Friday, December 13, 2013

Improvisational Guitar Solo: Pick + Fingers Technique

In the style of Jimmy Page, here's an original solo using the pick along with the middle finger:

Monday, December 9, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Line 6 Jam: Over-Dubbing Using a Loop Sampler

Dedicated to advanced students on the spectrum, this is a demonstration on layering guitar tracks on top of one another using a digital loop sampler:

 

Monday, November 18, 2013

Cam Jam: Layering Guitar Tracks

Here's another example of taking several guitar parts and weaving them together into a cohesive instrumental: 

Friday, November 15, 2013

Improvisational Guitar for Advanced Students on the Spectrum: Layering Guitar Tracks

Here's an example of over-dubbing several guitar parts into a cohesive instrumental:



RE: "Are these arrangements original, and do you perform your own background parts?" 

Yes, everything is original -- and spontaneous. In other words, nothing is rehearsed (and rarely played twice, at least not in the same way). This is the whole idea behind the website and videos: to teach others to be creative and spontaneous. By definition, "improvisation" means to create something unique -- on the fly. And yes, I do all the background parts with the exception of the drums. Thanks for asking.