Artist Lessons

January 20, 2015

From Chic, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Duran Duran, Madonna, and INXS to Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Avicii, Disclosure, and ...

January 20, 2015

Ranking high on the “How’d he do that?” roster is Mick Ralphs’ rhythm guitar part to Bad Company’s “Can’t Get Enough.”

January 19, 2015

New Hal Leonard book/DVD lets rhythm guitarists learn Chicago Blues.

January 8, 2015

In a contest to name the coolest and most infectious 7/4 rhythm figure in rock music, I’d predict a tie between David Gilmour’s sinister ...

December 23, 2014

World renown and highly respected as a player (the Band, Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Levon Helm, Scotty Moore, Keith Richards), producer (Mavis St...

December 23, 2014

When the guitarist who originally recorded a classic riff alters the way it’s performed, is he or she playing it wrong? Of course not, bu...

December 23, 2014

L.A.-based guitarist Carl Verheyen is known for keeping a journal of musical lines and ideas that he calls his “lick book.”

December 2, 2014

The amazing Paul Gilbert provides some incredibly fresh insight into the coolest scale of all time, the A minor pentatonic.

December 1, 2014

Andy from takes you through the verse and chorus parts to one of Jimmy Page's most rifftastic tunes ever: "The Wanton Song...

November 17, 2014

Joni Mitchell Complete So Far… is so much more than a songbook. It’s a gateway to a new universe!


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