So one of your favortie guitarists says he's giving guitar lessons....

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#1
Yea I was on myspace a few weeks ago and found a bulletin from The Fall of Troy saying that the guitarist, Thomas, is giving guitar lessons for $50/hr for people in the Seattle area. Not that Thomas is a God or a legend in the guitar world but I do admire his work from a technical standpoint and TFoT is up there on my fav band list. I would jump on this in a heart beat if I lived anywhere near Seattle but I don't. $50/hr maybe a little steep but how often would you have the chance to be taught by one of the guitarist you look up to right?

So guys, in your wildest dreams, what guitarist would you want to take lessons from?

I wonder if he's teaching from his house. Here's another question guys: If you did get the chance to get lessons from your guys would you ask for an autograph or something at the end of it?
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Definetely Angus Young from AC/DC

Edit: Or Joe Satriani
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#6
Mikael Akerfeldt or John Petrucci and I'd be all over it.

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#7
Myles Kennedy. absolutely. he actually did give lessons out in Spokane before the Mayfield Four started. you can totally tell in his guest lesson on Mark Tremonti's instructional DVD, too. and I mean that in the best way possible. that lesson is the reason why I decided to pick up guitar. there was just something about it.
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If Joe Sattriani or Steve Vai was offering lessons, I'd call up and buy them before my next heartbeat.
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Josh Homme, that guy is a riff machine and some of his solos are amazing, i think he is very underatted for his guitar work,
#13
I would pay Paul Gilbert 100 dollars an hour to sit in a room with me and just play.

EDIT: I would want Tim Millar and Luke Hoskin to tell me how they write their riffs though. And sweeping.
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#14
Chris storey, 30/hr, who actually is giving lessons now.... i wish i had the money for it, but college is a money vaccuum...

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#18
half of the people mentioned in this thread have instructional DVD's you guys....paul gilbert, guthrie govan, john petrucci, synyster gates...

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#19
imagine asking paul gilbert to go over the pentatonic scale with you and how to play powechords
#21
deffinatly matt tuck and michael padge i just love them so yeah
and PADGE HAS A DVD COMING OUT END OF THE MONTHISH
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imagine asking paul gilbert to go over the pentatonic scale with you and how to play powechords
He would do it in a heart beat and in a way to make you feel like you're good. He can make a beginner feel great about playing. Him and Govan are really good at that. He loves teaching.
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half of the people mentioned in this thread have instructional DVD's you guys....paul gilbert, guthrie govan, john petrucci, synyster gates...

Videos aren't guitar lessons. John Petrucci's DVD can't tell me how my sweep picking sounds.

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John Mayer
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#27
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Mr. Frusciante.

But I'd need a translator by my side....

You don't speak english...?

I'd get one from Steven Seagal. I can imagine it would be 30% guitarlesson, 30% martial arts lesson and 40% ponytail trimming.
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#28
Guitar, probably Satriani. His instructional DVD's were usefull when I used to play guitar so I imagine in person it would only be better.


For Bass, I wouldn't mind getting a lesson from Geddy Lee...


EDIT*:
To guy above me, he probably means it's really hard to understand Frusciante sometimes. He isn't the clearest person to understand. All the drugs makes him talk in circles sometimes.
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John Petrucci's DVD can't tell me how my sweep picking sounds.

What do you mean? He always says mine's great!


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#30
I've never wanted to live in Seattle more (I never have before now at all, but that's beside the point). I'd go to Thomas Erak for lessons in an instant. He's one of my heroes (as far as music is concerned).
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john mayer, he has a video on his yuotube page called "somethin for the players", helped me a good bit
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Videos aren't guitar lessons. John Petrucci's DVD can't tell me how my sweep picking sounds.


you can't hear it for yourself?

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you can't hear it for yourself?
Some people get anxious like "what if I think it sounds good, but it really doesn't" They need a teacher to tell them if it sounds good or not. I used to be like that, then I realized I'm fine.
#37
for me it would have to be marty friedman or john5

hell getting one from mr. petrucci might be the easiest since he lives like only 20 miles away from me lol


edit: Chris Brodrick or Jeff Loomis would be awesome as well
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Tom Morello or Daron Malakian. Probably more of a jam than a lesson with Daron though.
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