Hello Good People David Taub 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 the classic song PEACEFUL EASY FEELING. This song was written by Jack Tempchin and made famous by THE EAGLES as well as covered by many other bands. This is such a fun and fairly easy song to play and we will get you rocking out on this all time classic in no time! In this DVD we will teach you the song intro, all the chords, song structure, strumming and strum patterns, verses, chorus, rhythms & timing, embellishments, guitar solo theory & suggestions, song outro, and more. You learn techniques as well as the song, so then you can blast them across all your playing and practicing. And we even throw in a bonus lesson on bar chord changing techniques and bar chord changing exercises.
The song is broken down and explained and demonstrated at slow and regular speeds. 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 on screen text, multiple camera angles, and close ups of the fret hand to make the learning process even easier. We also include a practice track of the entire song played at record tempo, so you can play along and practice to get all that you learned up to speed and ready to rock!
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 two hour DVD feel free to email us any questions and rock on!
DVD Introduction & Chord Library In the introduction we discuss the coming lesson format, how to navigate through the DVD, and also how we are going to piece the song together in easy digestible parts. This will help to get you playing this song in the fastest and most efficient manner. We also talk about the gear and tuning used in the DVD. As an added bonus we also give you some killer practice tips and suggestions to continue to move you forward in your guitar journey. In the chord library we take you in on a very tight shot on the neck and go over each chord that you will need to play in the song. You will see the chord names and fret numbers flash on the screen with our on-screen text. We also teach needed chord playing techniques to get you playing and changing chords in the fastest and most efficient manner. You will also learn the most efficient fingering to utilize to voice the chords, and how to switch from one to the next quickly in time. We also sprinkle in some music theory and give you plenty of additional playing tips along the way. We also teach techniques like string muting and proper finger positioning to help get your chords sounding clean, rich, and amazing.
Song Structure & Strumming - In the song structure section we discuss how to go about navigating the DVD to learn the song in the fastest and most efficient manner. We go over the structure of the songs intro, verses, choruses, solo, outro, and how all the song parts attach to one another. In the strumming section we go over the needed rhythms and timings. You learn all the strums and strum patterns for the entire song. We teach you a bunch of different strum patterns and quarter and eighth note strumming. We break down each strum slow and you can strum along with us to lock in the rhythms. We also teach you how to combine strum patterns and break up chords for more interesting and sophisticated sounding rhythms and strums. Along the way we also teach proper strumming techniques, and how to get that strumming in time and sounding awesome.
Song Intro & Verses - In these sections you will learn to play the song intro and all verses in the song. You will see all the chords and progressions with on-screen text to tie everything together and make learning fast and easy. We break down all parts into smaller sections and teach them in an easy to digest and learn manner. We demonstrate all the progressions you will be learning at both slow and regular speeds and we teach all the needed strum patterns and rhythms to cop the feel of the song. We also teach you how to connect these sections to other parts of the song and how to keep good time. All along the way we give you tips and tricks to make your playing easier. We play through all the parts strung together slow, multiple times, so you can play along and we can practice together.
Chorus & Chorus/Outro - In these sections you will learn all the chords, progressions, strum patterns, and rhythms used in the chorus sections and outro of the song. We break down the rhythms and timing to make it easy and fun. The on-screen text really ties it all together and makes learning fast. You get all the parts played at slow and regular speeds, how to tie them all together, as well as many playing tips along the way.
Guitar Solo & Practice Track In the solo section we explain the rhythm being played under the guitar solo and then analyze the chord progression and teach you what scales work well if you want to incorporate a solo. We make suggestions on what scales sound great over the chords and also some embellishments to spice them up a bit. In the practice track section we play the entire song on rhythm guitar the whole way through at record tempo. This is a great practice tool as you only hear the just the guitar as we play the rhythms at record speed with on-screen text marking all the parts of the song. Here you can tie everything together rhythmically that you have learned to this point and practice all the parts as well as use this section as a jam track and practice you guitar soloing and improvisation what an invaluable practice tool! Play along with us and master this classic song!
DVD Outro & Bonus Lessons - In these sections we have a brief DVD outro and also a bonus lesson on bar chord changing and changing exercises. The most challenging chord changing you may be encountering at this point in your guitar journey is changing from open chords to bar chords. In this bonus lesson we teach you the needed techniques to get these changes down pat. Without the proper technique making open to bar changes is next to impossible. We will get you mastering these changes fast, fun, and easy with a little bit of practice and patience. In this lesson we also go over exercises so you can practice these techniques.