In this lesson I will show how you can use advanced rhythmic concepts like odd time signatures and tempo changes to create more interesting musical passages. If you mix them in with simpler ideas you can create something original without losing the flow of the song.
This short solo is a bit of a challenge due to the multiple techniques required and rapid switching between them. It begins in the key of E but changes for a short time to A and then D. It's not blazingly fast throughout but it's fast enough to expose weaknesses in your playing.
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 the lesson covering my song called An Old Modern Time from my solo album Let It Out, released in 2006. It's a cool Neoclassic kind a piece with lot of alternate picking, string skipping, sweeping, few legato licks etc.
Enjoy the endless passion for arpeggios and neoclassical aproach to guitar playing through varieties of sweeping and tapping.
This is a pretty fast pattern in A phrygian dominant which works well over many different grooves.
This etude is designed to help you develop your alternate picking and strengthen both hands with correct fingering while maintaining perfect coordination.
In this amazing piece written by my friend Muris Varajic, you will learn how to play lightning fast using speed (economy) picking, alternate picking and hybrid picking.
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.
Here we have a modern rock solo study "On the Beach" featuring the main techniques used in the 1980's hard rock style including bending, vibrato, picking, sweeping, legato and tapping, all presented in HD video including a 10 min lesson breakdown, complete with a set of high quality extended backing tracks & GP6/PDFs.
Hallo shredders. Are you up for some "arpeggio challenge" ? Check out this beginner/intermediate level chop booster. Wanna play faster? Here's your chance ;-)
Here we have a solo study in the neo-classical rock/metal style. This style gained popularity from the groundbreaking release of Yngwie Malmsteen’s 1984 debut album Rising Force. The solo study looks at some of the techniques used in this demanding style including alternate picking, sweeping, bending and vibrato.
Here we have a free lick taken from the “Dragon’s Fury” solo study, based around the neo-classical rock/metal style influenced by Yngwie Malmsteen, Nicolo Paganini, J.S Bach, Jimi Hendrix, Uli Jon Roth and Ritchie Blackmore
Take your phrasing and technique to the next level with this lesson, where we'll be looking at 10 different licks and sections of solos taken from some of the greatest guitar players from the last decades (Andy Timmons, Eric Johnson, Greg Howe, Jeff Watson, Joe Satriani, Kee Marcello, Shawn Lane, Steve Vai, Vinnie Moore,...