I Don't Wanna
Miss a Thing
By Diane Warren
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 Jennifer Gamble uses both acoustic & electric guitars to teach you this amazing song writtten by Diane Warren. This song was used in the Armageddon soundtrack and was a number one smash hit for the ROCK group Aerosmith. This song was also covered by American Idol winner David Cook. This song was also a huge hit sung by country Superstar Mark Chesnutt.
We break down and explain in our easy to digest format I don't wanna miss a thing. Along with the full on song lessons you also get full on technique lessons, so you learn exactly how to play the song to cop the proper feel. So you not only get to learn all the parts of the song, but you also get full on guitar technique lessons explaining the necessary techniques to play the song. You can then take the techniques you learn and blast them across all your playing. And when we say “full song lesson” we mean it – we teach ALL the song parts – intros, verses, rhythms, finger picking patterns, solos, 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, chord library, and close ups of the neck and fret hand to make the learning process even easier and more fun.
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. David discusses how we will teach you to cop the feel of the song by utilizing finger picking and proper chord fingering and picking patterns.
Chord Library - This is included in the verse section of the DVD 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. 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 and fret numbers flash on the screen. This added text makes learning even more fun and easy.
Guitar Intro & Verses - this menu is broken into two sub-menus:
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.
Finger Pick Lesson - Jennifer will show you a simple finger pick pattern which is easy to play and sounds great on the guitar
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
Bridge - Jennifer details how to play the bridge section of the song I don't wanna miss a thing. She breaks it down so you can play it today.
Song Outro & Bonus Lead Guitar Lesson - this menu is broken into two sub-menus:
Guitar Lead - this is a special lead guitar lesson that comes with additional features. Jennifer explains how to play the lead melody line to this number 1 hit.
Bonus Jam Track Lesson - Play along with this video Jam track to hone your guitar lead playing skills.