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How To Play Whole Lotta Rosie By AC/DC [VIDEO]

January 8, 2017

  AC/DC’s Whole Lotta Rosie guitar parts are simple but still rock. Simple doesn’t mean easy though.  Timing is critical. Playing “in the pocket” is essential.  That means practice, practice, and more practice. Joe Walsh’s daughter Lucy told a story about her dad’s practice habits. She said Joe would practice the same lick for days. She didn’t understand why […]

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How To Play Crazy Train By Ozzy Osbourne [VIDEO]

January 5, 2017

  Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne has to be one of the more fun guitar songs to play. The entire song is interesting and rocks. The solo is classic. Today we’re focus on the main parts of the song. There are 4 main sections of Crazy Train. Intro Verse Pre-Chorus Chorus In this video I’ll […]

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How To Sound Like Joe Satriani With The Lydian Mode [VIDEO]

December 14, 2016

In this video I’ll explain from where the Lydian mode is derived and show you some examples of how to use it to sound like Joe Satriani. I’ll also show you some examples with the Morley Bad Horsie 2 wah-wah pedal. Morley Bad Horsie 2 – http://amzn.to/2gLkdtc Joe Satriani D Lydian backing track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xMttpu42XA Help […]

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Joe Satriani Backing Track – D Lydian

December 12, 2016

This video is the start to getting the Joe Satriani modal sound. It uses the D Lydian mode which shares the same notes as A Major. Notes to play: D – E – F# – G# – A – B – C# There will be another video later this week where I show you examples licks […]

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Stevie Ray Vaughan – Riviera Paradise Guitar Tutorial [VIDEO]

November 10, 2016

  I remember the first time I heard Riviera Paradise by Stevie Ray Vaughan. So sweet. I knew I had to learn it immediately. The intro alone is an amazing bluesy jazz like lick that incorporated several techniques. Use the neck and middle pickups and very little if any gain for a nice clean tone.  

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Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing – Guitar Tutorial [VIDEO]

November 2, 2016

  Jimi Hendrix’s music was all rooted in blues. Coupled with his natural finesse he was able to use basic chords to create some of the coolest progressions in history. Little Wing is one beautiful example of Jimi’s work. Like many of Hendrix’s other songs, you could put this chord progression on repeat and play […]

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Are You Ready To Play Guitar Solos Live? Find Out Now

October 20, 2016

  So, you’ve practiced playing in your bedroom or garage forever and you think you’re ready to impress the ladies and fellow shredders but are you? What if you get on stage and totally F-up your big solo? You’ll look like a noob that just tanked his chances at stardom. Fear not! The truth is, […]

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Chicago Style Eric Clapton Blues Backing Track (Key of A)

October 13, 2016

  Playing smooth cool licks is no easy feat. You need to know what notes you can play and have the finesse to pull them together naturally. Playing blues seems easy at first listen but accomplishing interesting solos and phrasing comes only with time. In this video I improvise over the Chicago Eric Clapton style backing track […]

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How to Solo in 5 Minutes – BB King Style

October 9, 2016

How would you like to play your first guitar solo in less than 5 minutes? I wish someone would have asked me this and then taught me how back when I first started. Most rock guitar solos are derived from the blues and minor pentatonic scale. This video doesn’t mention either. Instead it will show you […]

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Tapping Trick To Master Joe Satriani’s Always With You, Always With Me

September 8, 2016

Joe Satriani’s Always with You, Always with Me is a classic. Not only does it sound awesome but it’s also full of tasteful licks that even beginners can enjoy and learn. For years I put off learning the tapping section of the song. My fingers would stumble over the notes. That is until I couldn’t sleep […]

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