"Monster Licks & Speed Picking" details Frank Gambale's innovative speed/sweep picking technique while presenting a method for developing his trademark monster licks. Frank demonstrates his picking technique in the context of scales, pentatonics, arpeggios, and triad examples, playing each at a slow tempo and finishing up at lightning speed. In addition, Frank performs several songs that display his exceptional musicality and command of the guitar. Free booklet included.
Special DVD features include: Booklet, Dolby Digital Stereo, Bonus Video Performance Footage of John Scofield and Allan Holdsworth, Frank's Concert With Class Video Preview, Tuning Segment, Frank Gambale Catalog, Internet Connectivity.
DVD Video, NTSC, Regions: All
Clear and detailed instruction is given both on screen and in the accompanying booklet.
Frank Gambale left his home in Canberra, Australia to study at the Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) in Hollywood in 1982 at the age of 23. He graduated with the highest honor, Student of the Year and was offered a teaching position which he kept for 4 years. During that time he was playing the local jazz club circuit with his own band and already had his first book "Speed Picking" published. In 1986 he signed a three album contract with a small label called Legato and began his recording career.† He has since authored many instructional videos and now, DVDs.