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Episode 34 – Interview Rewind & Update With Andy Squires


In September 2017, Andy Squires was interviewed for GMI’s “Musician’s Moving Online” series (episode 20) as Andy planned the release of his first album under the name TercelVoice. Fifteen months later, we hear how his first release has fared and what advice he has for other singer songwriters.

Andy Squires singer songwriter

If you are a singer/songwriter, or indeed any kind of musician who is thinking about releasing a recording and well, you’re just not sure if you should do it then you need to listen to this podcast from GMI with Andy Squires.

Andy’s positive attitude shines through and his true story of what has happened to him over the course of one year just shines through.





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This is an amazing book full of large easy to read diagrams which show you pentatonic, modal, symmetrical and exotic scales. It's not just a big book of scales though, it comes with exercises to help you really get to know your guitar scale patterns. It also has a thought through template system of learning to finally get these must know music tools under your fingers for good.

Episode 33 – Interview With LEAP Inventor Paul Holcomb


Paul Holcomb and his new concept for guitar pick players – LEAP the Ergonomic Guitar Pick.

Paul Holcomb


When Paul Holcomb decided to revisit guitar playing he was frustrated in part by using a plectrum. With a background in design, Paul decided it was time to do something about it and the LEAP concept was born. Almost space aged in design, Paul talks about the development of this new concept and developing it for a new generation of guitar players.

2 Chord Songs

2 Chord Songs – Beginner Guitar Learn Hit Tunes Fast

2 chord songs, do they really write hit songs consisting of just two chords? The answer is yes they do and we’ve created a beautiful book for both print and download for just that reason. You’ve heard of songs consisting of only three chords right? Well, believe us when we say there lots of amazing two chord songs out there to learn. Find out about the long list of 2 chord guitar songs you can learn and the book we’ve created around them.

Jazz Guitar Roundup September 2018

Jazz Guitar Roundup September 2018 – Latest News


It’s been three months since the last jazz guitar roundup so in this months jazz guitar roundup September 2018 we’ve got all the latest news from around the world of jazz guitar. Get in touch if you would like us to feature your gig, CD release or news.

First 50 Jazz Standards You Should Play on Guitar First 50 Jazz Standards You Should Play on Guitar 5 Reviews £11.89 £11.78

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Pentatonic Guitar Scales Course

Get You Scales Down With This Pentatonic Guitar Scales Course

Root Notes In Minor Pentatonic Scales

This pentatonic guitar scales course has been asked for so much and we were delighted to launch this five lesson course. As usual, all material is free and it covers a large amount of musical ground.

The course is led by GMI favourite Gary Clinton. Gary has taught so many guitarists over the years and has a wealth of knowledge to impart which he has of course done in this minor pentatonic course of lessons.

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Episode 32 – Interview With Drooble Founder Melina Krumova


It’s hard to get noticed as a musician these days, so if there is anything out there that can help, you should grab it with both hands. Drooble is a powerful new website for musicians. Ged Brockie talks with founder Melina Krumova about this new force in online music.

Melina Krumova Drooble

Melina Krumova is a musician based in Bulgaria. She is the force behind the music networking site “Drooble”. If you’ve never heard of the website and you create music then you really need to get over there and start being part of one of the fastest growing networking and music exploration sites on the net today. GMI founder Ged Brockie discusses Drooble, finding music and the future plans for the company.

Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018

Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018 News

rock guitar roundup august 2018

It’s rock guitar roundup august 2018 time, it’s been three months since the last rock guitar roundup, where does the time fly! There is plenty of great articles, videos and news snippets for you to get your teeth into, enjoy!

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Jazz Fusion Play Along – SCORE!

Score Jazz Fusion Play Along

Score Jazz Fusion is a play along package for guitarists looking for two great tracks to play and learn from. If you are looking for a challenge and some great sounds then this is the package for you.

We created these packages back in the 1990s, but with the advent (and wonder) of modern publishing methods, we’ve resurrected the best of these products and they still sound great and are great for both learning and enjoyment.

Chord Melody Guitar Arrangements For Jazz Guitar

Chord Melody Guitar Course For Jazz Guitar

chord melody arrangements for jazz guitar



Have you ever wanted to take your jazz guitar playing to the next level? Do you wish you had a growing repertoire and a bank of great melodic and harmonic ideas to learn from? Do you wish you had a growing number of jazz guitar solos that you can actually listen to and practice with? Would you like to hear from the horse’s mouth, so to speak, the musical decisions that a professional player makes when creating a chord melody solo or an actual improvisation? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you’ll be interested in the solo guitar course that is here on GMI – Guitar & Music Institute.


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