Bruce Buckingham is a professional musician and teacher. He plays guitar in many styles, but his specialities are jazz, Latin, Blues and Funk. He is one of the seasoned teachers at Musicians Institute, joining the staff in 1980, teaching literally thousands of students from around the world to paly guitar at M.I. He has played and/or recorded with musicians as diverse as Helen Reddy to John Patitucci and ahs been involved in Michael Jackson's production of Sisterella. Currently he is working on his own recording project as well as more instructional books and videos for guitar.
50 Licks Jazz Style DVD Package Bruce demonstrates the essential licks for the chords and progressions common to jazz II-V-I licks, turnaround licks, choromatic bebop lines, licks for altered chords and major and minor vamps and much more. Bruce also illustrates the licks in several styles: swing, bossa nova, samba, swing 16ths, funky fusion and bluesy suffles. Each lick is played in context, then demonstrated slowly with a full explanation on their proper applications.
This DVD presents an insightful look at jazz guitar. It is truly a unique opportunitiy to learn from one of today's finest guitar instructors.