Lee Konitz Talking and Playing Jazz Improvisation Lesson Instructional DVD Method Exercises JazzHeaven Improvise

Lee Konitz Talking and Playing Jazz Improvisation Lesson Instructional DVD Method Exercises JazzHeaven Improvise
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NOTE: Our DVDs play world-wide on any DVD player & we ship worldwide (from the US). Jazz Improvisation Lesson Video/DVD Extraordinaire for you: The preeminent cool jazz saxophonist, having performed and recorded with Claude Thornhill, Lennie Tristano and with Miles Davis on his epochal Birth of the Cool, Lee Konitz counts easily as one of the most distinctive voices on alto saxophone. Konitz recorded dozens of albums as a leader and recorded or performed with Dave Brubeck, Ornette Coleman, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Elvin Jones & Jim Hall. In this how to play jazz video, part documentary, part musical master….

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Ukulele

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Ukulele
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While other books get caught up in the novelty of the ukulele-how to accessorize them, who the best ukulele players are, etc…, this book covers in crystal clear detail everything beginners need to know to enjoy playing this tiny, four-stringed instrument. From strumming and finger picking to playing different genres and playing as part of a group, this book covers all the bases. And it includes a rich audio CD complete with music samples and ukulele exercises.

All About Drums: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums

All About Drums: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums
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(Drum Instruction). Have you struggled through tedious lessons and boring instruction books in your desire to learn to play the drumset? If you wish there was a fun and engaging way to motivate you in your drumset playing quest, then this is it: All About Drums is for you. Whether it’s learning to read music, playing by ear, creating your own beats, or all of the above, this enjoyable guide will help you to finally start playing the beats and fills to your favorite songs in many different styles. Plus, learn interesting tid-bits on drumset makes & models, care and….

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Playing Keyboard Bass Lines Left-Hand Technique for Keyboards

Playing Keyboard Bass Lines Left-Hand Technique for Keyboards
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(Piano Method). This step-by-step approach to learning how to play left-hand bass lines at the keyboard includes examples and exercises covering the chord progressions and styles players will encounter. Keyboardists at all levels will benefit from this book’s focus on: walking bass lines, playing in a “two-feel,” waltz time, Latin styles, putting both hands together, and more. The exercises for each chapter are recorded on the accompanying CD.

The Complete Idiot's Guide(R) to Playing the Harmonica

The Complete Idiot's Guide(R) to Playing the Harmonica
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The Complete Idiot’s GuideA (R) to Playing the Harmonica will be the ultimate learning text for the aspiring “harpist” (as harmonica players are called). The reader will learn to play the harmonica in three bsic stages-beginner, intermediate, and advanced, with a heavy emphasis on actual practice exercises. The book will emphasize blues, rock, bluegrass, folk, and jazz; it is designed to appeal to the broadest possible cross section of players. Additional chapters will cover purchasing the best harmonica for you, harmonica maintenance, the art of playing with other musicians, and profiles of master harpists.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle
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Instructional DVD included. Now play!

Never before has fiddling been so popular—the Riverdance phenomenon, the runaway success of Celtic Woman, and country and bluegrass sensations. Now, anyone can learn to play through the simple, step-by-step lessons provided here by an international expert and professional performer. Illustrated with finger tabs and supported by a unique instructional DVD, this will have budding musicians fiddling in no time.

•Includes a unique 90-minute instructional DVD
•Dozens of tutorial photos and songs to play throughout
•Klein is a seasoned fiddler and professional instructor

Playing the Changes: Milt Hinton's Life in Stories and Photographs

Playing the Changes: Milt Hinton's Life in Stories and Photographs
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Named “Best Jazz Book of 2008″ by The Jazz Journalists Association”2009 Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research” by ARSC (Association for Recorded Sound Collections)Legendary African American jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton (1910-2000) tells his compelling life story and illustrates it with more than 260 of his photographs, exquisitely reproduced in this collectors’ edition.Hinton’s stories–witnessing a lynching as a child in Mississippi, working for Al Capone, breaking the color line in the recording studio–are equal to his celebrated photographs: capturing life on the road with Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday at her last recording date, and personal and professional….

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums, 2nd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums, 2nd Edition
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You can’t beat this one for learning the basics! This book covers everything the aspiring drummer needs to know-from an overview of drums and percussion history and theory; to information on purchasing, tuning, and maintaining drums; to basic music notation, rhythm, and time signatures; to snare drum fundamentals; playing a complete drum set; and basic beats for every style of music. In addition, this newly revised edition contains an audio CD featuring all exercises and solos from the book, tuning examples, and play along tracks. € Audio CD included € According to a Gallup survey, there are over….

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Jazz Standards for Drumset: A Comprehensive Guide to Authentic Jazz Playing Using 12 Must-Know Tunes

Jazz Standards for Drumset: A Comprehensive Guide to Authentic Jazz Playing Using 12 Must-Know Tunes
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(Percussion). In this book with online audio access package, Brian Fullen teaches the essentials of jazz drumming through the use of twelve classic jazz tunes, including Real Book -type lead sheets and play-along tracks. The book includes a complete background on multiple jazz styles including Bebop, Jazz Waltz, Latin and Fusion; essential jazz terminology with definitions and usage; and an extensive reference section, including recommended recordings, books and DVD/videos. The audio tracks include 12 classic jazz tunes “with drums” for listening and “without drums” for play-along. Now including PLAYBACK+, a multifunctional audio player that allows you to slow down audio….

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