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”.
Progressive solo demonstrating how to sustain interest over a changes in keys and riffs.
Hi! In this lesson we’ll be dissecting the winning entry of the 1st Live4Guitar competition and we’ll go through various phrasing ideas, as well as approaches to improvising and lead playing, in detail.
Acoustic for Beginners series; lesson 4 is Sunday Stroll. This will introduce you to playing chords with a pick.
This short lick will show you how to merge a tapping and a picking phrase together.
The lick here is a Fusion lick that makes use of several techniques over a G Minor backing track. The main techniques used include economy picking and legato.
This song was my entry for Guitar Idol III. It involves some of my favourite rock techniques and licks, and it will improve your alternate picking, tapping, and string skipping, as well as develop stamina in your right hand, thanks to the prolonged wide stretches.
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.
Sunny jazz standard is one of the most famous jazz songs of all time. In this jazz fusion lesson I will show you some licks in the style of Greg Howe/Brett Garsed that you can use in every 2-5 progression and ideas that you can play over minor, major and altered dominant chords.
Trilogy Suite is one of Malmsteen’s most popular compositions. The track is from a 1986 album titled Trilogy and at the time it was regarded as one of the most demanding pieces written for guitar, among the rest of Malmsteen’s work.
This lick is taken from my lesson “Rock phrasing and key modulations - Rambler solo”. With a modulation from D Dorian to F# Lydian, it features some cool alternate picking and sweeping ideas.