Hybrid Picking for Blues and Rock, Country Style
Check out this country-influenced hybrid-picking technique.
Imagine Zakk Wylde and Chuck Berry playing the same lick through the same rig. It would sound totally different because Zakk and Chuck manipulate guitar strings very differently.
Countless guitar players—from late greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan to living legends like Paul Gilbert—have used the technique of "digging" into the strings to convey attitude.
Here's a pretty cool lesson video posted by Bad Guitar in April 2015.
About eight years ago, ZZ Top guitarist extraordinaire Billy F. Gibbons sat down with Gretsch Billy-Bo in hand to give us a lesson in playing the blues tunes that inspired him to play guitar.
If you typically put in hours every week working on your guitar playing, you may sometimes feel like woodshedding is a chore.
If you’ve ever come up short for musical ideas, this video could be just the thing to help you out.
Chords and riffs can be built in a great myriad of ways, and the musical feeling of a certain pattern or harmonic structure is oftentimes defined by the intervallic relationship between the notes...