Tag Archives: Guitar Techniques

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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Rockschool Launches Version 4 Guitar Syllabus on May 1st!

Thousands of students every year take Rockschool exams and on the 1st May 2012, Rockschool launches the eagerly awaited new Syllabus for guitarists. Building on the global success of its current exams, Rockschool talked to students and teachers, listened to … Continue reading

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Bath Guitar Festival and Summer School returns to its founding city: 20-27 July

The International Guitar Foundation’s Bath Guitar Festival returns to its founding city after a two-year hiatus for their annual 19th festival and summer school. The combination of workshops, concerts and jamming sessions has become synonymous with IGF and this year’s … Continue reading

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NEW Rockschool Exam Syllabus 2012-2018 ~ Coming Soon!

Coming soon for 2012 – the NEW Rockschool Guitar, Bass and Drum syllabus.   All tracks were recorded at The Farm Studios in Surrey, home of Genesis and resident producer Nick Davis (Genesis, XTC, Phil Collins, Deep Purple, Bjork), over the course … Continue reading

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RIP Eric Roche ~ 1967–2005

September 6th, 2011 marks the sixth anniversary of the sad passing of Eric Roche who died after a battle with throat cancer in 2005. I first saw Eric perform during a music trade show clinic, circa 2003, but had known … Continue reading

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Bath Guitar Festival 2011 – Newton Faulkner, Ben Prestage, Juan Martin, To’Mezclao

Newton Faulkner kicks off the Bath Guitar Festival with a fantastic live performance at the Bath Forum. The guitar festival, now in its 19th year, has returned to the city of Bath after a one-year hiatus and promises to deliver … Continue reading

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Guitar Heroes – Govan, Hutchings, Humphries, Hilborne, Carroll, James, Graydon

A new library album called ‘Guitar Heroes’ featuring many great UK guitarists has been released on iTunes. The album features: Guthrie Govan, Alex Hutchings, Andy James, Clive Carroll, Jamie Humphries, Phil Hilborne and James Graydon. Watch this clip to hear samples … Continue reading

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