Tag Archives: Guitar

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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JamTrackCentral release new Denny Ilett ‘Jazzin’ The Blues’ jam package

JamTrackCental have this week released their latest jam track package by the fabulous Denny Ilett called ‘Jazzin’ The Blues’. Check it out here. Denny’s debut jam package ‘Jazzin’ The Blues’ is now available to download at Jam Track Central and includes … Continue reading

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CofBC tutor play through #2

As part of the students learning at City of Bath College the instrumental tutors perform to the class presenting them with a close look at the structures, techniques and musical approaches that different genres of music demand. This term we are … Continue reading

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RIP Gary Moore ~ 1952-2011

  This is one blog post that I really didn’t expect to be writing any time soon and it pains me to write about a guitarist who has influenced me and so many others so greatly. Late yesterday afternoon the … Continue reading

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RIP John Barry ~ 1933-2011

Renowned composer John Barry has died in New York of a heart attack aged 77. John was famous for his work composing music for 11 James Bond movies including: From Russia With Love, Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever. His work … Continue reading

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The E A D G C F Tuning For Guitar | An Introductory Guide

The guys over at Jam Track Central recently interviewed Alex Hutchings, a long time collaborator with JTC and a great jazz/rock/fusion guitarist from the UK, who is local to the South West and I have seen him play in Bath … Continue reading

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Nile Rodgers – Fighting Cancer

Nile Rodgers, a personal guitar hero of mine and legendary songwriter, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in late October 2010. Nile kept his condition a secret from his adoring fans until earlier this week (w/c 17th January … Continue reading

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