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Blues Guitar Soloing Techniques – part 2 Back today with Blues Guitar Soloing Techniques – part 2. If you have not checked out part 1, please do so by clicking here: https://vancouverguitarlessons.net/2022/04/07/blues-guitar-soloing-techniques-part-1/ This time I am showing you more must see blues techniques to take the expression of your soloing to another level. These are[…]

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Blues Guitar Soloing Techniques – part 1 Hey all, thanks for joining me again. This time I am showing you some must see blues techniques to take the expression of your soloing to another level. These are the techniques that blues masters like Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King etc. use to make their[…]

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Randy Rhoads’ Rolling Scales Hey everyone, today I am going over “Randy Rhoads’ Rolling Scales.” In case you didn’t know, Randy Rhoads was a very influential guitarist in the hard rock world during the late 70s and early 80s playing guitar for first Quiet Riot and later Ozzy Osbourne, until his life was cut short[…]

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The Most Melodic Guitar Interval? Hey everyone, today I am going through “The Most Melodic Guitar Interval.” Okay, so this is definitely subjective, but in my mind, the sound of 10ths is sublime. Taking a close second for me are 6th intervals. What is a 10th you ask?  Well, that is when you play a[…]

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Van Halen Vs Vai, Live Guitar Solos In this lesson I go through a section or two of live solos by Steve Vai and Eddie Van Halen. For those that are unaware, Steve Vai is the guy that replaced Eddie as David Lee Roth’s guitar slinger after he left Van Halen. The comparisons were inevitable[…]

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I’ll Be Bach – Guitar lesson Hey, today I we are going over a partita for violin on the guitar. Doing this kind of thing is great for getting new ideas into your guitar playing.  Many well know guitarists take pieces for violin, saxophone and other instruments and adapt them for guitar.  There is no[…]

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Hi everyone, this week we are talking Brian May and his wonderful live unaccompanied solo from Brighton Rock during the live in Montreal recording from 1981. Back in the 80s seems like every hard rock guitar player was using effects, whether it was Eddie Van Halen and his flangers, phasers and delays, or Yngwie with[…]

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You’re In Love Solo Lesson Hi everyone, I hope you are having a guitar-riffic day! In this lesson I go through one of Warren Demartini’s greatest solos. Demartini is the iconic guitarist, formerly of the band Ratt with a very distinct style and an ability to shred with melody but also play with a lot[…]

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