Quick Licks

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.”

November 10, 2014

Rob Michael of the Atmos Trio sent in this morsel.

August 27, 2014

Picture if you will , a major second interval on the top two strings anywhere above the 15th fret, and then play it.

May 30, 2014

“This lick is influenced by Frank Gambale and Jimi Hendrix and is based on the E minor pentatonic scale,” says Three Degrees guitarist Nick ...

May 28, 2014

Jude Gold shows you how to play the piano part from Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" on guitar, plus a bonus harmonics lesson.

May 27, 2014

James Santiago explains how he learned the cascade from "Jerry's Breakdown" and tells you how to play it.

May 22, 2014

Jude Gold shows you a bunch a cool licks to quickly improve your playing.

February 12, 2014

GP's Quick Licks deliver snappy paths to new ideas and techniques.

February 11, 2014

When I was playing in a power trio and someone requested “The Boys Are Back in Town,” I was in a bit of a bind.

February 7, 2014

This lick was inspired by Allen Hinds’ solo in “Oscar’s Swagger,” off his great Monkeys and Slides album.


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