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).
The legendary piece written for the motion picture 'Crossroads' (1986).
This interpretation is done by ear and the tablature from the 'Steve Vai - Selections from The Elusive Light & Sound Volume 1' songbook.
All the positions used are original as used by Steve Vai.
Learn to play advanced sweep picking in triad and 7th chord arpeggios, combining left and right hand tapping and extensions.
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.
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.
Get your pentatonic licks up to speed with these extended shapes, in the style of Paul Gilbert.
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!
Great alternate picking and sweep picking exercise written in 3/4 time signature. Wether you are begginer or advanced player you will be challenged with this one!
This song, like many other Gilbert’s songs, incorporates some of the exercises and licks that Gilbert usually uses in his style.
This etude is designed to help you develop your alternate picking and strengthen both hands with correct fingering while maintaining perfect coordination.
This lessons shows you how to make your solos more interesting by using chromatic notes and sidestepping in order to create tension and release. Players using these concepts include Greg Howe and Guthrie Govan.
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.
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).
The purpose of this lesson is to teach you how to practice and apply three note arpeggios and their inversions. Three note arpeggios we call the extraction of the notes of a 3-note chord.
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.
This is my 8-finger tapping version of Muris Varajic's Mojo Oro. The lesson also features a full introduction with exercises for the 8-finger tapping technique.
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 lesson is based on one of my instrumental songs, called "They Came from the North". The song contains a mixture of interesting and modern-sounding melodic lines and phrases and quite a few cool shredding parts.
This time we have neoclassical influenced lesson involving lot of shredding and alternate picking.