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New Guitar World In Deep Series Instructional DVDs Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, distributes How to Play Chicken Pickin’, How to Play Reggae and Funk, and How to Play Guitar Weirdness, the newest additions to the Guitar World In Deep instructional DVD series.

Taught by performer, instructor, and Guitar World editor Andy Aledort, Guitar World’s In Deep DVD series offer guitarist of all levels the proper technique to play like the pros with insightful tips in an easy-to-understand approach, covering a wide variety of genres and playing styles.

How to Play Chicken Pickin’shows guitarists how to play all the techniques associated with that legendary, lighting-fast style of country shredding known as chicken pickin’. Additionally, an in-depth lesson on using two-note double-stops is included. How to Play Reggae and Funk teaches how to play classic reggae rhythms, chord progressions and music in the style of Bob Marley. Plus, Andy demonstrates all the syncopated grooves and hot chords used in the funkiest R & B. How to Play Guitar Weirdness shows how to play outside the box using with techniques that are used by many guitar legends, including Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde, Dimebag Darrell, John Scofield, John McLaughlin, Jeff Beck and Eddie Van Halen. Lessons include moving minor pentatonic lines up and/or down the neck chromatically, using symmetrical-diminished scales to create unusual melodic shapes, exploring chromatic movement via the harmonic minor scale, and more.

Click here to view the DVD trailers:
How to Play Chicken Pickin’: http://youtu.be/LbUHTvKtf5o
How to Play Reggae and Funk: http://youtu.be/wKKE5VE_teo
How to Play Guitar Weirdness: http://youtu.be/N0BUb7vMd18

The new Guitar World: In Deep DVDs are now available for $9.99 each at music retail stores and at alfred.com/guitar.