My Top 10 Favorite Guitar Riffs.

My Top 10 Favorite Guitar Riffs. These are in no particular order: just 10 of my favorite riffs. Beat It (Michael Jackson) Pretty amazing that this song features Steve Lukather (Toto) playing bass and lead guitar, and Eddie Van Halen playing the solo. Ending riff Black Dog (Led Zeppelin) The rhythm guitar part at 1:36Read More »

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:51 am

Happy Thanksgiving! Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals on Lessons

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! Have more fun with music: Become much better at guitar in no time!!!Extra Special Deals on Lessons now thru Cyber Monday!!! 4 Lessons = $300 $270 (You SAVE $30) 10 Lessons = $675 $590 (You SAVE $75 $160) 20 Lessons = $1250 $1049 (You SAVE $250 $501) Save even more on the bigRead More »

Posted on: 25 November 2016 | 4:14 pm

Funny Guitar and Musician Memes

Funny Guitarist and Musician Memes In Closing… Hit me up anytime in the comments section below. If you like this blog: give it a rating and feel free to also give me any feedback. I believe everything can always be improved. I’d gladly implement your suggestions and ideas in this blog or the next. BeRead More »

Posted on: 18 November 2016 | 10:53 am

My New Band Automatik Eden & Playing Shows Again.

A New Album I’m Playing On. Automatik Eden released their album “Madland” on 9/9/16 and I’m happy to inform that I play guitar and bass on the album. Dave Crocco and Cela Scott asked me to join their band on guitar a couple of months ago. 4 weeks later, on Sept 9th, we released theRead More »

Posted on: 11 November 2016 | 10:51 am

Soloing With The 4 Dom7 Arpeggio Fingerings over A G7 Groove

Soloing With The 4 Dom7 Arpeggio Fingerings over A G7 Groove. Here’s a 1-chord groove you can use to solo over with the G7 arpeggios. Here’s how to practice the 4 G7 arpeggio fingerings we covered in past couple of blogs Following 2 backing tracks are 1-chord grooves in C7 and D7. (the IV andRead More »

Posted on: 4 November 2016 | 11:01 am

3rd Inversion G7 Arpeggio With b3 Blue Note and Chromaticism

3rd Inversion G7 Arpeggio With b3 Blue Note and Chromaticism Below videos show how to play the arpeggio and where you can add blue notes and chromaticism. Conclusion Keep me informed on your progress. You can hit me up in the comments section below. If you like this blog: give it a rating and feelRead More »

Posted on: 28 October 2016 | 10:31 am

Shovel Guitar Playing, Pet Stories and Jeff Beck’s Guitar Collection.

Playing Mean Slide on A Shovel I saw this a couple of days ago and thought it worth sharing. This dude turned a shovel into a guitar, and is getting some really great guitar tone out of his axe… uhm… shovel. 🙂 Pet Stories Documentary A must see for everyone who wants to find outRead More »

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 10:44 am

2nd Inversion G7 Arpeggio With b3 Blue Note and Chromaticism

2nd Inversion G7 Arpeggio With b3 Blue Note and Chromaticism. A couple of weeks ago, we covered the root position and 1st inversion G7 arpeggio fingerings. Today we’ll cover the 2nd inversion G7, C7 and D7 apreggio fingerings. Following videos cover how to play this fingering, where the b3 blue notes are, how to addRead More »

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 10:59 am

Blues Soloing With Dom7 Arpeggios: Fingerings for IV7 and V7 Arpeggios in Key of G.

Blues Soloing With Dom7 Arpeggios: Fingerings for IV7 and V7 Arpeggios in Key of G. Following shows the 4 G7 arpeggio fingerings. Bring all these 4 fingerings up 5 frets and there you have the C7 fingerings. The notes are C E G Bb If you bring the fingerings up another 2 frets from thereRead More »

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 10:36 am

The Millennial Whoop and Metal Without Distortion is Surf Music.

The Millenial Whoop. For the songwriters among us: Following is an interesting study about the most overused interval pattern in pop melodies. A singer usually belts these notes with an “Oh” phoneme, often in a “Wa-oh-wa-oh” pattern. It is in so many pop songs it’s criminal. A Glorious Obsession Between The 5th and The 3rd.Read More »

Posted on: 7 October 2016 | 10:41 am