Music theory is a powerful tool for mastering rock guitar, but learning it can seem difficult, boring and frustrating. This three-volume course is a fun and simple approach to learning scales, modes and intervals and applying them to rock guitar, blues guitar and metal guitar.
Take your hard rock chops into the stratosphere with Berklee professor and world-renowned guitarist Joe "Shred Lord" Stump. In this master class DVD, Stump breaks down his disciplined approach to scale patterns and practice routines. He'll show you how to improve your technique and increase your speed, no matter what style you play. All you need is your guitar and a metronome. Stump will help you achieve a greater mastery of the instrument, with routines to get your chops in shape for the intense physical demands of the rock guitar idiom.
Learn to play the blistering guitar solos, churning rhythms and wiling slide sounds that have impressed Roy Rogers’ fans worldwide. Roy has been called "a force to be reckoned with" (Guitar Player) and "an exceptionally articulate slide guitarist" (Rolling Stone). Now he teaches his award-winning style along with dynamic arrangements to several blues favorites.
A new album from the Gramophone Award-winning team of Steven Osborne, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Ilan Volkov. Here they present Stravinsky’s complete music for piano and orchestra as a rare complete set, plus the Concerto in D for string orchestra. The taut rhythmic brilliance of this music is perfectly suited to the particular artistry of these performers. Volkov’s mastery of Stravinsky’s neo-classical idiom is clear from the ecstatic critical response to his recordings of many of the composer’s orchestral works.
Tapestries for Small Orchestra, eminent trumpeter/composer Bill Dixon's new multi-disc set, includes two audio CDs of specially commissioned original music plus a documentary film featuring exclusive interviews and session footage (DVD available only with physical release). Made possible in part by a grant from the LEF Foundation's Contemporary Work Fund and the support of the Festival of New Trumpet Music, this project thoroughly documents the three-day recording session at Firehouse 12's state of the art recording studio, offering unprecedented access into Dixon's creative process.