Tag Archives: Guitarist

RIP Big Jim Sullivan ~ 1941-2012

Legendary UK guitarist and session player Big Jim Sullivan has passed away at the age of 71. As well as playing studio sessions with Jimmy Page and mentoring a young Ritchie Blackmore, Big Jim also played guitar on at least … 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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Introducing: Phoenix Pro – The Guitar Plugin That Turns Hacks into Shredders

The Phoenix Pro is a ‘Dynamic Phrase Modeler’ that is designed to make any novice guitarist, who is dipping their toes into home recording, sound like a pro with the click of a button. The software uses a form of … Continue reading

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Eric Johnson announces first ever UK tour!

News filtered fast through the UK guitar community today as one of America’s greatest guitarists Eric Johnson announced his first ever UK tour! The 5-date tour, which will take in Yorkshire, Glasgow, Gateshead, Bath and London, will showcase material from … 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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