Tag Archives: Nile Rodgers

Fender Celebrates 60 Years of the Stratocaster [Video]

Fender has created a brand new video to celebrate the Stratocaster’s 60th anniversary. The clip features appearances by some of the Stratocaster’s most famous endorsees, including; Jeff Beck, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills, Jim Root, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Raphael … 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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All Funked Up

This post is for my students at the City of Bath College. Some important elements of funk guitar playing: Syncopated sixteenth note rhythms w/groove and feel Use of major, minor and dominant 7, 9, 11 and 13 chords LH muting … Continue reading

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