Monthly Archives: December 2016
1shares Facebook0 Twitter0 Google+1 Email0Whether you idolize Joe Satriani, Kirk Hammett or Jimi Hendrix, many guitarists eventually find themselves seeking out a solid wah pedal to add to their effects chain. From funk and psychedelia to hard rock and metal, it has a wide range of applications (though overuse will likely make you the target …
When learning how to play jazz guitar, or any style of guitar for that matter, we often spend a lot of time working on pentatonic, blues, major and melodic minor scales and patterns on the guitar and then practice bringing these sounds into our solos. While learning the aforementioned scales is essential for any improvising guitarist, there is also another group of scales that are worth spending time on in the woodshed and bringing into our solos on the bandstand: symmetrical scales.
The guitar maker intends to roll out more apps and connected devices aimed at helping customers learn and continue to play the instrument.
In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating my favorite way to rearrange the pentatonic scale into a two string-speed pattern. This trick allows you to simplify your left hand fingering for maximum speed and consistency all over the neck.
Richie Havens’ thumb fretting madness Among other honors, soulful, folky groove-meister Richie Havens (1941–2013) holds the distinction of being the first musician to grace the stage of Woodstock—1969’s legendary “Peace and Music” festival (a “counterculture” showcase of Sixties folk and rock icons like Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, the Who, etc.).
Fat 55 humbucker set was inspired by the ingenuity, tone, and feel of the original PAF.
This month, I’d like to demonstrate some ways in which I like to utilize my guitar’s whammy bar in the music of Revocation. I often use the bar to “color” chord patterns and to give single-note lines different and unusual textures.
Members of the veteran rock band Chicago remember their late guitarist Terry Kath and how the great Jimi Hendrix said Kath was "better" than him.
Late last week, the gang at Reverb.com posted their latest "Potent Pairings" video. The series shows guitarists how to sound like their favorite bands using various modern pedals—pedals that, in most cases, were never used by the bands themselves. This time around, Potent Pairings checked in with the Beatles.
First episode in a series where I am going to put the Boss pedals to the test! This has been done before, but Im gonna take it way to far. Thank you fo