In this lesson we will explore the changes of the famous jazz standard “All Of Me” that almost every jazz/pop/rock musician should know.
Hey guys, welcome to my Country Jam lesson! This lesson is fully inspired by great country pickers like Danny Gatton, Brent Mason, Albert Lee, Arlen Roth, Brad Paisley etc. It's full of chicken/hybrid picking while still keeping some nice melodies and phrases around. So grab your Tele and lets ride!
Learn to play Eddie Van Halen's amazing guitar solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It".
In this lesson we will explore the fundamentals of gypsy jazz trough my arrangement of the famous Macedonian evergreen "Say why you left me" (Kazi zosto me ostavi).
"Billie's Bounce" (also known as "Bill's Bounce") is a jazz composition written by Charlie Parker in 1945 in the form of a 12 bar jazz/blues in F. My “Billie’s Bounce” lesson is actually two lessons in one: the accompaniment and soloing. You will learn how to play walking bass with chords and how to solo over 12 bar...
"Dark Eyes" (Очи чёрные, Ochi chyornye, Les yeux noirs) is probably the most famous Russian song. This is a gypsy jazz version of the song and this version has become a must know song in the Gypsy Jazz repertoire.
This lesson is focused on soloing over a chromatic chord progression. You will learn Pentatonic, Dorian and Chromatic licks, sweeping triads, bending with tapping and much more. Check it out!
Hello folks and welcome to my Kalajdzisko Oro - Tapping Arrangement. I did this cover on Youtube while ago and there were many requests for tabs so I hope this lesson will satisfy! It's very melodic and groovy piece of music so I hope you'll enjoy learning it. Originally it's in 11/8 time signature so make sure you're sober :)
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.
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 lesson will help you improve and develop your alternate picking, sweep picking, rest stroke picking, hybrid picking, string skipping, legato, and tapping with one and two fingers.
This solo is taken from my latest solo album called “Sevdah Metal”. It can improve your rock phrasing, alternate picking and overall rock soloing vocabulary.
This lesson focuses on combining advanced techniques for solos. You'll learn to use legato, sweeping , tapping, picking, string skipping, bending, vibrato and tremolo arm.
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.
In this lesson we'll learn to play as accurately as possible the main solo of "Still Got the Blues" by Gary Moore.
Learn to play more efficiently with economy picking for a smoother sound and faster technique!
This is a little introduction to two handed tapping (both hands over fretboard).
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.
Enjoy the endless passion for arpeggios and neoclassical aproach to guitar playing through varieties of sweeping and tapping.
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 Thrashed, a solo study in the Thrash Metal style that gained popularity in the mid 1980’s with bands like Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus and Overkill. The style is based around fast palm muted downstroke riffs, alternate picking and fast bluesy hammer-on licks with bending and vibrato.
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,...
This Lesson combines some classic country licks with a modern rock styled guitar approach.
In this lesson we'll be looking at my instrumental composition "Rebirth of a Lost world". It's a song that, apart from a lot of cool melodic licks and phrasing ideas, contains a variety of techniques such as: alternate picking, sweeping, slide, tremolo bar, vibrato, legato, and much more.
This is a lesson on phrasing and mixing scales and modes to spice up your playing! Hope you enjoy it! Kiss Roland
Hi guys and gals. This lesson 'Discovering Dorian' is a great introduction to some soloing ideas and techniques in a Jazzy fusion style. It uses a mixture between the Dorian and harmonic minor scales in the key of A minor.
Practice both tapping and fingerpicking with this two-in-one lesson on Bach's Invention 13.
Welcome to this Children of Bodom lesson! This is one of my favorite solos from Alexi Laiho for its musicality and proper use of techniques, that’s why I chose to show it to you as a lesson.
This Lesson contains a wide range of techniques such as hybrid picking, advanced tapping, alternate and economy picking as well as the usual bluesy licks all crammed into a short rock solo. Its catchy, melodic and hopefully it will spark some ideas. Thanks for checking it out!
This solo contains a few tricky licks based in the Key of B minor over a metal backing track and is designed to equip you with some advanced lead playing ideas within the heavy metal genre. crank up the gain!
Welcome to this lesson using a lot of different techniques in rock guitar, such as, tapping, arpeggios, string skipping, and different combinations of them.
5 killer pentatonic licks with tabs, guitar pro files, 3 different speed backing tracks, licks in separate videos (normal and slow). Inspired by guitarists such as Guthrie Govan, Greg Howe, Richie Kotzen...
Neoclassical lesson focusing on licks and ideas of the Harmonic minor scale
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.
Mixture of progressive/math metal licks.
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.
Welcome to my “Elysium” lesson, a great example of putting harmony and melody together. This is original composition from a great band Stratovarius which is arranged originally by Matias Kupianinen, new guitarist of the band.
This lesson features one of my own Fusion style songs. It is a good workout for both rhythm and lead playing and features several different techniques such as hybrid picking and legato.
Outside playing is a concept that most modern fusion, jazz and rock guitarists want to get to grips with. This lesson and spoken videos will take you through various concepts and ideas for playing outside chromatic notes.
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.