February Promo for ‘Contemporary Blues Soloing’ Ebook – Buy £5 only!

THIS OFFER HAS NOW CLOSED! I recently updated my ‘Contemporary Blues Soloing’ book for the physical printed version which should hit Amazon.com and other retailers shortly. For the whole month of February 2010 I decided to offer this blues guitar method at the promotional price £5 only (roughly $8 or €6, depending on Paypal exchange rate),  when… Continue reading February Promo for ‘Contemporary Blues Soloing’ Ebook – Buy £5 only!

A self-promoting musician’s Press Kit

As a self-promoting musician I have learnt the hard way that time is a precious commodity. Being organized is of paramount importance if you want to dedicate only the necessary time to the boring and repetitive  promotional stuff and concentrating on what is more important: your music. So I have learnt to keep a “Press… Continue reading A self-promoting musician’s Press Kit

The Guitar Kit V2.0 – Updated and Improved!

Thank you to all of you that downloaded and sent positive feedback about my Guitar Kit in the past year. I have uploaded a new and improved version. The main reason to upgrade is so that now it is all at 300dpi (print quality) and all the layouts are more consistent. Also, it is now… Continue reading The Guitar Kit V2.0 – Updated and Improved!

Transpose songs in different keys the easy way

We have seen in one of my videos how to transpose music. I have stumbled a couple of days ago on a site that has on preview this little nifty software, soon to be released for free (this is what the site states, don’t quote me on that!) You can check out the site here: http://www.theoreticallycorrect.com/transposer/index.html… Continue reading Transpose songs in different keys the easy way

Polytune – innovative guitar tuner – the finished product.

A while ago I posted a video of the prototype of this innovative guitar tuner http://www.TrueGuitarist.com/new-guitar-tuner-that-lets-you-tune-all-the-strings-at-once/ now this is the finished product by TCelectronic:   you can find the product info on the TCelectronic page here: http://www.tcelectronic.com/polytune.asp This is innovative as you can see you can tune all the string at once. Not only that,… Continue reading Polytune – innovative guitar tuner – the finished product.

Great free online resources for ear training and rhythm training.

Ear training is the skill of recognizing pitch, intervals, chords, chord progressions, rhythms and more. A lot of people think perfect pitch (or absolute pitch) is essential to be the next Beethoven. I think relative pitch is probably more important. Yes, perfect pitch is great if you want to transcribe a solo and you don’t… Continue reading Great free online resources for ear training and rhythm training.

10 Classic guitar solos you should know

10 Classic guitar solos you should know…and the guitarist that played them, with video, in no particular order. Sunshine of Your Love – Eric Clapton Sweet Child O Mine – Slash Jump – Eddie Van Halen Hotel California – Joe Walsh & Don Felder Alright Now – Paul Kossoff Bohemian Rhapsody – Brian May Rosanna… Continue reading 10 Classic guitar solos you should know

55 riffs that you must know as a working guitarist

  In alphabetical order 55 guitar riffs that I feel you must know as a working/depping guitarist…at a jam, or a last minute covers gig, knowing these will save you from a few embarrassing moments…and a good set of  ears will help you busk through the rest of the song!   1.Ace of spades (Motorhead)… Continue reading 55 riffs that you must know as a working guitarist

Jazz-Rock, Fusion, Jazz and blues Guitar Backing tracks

When learning songs, I always suggest using a simple metronome or, best of all, getting together with some other musicians, to keep yourself motivated and focused…but when you cannot do that, this is a great site that has a great variety of guitar backing tracks for you to learn some jazz-rock, fusion, jazz and blues… Continue reading Jazz-Rock, Fusion, Jazz and blues Guitar Backing tracks