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Creating Chord Melody Chord melody on the guitar is a captivating and sophisticated playing style where a guitarist seamlessly combines chords and melodies, creating a harmonically rich and melodically intricate arrangement. This technique allows the guitarist to play both the harmony (chords) and melody of a song simultaneously, producing a solo performance that captures the […]

Danny Gatton Guitar virtuoso Danny Gatton, the guitar virtuoso hailed for his unparalleled stylistic range spanning rockabilly, R&B, pop, country, rock, and jazz, commencing his musical odyssey at a tender age of nine, Danny Gatton’s prodigious talent was unmistakably apparent when he joined the Lancers at the youthful age of twelve. The exploration of jazz […]

How to tune your Guitar Tune your Guitar. Understanding the fundamentals of guitar tuning is crucial for any aspiring guitarist. Let’s delve deeper into the basics of guitar strings, their respective notes, and the concept of standard tuning. 1. The Anatomy of a Guitar A typical guitar consists of six strings, each producing a distinct pitch […]

David Gilmour David Gilmour is a maestro, a virtuoso guitar player with his own, distinctive style, who has been entertaining millions for 55 years, on record and in live performance, through one of the greatest bands of all time, Pink Floyd, and through his solo work. There are few guitarists who can be recognised by […]

John Squire: A Sonic Architect of The Stone Roses John Squire, born on November 24, 1962, is a legendary guitarist best known for his pivotal role in the influential British rock band, The Stone Roses. Squire’s contribution to the band’s distinctive sound and his innovative guitar techniques have left an indelible mark on the history […]

Mastering alternative chord shapes Chord shapes. Mastering alternative chord shapes and inversions is a game-changer for guitarists seeking to elevate their lead playing. While scales are crucial for building a strong foundation, delving into diverse chord shapes can add depth and nuance to your solos. Here’s a comprehensive guide to understanding and incorporating these shapes […]

The Art of Alternate Picking and Fretboard Navigation in Guitar Playing Elevate your guitar playing to new heights! Master the Art of Alternate Picking and Fretboard Navigation in just a few steps! Unlock precision with foundational techniques, string skipping mastery, and synchronized perfection. Explore the fretboard like never before—major and minor scales, modes, and chord […]

The Magic of the Fender Telecaster: A Guitar Like No Other Fender Telecaster. In the vast world of guitars, one instrument stands out as truly special—the Fender Telecaster. With its unique charm and timeless appeal, the Telecaster has earned its place as an icon, captivating musicians and audiences alike. Classic Design, Timeless Elegance What makes the […]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Noel Gallagher. A joyous gig of wonderful melodies and a total feel-good factor. Wembley arena is a special place for me, since I first saw Pink Floyd there in 1974.This was a very different concert. No lengthy intros or outros. Virtually no lead solos. Just great song after great song. […]

Top Tips to becoming a better guitarist Guitar Tips. Becoming a better guitarist involves a combination of practice, technique, and musical understanding. Here are a few useful guitar tips to help you improve your guitar playing technically: Find joy in the journey of enhancing your skills. Embrace the process of honing your abilities and savor […]