Twist and Shout
In the Style of the Beatles
Hello Good People – David Taub here from Next Level Guitar. Tim and I are really stoked to showcase Jennifer Gamble, Jennifer is using our unique teaching techniques brought 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 Jennifer will break down and explain in our easy to digest format the classic rocker Twist & Shout. This is the full on song lesson and when we say “full song lesson” we mean it. We teach ALL the song parts – intro, verses, rhythms, chorus, timing, strumming and strum patterns, embellishments, licks, full guitar solos, and more. You learn the techniques as well as the song, so then you can blast them all across all your playing and practicing.
The song is broken down and explained and demonstrated at slow speed and regular speed. We break each section into digestible parts and we get you playing and rocking 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 close ups of the fret hand to make the learning process even easier.
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 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. She gives a bit of interesting trivia surrounding the song. Jennifer also explains that the song is a simple, three chord song which can be played on either electric or acoustic guitar.
Main Riff – here the main guitar riff is broken down into digestible pieces chord-by-chord and played at slow and regular speeds. Jennifer not only shows you the chords and rhythm, but also the pick up line that leads you into the chord changes. 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 picking patterns in detail. She discusses what fingers to place on what strings and how to cop the feel of the song. Play along with Jennifer as she repeatedly goes over the parts at a slow tempo for practice. 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 picking easier and as fluid as possible.
Guitar Chords - in the chord library we take you through the chords you need to know to play the song. We also discuss the proper way to finger the chords to get the proper feel of the song and for fluidity. You get up close camera shots of the fret hand chord fingerings and on screen text ties it all together. We take you in on a very tight shot on the neck so you can see all the chords up close and personal. You will also see the chord names flash on the screen.
Guitar Solo – in this section we take the solo in the style of the Beatles break it down note for note. It is a classic solo and you will learn all the parts, all the fingerings and notes. It is such a fun solo to play and you will be mastering it with just a small amount of practice. Tight shots on the neck give you a birds’ eye view of all the notes. We also teach what fingerings work best for fluidity, and how to piece the entire solo together – you will learn it all up close and personal and practice along with Jennifer. She also shows the build-up chord that leads into the verses out of the solo. She explains how to pick the chord using dynamics to build it up.
Guitar Outro & Electric Guitar Lesson – this menu is broken into two sub-menus:
1. Song Outro – in this section you will learn the song outro. Same format as above with every chord and note explained in detail and on screen text to tie it all together. With the completion of this section you will know the entire song – every chord, rhythm, and the solo.
2. Electric Guitar Lesson – in this section you will learn how to play Twist and Shout on the electric guitar. Jennifer discusses the sound and settings of the guitar and amp best suited to oldies such as Twist and Shout. She explains that the chords and picking patterns are exactly the same as demonstrated in the acoustic guitar lesson. She plays all the parts learned in the previous lessons on the electric guitar to demonstrate how easy it is to play this song on either electric or acoustic. Again you get a chance to practice along in this lesson. This is a versatile song that can be played with whatever type of guitar you are most comfortable with!
3. Bonus Lesson – In the bonus lessons David teaches several chord changing techniques. These exercises will really help you to master chord changes. David shows you a bunch of different ways to practice the exercises to help push your playing to the next level.