After toiling with classical references in his music for most of his career, guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen finally dedicated himself to writing a concerto for electric guitar. The combination is not unique, as several rock groups, including Metallica, have been backed by full orchestras, but this is the first work of its kind to feature the electric guitar as the lead instrument in a concerto. One of Malmsteen's biggest target's for criticism has been his inability to move beyond his speed demon reputation that he acquired after bursting on the scene in the early '80s…
Nothing sounds as bluesy as a slide guitar, and this 70 minute DVD shows you how it s done on electric and acoustic, solo or with a group. Using classic blues tunes Little Red Rooster, Sittin On Top Of The World, Reconsider Baby, The Sky Is Crying, Farther On Up The Road and One Way Out Fred Sokolow shows you how to play and improvise slide in the styles of the great bluesmen Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Mississippi Fred McDowell and Duane Allman.
If you want to learn to play Heavy Metal Guitar, look no further! You have found the ultimate course with EASY METAL GUITAR DVD! Expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal starts you out with simple power chords, riffs, tricks and techniques that form the backbone of Heavy Metal guitar playing. Each lesson is introduced with thorough and descriptive instructions, followed by a slowed-down practice section which will insure that anyone, at any level, can play each exercise. Later, these exercises are combined to form complete Metal Songs. Each Metal Song and Metal Solo is presented at a slow, medium and fast tempo, allowing you to play along and build up your Metal Guitar Chops!
Toru Takemitsu is widely regarded as the greatest Japanese composer of the 20th century. After the appearance of Folios in 1974 he was acknowledged as a formidable master of writing for the guitar, bringing to the instrument a sensibility and imaginative flair which have seldom been equalled. In the Woods was his final composition. Shin-ichi Fukada and Leo Brouwer were both close friends of Takemitsu, and this programme includes Brouwer’s two heartfelt homages in his memory.