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String Theory with Jimmy Brown: A Pick-Friendly Way to Sound Like an Irish Folk Mandolinist

Using the same “mandolin trick” I introduced last month—deploying a capo high up on the neck to emulate the sound and feel of a mandolin—I’d like to present another cool-sounding, alternate-picking-friendly solo guitar interpretation of a popular bluegrass fiddle tune, this one being an arrangement of a traditional Irish reel called “Red Haired Boy” (also known as “The Red Headed Irishman” and ... …

Shred Zeppelin: How to Play Like Jimmy Page

Though he's mostly revered for his huge-sounding, eternally cool riffs, inventive altered tunings, acoustic fingerpicking masterpieces and otherworldly, ambient soundscapes, Jimmy Page also is one of the most influential lead guitarists in rock. ... …

Second Half of My Solo Over the Minor-Key “Blue Bossa”

These videos are bonus content related to the Holiday 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store.Continuing where we left off last month, here’s the second half (bars 17–32; see FIGURE 1) of a two-chorus solo entitled “Minor Bossa,” which I composed over the chord structure to the popular... …

Favorite Solos: Jimmy Brown (Senior Music Editor)

   1) Led Zeppelin “Since I’ve Been Loving You” (live) 2) Mike Stern with Miles Davis “Jean Pierre” (live) 3) Led Zeppelin “Dazed and Confused” (live) 4) Jimi Hendrix “All Along the Watchtower” 5) Heart “Magic Man” …

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