~Guitar Lessons~

Gibson Guitar: Lessons

The Classic Rockabilly Licks for E and A (Sun, 20 Apr 2014)
Some of my favorite licks to play or teach, these really put hybrid picking to the test! The feel has to be just right, and I’ll make sure you get the correct left and right hand syncopation. It’s one of those cool positions that’s like riding a bike, once you’ve got it you’ll never “unlearn” it!
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The Importance of Single-Note, Half-Step Bends (Sat, 19 Apr 2014)
Most guitar players tend to only bend a whole-step, or two frets in length, without realizing that many times a half-step, or one-fret bend can be just as effective. In some cases it can even be more effective. The musical effect is totally different, and in many ways possesses a sweeter, more melodic sound than most of our usual whole-step bends.
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StevieSnacks Free Blues Guitar Lessons

That Fat Bend in Voodoo Child, El Mocambo ()
That Fat Bend in Voodoo Child, El Mocambo Description A look at the fat bend on the G string in Voodoo Child (slight return), from the El Mocambo performed by SRV. I show you how to use the pickup selector to get that fake “wah” sound, and talk about how to get enough sustain to make the bend sound strong to the very end. Gear Used In This Lesson Zexcoil Pickups Don Grosh Retro Classic Wampler Ego Compressor Ibanez TS10 Tube Screamer JHS Pedals Double Barrel Samamp VAC 40 Series 2 - 1x15 Combo
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How To Solo Longer In Voodoo Child ()
How To Solo Longer In Voodoo Child Description I’ve always had trouble soloing along with Voodoo Child (slight return) without not so slightly returning to the same thing I played already. Most of the soloing happens over the I chord, and it can get awfully repetitive. So how did Stevie Ray Vaughan manage to pull off 10 or 12 minute versions of this song, and still sound good? For one, he was more creative than I’ll ever be. But there is a practical way to extend your soloing for longer using 4 bar “themed” soloing breaks. That’s what I’ll teach you in this lesson. Gear Used In This Lesson Zexcoil Pickups Fender SRV Signature Stratocaster Wampler Dual Fusion Samamp VAC 40 Series 2 - 1x15 Combo
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How To Play A Guitar Blog

Toronto Guitar Lessons in the Beaches (Sun, 30 Mar 2014)
Toronto guitar lessons are available here. Fun guitar lessons that deliver results. Beginners of all ages welcome!
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Secrets to Playing Guitar Revealed (Thu, 27 Mar 2014)
Do you believe there are secrets to playing guitar? Find out the truth in these free guitar lesson articles and lessons.
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