NAMM 2015

Here are some pictures from my visit at NAMM this year! This is the biggest music convention in the world that is a members only event.  I got lucky and scored a membership last year and now I get the privilege to see the hottest new toys in music today! Click on the picture for... Continue Reading →

Looking Up Tabs (The SMART Way)

Today I wanted to cover a major topic that I go over with ALL of my clients.  That is how to look up tabs.  As simple as it may sound, it's actually a little harder than you'd think to find a GOOD tab.  You see, tab sites are like wikipedia.  Although there is a lot... Continue Reading →

Make it Funky!

Today I was feeling goofy and wanted to show you guys how to play around with a chord called the E9.  When I'm jamming with friends in a studio I love to throw this out there because it is so fun to play with. Tip:  Throw some Wah on that sucker and it will really sing!... Continue Reading →

Parts of the Electric Guitar

Heyo!   Today I wanted to cover one of the very first things I teach all of my beginner students.  It's the guitar and all of the different parts.       Below is an electric guitar.  The acoustic guitar is a little different, but most of everything such as the body, neck, tuning pegs are the same. Take a... Continue Reading →

Hot Licks in A Minor Pentatonic (Pattern 1)

This lesson is for intermediate guitar players that have learned how to read tablature, know alternate picking, and are at least fairly comfortable with playing in the pentatonic scale. This is a composition of a few little runs you can do and they are ALL in position 1 of the minor pentatonic scale in A.  I have... Continue Reading →

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