Dr B's Rhythmic Training

Karl Berger

Improve Your Timing and Creative Potential

Regardless of your instrument or the style of music you play, this powerful and intriguing set of lessons will help you become freer, more creative and more confident in your playing. Famed jazz musician, composer and arranger Karl Berger has devised a unique system for understanding and playing in any meter, from standard time signatures (4/4, 3/4, 6 ... 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

Easy Steps to Flamenco Guitar

Aaron Gilmartin

Play Along and Learn

Sound like a flamenco guitarist today! Aaron Gilmartin has made his introduction to this guitar style so easy that even someone with just a minimal amount of guitar experience can start playing this exciting and passionate music. To get you going, Aaron has chosen Tango Flamenco, one of the great traditional Latin dance forms transformed by flamenco. It's based ... Read More

Grooves, Rhythms and Accompaniment Techniques for Celtic Cello

Natalie Haas

With Fiddlers Darol Anger and Alasdair Fraser

The vibrant young cellist Natalie Haas brings an arsenal of musical ideas, exercises, rhythms, chords, grooves and great tunes to this comprehensive lesson in how to back up melodic instruments playing Celtic music.  Natalie starts with the basics of rhythmic playing and how it differs from classical technique. She details the mechanics of hand and arm positions that provide ... Read More

La Prima Lezione di Chitarra

Beppe Gambetta
Questo DVD è la vostra prima lezione di chitarra, concepito per aiutare l’approccio con lo strumento appena acquistato o per chi comunque prova per la prima volta a premere le dita sulla tastiera. Il materiale presentato è estremamente semplice: primo approccio con lo strumento, semplici giri di accordi, ritmiche, arpeggi, le prime melodie, le prime canzoni, brani molto facili, come ... Read More

Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Two-Video Set

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

These two DVDs provide an in-depth immersion into the lush jazz chords, seductive Latin rhythms and haunting melodies of bossa nova’s greatest hits. Measure-by-measure guitar instruction brings a rich learning experience to any player wanting to conquer these timeless songs. DVD 1: O Barquinho (Little Boat) • One Note Samba • Wave DVD 2: Girl from Ipanema • Corcavado• Manha ... Read More

Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Video 1

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

Aaron Gilmartin takes you on an excursion into the lush jazz chords, seductive rhythms and haunting melodies of bossa nova’s greatest hits. Each of these timeless Brazilian tunes has permeated musical culture worldwide, and has been heard on numerous recordings, film soundtracks and in performances by top pop and jazz artists.  After an important overview of how jazz ... Read More

Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Video 2

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

On this lesson, Aaron Gilmartin explores three of the best-known and most beautiful songs of the Bossa Nova genre.  His lesson starts with Antonio Carlos Jobim’s Girl from Ipanema (Garotta de Ipanema),the Grammy-winning worldwide hit made famous by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz. This song shows you how to sound like a true bossa nova player. Corcovado, another ... Read More

Learn to Play Flamenco Guitar

Aaron Gilmartin
Aaron Gilmartin's clear, concise instructions will get you started playing flamenco guitar right away. All you'll need is a basic knowledge of the fingerboard and a nylon string guitar to learn this exciting musical tradition. Whether you now play classical, folk, blues or contemporary fingerstyle guitar, these videos will open a whole new world of music to you ... Read More

Learn to Play Klezmer Music

Andy Statman
Learn to play the joyous traditional instrumental music of the eastern European Jews. This stirring music is highly improvisational, with compelling melodies and rich ornamentation. In recent years it has become increasingly popular among Jewish musicians, as well as with world music enthusiasts throughout the U.S. and abroad. On this lesson, Andy Statman discusses the background, techniques and stylistic ... Read More

New Directions In Flatpicking

Beppe Gambetta

Bluegrass to European Dance Tunes

Take an adventure in acoustic world music! Beppe Gambetta's reinterpretations of American and European musical traditions offer intermediate and advanced flatpickers a passport to inspiration. He teaches several distinctive techniques which will add zesty new flavors to your entire repertoire. You'll learn Beppe's unique renditions of American fiddle tunes (Soldier's Joy, Old Joe Clark), his lyrical ... Read More

Play Klezmer Fiddle!

Lisa Gutkin

Learn the Melodies, Techniques and Styles of a Great Tradition

With Pete Rushefsky, tsimbl (hammer dulcimer) Klezmer, the celebratory dance music of Eastern European Jews, has been gaining in popularity in recent years, partly through the work of the musical super-group, the Klezmatics. Lisa Gutkin, their virtuosic fiddler, has made a lesson that’s perfect for anyone who wants to delve into this compelling musical tradition.  With Pete Rushefsky’s expert ... Read More
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