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Rockschool Launch Hot Rock Guitar 4 & 5

Rockschool have launched the highly anticipated Hot Rock Guitar 4 & 5 transcription books adding to their Hot Rock Guitar 1, 2 and 3 series of guitar books that accompany the 2012-2018 Rockschool grade syllabus. Each transcription book packs 8 classic rock … 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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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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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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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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