Everything you need to understand the concept of timing in popular music... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 3 days ago
Inspired by EVH and U2's The Edge, this passage will keep you occupied for a few hours...... Leggi tutto
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“When it comes to funk playing and that sort of thing,” says Guthrie Govan, “the thing I get asked about most often is the frantic right-hand stuff I do.” Specifically, Govan is talking about the spastic strumming-hand flurries he so effortlessly injects into conventional sixteenth note- based ...... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 4 days ago
Autore: Jude Gold
Virtual jams, meetups, lessons, workshops, clinics, and performances are a great way to stay connected while you’re practicing safe social distancing. To help you easily connect with Acoustic Guitar friends, contributors, and artists, please consult this new Digital Events Calendar. HOW TO LIST AN EVENTIf you’re hosting an online event,... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 5 days ago
Autore: David Lusterman
Debunk your pentatonic misdeeds and workshop your technique from the safety of the world’s favourite online video platform. Let’s get learned, people!... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 6 days ago
Start learning guitar, bass and ukulele via your smartphone today... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 7 days ago
These video files are bonus content related to the May 2020 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands or at MyFavoriteMagazines.com. ... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 7 days ago
From the May/June 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | Pete Madsen Download the lesson notation here. Getting a handle on the myriad styles of prewar blues artists such as Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, and Blind Blake can be daunting, to say the least. Each player had a signature sound, created by... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 10 days ago
Autore: Bill Evans
From the May/June 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | Michael Chapdelaine THE PROBLEM Your tone isn’t amazingly beautiful, like Andrés Segovia’s. And you want it to be. THE SOLUTION Relearn your picking-hand approach by breaking it down into discrete steps.  There are good and bad characteristics inherent to every instrument. The acoustic guitar has several... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 10 days ago
Autore: Bill Evans
From the May/June 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | Ernie Hawkins Download the lesson notation here. In the summer of 1965, a day after graduating from high school, I moved from my hometown of Pittsburgh to New York, on a mission to find the legendary blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis. I took a job in... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 10 days ago
Autore: Bill Evans
Follow our theory tips and learn how to pair your melodies with the right rhythmic accompaniment... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 10 days ago
The Ozzy Osbourne guitarist himself teaches technique and the Crazy Train solo... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 11 days ago
This super-easy beginner guitar lesson takes you from tuning your instrument and strumming your first chords through to playing your very first guitar solos... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 12 days ago
When my brother in English language defilement, Matt Blackett, beckoned me to come forth and offer some Gristle Tidbits for the good readers of the mighty Guitar Player magazine, I was at once flattered and befuddled.  Flattered to be a part of the glorious legacy of this legendary ...... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 12 days ago
Autore: Greg Koch
Advance your guitar playing in 30 minutes by nailing these distinct styles... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 12 days ago
The sustained opening chord of the Beatles’ “A Hard Day’s Night” is the most beguiling in the band’s history. People have been trying to figure it out and/or reproduce it for more than five decades. However, the video below might help do exactly that. It features the actual multi-track recordings... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 13 days ago
Autore: Damian Fanelli
Can you be sure you're choosing the "right" guitar lessons for your kids? Here, I'll talk about a few best practices that might help. The post 5 Ways to Choose Great Guitar Lessons for Your Kids appeared first on Guitar Chalk.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 14 days ago
Autore: Bobby Kittleberger
Taking your first guitar lessons is a big milestone and a bit of an adjustment, even if you've already been playing guitar for a while. You probably already have an idea of what taking guitar lessons will look like, but in this article we'll help you understand some of the... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 15 days ago
Autore: Bobby Kittleberger
From the September/October 2019 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS Over a career spanning five decades, Bruce Cockburn has traversed an extraordinarily wide landscape on the guitar, from fingerstyle folk, country blues, and gospel to edgy rock and exploratory jazz—all in the service of his songwriting muse. What’s even more remarkable... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 15 days ago
Autore: Kevin Owens
This exercise includes the fretting hand, and is designed to aid in coordination—the goal is to get both hands working together. The first four measures of this exercise require the use of the index finger of your fretting hand. Use the tip of your fretting-hand index finger to fret each... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 16 days ago
Autore: lyzy@stringletter.com
Back in 2014, GP's Jude Gold sat down with Boston six-string maestro and sonic architect Tom Scholz to discuss the band's then-new album, Life, Love & Hope. You can read the entire interview here, but - in honor of Scholz's birthday today - we thought we'd include some excerpts from... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 20 days ago
Autore: GP Editors
From the May/June 2019 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY WHIT SMITH The first Western swing record I heard was Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys’ Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 1. I was immediately amazed and hooked. I had been listening to Eddie Lang records and other 1920s and 1930s guitar albums by Carl Kress, Dick... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 22 days ago
Autore: Kevin Owens
Power up your rhythm and riffing with our lesson on these staple chord shapes... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 24 days ago
Reviewing three of the best guitar lesson programs with easy-to-follow, linear learning paths for people with ADD or ADHD. The post Best Guitar Lessons for When You Have ADHD appeared first on Guitar Chalk.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 27 days ago
Autore: Bobby Kittleberger
Whether you’re just starting out or already have a little tapping experience, these five licks will add some flash to your playing and impress your friends and fans. #1: Innovative rock guitarists like Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Nuno Bettencourt, Jennifer ...... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 28 days ago
Autore: GP Editors
From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JAMIE STILLWAY THE PROBLEMAs you progress on the path of guitar enlightenment, you’re bound to encounter the term Travis picking. Named after country-and-western pioneer Merle Travis, it’s a style of fingerpicking characterized by the steady thump of an alternating bass that underscores rhythmic patterns and melodies on... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 29 days ago
Autore: Kevin Owens
Canadian multi-instrumentalist Andy Shauf on the craft of songwriting, vintage gear and his new album, The Neon Skyline... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Head HERE for the How to Play Slide Like George Harrison lesson audio by Harrison Marsh of RGT. These audio and video files are bonus content related to the April 2020 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Koch serves up a little bit of country, a little bit of jazz and a little bit o’ blues on the side as he shares his 8 favorite licks... Leggi tutto
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The jazz-fusion great talks Across the Universe, his latest tribute to the Fab Four... Leggi tutto
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