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Ken Murray demonstrates Tremolo technique

January 31, 2017

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Ken Murray demonstrates Tremolo technique for Altamira Guitars
 
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Guitar: using triads (Lucas Michailidis)

October 29, 2012

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Guitarist Lucas Michailidis details his unique triadic approach to comping and improvisation. Included is a comprehensive guide to all triad inversions along with how these can be superimposed to generate a range of extended chords and alternative possibilities.

Click > HERE < to download a pdf of the lesson

Here’s some links to Lucas’ music

His website

and also this is a link to all his music on iTunes
Lucas Michailidis

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Guitar: double your chords (Doug de Vries)

September 28, 2012

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Doug de Vries gives a lesson on how to doubble your chord output when playing jazz on the guitar. Using the standard “All the things you are” he quickly demonstrates how to add interest and contrast to your accompaniment using this simple technique.

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Have a listen to Doug’s music on iTunes
Doug de Vries

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Guitar: walking bass (Tim Nikolsky)

August 1, 2012

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Tim Nikolsky demonstrates how to do Walking Basslines on Guitar. Tim has been performing with the vocalist Margot Leighton for the past 13 years and has developed a unique style of playing in this musical duo incorporating the whole rhythm section on guitar. The technique of walking bass on guitar is also a great way to accompany other instrumentalists and soloists. Here he demonstrates the secrets of good accompanying on guitar; and breaks down his approach to walking basslines on guitar – step by step.

Click HERE to download a pdf of the lesson

Visit Tim online here
whitewithtwo.com
australianjazzrealbook.com
youtube.com/timnikolsky

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Doug de Vries 3 – Lamentos do morro

May 7, 2012

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DdV3 here interpreting Garoto’s samba complete with solos and variations absorbed by osmosis from various sources; an example of tradition meets modernity that is surely the legacy of Garoto’s contribition to the guitar repertoire of the world. More gems and rough diamonds from the fount of music sundial coming. DdV

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More about Doug here

Video production by Third eye videos

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Simon Hewitt – Carry me Home

February 13, 2012

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When I was in India a couple of times last year, I caught up with my old friend from Melbourne – Simon Hewitt. In October, I recorded an EP for him in Ganeshpuri. Here are a couple of the audio takes that ended up on the release that I managed to video as well.
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Carry me Home - EP - Simon Hewitt

Read more about the release here: http://tinyurl.com/7c8k4fz
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Lamine Sonko sings Lambj

May 21, 2011

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Lamine Sonko singing about the Senegalese traditional wrestling game. The names in the song are the big wrestling champions in Senegal. Pape Moussa Sonko (Lamine’s brother) is mentioned in the song, he is a wrestler and also a very famous dancer.

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laminesonko.com

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Tinpan Orange performing – Saudades

December 18, 2010

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Tinpan Orange performing “Saudades” at the Quiet Music Festival 2010. Emily Lubitz – vocal and guitar, Jesse Lubitz- guitar and Alex Burkoy – violin with Harry Angus on keyboard (off camera)

You can visit their website tinpanorange.com

and buy this song on iTunes
Saudades - The Bottom of the Lake

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Doug de Vries plays Lamentos do morro

November 1, 2010

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Doug performs ‘Lamentos do morro’ by Garoto, a samba on his 7-string guitar.

Visit Doug on these links

His website dougdevries.com

Doug’s albums on iTunes
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