eMedia My Violin is a unique, easy and fun way for kids ages 6 and up to learn to play the violin! An animated character named Val the Violin guides kids through over 160 lessons authored and presented by professional violinist Sabina Skalar, M.M. My Violin covers basics such as holding & tuning the violin and playing rhythmic tunes, and moves on to playing songs, reading music notation and much more. An animated fingerboard shows kids where to put their fingers as the live recorded audio plays. Also included are adjustable-speed MIDI tracks, so kids can learn at their own pace. Recorded voice and accompaniment tracks provide exciting options to have fun with. Built-in tools help make learning easier. The revolutionary new Finger Tracker tool listens to the violin playing and shows whether fingers are placed correctly. Additional features such as an automatic tuner, metronome and digital recorder are also included. eMedia My Violin is the perfect way to introduce children to playing violin! Built-in accessories: Automatic Tuner: Kids can tune their violin quickly and easily. Digital Metronome: Kids can keep a steady beat with audio and/or visual feedback. Digital Recorder: Allows kids to record and play themselves back for friends and family to hear! Research has proven that children who play a musical instrument do better in school, form friendships more easily and gain self-confidence. Get your child playing with the fun and easy way to learn â€“ eMedia My Violin!
Over 160 lessons featuring basic techniques, rhythm tunes and popular songs
Over 70 large-format full-motion videos guide kids through playing techniques
Animated Fingerboard shows correct fingerings as the music plays
Finger Tracker listens to kids play and shows whether fingers are placed correctly
Creative interactive games make learning fun and exciting
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
Manufacturer: Murphy Method
Brand: Mel Bay
At last, an entire DVD devoted to the songs of Ralph Stanley. Of course we teach Man of Constant Sorrow (two versions, in D position and G position). But we also teach old favorites such as Little Maggie, Clinch Mountain Backstep, Daybreak In Dixie, Riding On That Midnight Train, and How Mountain Girls Can Love. Casey Henry teaches Man of Constant Sorrow in D, and Chris Henry joins Murphy at the end of each lesson to play guitar. This intermediate DVD can be used with ease after Beginning Banjo Vol. 1 and 2. Each song taught note by note without tab.
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)
At last! You can learn to play the mandolin and we will make it easy for you! See exactly what to do as we explain every note in every song. This video starts at the very beginning, by covering all the basics. We then apply these basic techniques to 7 well-known bluegrass songs. We also go over the chording for each song, which will enable you to play with other people! If you have been wanting to start on the mandolin, now is the time!!! Taught by Murphy Henry. No Tab.
In this instructional series of programmes, some of the most important jazz artists are presented in a unique master class setting. This particular programme features piano legend Hank Jones with a group of students filmed at New York University in 2004. Hank talks about his life and work as well as performing a host of songs including: 'The Very Thought of You', 'Alone Together', 'Oh! Look at Me Now', 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning', 'Monk's Mood', 'Ain't Misbehavin'' and many others.
Starting with Guitar Method v.4.0, instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D covers terminology, hand positions, fingerpicking, chord strumming and more in over 50 full-motion guitar lessons on video. To make it more fun, you'll also learn to play more than 70 songs from hits by Simon & Garfunkel to American standards, Rod Stewart to Beethoven. An animated fretboard and audio tracking shows you exactly where your fingers should be and highlights notes making it easy to follow along. If you're having a hard time keeping up, variable-speed MIDI allows you to slow down the tempo until you've got it down. Other helpful features include an automatic tuner, chord dictionary, digital metronome, and digital recorder to help you better measure your progress. Once you've got the basics down, it's time to step it up a notch with Intermediate Guitar Method. With many of the same helpful features, and your trusty instructor back on board, you'll now master more than 50 songs while taking on the task of learning how to play lead. In over 175 step-by-step guitar tutorials on this second-level guide, you'll be introduced to playing techniques like hammer-ons, pull-offs, barre chords, vibrato, and slides. By the time you're done, you'll be able to play solos like guitar gods Clapton and Hendrix. Get the Guitar Method Deluxe package and prepare to riff like you never thought you could riff before.
The eMedia Guitar Master CD-ROM makes learning quick and easy with over 100 audio and video enhanced guitar lessons and rock gear tips. You can start from ground zero, and our revolutionary teaching style will have you playing songs, chords, and riffs within minutes. Instructor Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology, with over 25 years of playing and teaching experience, takes you through all the techniques needed to play rock, punk and metal. These include movable power chords, barre chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer ons, pull offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar and more! Guitar Master is hosted by Steve Rock (KISW "Metal Shop"). Guitar Master will teach you to play for real with over 100 audio- and video-enhanced rock guitar lessons. You can start from ground zero, and our revolutionary teaching style will have you playing songs, chords and riffs within minutes. Soon you'll be playing hit songs found in Guitar Hero and Rock Band, including "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath and "You Really Got Me" as by Van Halen. Over 100 guitar lessons included. Click to enlarge. Over 50 videos demonstrate techniques. Click to enlarge. eMedia's exclusive Animated Fretboard shows you exactly where to put your fingers on the neck! Click to enlarge. Instructor Charles McCrone, a graduate of the cutting-edge Guitar Institute of Technology with over 25 years of playing and teaching experience, takes you through all the techniques needed to play rock, punk and metal. These include movable power chords, barre chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar and more! All these techniques are applied to playing hit songs, with an animated fretboard guiding you through fingerings as the music plays. Built-in Tools Included Chord Dictionary Digital Recorder Digital Metronome Automatic Tuner Hit songs include: "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath "You Really Got Me" as by Van Halen "Lake of Fire" by Nirvana "Tired of Waiting for You" as by Green Day "All Day and All of the Night" by the Kinks "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Ã–yster Cult "Tomorrow" by Silverchair "All Right Now" by Free and many more! Also includes songs in the style of Blink 182, Rage Against the Machine, AC/DC and many more! Enjoy hours of live recorded multi-track audio. Watch the techniques demonstrated in over 50 full-motion videos. Spoken tips and advice from the instructor are just a click away. Song looping lets you highlight and repeat any section of music you wish to practice. Slow the music down with variable-speed MIDI tracks. Music tracking highlights notes or chords as they are played. Built-in Power Tools: Automatic Tuner Tune your guitar quickly and easily! Play...
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.
Tony Royster Jr.: The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.
Manufacturer: DRUM CHANNEL.COM
Tony continues to stretch boundaries and break barriers with his seemingly effortless chops and creativity. Join Tony on his evolutional journey as he performs with mentor Dennis Chambers, drumming legend Terry Bozzio, and his latest project ASAP. Get a glimpse inside Tony's world as he goes back to the streets of Atlanta where it all began, see rare footage of his childhood and witness dozens of never-before-seen interviews. Plus, get plenty of behind-the-scenes footage, bonus features, and so much more. The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr. 2 DVD set is an inspirational, mind-blowing drumming adventure that's a must-see for every drummer. Running time is 198 mins.