“The picking speed on that open A is insane”: YouTube’s go-to guitar teacher Marty Schwartz reveals the hardest track he’s had to teach

Marty Schwartz giving a guitar lesson
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YouTube guitar guru Marty Schwartz – best known under his channel name Marty Music – has revealed the hardest song he’s taught during his tenure as one the internet’s most popular guitar teachers.

Schwartz is interviewed as part of Total Guitar’s new All-Star Masterclass cover feature, which sees the magazine call on some of the world’s greatest players (including the likes of Guthrie Govan, Philip Sayce and Sophie Lloyd) for a bumper crop of tips, tricks and techniques.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.

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