Michael Lee Firkins - Mastering Lead Guitar by : Michael Lee Firkins
Michael Lee Firkins is one of the hottest players around; possessing a guitar style of incredible depth and maturity that belies his young age. On this DVD he gives a thorough and well-rounded lesson dealing with scales and routines; whammy bar effects for unique slide and pedal steel sounds; overdubbing lead harmonies and solos over a rhythm part; blues leads; tapping effects and real tapping for lightning fast runs; fingerpicking for both lead and rhythm; Jimmy Page and Joe Walsh styles; special harmonica and banjo effects; open-string tapping styles; and advanced sweeping and arpeggio techniques and exercises. This is a rare opportunity to get in on some red-hot info from a truly unique and gifted artist.
You'll never miss a note! All exercises are transcribed in the accompanying booklet; corresponding to example numbers on the screen. And of course; all right- and left-hand techniques are shown close-up; with special split-screen effects; so you can closely observe and learn all the subtleties the top players are known for.
Michael Lee Firkins is one of the most talked-about and brilliant new talents to burst upon the music scene in a long time. His combination of rootsy sound and influence coupled with truly modern; inventive technique and phrasing has made him a standout among his peers. Hailing from Omaha; Nebraska; he currently resides in California; where he continues to work on solo albums for the Shrapnel label.
| Media ||DVD|
| Format ||DVD|
| Length x Width x Height||7.5 x 5.5 x 0.558 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.27 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL14011381|
| 1st Publication Date||12/2008|