Hello Good People – Tim Gilberg here from Next Level Guitar. We are really stoked to bring our unique teaching techniques to you in Full Screen DVD format. We break down popular songs and make them simple and fun. With a little practice you can be playing the hits you love just like on the radio. Amaze your family and friends, join a band, have fun, and ROCK ON!
In this two-hour DVD we break down and explain in our easy to digest format a hauntingly beautiful Hallelujah. When we say “full song lesson” we mean it – we teach ALL the song parts – intros, verses, rhythms, finger picking patterns, and more.
The song is broken down and explained and demonstrated at slow speed and regular speed. We break this song into easily digestible sections to get you playing and rocking the song out in the fastest and most efficient manner. If you are familiar with our teaching methods you know that we take songs sections one at a time and break them down into smaller sections, explaining every piece as we go along. Then we show you how to tie everything together. We also have on screen text, multiple camera angles, picture in picture multiple camera shots, and close ups of the neck and fret hand to make the learning process even easier and more fun.
Keep in mind that this DVD is way more than just a song lesson. We help teach guitar by using popular songs as vehicles to get your playing to the next level. Below is the complete DVD menu and synopsis of all the lessons on this 2 hour DVD – feel free to email us any questions and rock on!
DVD Introduction – In this short introduction Jennifer discusses the format for the coming lessons and the methodology to utilize to piece the song together in the fastest and most efficient manner. He also goes over the needed performance notes for the song. Jennifer discusses how we will teach you to cop the feel of the song by utilizing finger picking and proper chord fingering and picking patterns
Guitar Intro & Verses
Guitar Intro - here the guitar intro is broken down into digestible pieces chord-by-chord and played at slow and regular speeds. You get multi camera angles and two-camera picture in picture action. The camera is then zoomed in on tight shot of the pick hand as we go over the finger picking patterns in detail. Getting the finger picking patterns correct is an integral part of the song so we go over all the patterns and which fingers to use on what strings in great detail. We discuss what fingers to place on what strings and how to cop the feel of the song. Chord names flash in text on the screen to make the journey even easier. It’s all explained in digestible pieces as per our easy and fast teaching methodology. All along we give other tips and tricks to make your playing and finger picking easier and as fluid as possible.
Verses - Here you will learn the verse rhythms for the song. We take you through the progression, chords and tight shots on the pick hand for all the finger picking patterns. Everything gets broken down and played at slow and regular speeds and you see all the chords written in on screen text.
Chorus - In this section you will learn to play the chorus section of the song. Much like in the above intro and verse sections we go over all the parts at slow and regular speeds and have tight shots on the pick hand for detailed description of the finger picking. We continue with the two-camera picture in picture so you get a big close up on the fret hand for all the finger picking. On screen text pulls it all together.
Interlude – In this section you will learn all the rhythms for the interlude and what rhythms are played under the violin solo, (which you will soon be learning on guitar). Same format with all the chords explained in depth, two-camera picture in picture, close up shots of the neck and on screen text.
Bonus Beginner Finger Style Guitar Lesson - this is a special bonus lesson Jennifer breaks down the song Hallelujah so even a beginner use the finger style technique to play this beautiful song.