recordings of the hottest stars in Jazz, making him a guitarist of huge reputation and respect. In this three-part DVD series Coryell analyses his own Jazz perspective, providing an empirical method of solo and chord improvisation.
2.43 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 01:30:54
This video features one of the world's premier jazz guitarists, Barney Kessel, teaching improvisation concepts. It includes playing what you hear, fills, turnarounds, the building blocks of improvisation, and of course, the blues.