The greatest benefit of the study of scales is that it helps you from habitually falling into “lick”-type phrases that so many guitarists find themselves stuck with.
On July 16, 2014, the world lost one of the greatest and most influential guitarists ever: Johnny Winter.
The real inspiration for this band is what I think of as roots music—which is everything: jazz, bluegrass, rock and roll, funk/soul/R&B, pop, country, blues, Appalachian folk.
Last month we explored the concept of interjecting the major thirdinto solo lines based primarily on the minor pentatonic and blues scales.
With his famously fast fingers and some speedy recording efforts, supershredder Paul Gilbert goes for broke with his latest album, I Can Destroy.
Slide guitar is one of the most nuanced and expressive techniques available to guitarists for the performance of melodic lines and solos.