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ZZ Top Guitar Riffs

ZZ Top Guitar Riffs

| June 11, 2015

ZZ Top Guitar Riffs We had such an overwhelming response to our David Bowie riff videos (playing three patterns, one after the other) in the last issue, that we have decided to do the same again with some classic ZZ Top guitar riffs; but this time we’re upping the ante and including a kick drum backing track so you can execute […]

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The Eagles Lyin Eyes. Melody Line

The Eagles Lyin Eyes. Melody Line

| June 11, 2015

The Eagles Lyin Eyes Following on from the rhythm intro lessons to Lyin’ Eyes by The Eagles in issue 4, we have now put together tuition videos for the lead guitar intro so you can start to experience playing all aspects of the song. Teaching Video As is typical with The Eagles, this intro is not as simple as it […]

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Acoustic guitar strumming lessons. Counting Crows, Talking Heads & Boston

Acoustic guitar strumming lessons. Counting Crows, Talking Heads & Boston

| June 11, 2015

Acoustic guitar strumming lessons Mr. Jones by The Counting Crows, The Talking Heads’ Psycho Killer and More Than A Feeling by Boston have 3 distinctive must know strumming patterns; each one completely different and deliberately picked to help you improve your muscle memory and strumming ability. Introduction Mr Jones Psycho Killer More Than A Feeling As with many of our sessions […]

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Guitar Improvisation Lesson. Santana, Dire Straits & Robert Cray

Guitar Improvisation Lesson. Santana, Dire Straits & Robert Cray

| June 11, 2015

Guitar Improvisation Lesson Introduction Black Magic Woman Sultans Of Swing Phone Booth Backing Track Hi Andy here!! The ability to jam over backing tracks (or even with a live band) probably gives me more satisfaction, guitar-wise, than anything else. Sure it takes some time to master, so that is why I like to encourage my students to start at the […]

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B Flat Diminished Chord

B Flat Diminished Chord

| June 11, 2015

B Flat Diminished Chord In the last issue we promised to bring you an unusual melodic chord – but we have failed to deliver due to a deluge of e mails asking us to demonstrate a diminished chord and explain why they exist! A good point well made. Before we go into more detail, let’s pick one diminished chord to show […]

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Billy Gibbons Blues Licks

Billy Gibbons Blues Licks

| June 11, 2015

Billy Gibbons Blues Licks A man with such a beard and such a crazy collection of guitars is not often associated with such a deft touch and catchy songs of women and booze….actually that’s a lie, because ‘Revered Willy G’ is not only a rockstar, he is a connoisseur of the blues genre. Introduction Lick 1 Lick 2 Lick 3 […]

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