This article with guitar video lesson is a good start if you´re interested playing in the Bossa Nova style. I´ll show and discuss an easy comping exercise to a chord progression and then a Bossa Nova pattern with the same chord progression with coloured chord which I also show in the video.
Modal Subversions - Exceptional Harmonic Language in Popular Music.
Hi, guys! Recently i've been transcibing/learning a lot of songs by the great Guthrie Govan, and i thought that i could share with You some of licks "in the style of Guthrie", that i've been using a lot recently.
If you've ever tried to learn a Johnny Marr guitar riff one thing that will happen rather quickly is a realization that the part you're working on is not as simple to play as it may sound.
Mark Knopfler's guitar playing style has been legendary in the guitar community for decades and that makes him a guitarist worth studying. At some point every practicing guitar player will end up taking a closer look at the way Knopfler both plays and how he composes.
Your acoustic guitar playing can benefit from jazz.
Baloney Again is a song with some serious chords right there, introduction sequence alone has 8 (!) chords. Many of the names can be a little bit confusing, but bear with me here, it's just what it is.
In this article you will learn how to start playing blues rhythm and lead at the same time.
Okay, time to take a break with some easy songs. Although, you can always EXPECT to be surprised, because as usual, simple doesn't mean primitive and a great songwriter always finds a way to give you something unexpected.
Hi, Pavel here. Fourth song is "Postcards From Paraguay." A very special song for me, because I've actually learned how to fingerpick from this song around 10 years ago when I was starting on a guitar and I was sort of able to play it even with my basic skills at the time.
Welcome to Mark Knopfler Songbook, Pavel here. And the third song is "The Ragpicker's Dream," Mark's Christmas song. If you ask ME what song is my favourite, this one would probably be my answer, and I don't know why.
Hello again, Pavel here. Let's sail to Philadelphia for a moment.
Welcome to MKSB, Pavel here. Let’s check out "Why Aye Man."
Think that sweep picking is just for metal? Think again. In this lesson you'll learn four cool sweeping licks in different styles - blues, rock and jazz.
Steve Vai is one of the world’s most influential shred guitar players. In this lesson you’ll learn four of his most recognisable shred licks from some of his best songs.
Ever wanted to play like Jason Becker? This article reveals seven of his unique licks for you to shred like him.
In this lesson you'll learn seven awesome shred licks by the king of alternate picking - Paul Gilbert!
The sound differences of using mahogany or rosewood back and sides on acoustic guitars.
Learn how riffs are created in the styles of rock and funk...