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In Deep with Andy Aledort: Slidedog — the Slide Guitar Mastery of Duane Allman

In honor of the expansive new box set from Rounder Records, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, we focused on his single-note soloing on classic Allman Brothers’ cuts like “Stormy Monday” and “Whipping Post.” This month’s column is dedicated to Duane’s mastery of the art of slide guitar.

In Deep with Andy Aledort: Examining the Blues-Rock Virtuosity of the Late Johnny Winter, Part 2

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

In Deep: Tribute to the Musical Genius and Signature Lead Guitar Style of Duane Allman

The following content is related to the May 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.

In Deep with Andy Aledort: Remembering the Late Blues-Rock Guitar Legend Johnny Winter

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the December 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

In Deep: Stevie Ray Vaughan's Playing on "Couldn't Stand the Weather"

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s distinctive playing style is earmarked by equal parts pure power, intensity of focus, razor-sharp precision and deeply emotional conviction. And then there’s his tone—probably the best Stratocaster-derived sound ever evoked from the instrument.

In Deep with Andy Aledort: Exploring Mixolydian-Based Melodies and Chord Structures

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

In Deep with Early Blues Masters John Lee Hooker and Lightnin' Hopkins — Video

In this edition of In Deep, we'll be taking a look at the guitar work of two essential early blues guitar masters: John Lee Hooker and Lightnin' Hopkins.

In Deep with Andy Aledort: The A Mixolydian Mode, Up and Down Each String

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Inventing the Steel: How to Solo Like Angus Young, Jimmy Page and Tony Iommi

Regarded by many as the three most vital purveyors of pure hard rock/heavy metal sonic evil, AC/DC’s Angus Young, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi have each forged a distinct, instantly recognizable guitar style and sound. After more than three decades of dedicated service, all three players continue to influence countless up-and-coming metalheads the world over, and an in-depth study of each guitarist’s distinct musical personality is mandatory for any aspiring hard rock player.

In Deep with Andy Aledort: Employing Chromatic Passing Tones to Connect Phrases and Fretboard Positions

One of the most commonly addressed topics with my students is how one goes about connecting scale positions while playing an improvised solo. Many guitarists learn licks that are played on certain strings in specific areas of the fretboard.

In this lesson, I’ll demonstrate how to use chromatic passing tones to connect scale positions up and down the fretboard and how to introduce some unusual and unexpected melodic twists and turns.