Acid Jazz continue their long term love affair with that most iconic of instruments, the Hammond organ and his little pal, the Leslie organ…
80-minute instructional video , with special guests Louis Johnson and Tetsugi Ogawa ( lead guitar). Alex Weir teaches guitarists how he got the driving sounds that contributed to the sounds of Talking Heads, Brothers Johnson, and Tom Tom Club, offering advice on pick speed, tonal variations, rhythmic development, hand/wrist positions, timing and more.
Hot Licks, Rhythms and Grooves is a journey through 30 years of my musical life. I touch on many different styles and approaches to playing lead and rhythm guitar. My goal as a player is to expand these perimeters and express what I feel musically. My goal as a teacher is to present this in such a manner that you can absorb it, play it and then use the ideas and take them to new places. I hope you find this musical adventure to be as enjoyable for you to learn from as it was for me to make.
The rite of passage for members of the Satere-Mawe tribe of Brazil requires wearing a glove filled with bullet ants, whose sting is often compared to being shot by a gun. Thankfully, the rite of passage for contemporary bass players preserves both hands and is a lot more fun. If you're drawn to any modern style of groove-based music, you're required by law to assimilate the collective wisdom of classic soul, funk and R&B bass players whose timeless grooves power virtually every popular style of music today.
Thousands of blues tunes draw on the core foundation of grooves and rhythm patterns spawned during the electric blues renaissance of the 50s and 60s. Unlike other genres of music from that time, there’s nothing nostalgic about these grooves — these same grooves and rhythm patterns have been used by every generation of blues player since right up to modern times. “Authentic” is the best way to describe them and Jeff McErlain’s 30 Authentic Blues Grooves You MUST Know is the best way to learn them.
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