Guitar Lessons & Tips
For those of you who like me, would love to learn more about Dani’s technique and playing style then you’re in luck! Dani has been very busy recently filming some incredibly high quality guitar licks that will give players some great insights into his playing style. Dani breaks each guitar lick down into easy to learn segments so despite the licks sounding hard at first you should be able to get them up to speed quite quickly.
Check out this new guitar lesson by Dani Vargas which features the guitar solo from Elevate by the new supergroup The Winery Dogs
Clare Free is one of the fastest rising stars on the UK Blues circuit and is an artist who is redefining the blues for the modern world. Her roots lie in the blues but her influences go way beyond the …
‘In the style of Joe Satriani’ HD Video Guitar Lesson. Now available to purchase online for only $9.99
Learn to play like Joe Satriani with this exclusive video guitar lesson From Fretpoint.com. Taught by the incredibly talented Mike Baugh, this Joe Satriani inspired guitar solo takes you through many of Joe’s signature licks and comes with a superb jam track and full guitar tab. Available to purchase for $9.99. See store for Jam track download only $1.99.
Fretpoint launches first product: HD Video Guitar Lesson ‘In the style of Andy Timmons’. Now available to purchase online for only $9.99
Fretpoint.com is proud to announce it’s first ever product! This guitar lesson is now available to purchase for $9.99. See store for Jam track download only $1.99. Focusing on one of the greatest guitar players of our era, Andy Timmons …
Welcome to a new series of posts featuring classic guitar riffs. This first classic riff is ‘Fly by Night’ by Rush, the title track to their 1975 album. This classic Alex Lifeson riff is fairly easy to play and if your starting to master guitar chords then it’s a great song to help you move on to basic guitar riffs.
A riff is simply a short, repeatable line of music that sticks out from everything else in the song. You can look at a riff as a signature on a piece of paper… it identifies the piece of music. The one thing that will give you a song that your audience will remember is having a few awesome riffs.
Blues guitar is one of the most intriguing and interesting genres that is out there. It has a rich history, interesting people and a way of expressing emotion unlike any other style of music. Essentially, blues tells a story of one’s life experiences and has various themes ranging from travel to current events.
Jazz chords are, in my opinion, the most beautiful and eloquent chords available to guitarists. They are the true meaning of class. The sound aside, these chords are a great way to build your chops up and form you into a guitarist that knows their fretboard.
The perfect example of a genre that evokes the most heart retching fear out of many guitarists is the thought of playing jazz guitar. There are so many different chords that have names many of us can’t even pronounce, coupled with flawless technique, lightning fast speed, sense and feel of emotion and knowing the theory behind it all. Who wouldn’t be a little freaked out?
For most of us, the first thing we learn to play on guitar are chords. Someone teaches us the major chords and some of the minor chords but that’s usually where it ends unless you get a chord book. The problem is, many of these books don’t explain the technique behind chords
The barre chord is one of the most important chords you’ll need in your guitar playing. It’s an especially important chord in rock guitar method and the beauty of this chord is that once you can hold it, you’ll be able to move it anywhere on the fretboard
Firstly its important to understand that tabs are not proper music notation. What they are however, is an easy way to learn your favourite songs on the guitar.
Learning guitar scales is important, even if you think it almost as boring as learning chords. The problem with many new guitarists who have just started learning is that they want to go too far too soon. That is the …
One of the most frustrating aspects of playing guitar is when you reach the point where you are not improving. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned musician, we all face the same problem and ask the question, “Why …
The man behind the music… When we think of innovation and talent in the guitar world, Slash is usually at the top of the list. With many years in the spotlight as the lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses, Slash …
When Ronnie Van Zant wrote the song Sweet Home Alabama, little did he know how huge it would become. The song was released in 1974 by Lynyrd Skynyrd, a Southern rock band with a lot of heart. The band consisted …