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This week we are looking at an excerpt from a song called “Little Savage,” from the Yngwie Malmsteen album “Rising Force,” from way back in the 80s.

This piece has some really great technically executed lines that will take deft left and right hand ability to pull off. (click title to read more)

Top Gun Maverick Guitar Lesson   Hey everyone, back again and today I am presenting you with some neat riffs from an 80s classic song from the movie Top Gun. This is song that was performed by Steve Stevens, the man behind Billy Idol’s music and a virtuoso rock guitarist. There is plenty to be[…]

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Learn The Fretboard Part 2 Hey, back again to continue helping you learn the fretboard! So last time we were naming all the natural notes on the guitar neck using the intervals of half steps and whole steps. If you missed that lesson, here it is https://vancouverguitarlessons.net/2019/06/02/learn-the-guitar-fretboard-part-1/ This time we are going to take 3[…]

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Acoustic Fingerstyle For Beginners Hey everyone, this week I go through a couple of very simple fingerpicking exercises in the key of G. The chords being used are as follows:   The first pattern is in 6/8 time (count 123456) and uses a thumb, index, middle, ring, middle, index finger order for the picking hand.[…]

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Learn The Guitar Fretboard – Part 1 Today we are looking at the first step in learning the guitar fretboard.  To do that we need to understand what intervals are. Intervals are the distance between two notes.  Knowing this, we can start with the smallest interval which is called a “half step.”  A half step[…]

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5 Guitarists That Changed Rock Music   Today I have some great music for you and some comments on these guitarists! 5. Chuck Berry Chuck is thought of by many influential classic rock musicians as the father of rock and roll music. He turned the guitar into the defacto instrument of rock and roll with[…]

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