Everybody needs technique and on this video we are going to talk about technique that allows us to tell a story.
By Antony Reynaert
Quite often when we are practising guitar, we are looking for “tricks” and “tactics”… but how often have you thought about... what you are thinking about?
Today we are going to talk about the concept of "musical shells". This concept has to do with triads and what I consider the three most important notes in a triad: the root, the third and the seventh.
Guitar players like Yngwie Malmsteen and Paul Gilbert use fast licks as a key part of their sound. They add intensity, create interest, and live audiences love them.
One of the most important things that a musician can do is develop their ear. If a musicians ear is excellent, they can quickly learn songs, and understand phrases on their instrument with little to no effort.
I definitely haven't been playing guitar long enough to find all of the bad habits that somebody can hit. That hasn't stopped me from finding more than I thought possible though.
Should you know it all when it comes to practicing the guitar?
How long do you practice guitar each week? How many days? And, in that period what are you studying?