Performance Friday, March 31, workshop Saturday April 1, 2023 at Babcock Ranch in Ft. Myers, FL.
Music theory doesn’t have to be cumbersome or overly mathematical. The set of principles we call “music theory” is a system of organization. We give the elements of music distinct names so we can categorize and identify them. These form the building blocks that we can then combine and recombine in endless combinations. These relationships […]
Guitar Circle small group classes are a great way to build confidence in your rhythm skills. This is a beginner-friendly class open to players of every level. Whether you’re strumming the simplest versions of the chords or playing every lick from the recording, everyone can find their part. Classes meet Tuesdays from 7-8:30pm at Film […]
Thanks to Joshua Smotherman at IndieMusicDiscovery.com for this feature interview.
I started playing guitar in 1982, and for a teenager learning rock guitar there was no one who loomed larger. The story goes that Edward started out on drums but switched to guitar when his brother Alex could play “Wipeout” better than he could. By the time I was learning, “Eruption“, the stunning guitar solo […]
Joe Walsh’s riffing on the James Gang’s “Funk 49” is epic and definitive for classic rock. The intro is a great workout for string bending, while the main riff is a great example of the use of triads in a power rock setting. The opening lick is played strictly in the 5th position, and features […]