This week’s “Lick of the Week” comes from one of my favorite guitar players on the planet, the incredible Nuno Bettencourt.
Nuno Bettencourt’s guitar style combines an incredible sense of rhythm with virtuosic displays of many advanced techniques, all wrapped up in a highly melodic and inspiring guitar style.
One of his signature moves involves the lick …Continue Reading »
Love it or hate it, neoclassical shred guitar created a huge change in how people approached guitar soloing in the 80’s and the ripples of that wave of virtuoso guitarists continue to be felt today.
There were players back in the seventies like Ritchie Blackmore of Deep Purple whose classical and baroque style guitar licks inspired …Continue Reading »
In this week’s free “Lick of the Week” video lesson we will take a look at a cool lick that utilizes fast open stringed pull offs.
Now even though everything is flying by at a pretty quick pace, there is a pattern to it all. As soon as you get the pattern memorized I think the …Continue Reading »
In these video lessons we are gonna take a look at some Joe Satriani legato techniques.
Joe Satriani’s legato playing is definitely one of his signature techniques. I believe he calls it the “rolling ball of mercury” effect.
The two examples I demonstrate in this lesson should serve as a pretty good springboard into this type of …Continue Reading »
In these Summer Song guitar lesson videos you will learn to play Joe Satriani’s most beloved track note-for-note.
Besides being extremely catchy, Satriani’s Summer Song is chock full of scorching guitar lines that will challenge just about any guitarist.
Take your time through the various sections of this Summer Song guitar lesson video series by not trying …Continue Reading »
In this “Lick Of The Week” lesson we are gonna take a look at a Lindsey Buckingham fingerstyle lick that will give you a nice little challenge.
This lick will require you to break down each pattern slowly and practice it over and over before trying to do it up to speed.
After you get the feel …Continue Reading »
In this free video guitar lesson from GuitarLessons365.com we will take a look at a cool sweeping technique that you can use to play 7th chord arpeggios on just two strings.
This technique can be very useful all over the fretboard and I encourage you to take these arpeggio shapes and visualize them across all string …Continue Reading »
In this GuitarLessons365 “Lick Of The Week” video guitar lesson we will take a look at a fun acoustic guitar part that uses fast pull-offs and a capo to create a dazzling guitar sound.
The use of the capo in the video actually makes the quick pull-offs much easier. The capo dramatically lowers the string action …Continue Reading »
In this free video guitar lesson you will learn a short little tune that uses the cool acoustic fingerstyle technique called Travis Picking throughout.
The video starts with a demonstration of the tune or “etude” and then breaks down the technique of Travis Picking in detail.
After that, I walk you through the entire tune.
Be sure to …Continue Reading »
This is last installment of our visualizing arpeggios with scales video guitar lesson series.
By now I am sure you know what this method is all about and how much it can improve your improvisations and knowledge of the fretboard.
Arpeggios are just chord tones, ie. the tones of the chords that you are soloing over, so …Continue Reading »