Lesson in hybrid picking over a boogie blues progression. This lesson contains almost all you should know about hybrid picking (using the pick, M (third) and A (fourth) finger of the right hand).
Learn to play Eddie Van Halen's amazing guitar solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It".
This lesson has it all: catchy riff, cool melodic licks and technical exercises. Grab your copy today and start learning new ideas!
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.
If you're new to tapping, this lesson will show you the basic technique and some common triad shapes in the early style of Randy Rhoads and Eddie Van Halen.
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.
This is a little introduction to two handed tapping (both hands over fretboard).
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.
Aimed at the guitarist that has a good grasp of pentatonic scales and some knowledge of modes and wants to spice up their playing with some diatonic arpeggio ideas.
This lesson will help you to spice your approach of one of the most important point in jazz and fusion playing, the II V I. 5 licks are shown and explained using modern ideas of thinking and playing. Interesting points of harmony like diatonic substitution are tackled.
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,...
The song weʼre looking at is No Cigar - the first track from the album Pennybridge Pioneers (2000) which is probably their most popular album and the album that got them their first worldwide tour.
This Lesson combines some classic country licks with a modern rock styled guitar approach.
Modulate between different keys within the "Rambler" solo and improve your tapping, sweeping and alternate picking vocabulary.
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.
In this lesson we'll work on A Mixolydian, Dorian and Ionian modes
over simple A7, D7 and E7 chord progression.
If you are new to modes then this lesson might be the right for you!
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!
Learn to play Overture 1928 by Dream Theater. It's an instrumental track full of riffs and solos and a great way to get acquainted with John Petrucci's playing. You'll learn how to use a number of advanced techniques in the context of a great song!
This package is aimed at intermediate level players who want to expand their improvisational vocabulary. The Lydian mode is explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside the 6 great licks featured in the main video.
This package is aimed at intermediate level players who want to expand their improvisational vocabulary. The Phrygian mode is explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside the 6 great licks featured in the main video.
This package is aimed at intermediate level players who want to expand their improvisational vocabulary. The Mixolydian mode is explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside the 6 great licks featured in the main video.
“Good Enough” is the first track from Less Than Jake’s “See The Light” released in November 2013. The song drives skank rhythms in the verses and full distorted choruses.
Improvisation using E and A mixolydian scale
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.
This is a ballad that incorporates "double bends" or bend in a bend technique. Keeping intonation accurate as much as possible and the bends in tune is the main imperative here.
This beautiful melodic solo will teach you note per note the lead section for Public Alchemy's song Cry. Studying this lesson will strengthen your bend intonation while helping you develop a stronger sense of melody.
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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 song is great example of rhythmic phrasing in a standard punk rock song. The drums are quite tasteful, and the guitars use various rhythms of eighth and sixteenth note values.
This package is aimed at intermediate level players who want to expand their improvisational vocabulary. The Locrian mode is explained in detail in the included lesson write-up, alongside the 6 great licks featured in the main video.
Hi and welcome to my next tutorial - "Ballad style solo". In this lesson I would like to show you some melodic phrasing ideas for a ballad feel.
Bad Religion are a punk rock band that started in 1979 in Los Angeles, U.S.A. The song weʼre looking at was the first single from their “The Dissent of Man” album
released in 2010.
In this lesson, we are going to learn one of Lagwagonʼs most popular tracks called “Violins.” This track featured on the bandʼs third album “Hoss.”
“Alien” is a track off Pennywise’s “Straight Ahead” album that was released in 1999 on Epitaph Records. It was Pennywise’s first song that reached mainstream radio.
This song, written by The Offspring, was featured on the album “Ixnay on the Hombre” which came out in 1997. It is a fairly fast punk rock song typical of the 90’s punk rock bands.
This song is leaning more on the heavy side
of New Found Glory with some fast hardcore style alternate picking on the low E5 chord.
The song we’re looking at is off of their incredibly successful “American Idiot” album and is the first track off of it. This is quite a fast track, clocking in at 176 beats per minute, but because the rhythms are all quarter and eighth notes, it’s quite easy to play.
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