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Learn The Names Of The Guitar Strings

If you’re new to guitar playing it is a good idea to become familiar with the names of the parts of the guitar and particularly to know the names of the guitar strings. This will be particularly useful when learning … Continue reading

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4 Riffs in C Minor

Here are four different guitar riffs all in the key of C minor. The styles vary but of course they are all in the same key so could be used as a starting point for your own improvisations. You can … Continue reading

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Les Paul – An inspirational man – Not just a great guitar!

Les Paul – the man and the guitar.  What an inspiration = Pioneer of the solid body electric guitar, inventor of multitrack recording and was still gigging in his nineties!!!!

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The World’s Best Guitarists?

Who am I to say who the best guitarists in the world are? Who is anybody to say? Opinion will always be divided as we all have our own tastes and styles we prefer. One thing’s for sure, certain players … Continue reading

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‘Happy Dance’ – very easy guitar tune suitable for beginners

This lesson uses the easy version of the chords G, C, and Em. These are three of the four chords required for the RGT Initial Stage guitar exam. These easy chord shapes are great for new students to use when … Continue reading

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Sweep Picking Neo-Classical Arpeggios

Here’s a lesson I created to practise neo-classical arpeggios in the style of the great Swedish virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen. Watch the video with breakdown and the tab is below in the PDF

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