March 2012


Tremolo Tricks!     This week we are going to do some not so musical type things. Tremolo bar, wang bar, whammy bar, call it what you will but the use of this effect in the rock guitarist’s pantheon is downright magical in the right hands. I pulled the old 80s guitar with the whammy[…]

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Thought I would finally add a bass lesson on here since I do teach bass as well as guitar and vocals. For this lesson I have dug up “Five Fine Odd Time Basslines” that propel some of the more popular tunes ever recorded. Odd time or compound time as it is also called basically means[…]

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Slide Guitar     Okay, sorry about not getting a lesson in last week, it was a busy week, what can I say. So this time I want to talk about some basic slide guitar in standard tuning. When doing this technique it is best to have your action a little higher than it would[…]

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