Manufacturer: Alfred Music
Frank Gambale s Acoustic Improvisation DVD follows the success of his first acoustic trio recording, Natural High. This video features his trio, Natural High Live, with Otmaro Ruiz on piano, Alain Caron on bass, and Frank on acoustic guitar. After blowing through seven jaw-dropping performances with his world-class band, Frank sits down for a candid one-on-one session about jazz improvisation. Using the changes to All the Things You Are as a foundation, Frank teaches a series of ideas for improvising over classic ii-V progressions using 3rds and 7ths, chord extensions, Phrygian, super Locrian, and diminished ideas. Franks incorporates rhythmic and melodic motifs and much, much more. As a special added feature, all the music examples and lead sheets for all the songs performed on the DVD are included as printable PDF files. SONGS Fortune Another Challenger We ll Remember December You Are All the Things Principesa Samba de Somewhere D s Living Room SPECIAL FEATURES DVD-ROM with Â· The complete video formatted for your computer or iPod Â· Printable PDF files of all the songs and music examples Previews of other Frank Gambale DVDs Preview of Johnny A. s Taste Â· Tone Â· Touch
The media Guitar for Dummies CD-ROM makes learning quick and easy with over 80 step-by-step lessons (approximately one-half of the media Guitar Method curriculum). Songs and exercises are accompanied by full-motion videos, live recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks. The easy-to-follow lessons range from basics, like stringing the guitar, to playing chords and strumming techniques. Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you with video demonstrations of techniques. Also includes our Automatic Tuner, Metronome, Chord Dictionary and Recorder. The excellent teaching and valuable accessories offer exceptional value and will have you playing songs in no time! The eMedia Rock Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM makes learning quick and easy with over 70 audio and video-enhanced guitar lessons and rock gear tips. You can start from scratch, and our revolutionary teaching style will have you playing songs, chords, and riffs within minutes! Instant Feedback listens to your playing and highlights notes played correctly in melodies so you can learn faster. Instructor Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology, has over 25 years of playing and teaching experience. Discover how to play rock guitar including how to string and tune your guitar, play simple chords, full chords, power chords and much more! Interactive Educational Software Over 70 step-by-step video-enhanced lessons. Over 30 high-quality videos with full-screen option...
Manufacturer: Topics Entertainment
Brand: Topics Entertainment
Hit the right note for rapid, flexible, computer-based piano instruction with Play Piano Deluxe. This DVD-ROM software suite features full sheet-music printout capability, a comprehensive beginnerÂ¿s guide to the piano, covering everything from reading musical notation to basic keyboard skills, while reinforcing previous lessons and introducing techniques for two-handed play and duets. From chords to the classics, get into the swing of results-oriented keyboard literacy, with Play Piano Deluxe on DVD-ROM.
eMedia Intermediate Piano and Keyboard Method is a comprehensive musical experience! It teaches you to improve your playing, gain control of the keyboard, and develop your musicianship. Youâ€™ll learn to play pieces by famous composers in a broad range of musical styles, from Baroque to the present. You will also develop your musical creativity by learning how to improvise. Vadim Ghin, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music, guides you with video demonstrations of techniques and practical advice that will elevate your playing to a new standard. Alongside conventional scales, chord progressions, and finger techniques, you will learn the blues form, scales, and patterns needed to create your own improvisations and songs. New Version 2 includes full-screen lessons and improved audio and video content.
Now on DVD. Having trouble with banjo? Want to play songs that sound like something? Want to play songs your friends might recognize? Songs that aren't so darn fast? Banjo for Misfits is what you need! Designed especially for adults. Uses basic licks to play great arrangements. Basic chording explained. No Tab. Includes Boil Them Cabbage Down, I Saw the Light, Worried Man, Do Lord, and Two-Dollar Bill. (1 hour, 50 minutes)
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."
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