Reading Notation on Guitar Part 6: Chords By Rob Thorpe This lesson continues our series on reading notation on guitar. In part five we took our first steps into reading two note chords on guitar. The main goal of the lesson was to learn to recognise the chord as a single entity on the page rather…Read more
Creating Memorable Solos With Fast Rock Licks on Guitar In today’s lesson, we are going to examine the use of fast rock guitar licks in creating memorable guitar solos. Adding speed variations in your improvisations creates excitement and can sound incredibly impressive. By learning these repeating rock licks and how they are made you will be able to…Read more
Playing with Expression Part 3 – Trills and Ornaments So far we have discussed vibrato and expression and how they can be used to bring a melody to life. This week we will look at using trills and ornaments to expand our melodic toolkit further. A trill is the rapid repetition of two notes in…Read more
Sight Reading on Guitar Part 5 – Reading chords If you’ve missed part one, start here! All of the material we have looked at so far in this sight reading on guitar series has been monophonic, i.e. one note at a time, but now we are going to tackle polyphony, starting by playing two notes…Read more
This is just the sort of book/instruction I was hoping to find. I find the explanations to be thorough and in particular appreciate the examples of (available) songs to emphasize key points. I also greatly appreciate that, unlike many ebooks, sound files are available for further instruction.