Hi From Costa Rica!
I was recently on a vacation that I take every year where I go on a cruise with a big group of Internet Marketers. While spending the day in Costa Rica, I managed to shoot this quick video to say hi! This cruise is always the highlight of my year because I get to hang out with some of the most fun, exciting, intelligent and successful Internet Marketers and Entrepreneurs in the world! We spent 8 days vacationing in exotic places, networking and sharing ideas. I always come back from this trip refreshed and ready to start some new and…
Asturias Classical Guitar Performance
In this video I perform the classical guitar piece “Asturias” by Issac Albeniz. I also talk about some guitar practicing ideas that you can use when learning difficult guitar songs. Enjoy! What songs have you been wanting to learn on guitar? If they sound too hard or difficult Do Not Let That Stop You! You CAN learn and play anything you want to. Set goals and work every day towards achieving those goals, whether it’s for playing guitar or anything else. I had a goal of learning this piece of music the very day I first heard it which was…
Hard Rock Guitar Lesson – Rock It By Sub Focus
In this lesson we are going to check out a killer hard rock song by the group Sub Focus. They actually write electronic music and I came across this song while listening to Pandora. It’s got the coolest hard rock groove and it’s great for learning by ear, jammin too and soloing over. Check out this video where I teach you the main riffs and talk about how to have some fun rocking out to this track! Here’s a link where you can pick up this track from itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sub-focus/id479992329 Here’s a link to Sub Focus’s Website: http://www.subfocus.com/
Playing Guitar With Your Eyes Closed – A Lesson On Playing Emotionally
One of the aspects of guitar playing that you should always strive for is playing with emotion. Whether it’s your own music or someone else’s. To illustrate this idea and give you some great tips on how to get started, I made a lesson where I play some really intense guitar for you….With My Eyes Closed! Check out the following video where I play the intro to “Asturias” by Isaac Albeniz Now please understand this is not to show off or wax my ego…I find that when you are able to play guitar without looking at it, you can reach…
How To Build On Simple Guitar Melodies
In this lesson I talk about how to take a simple melody and make it more interesting by adding harmony notes. I use the opening section to the song “Circles” by Joe Satriani as an example. I would like to give a HUGE Thanks to Neon Charlie (Charlie Wiley) for created the Neon sign that you see in this video! Charlie has been an RGP member and is a professional neon sign maker. If you would like to get in touch with him about making a sign for your business or whatever…Here’s his info: Charlie Wiley 3697 Greenwood Dr Jonesborough,Tn….
How To Write A 16 Bar Guitar Solo
I have a really cool lesson to show you today where we are going to go over how you can write a 16 bar guitar solo! We are going to use some familiar backing tracks and dig into how you can sculpt out your lead playing to be more interested and fun to play! New Jam Track With Bass Line! This is the main jam track you hear in the video. The track is in the key of B minor and the tempo is set at 110 Bpm. If your just starting out, try using the Minor Pentatonic Scale starting…
Asturias Guitar Lesson – Metronome and Melody Practice
In this video I show you the intro to a classical piece called “Asturias” by Issac Albeniz. I use this song to create a lesson about focusing on melody and using a metronome. This is an Awesome piece of music that I have committed learning. Check it out and I’ll keep you up to date on the progress. There are many classical guitarists who play and perform this piece but my favorite is John Williams. Go here to see an amazing performance of it: http://youtu.be/wDAHl54V0CU
Outside Jam Session and Lesson
In this video I am going show you 3 really awesome rhythms that I am working on writing that are awesome to jam to. I’ve included the Jam Tracks below so be sure to check them out and use them to practice your leads and soloing! Jam Tracks! These tracks are in the key of B minor and the tempo is set at 110 Bpm: Jam Track #1: http://rgpvideos.s3.amazonaws.com/Extras/Jamtrack1.mp3 Jam Track #2 http://rgpvideos.s3.amazonaws.com/Extras/Jamtrack2.mp3 Jam Track #3 http://rgpvideos.s3.amazonaws.com/Extras/Jamtrack3.mp3
Guitar Effects – Using Delay
In this video I talk about guitar effects and using delay. Delay is one of my favorite effects but it does take some practice and understanding on how to use it the right way. I talk about the different settings and how you can practice with delay to make some really cool jams come to life!
Back Pocket Band Review
In this video I give a review of Back Pocket Band by Hearandplay.com. This is an awesome new software that is going to make practicing a ton of fun! Click on the following video to see me using Back Pocket Band and show you all the cool things it can do! To check out Back Pocket Band, click on the following link: https://www.rockguitarpower.com/go/backpocketband