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My and my niece jamming at my studio

            Annie my niece has loved this Hammond organ of mine since she was really young. She calls it The Beatbox. Here we set the mic recording and along with Anne, her auntie and my … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 RGT Guitar Exams = 100% Pass Rate!

Spring 2015 RGT Guitar Exams = 100% Pass Rate (again) for all of the 36 students of mine to enter.   For the 30+ guitar students who took your grade exam last week, I now have the results back. Just … Continue reading

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POTENTIALISM – my latest collaborative music/art project

As well as working as a guitar tutor, I also write and produce music that is not specifically guitar based. I have a big interest in social reform and the understanding of social systems and how they effect people’s lives … Continue reading

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The benefits of sharing music = KISS – LOVE GUN – SOLO

My mate and bass player in my last band King Kayak, is a massive Kiss fan. He has been asking me for years to make a video of LOVE GUN solo by Kiss. I kept meaning to, but wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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School Guitar Lessons Collage 2 (Amazing Jam Sessions With Brilliant Young People) :0)

1: Lara, Maddie – ‘Wherever You Will Go’ 2: Thomas, Toby, James – ‘La La La Ga Ga Ga’ 3: Lyla, Ben – ‘Iron Man Thor’ 4: Lewis, Rory – ‘Grace Callum Matthew’ 5: Lara, Maddie, Me – ‘Sushi’ jam … Continue reading

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THE TROOPER – Guitar Solo – Iron Maiden

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To The Top Of The Mountain And Back Down Again Breathing Fire Again Like The Blue Eyed Black Dragon

This piece is easier than it sounds! Play the audio above and download the tab below All the notes for the melody are on the high E string and this is a good exercise to practice moving up and down … Continue reading

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Annelouise – Acoustic Guitar Ballad

Here’a an acoustic guitar ballad I wrote for my partner many years ago.   If you fancy learning it click here for the tablature   

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5 Reasons You Need A Rickenbacker Guitar!

 Say no more. 2 kool for skool!

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Randy Rhodes – Solos Compilation

A very quick blog! Just thought I should share the soloing skills of Randy Rhodes. Randy was Ozzy’s guitarist post Black Sabbath and although he was a pretty small guy, he had some monstrous riffs! Flamboyant, melodic in your face … Continue reading

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