In this quick video guitar lesson, I will show you how to improvise using the Phrygian Dominant mode by using your familiar harmonic minor scale forms.
If you don’t have an in-depth knowledge of how to play the harmonic scale over the entire fretboard don’t worry. Simply check out my harmonic minor scale guitar lessons and …Continue Reading »
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 »