Category Archives: Lesson

Stuart Ryan releases new tuition book ‘The Tradition’

Stuart Ryan – ‘The Tradition’ – Reels, Jigs and Airs arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar Guitar Techniques’ acoustic columnist Stuart Ryan has just released ‘The Tradition’, a new Book/CD of acoustic fingerstyle arrangements. Describing the book, Stuart says “There is … Continue reading

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Ricky Gervais Launches ‘Learn Guitar With David Brent’

British Comedian Ricky Gervais has brought back his character David Brent in a video teaser to promote a new series of online guitar lessons on his YouTube channel: The Ricky Gervais Channel – http://www.youtube.com/user/plumplard The series is due to launch on … Continue reading

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Name That Chord, Chimp!

So, by now most of you have seen the chimp holding its fingers in the F Major 7 chord position, right? If not, the photo has been doing the rounds on Facebook this week and currently has 1,298 shares, and … Continue reading

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Rockschool Announce FREE Syllabus Workshops – 22nd September 2012

Following the launch of their ground breaking 2012 syllabus for guitar, bass and drums, Rockschool are proud to present two free workshops with Rockschool Chief Examiner Noam Lederman & Publishing Manager James Uings at Chamberlain Music in Haslemere, Surrey on Saturday 22nd … Continue reading

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Jamtrackcentral announce new ‘Jazzy Jams’ jam track package by Alex Hutchings and welcome Sam Coulson to the team!

Jamtrackcentral will soon be releasing a brand new Alex Hutchings jam track package called ‘Jazzy Jams’ that will feature the usual 100% accurate transcriptions, extended backing tracks and full length performance videos. more videos: Shes Got Rhythm, So What Do You … Continue reading

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Magic Whammy Pedal Moments ~ Vai, Satriani, Gilmour and Morello

I recently taught a workshop focussing wholly on modern guitar heroes and did some extensive research on tracks that used the Digitech Whammy pedal to great affect. Here is my Top 5 Whammy Pedal moments, including: Steve Vai, David Gilmour, … Continue reading

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Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen ~ Total Guitar Video Lesson

Total Guitar have put together an awesome eight-part video tuition package of the Queen track ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’, which can be found on the bands 1978 album ‘Jazz’ and has recently been performed live on Brian May’s Anthems tour of … Continue reading

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Rock And Roll – Led Zeppelin ~ Total Guitar Video Lesson

The guys at Total Guitar have put together another great five-part video tuition package. This time we have Led Zeppelin’s awesome ‘Rock And Roll’, which can be found on the bands fourth album entitled Led Zeppelin IV, originally released in … Continue reading

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Brian May & Kerry Ellis – Anthems Tour 2011

British guitar legend Brian May begins his UK tour with Kerry Ellis on May 1st at the Royal Albert Hall and finishes the main leg of the tour at the Bath Forum on May 21st. The 13-date tour will electrify audiences … Continue reading

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Live And Let Die – Guns N’ Roses ~ Total Guitar Video Lesson

The guys at Total Guitar have put together a great six-part video tuition package of the Guns N’ Roses cover of Paul McCartney and Wing’s James Bond movie theme ‘Live And Let Die’. These videos accompany Issue 214 of Total Guitar … Continue reading

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