With this clear, easy, hands-on lesson you'll be picking and singing along with Happy Traum within minutes. He starts with the basics -- the parts of the banjo, how to hold and tune it -- and quickly moves on to teach two-chord melodies to country and folk tunes in traditional banjo style. You'll learn right-hand picking patterns, hammer-ons, slides, pull-offs and other essential skills to use in hundreds of songs, including the favorites taught here: "My Home's Across The Smoky Mountains," "Handsome Molly," "Cumberland Gap," "Jesse James," "Black-Eyed Susie," "Banks Of The Ohio."
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EarMaster 6 Professional teaches ear training for all musicians, at any playing level, on any instrument! If you want to sing, improvise or jam with complete confidence, you need to recognize all the sounds around you. EarMaster includes over 2,000 ear training lessons for recognizing and transcribing intervals, chords, scales, rhythms and melodies. You can even create your own customized exercises! Learn to play, improvise, notate and compose by ear. EarMaster will challenge trained and untrained ears for all vocalists and musicians playing guitar, piano, bass, drums, flute or any other instrument! Making music with others will become easy and fun! Minimum System Requirements: Supported OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (32- or 64-bit) Resolution: Minimum screen resolution 1024x768 Sound: Soundcard with speakers Additional Info: Internet connection for activation Recommended System Requirements: Supported OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (32- or 64-bit) Processor: 2 Ghz processor RAM: 2 GB Hard Disk: 2 GB Additional Info: MIDI Controller (keyboard, percussion pad, etc.) Other: Microphone, Headphones
eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method Deluxe v3 (2 volume set)
2 Volume Value Priced Set that includes eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method (v3) and eMedia Intermediate Piano & Keyboard Method (v2). eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Deluxe includes everything you need to learn to play with over 450 audio- and video-enhanced lessons and more than 150 songs in a variety of musical styles. You'll be playing in no time by following the animated keyboard as it displays correct fingerings as the music plays or for any note or chord you choose. When used with a MIDI controller, eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Deluxe provides specific feedback on playing mistakes, including wrong notes and rhythms. Other features include a metronome, recorder, variable-speed MIDI keyboard tracks, accompaniment tracks, and ear training exercises. eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method, included in eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Deluxe, has received top ratings and honors from PC Magazine (4.5 out of 5), Music News, MacHome (4 Apples), Clavier Magazine and American Music Teacher Magazine which called it "an impressive and thorough piano teaching program." eMedia Intermediate Piano & Keyboard Method continues your musical journey with a focus on improvisation.
EarMaster 6 Professional teaches ear training for all musicians, at any playing level, on any instrument! If you want to sing, improvise or jam with complete confidence, you need to recognize all the sounds around you. EarMaster includes over 2,000 ear training lessons for recognizing and transcribing intervals, chords, scales, rhythms and melodies. You can even create your own customized exercises! Learn to play, improvise, notate and compose by ear. EarMaster will challenge trained and untrained ears for all vocalists and musicians playing guitar, piano, bass, drums, flute or any other instrument! Making music with others will become easy and fun! Minimum System Requirements: Supported OS: OS 10.6 or newer (Intel only) Resolution: Minimum screen resolution 1024x768 Sound: Soundcard with speakers Additional Info: Internet connection for activation Recommended System Requirements: Supported OS: OS 10.6 or newer (Intel only) Processor: 2 Ghz processor RAM: 2 GB Hard Disk: 2 GB Sound: Soundcard with audio input (for microphone/instrument input) Additional Info: MIDI Controller (keyboard, percussion pad, etc.) Other: Microphone, Headphone
Manufacturer: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Brand: Mel Bay
The Grammy Award winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) recorded a live concert at the world-famous Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri on March 20, 2005. This DVD features many of their concert favorites including Pachelbels Loose Canon, G
eMedia Piano For Dummies Level 2 gives you everything you need to continue your journey toward being an accomplished piano or keyboard player! It is perfect for anyone who already knows some basic note reading, the middle C position and how to play some melodies. Learn to play at your own pace from over 150 easy-to-follow interactive lessons with full-motion videos. New Instant Feedback, for both acoustic pianos and electronic keyboards, highlights correctly played notes in melodies. Enjoy playing along with live recorded songs or have fun playing with accompaniments that you can slow down or speed up. Learn to play over 50 songs with recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks.
Featuring 15 of New York City's hottest session and club percussionists laying down solos for congas, bongos and timbales over five songs that span the Latin music genre. Perfect for any level percussionist this DVD features beginner, intermediate and advanced solos.
Manufacturer: Alfred Music
Female touring and session drummer Yael invites everyone on a journey that is sure to inspire drummers of every musical genre. Fueled by a true passion for music and a love for the art of drumming, Yael teams up with a cast of fellow musicians that includes drumming legend Terry Bozzio, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga and guitar aces Alex Skolnick and George Lynch, as well as many other talented players, songwriters and producers. Together, they create a musical experience that crosses musical boundaries and proves that persistence and vision can spark an amazing musical collaboration. The Love Project Journey is like no other drum DVD ever made. Be inspired to play with your heart and create your own musical journey.
Manufacturer: Topics Entertainment
Brand: Topics Entertainment
Hit the right note for rapid flexible computer-based guitar instruction with Instant Play Guitar Deluxe the 1DVD-ROM software suite featuring full sheet-music printout capability. First Lessons for Guitar offers a comprehensive beginner s guide to the guitar covering everything from reading musical notation to finger positioning and basic technique. Let your fingers do the walking to the next level with the aptly titled Guitar Improverâ„¢ as it reinforces previous lessons and introduces new finger style and solo skills. Guitar Songs and Stylesâ„¢ expands your guitar horizons into the realm of blues and country featuring songs made famous by artists such as Johnny Cash and Woody Guthrie. Build your guitar repertoire with the rich assortment of solo pieces and standards included in Solo Guitar Performance Piecesâ„¢. Play along to over a dozen tracks at the same time perfecting classic rock-n-roll chording with Master Rock Power Chordsâ„¢. Finally arrange your own chord progressions for favorite songs with Chord Miner Professionalâ„¢ the comprehensive chord catalogue and interactive software tools for novices and working pros. From reading musical notation to rock-n-roll get into the groove of results-oriented guitar proficiency with Instant Play Guitar Deluxe on DVD-ROM.System Requirements:PC only: WindowsÂ® 98 or higher PentiumÂ® IBM-compatible PC 233 MHz or faster 64 MB of RAM 120 MB HD 16-bit color screen 800 x 600 resolution or higher 8...
Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B
Manufacturer: Drum Workshop
The heartbeat of hip-hop and R B comes from the streets. It s a dream that never dies and a lifestyle that only a few drummers will get to live. From the inner cities to the churches, and from the woodsheds to the arena stages, the drummers that play this music all have a story to tell and it s as real as it gets. Join Gerald Heyward, Nissan Stewart, Cora Colman-Dunham, and Aaron Spears as they take you on the ride of a lifetime. Learn what inspires them, drives then, and takes them to the top of their game. Shot in HD, this two-DVD set includes tons of behind the scenes footage, interviews, playing footage, and bonus features with the genre s elite. And for the first time ever on film, they re playing together in one room. If you love hip-hop and R B drumming, you ll love Kick Snare Hat.