In this lesson we will take a look at dynamics and tone - one of the most important aspects of playing and music in general. Great dynamic control is what makes your playing sound like it means something and it is one of the key things that separates the average players from the “pros”.
This famous classical piece is a great exercise for your picking and legato technique. Check it out.
This is a lesson on phrasing and mixing scales and modes to spice up your playing! Hope you enjoy it! Kiss Roland
This lesson covers 3 modes (A Mixolydian, A Dorian and A Ionian)
over simple chord progression (A7, D7 and E7). It uses alternate picking, economy picking, hybrid picking, legato etc.
This is a pretty fast pattern in A phrygian dominant which works well over many different grooves.
A few nice concepts to spice up the rock soloing vocabulary. Includes: tapping, legato, bending, tapped bendings
This package is aimed at intermediate level players who want to expand their improvisational vocabulary. The Aeolian mode is explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside the 6 great licks featured in the main video.
This is a short lesson introducing the concept of pitch axis. It features a melody and short solo in the style of Joe Satriani.
'Skippy' is a short original piece that covers the technique most notably fashioned by Paul Gilbert; string skipping. Highlighting the major, minor and diminished shapes whilst incorporating hybrid picking to provide an easier route to achieving high speed and fluency.
"Goodbye" covers a 20 bar solo over a punk/rock progression. The first aim of demonstration is some simple, yet effective pentatonic ideas and extra note choice. Another highlight is how to build your solo through "gears", building up to the fast flashy stuff, which is essential for a coherent & interesting structure
Jennifer Batten is probably one of the most significant players from the 80’s to date. One of her most demanding renditions is of course Flight Of The Bumblebee. Her cover incorporates exclusively tapping, applying more than one tapping finger.
Here is a Outside Arp Idea i created
its played over a Am 7 Vamp
the concepts that are used
Am7 arp to a a B major arp than am arp and a typical shred rock blues phrase
In this lesson I'm sharing with you some modern Fusion licks.
These licks are in the key of A minor, and most of them based around the A Dorian scale, using some legato technique and hybrid picking as well.
In this classical tapping etude lesson we will study string skipping tapping arpeggios. We will use the large jumps between the strings and improve stretching our fingers on the left hand. You will learn 16 different ways to play arpeggios on the different types of chords.
In this lesson I want to show you ho to improvise over a C7 Mixolydian vamp using different scales, modes and alterations.
The main goal is to improve the phrasing and the groove.