Monthly Archives: March 2017

Truefire – Jump Start – Acoustic Guitar [Guitar tutorial (Beginner)]

By | March 31, 2017

Jump Start Acoustic starts you off with a series of video guitar lessons showing you how to tune up, hold the guitar and position your hands. Next up, you’ll start learning the most common chords used in popular music – only 12 of them and they’re all easy! Strumming patterns come next followed by a series of lessons… Read More »

Truefire – Muriel Anderson – 50 Right Hand Techniques you must know [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

50 Right-Hand Techniques covers ALL of the essential right-hand techniques: Tone & Motion of Right Hand, Motion of the Thumb, Shaping Fingernails & Picks, Free Stroke, Rest Stroke, Twist & Slice, Flamenco Picado, Planting, Staccato, Arpeggio 4/4 Time, Lullaby Pattern in 3/4 & 4/4, Arpeggio Exercises, Thumb-index Roll, Bouncing the Arm, Fingerpicking Patterns, Alternating Bass with Melody, Scarborough… Read More »

Truefire – Frank Vignola’s 1-2-3 Jazz Guitar [Guitar Tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

Vignola’s approach is simple and highly effective. First he’ll teach you just three movable chords; a major 7th, minor 7th and a dominant 9th. These three chords alone will power you through hundreds of jazz standards and progressions. Rhythm guitar and comping is next; Frank demonstrates and walks you through just three jazz rhythms: a swing, the Charleston… Read More »

Truefire – 50 Acoustic guitar licks you must know [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

While a single-note line — a lick — is certainly fair game in here, the bread-and-butter of acoustic playing is covered in 50 lessons demonstrating fingerpicking patterns, open-string voicings, changes with bass lines, alternate tunings, Brit-pop strums, left-hand mutes, double-stops, funk patterns, alternating bass, movable chord-shapes, advanced voicings with open strings, barre chords concepts, Travis-picking, descending bass lines,… Read More »

Truefire – Jeff Scheetz’s Blues Jam Survival Guide [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

A quick Google will reveal hundreds of books, courses and seminars for conquering the fear of public speaking, but you’ll find very little that prepares you or helps you overcome the fear of participating in a public blues jam. And that’s precisely why we asked Jeff Scheetz to research and author The Blues Jam Survival Guide for TrueFire… Read More »

Truefire – Fareed Haque’s Jazz Comping Survival Guide [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

Let’s get two things straight right off the bat; don’t use modes to play bebop (see the Bebop Improv Survival Guide if that’s your calling); and secondly, you won’t find any Greek references in Fareed’s teachings. “When’s the last time you saw or heard a toga-wearing ancient Greek jazz musician?” Throughout the Modal Improv Survival Guide, Fareed demonstrates… Read More »

Truefire – Anthony Stauffer’s 50 Slow Blues Guitar Licks You Must Know [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

Anthony organized the collection into five groups representing the five most common styles of slow blues tunes. You’ll not only learn the lick itself but also where it fits within a standard 12-bar progression. Anthony performs the lick over a rhythm track and then breaks it down for you note-by-note, move-by-move. You get all of the tracks, tab,… Read More »

MPC Tutorials.com -MPC Renaissance working with Plugins. Parts 1-3 [ENG]

By | March 31, 2017

Part 1: Virtual Instruments Akai MPC Renaissance working with Plugins Series. In Part 1 of DJ Hellfire’s Plugin Series Renaissance In the 1st part DJ Hellfire shows you how to work with virtual instruments in MPC Renaissance Part 2: Adding Pad Effects Akai MPC Renaissance working with Plugins Series. In Part 2 of Hellfire’s Plugin Series. In the… Read More »

Truefire – Fareed Haque’s 1-2-3 Bossa Nova [Guitar Tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

In this accelerated introduction to bossa nova rhythm guitar for intermediate players and beyond, Fareed shows you the authentic bossa nova rhythms and chord voicings used by the Brazilian greats including Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Luis Bonfa, Baden Powell and many others. Fareed breaks the style down into one versatile rhythm pattern that underlies almost every bossa… Read More »

Truefire – Tim Sparks – Roots, Rags & Blues [Guitar tutorial]

By | March 31, 2017

Virtuoso acoustic wizard and fingerstyle master, Tim Sparks presents Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues, an insightful exploration of Early Americana Roots music and intensive fingerstyle study program for intermediate and advanced students. Fingerstyle Roots, Rags & Blues covers Delta Blues, Country Gospel, New Orleans, Ragtime, Early Jazz and the most amazing version of “The Mississippi Blues” that we’ve… Read More »