Play Like Yngwie: How to Master the "Sevens" Mechanic
We explore Yngwie Malmsteen's use of groups of seven!
Those who have been following these columns for a while are well familiar with the fact that, in my guitar parts for the music of Periphery and Haunted Shores, I like to employ radical and rapid...
In our previous lesson (March 2017), I offered an original jazz solo, a significant part of which features the use of what’s called a minor add2 (or minor add9) arpeggio.
Writing a headbanging riff is an art form, and the power to inspire listeners to violently whip their noggins at the sound of your heavy riffing is something to be valued.
You have a bit of time, you pick up the guitar—and you play the same old licks, riffs and scales.
All rock guitar players play repetitive sequences in their solos, and I have found it very useful to utilize a systematic approach.
This month, I’d like to talk about using fourth intervals as a building block for both chords and solos.
When you hear the word "exotic," what comes to mind?