This superb DVD includes a selection of easy to absorb lessons that are designed to teach the beginner guitarist some of the essential basics of Fingerstyle Acoustic guitar playing. These guitar lessons are designed to get the beginning guitarist playing fingerstyle guitar using a variety of patterns that can be applied to any style of music. The beauty of playing fingerstyle is that it allows the guitarist to play a melody and a bass line at the same time, making the guitar sound like a complete instrument in much the way a piano does.
Top educator, player and author of dozens of instructional publications, Rich Maloof presents 50 acoustic guitar licks covering a broad range of crucial acoustic techniques you MUST know! Maloof's handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques will help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary you'll need to take your acoustic guitar playing to the next level.
In this comprehensive three-lesson set, Martin Simpson shows how he uses a variety of tunings to achieve a broad spectrum of musical and emotional effects. You'll learn his beautiful arrangements for Irish Airs, American banjo pieces, Scottish fiddle tunes and traditional English songs. While teaching these songs, Martin reveals his ideas about guitar musicianship and chord theory; how to get good tone; techniques for moving up and down the neck; the uses of movable scales and chords, hammers and pulls, harmonics. These videos will inspire guitarists of all levels and styles!
The red-hot guitarist from the popular band the Waybacks brings the acoustic guitar into a modern rock sensibility with this groundbreaking DVD lesson. James Nash teaches the scales, grooves, licks, rhythm techniques and other moves that will help guitarists meet the challenges of using an unamplified guitar in a louder, more contemporary setting.
This DVD examines Nancy Wilson's style and technique on acoustic guitar, via her performance of favorite tunes. She discusses & demonstrates fingerpicking, flatpicking, open-string chords and more. The accompanying booklet includes music notation, tab and chord charts. Nancy Wilson from Seattle rockers Heart offers a fascinating look at her guitar playing technique with this program.
Turn your acoustic guitar into a full band with this comprehensive book/DVD set by guitar virtuoso Chris Woods. Providing detailed, step-by-step instruction on a variety of percussive guitar techniques, this book includes warm-ups, exercises, full pieces, and pracitcal "how-to" training that will get you slapping, tapping, and enjoying your guitar like never before. The high-definition DVD reinforces all the material in the book and features Chris Woods himself as your personal instructor. No matter what style of music you play, Percussive Acoustic Guitar will change, enhance, and progress your entire approach to the guitar! Covers: string slapping, body percussion, tapping, harmonics, alternate tunings, standard notation and tab, and more, with lots of exercises and full pieces to play!
Muriel Anderson, world-renowned guitarist and composer, presents this intensive study program for intermediate and advanced fingerstyle guitar players. Innovations for Acoustic Guitar guides the student through essential theory, techniques and other tricks of the trade to enhance the player's performance, arranging and composition skills.
10 DVD Box Set - A Complete Instructional DVD Collection. PLUS The Luthiers Handbook (60 pages of complete measurements and diagrams to guide you step by step through your Acoustic Guitar Building Project). Clear Out Your Workshop & Sharpen Your Tools…It's Time To Make Your Own Acoustic Guitar! Presented By Australian Luthier - Chris Wynne!
Jamie Findlay, one of the masters of contemporary acoustic guitar, has taught jazz guitar at USC and currently teaches at the Musicians Institute. In this in-depth presentation, he demonstrates and breaks down licks, scales and chords, and teaches sequences, arpeggios, thirds, and sixths intervals. He discusses major and harmonic minor scales, pentatonic scales and blues scales, with step-by-step demos of soloing in blues, country, Latin, Brazilian, jazz and pop styles. Packed with cool riffs and practice ideas, this DVD will help you develop your ear and play searing acoustic solos! Includes a lesson booklet showing examples in notation and tablature.
In any music style, there are essentials – scales, licks, chords, etc. Acoustic Guitar Chords teaches you the must-know chords that will get you strumming quickly. You won't get bogged down with tons of details. Rather, you'll be armed with many chord shapes that have been used throughout the acoustic guitar's history in countless hits. The included DVD demonstrates each chord and all the examples are accompanied by a full band, so you can hear these chords in the proper context. Teaches: open chords, barre chords, seventh chords, other chord types (suspended, add9), open-string drone chords, full song examples, and more. You don't need to learn how to read music to play acoustic guitar. But you do need to know these chords!