Dr John Teaches New Orleans Piano - Video 2

Mac Rebennack (Dr John)

Video Two

"These videos offer a rollicking two hours of fun licks, patterns and patter" - People Magazine On his second lesson, Mac (Dr John) Rebennack continues his discussion and demonstration of the playing styles of the musicians he heard and worked with as a youngster growing up in New Orleans. You'll learn songs and instrumentals by such legendary greats as Huey ... Read More

Dr John - The Piano Styles of Dr John

Mac Rebennack (Dr John)

An Intimate Session with Mac Rebennack

We are very excited and honored to be able to offer a video by one of America's most important and distinctive musical voices. In a far ranging conversation with noted record producer and Saturday Night Live musical director Hal Willner, the late Mac Rebennack (a.k.a. Dr John) performs his remarkable music, discusses his influences, and shares early ... Read More

Ear Training For Instrumentalists

Matt Glaser
No matter what instrument or type of music you play or sing, this six-hour audio download course in musicianship, theory and ear training will develop your skills, help you create and improvise solos and expand your musical consciousness. Through a progressive series of interactive exercises, Matt Glaser teaches you to play or sing anything you hear. Over weeks and months ... Read More

Easy Steps to Bossa Nova Guitar

Aaron Gilmartin

Adding Brazilian Sounds to Your Repertoire

The distinctive sound of Brazilian bossa nova guitar has permeated the musical landscape for fifty years, influencing singers, instrumentalists and songwriters throughout the world. Based on a melding of jazz voicings and samba rhythms, this gently swinging fingerpicking-based style will bring new colors and rhythms to all your guitar accompaniments and solos. Aaron Gilmartin builds your bossa nova guitar technique ... Read More

Essential Chords and Progressions For Acoustic Guitar

Artie Traum
Expand your chord knowledge and make your playing come alive! Whether you play folk, swing, jazz, blues or rock, this easy-to-follow CD/book will take you to the next level as a rhythm player.Don't get stuck in ordinary C, D, E and G chords.This is your opportunity to open up to new harmonic ideas and develop your ... Read More

Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Two-Video Set

Andy LaVerne

For Solo or Group Playing

Gain the music theory and technical knowledge needed for advanced playing, improvising and arranging. Andy LaVerne delves into the intricacies of jazz improvisation, chord voicings, rhythm comping and other techniques in the modern jazz styles developed by Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans and Andy himself. Read More

Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Video 1

Andy LaVerne

For Solo or Group Playing

Study with a jazz piano virtuoso and jam with some of the hottest contemporary a players! Andy LaVerne delves into the intricacies of jazz improvisation, chord voicings, rhythm comping and other techniques in the modern jazz styles developed by Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans and Andy himself. Starting with a study of scales and modes ... Read More

Guide to Modern Jazz Piano - Video 2

Andy LaVerne

For Solo or Group Playing

Continue your studies in modern jazz piano with this information-packed video lesson. Renowned jazz pianist Andy LaVerne provides you with the music theory and technical knowledge that you need to master beautiful tunes and acquire advanced playing skills. He analyzes several of his own compositions - I.R.S., Circadian Rhythm, Suzy'sWorld - and a reharmonized version of the standard ... Read More

Improvising Violin

Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Unleash Your Imagination and Musical Self-Expression!

Leave the confines of the written tune and fly off to the musical freedom of improvisation! Master player and teacher Julie Lyonn Lieberman will help you give voice to your own musical self-expression, no matter what level you're playing at now. You'll learn improvisation techniques in folk, blues, swing, jazz and more. Julie provides important ideas and advice ... Read More

Jazz Mandolin

Andy Statman

From Bill Monroe to BeBop

This in-depth mandolin method takes you beyond bluegrass and into the fascinating realm jazz improvisation. Starting with an exploration of Bill Monroe's blues-tinged bluegrass style, Andy Statman guides you through a variety of scales, modes, riffs, chord progressions and substitutions. In addition to teaching his own techniques, he shows you, in detail, how to improvise bebop, swing and contemporary ... Read More

Jazz Piano

Warren Bernhardt

From Basic Theory to Advanced Solo Pieces

One of the world's great contemporary players explores jazz piano from basic theory to advanced solo pieces. Warren Bernhardt shares his vast musical knowledge to give you a real understanding of the piano and its possibilities. He covers the essential scales, modes, chord voicings, intervals, progressions and everything else you need to add excitement, color and creativity to your ... Read More

Jazz Piano Standards

Andy LaVerne
Explore six beautiful jazz standards and learn chord changes, voicings, embellishments and other essential tools to broaden your jazz vocabulary. Andy teaches both basic and complex versions of each song while recording it on the Yamaha Disklavier. As he replays the disk at half-speed, he gives a detailed explanation of the music. Andy's reharmonization (a different chordal structure under ... Read More
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