Talent is always a factor in a great musician, but we seem to forget that these guys (and gals) have spent years of their life sitting in their bedrooms practicing.
Lick #3 from “AJ’s Licks of The Month” series! In this lesson, Al Joseph gives us a killer Petrucci-esque exercise to practice.
100% of my students do not exercise maximum fret-hand efficiency while playing and consequently exert far too much energy. Let’s analyze the solution together.
Musicians can be at risk of injury too. Let’s take a look at how we can protect ourselves and prevent causing damage to our arms, hands and fingers.
Let this lesson serve as an avenue for exploring some techniques that can help achieve the note choices you want, but in different methods of execution.
A song entails a composer’s message that is longing to be told, and longing to be heard. Let’s take a look at some steps on how to approach composing.
The goal of this lesson is to help you improvise freely across any key changes, anywhere on the neck, and learn how to conceptually visualize scales and keys.
Tablature is the most widely used method of reading music for guitar, and is often much easier for people to read than standard notation.
This triad arpeggio exercise is an excellent workout for both hands and it will help you visualize more clearly how a chord can be spread over the fretboard.