We didn’t invent video, we just made it worth watching. Video lessons and performances from some of the greatest players and teachers of our time. Hudson Music was founded on our video catalog, and it’s still going strong, today.
Hakim Ludin: Modern Percussionist Vol1 – Kanjira
This DVD is a profound introduction into south-Indian rhythmic counting system, based on syllables. Hakim Ludin offers a tool to build up rhythmic stability and to create an understanding of complex, or odd rhythmic structures.
The method, exercises and rhythms are presented on the smallest frame drum in the world, the south-Indian snake drum, Kanjira.
Matthias Philipzen: Heck Stick, Sidekick And Shaker – In Combination With The Cajon
Drummer / percussionist Matthias Philipzen presents two very innovative percussion instruments, the Heck Stick and the Sidekick, allowing the Cajon to become a complete drumset and making all styles possible.
- Chapter 1: Heck Stick – basics, special sounds and coordination with the Cajon
- Chapter 2: Sidekick – Accents and ostinati-figures combined with Cajon
- Chapter 3: Combination – Heck Stick, Sidekick and Cajon
- Chapter 4: Shaker – Various combinations of different shakers with Cajon
- Chapter 5: Styles / Play-alongs – Now it’s your turn! Play your complete “drumset” with the band: Pop, Blues, Shuffle, High Life, Bossa Nova, Samba, Techno, Reggae and more
Jerry Barns: Licksamples Funk R&B Bass
Jerry Barnes, Bassist for Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston and others, shows you twenty-seven of the ultimate funk/R&B Bass patterns in this lesson filmed in 1999.
He covers classic patterns from the 1960s to ’80s, plus exciting performances with Bass, Drums and a full band.
Includes a lesson booklet with complete transcriptions with tab.
LickSamples: Chicago Blues Guitar
You’ll learn: rhythm patterns for 12-bar blues, basic solo techniques, 53 essential blues guitar licks, phrasing ideas, chord voicings, minor blues, eight-bar blues, and turnarounds. You’ll also learn the techniques of the masters as Shun guides you through examples in the styles of such blues legends as B.B. King, Albert King, Albert Collins, T-Bone Walker, Elmore James, and Muddy Waters
Billy Branch: Blues Harp Harmonica
On this DVD, Chicago blues master Billy Branch provides an easy-to-follow, 24-step introduction to blues Harmonica and his impressive techniques.
He covers: choosing the right harp; Keys and basic theory; bending, hand vibrato, octaves and other techniques; tips on amplification and playing with a band; and more!
No prior experience or music reading ability is required, so this DVD is perfect for beginners!
Bill Frisell: Guitar Artistry Of
Bill Frisell keeps flying after passing the borders of jazz and rock. He stands out among contemporary guitarists for his innovative playing style and unique sound. This instructional DVD introduces Frisell’s playing and presents his individual approach in detail.
Designed for intermediate to advanced guitarists, this DVD also includes a booklet with exercises and transcriptions.
Jack Bruce: Cream Of Cream
On this groundbreaking docu-instructional DVD, Jack teams up with legendary guitarist Gary Moore and powerhouse drummer Gary Husband to revisit some of the classic Cream songs that he wrote and sang on.
In addition to showing the correct way to play the bass lines to the songs listed above, Jack also offers an in-depth look at his unique right-hand picking style, use of pedal tones and melodic playing, and shares his invaluable thoughts on improvisation and practicing.
Scotty Johnson: Accelerate Rock Gtr Playing
This DVD will help to take your playing to the next level. Scotty Johnson has toured all over the world and recorded many CDs with various rock and blues heavyweights.
After receiving a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Miami School of Music, Scotty won the grand prize in the D’Addario International Rock Contest. After fulfilling a three record contract with Blues Bureau International. He did a one-year stint in Las Vegas as the musical director of the six million dollar hit stage production Madhattan. Scotty has since relocated to the Boston area where he continues to record, tour, and teach Guitar at Berklee College of Music.
He has appeared in almost every major Guitar magazine in the US and Japan and has been seen on CNN, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, and Korean national TV.
Jim Kelly: Accelerate Acoustic Gtr Playing
This DVD offers easy-to-understand exercises and demonstrations that can be applied to all levels and styles.
These include: arpeggio exercises; right hand, left hand, and combinations; alternating bass and syncopation; piano style exercises; classical, pop/rock, and jazz/Latin styles; drop D tuning exercises; and more.
Clear and detailed instruction is given both onscreen and in the accompanying lesson booklet.
Tomo Fujita: More Accelerate Your Gtr Playing
This DVD will help to take yor playing to the next level. Professor Tomo Fujita shares his proven method for improving the essential skills required to play with other musicians and to freely express yourself on the Guitar.
Professor Fukita has been teaching at Berklee College of Music since 1993 and continues to be one of the most sought after and effective Guitar and ensemble teachers. He has played Guitar with the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Rent, and has shared the stage with notables such as Phil Collins, Roomful of Blues, and Darryl Jones and the Saturday Night Live band, to name a few.
Additionally, Tomo is the winner of Boston’s Best Guitarist Competition, and he has won critical acclaim in Guitar Player and Guitar Shop magazines.