Intervals' Aaron Marshall takes a deep dive into his guitar-playing philosophy, and talks tones, tempos, modes and his favorite guitar instrumentals

Aaron Marshall
(Image credit: Aaron Marshall/Website)

Those well-versed in the world of instrumental guitar will be familiar with the feats of Intervals virtuoso Aaron Marshall, who is currently one of the players forefront of the genre pushing prog music to new heights.

You only need to go back to late 2020 to find out why Marshall is held in such high regard among his guitar-playing peers. Intervals’ most recent studio album, Circadian, is an instrumental masterclass, which puts the Schecter signature artist’s virtuosic playing style on display.

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Jason Sidwell

Jason Sidwell (BA Hons, MA, ALCM) is editor of Guitar Techniques and senior tuition editor for Guitarist who has written and edited over 20,000 articles since 1998. As an educator he is an advisor/guest tutor for UK music academies/examining institutions, a director for the International Guitar Foundation (IGF), author of How to Play Guitar Step by Step (Dorling Kindersley) and extensive tutorials for The Guardian and Observer newspapers. Outside of journalism, he is a busy classical guitarist, performs regularly for theatre productions and has a broad cliental for studio work.

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