Blues Rock Piano

David Bennett Cohen
If you play a little piano and are ready to get into blues, barrelhouse, boogie-woogie or rock playing, then these lessons are for you! This complete six-hour course takes you from the most basic level into the heart of real blues and rock playing. Starting with fairly simple left hand rhythm patterns, David Cohen quickly expands into solo playing. He ... Read More

Classic Rock, Country and Blues Drumming

Levon Helm with special guests, The Band: Garth Hudson, Rick Danko, Jim Weider, Randy Ciarlante and Guest Keyboardist Aaron (Professor Louie) Hurwitz.

Conversation, Instruction and Performances by a Beloved Musical Icon

Take a lesson from a true rock legend! The late Levon Helm’s music reflected a cross-section of American roots music: Delta blues, country, rockabilly, R&B and, of course, the indelible music of The Band. In this rare session, taped in his barn-like studio and recently re-released after more than a decade, the Arkansas native shares his unique ideas on drumming ... Read More

Country Telecaster Virtuosity

Ray Flacke
Learn to play the electric guitar techniques that will add hot solos and powerful drive to any country or rock band! On this thrilling lesson, Ray Flacke teaches the mind-boggling licks that have made him highly sought-after for record dates, jingles and live gigs on the Nashville scene for more than thirty years. You'll learn double-stops, pedal steel-like string ... Read More

David Cohen Teaches Rock 'n' Roll Piano

David Bennett Cohen

A Hands-on Beginner's Course in Traditional Rock Styles

Sit down at the piano and start to rock! This easy play-along course will have you rockin' and rollin' in no time -- even if you have never played this kind of piano before. David Cohen starts you at the beginning, quickly getting you into the elementary theory needed to understand the chord progressions, rhythm grooves and bluesy licks that became ... Read More

Drumming Made Easy

Harvey Sorgen
This fun, easy, hands-on lesson is a complete drum primer! From the first minutes of this lesson, beginners of all ages will be playing rhythm grooves right along with Harvey and his band. Harvey teaches how to hold the sticks and the basic concepts of reading music and timing. Using four elementary grooves, he provides exercises to help you strengthen ... Read More

Electric Country Blues - Two Video Set

Jim Weider
Mississippi Delta meets Memphis country and goes electric! The result: swampy blues riffs and progressions blended with the funky picking and string bends of modern country. Jim Weider has developed a powerful electric guitar sound based on this uniquely American style. He shows you how to play licks and solos in the Delta, Louisiana and Cajun-based tones influenced by James ... Read More

Electric Country Blues - Video 1

Jim Weider

Lesson One

Playing his vintage instruments and amps, Jim Weider teaches the powerful and important electric guitar styles that combine Mississippi Delta blues with the country music of Memphis and Nashville. This lesson contains a myriad of exercises and ideas, including right hand pick-and-finger technique; bass damping; speed work; string-bending; banjo-style rolls; shuffle and rockabilly rhythms and several great songs: Big Foot ... Read More

Electric Country Blues- Video 2

Jim Weider

Lesson Two

Blues triads, country blues rhythms, muting, string snapping, chicken pickin', string bending, harmonics and other techniques that changed the course of rock 'n' roll guitar! You'll learn the vibrato styles of B.B. King, the funky string snapping and bending of J. J. Cale, the open-string pull-offs and blues rhythms of Lonnie Mack, the meaty tone of Albert King ... Read More

Get That Classic Fender Sound!

Jim Weider

Licks and Styles of the Greats, Featuring Vintage Guitars and Amps

Learn amazing licks and solos, and get a close-up look at some of the famous guitars and amps that made rock 'n' roll history! Jim Weider is an expert in Fender styles, and he details the innovative and groundbreaking instrumental techniques of Roy Buchanan, James Burton, Steve Cropper, Robbie Robertson, Cornell Dupree, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix ... Read More

Great Rhythm Grooves for Electric Guitar

Alex Weir

Classic Funk and R&B Licks, with Louis Johnson and Tetsugi Ogawa

Learn the great funk, R&B and pop rhythm parts that will add just the right groove to make a good guitarist better, and to make a band really cook! On this 80-minute session, groovemaster Alex Weir teaches a variety of fascinating ideas and invaluable advice on pick speed, rhythmic development, tonal variations, damping, hand and wrist positions, timing and lots ... Read More

Learning Rock 'n' Roll Piano

Bob Hoban
Whether in a dance hall or a living room, there's nothing more infectious than good old-time rock 'n' roll. The late Bob Hoban's lively piano lesson will put you in the driver's seat and help you get the party rockin' with its hard-driving musical force. Bob takes the piano styles of the first generation of rockers -- Jerry ... Read More

Making the Acoustic Guitar Rock!

James Nash

Pushing the Boundaries of Your Rhythm and Lead Playing

James Nash is a guitarist who likes to “take it to the edge,” bringing a rock ‘n’ roll sensibility to the acoustic guitar. That’s what he does when he plays with his ambitious roots-rock band, The Waybacks, and he breaks down those formidable picking skills into accessible lessons for players of all levels.  James has amazing chops and ... Read More
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