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Top 10 Solo Guitarists! (That are actually good)

I recently shared a video showing Rolling Stone magazine’s top 50 guitar players. I shared it out of interest but thought there were some amazing players missed out and some so-so players left in. This top 10 is pretty good. … Continue reading

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Sound Clips Of My School Guitar Lessons

This collection of recordings is from some of my school guitar lessons. The energy and creativity that comes from children is fantastic! There are improvised guitar solos, practiced pieces, songs that are made up on the spot and sang by … Continue reading

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My track on BBC Radio6 Today

‘Abstract Ideas’ is a quick sound art piece I made in response to BBC Radio 6, Mary Anne Hobbs’ show Art Is Everywhere. Made during the show on Sunday 01/12/13 using samples from the show and samples I recorded while … Continue reading

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Jingle Bells – Guitar video & Free tab

Watch the video and learn the tune yourself! Click on the PDF below for the tab  ‘Jingle Bells’ – tab    

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Our Art for BBC6 Music – Mary Anne Hobbs – Art Is Everywhere

Yesterday and today (01/12/13) Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC Radio 6 music shows were called ‘Art Is Everywhere’ and were made in collaboration with artist Jeremy Deller in celebration of the Turner art prize. Between 7 and 10am the idea was … Continue reading

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How To Read A Chord Box

If you can’t read chord boxes then now’s the time to learn. That way, you’ll be able to teach yourself how to play lots of songs and become a guitar legend in your own lifetime! This picture should show you … Continue reading

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Inspirational Guitar Performance That Changed My Life

As part of Expo ’92 in Seville there was a series of ‘guitar legends’ concerts, that were actually filmed in late 1991 but as far as I remember televised in the uk then, or sometime in 1992. I was 16 … Continue reading

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My student Ade’s new AC/DC Tattoo

One of my students, Ade, already has an SG guitar like Angus Young from AC/DC. He also has an AC/DC sticker on that same guitar. He also has an AC/DC cap which he wears whilst playing the guitar with the … Continue reading

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Learn The Guitar Part Names

These pictures should help you to learn the names of all the main guitar parts. In this example we can see the names of an acoustic guitar’s parts. In this case a nylon strung or classical guitar. In this example … Continue reading

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How To Read Guitar Tab

Guitar tablature, or tab, is the most common method of writing down guitar music. It is basically a pictorial representation of the guitar strings, and numbers are placed on the lines to represent which fret position should be held whilst … Continue reading

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