Sunday, 4 January 2015

Bub Zulu: You Rock Guitar meets "Chill out" Coffee Break Backing Track

After watching the International Fusion Guitar Jam I got inspired
You Rock Guitar meets "Chill out" Coffee Break Backing Track

Feodor Dosumov: Amazing solo work with David Sanborn

Amazing solo work from Feodor Dosumov with David Sanborn

David Sanborn & Feodor Dosumov 2

Fran Alonso: top notch AOR style soloing

Impro with my Suhr SSH + Modern pills bridge and SSV in mast. I use the TH2 Overloud and fantastic Vemuram Jan Ray.

Impro Suhr Modern + Vemuram Jan Ray

Sungha Jung: River Flows In You - Harp Ukulele

Sungha arranged and played "River Flows In You" by Yiruma.

Tickets open for Sungha Jung 1st trip to AUSTRALIA!

Jan 30, 2015 Melbourne 7:30pm

Jan 31, 2015 Sydney 7:30pm

(Yiruma) River Flows In You - Sungha Jung (Harp Ukulele Ver.)

Kai Kurosawa: Beartrax - two handed tpping

want to play harmonized without using a harmonizer? here's an example of how.

performance example of 'GOT MONK?' performing "Fruit Bunny II" by Goh Kurosawa

Daniel Rosenboom - Trumpet
Goh Kurosawa - Sitar Guitar
Kai Kurosawa - Beartrax
Keigo "Keg" Takada - Drums

Starting Oct 31, I will be releasing about 14 videos, biweekly, talking about technique and giving an introduction to some of the more uncommon techniques I use.

Kai Kurosawa

10. Instrument Walkthrough

10. Harmonize

0. Instrument setup

Nuno Bettencourt, Nita Strauss: Steven Tyler/Nuno Bettencourt "Dream On" Strauss, Sobel, Johnson, Garric. Maui 2014

From the Maui New Years show put on by Shep Gordon, "Dream On" w/ Steven Tyler, Nuno Bettencourt, Damon Johnson, Glen Sobel, Nita Strauss & Chuck Garric. Benefiting the Maui Food Bank. Another great night with an eclectic lineup. Alice Cooper's band also backed Weird Al, Sarah Mclachlan, Dexter & Noodles from The Offspring, Ray Benson (Asleep At the Wheel), Michael Mcdonald & Pat Simmons of The Doobie Brothers, Bob Rock, and of course Alice.

Steven Tyler/Nuno Bettencourt "Dream On" Strauss, Sobel, Johnson, Garric. Maui 2014

Sam Bell: First Jam of 2015 - one of many more!

Sam Bell
This month marks the 5th anniversary of my YouTube Channel starting up. In the last 5 years I have been lucky enough to clock over 5,000 subscribers and over 200,000 views on my videos. Thank you so much to everyone who has shown support!

First Jam of 2015 - Sam Bell Guitar

Allan Holdsworth, Virgil Donati: MTD Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert NAMM

MTD Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert

MTD4LYFE is pleased to announce The 4th Annual MTD Family Reunion at The 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. As MTD4LYFE continues to support those in need, their beneficiary this year is The Wounded Warrior Project who will receive 100% of the proceeds from this event. This is an organization whose sole mission is to honor and empower veterans.

There is an impressive artist roster performing this year with returning favorite, Andrew Gouche & Band of Brothers (solo artist, Prince, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin).

In addition, Robert “Bubby” Lewis (solo artist, Lupe Fiasco, Snoop Dogg) will perform, as well as a special performance from Jimmy Haslip with Allan Holdsworth and Virgil Donati.

As always, we count on our sponsors to help make these events possible. Please contribute whatever funds, goods, and/or services you can to support this event for this excellent organization.

What: The 4th Annual MTD Family Reunion Benefit Concert

When: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 • Doors at 7:30pm; Showtime 8:00pm sharp

Where: J.T. Schmid’s • 2610 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
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Dean Murphy: update for 2015 - look out for Joe Chawki and Jason Spell...

I'm sorry guys, every time I post an update it doesn't go through and I don't know until the next time I go to update. here is the most recent. CD should be done within a week or 2.

update of my new years stuff and what will be happening/changing
check out

HAPPY NEW YEAR - Video Update/music update - Dean Murphy

Courtney Cox, Nikki Stringfield, Wanda Ortiz: The Iron Maidens @ The Cave (Big Bear Lake, CA) December 6, 2014 - Jack Lue Series

The Iron Maidens @ The Cave (Big Bear Lake, CA) December 6, 2014 - Jack Lue Series

Members: Kirsten Rosenberg (a.k.a. Bruce Chickinson) - Lead Vocals
Linda McDonald (a.k.a. Nikki McBurrain) - Drums
Wanda Ortiz (a.k.a. Steph Harris) - Bass
Courtney Cox (a.k.a. Adriana Smith) - Guitar stage left
Nikki Stringfield (a.k.a. Davina Murray) - Guitar stage right

Since their inception in 2001, The Iron Maidens have become not only the World's Only Female Tribute to Iron Maiden, but one of the most popular tribute bands ever to perform on stage.

Co-founded by drummer Linda McDonald (formerly of Phantom Blue), and currently consisting of bassist Wanda Ortiz, guitarists Courtney Cox and Nikki Stringfield, and vocalist Kirsten Rosenberg, The Iron Maidens dazzle fans with sheer talent with a feminine touch.

The Iron Maidens cover Iron Maiden material from all eras of the band’s career, encompassing the band’s biggest hits as well as fan favorites. The stage show includes appearances by Maiden mascot Eddie, the Grim Reaper, the Devil and more.

The Iron Maidens are endorsed by the following companies:

Paiste Cymbals
Vic Firth drum sticks
Drum Workshop drums, pedals and hardware
Digitech Effect Processors
GHS guitar strings
G&L guitars and basses
Dunlop Manufacturing
Rotosound Strings
BBE Sound
Coffin Case
Jackson Guitars
Monster Energy Drink
Floyd Upgrades
Affliction Clothing

The Iron Maidens2015 brings lots of travel for The Iron Maidens! Here's a sample platter of what's in store!
1/3 - Slidebar Fullerton 3:00pm All-Ages and FREE!
1/10 - Larrypalooza Benefit - Gaslamp Long Beach
1/17 - Sainte Rock, Hermosa Beach
1/23 - M3 Event Center, Anaheim NAMM weekend show! All-Ages!
3/12 - Longhorn Stuttgard Germany
3/13 - Buergerhaus Oppau, Ludwigshafen, Germany
3/14 - Festhalle Durlach, Karlsruhe, Germany
3/16 - Colos Sal, Aschaffenburg, Germany
3/17 - Z7, Basel Pratteln, Switzerland
3/18 -Turok, Essen, Germany
3/20 - De Boerderij Zoetermeer, Netherlands
3/21 - Spirit of 66 - Verviers, Belgium
3/22 - Auhaus, Germany
4/18 - The Rock Scene, Kansas City, MO
6/10 - Umeda Club Quattro, Osaka, Japan
6/11 - The Bottom Line, Nagoya, Japan
6/12 - Shibuya Duo Music Exchange, Tokyo, Japan
8/7 - The OC Fair!

See ya around the globe! !!!!

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Not the same show, but what to expect from the live show in Europe and Japan

The Iron Maidens Aces High Live in L.A. 2013 HD