Guitar Techniques May 2011 (#191)
Sep 01 2011
Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! Future Music brings you the most in-depth news and reviews from respected industry professionals. We’ll also give you all the advice you need to get the most from your current set-up, and interviews with musicians at the cutting-edge of technology.
Guitar Techniques May 2011 (#191) contents:
- String Bending & Vibrato: Blues and rock style – Jim Clark homes in on two of the most important techniques for any player. Do your bending and vibrato chops pass muster?
- Larry Carlton: Emotions Wound Us So – Many great guitarists have called this the greatest instrumental ever. A bend and vibrato tour de force it will test your new-found chops!
- Joe Walsh: Life’s Been Good (So Far) – One of the most musical string bending and vibrato techniques of all, this Walsh classic has the lot – plus a bit of slide for good measure!
- Edvard Grieg: Morning, from Peer Gynt – A genuine masterpiece from the Norwegian composer, Bridget Mermikides transcribes this gorgeous tune for solo classical guitar.
- Nicolo Paganini: Caprice no 5 – Not for the faint hearted, this caprice for solo violin by the legendary Italian virtuoso will stretch your technique to the full.
- Lessons introduction – Jason Sidwell with what’s in this month…
- 30-minute lickbag – BIMM’s Scott McGill has six more great licks: from nursery slopes to slalom to “Oh piste!”
- Blues – John Wheatcroft continues his look at blues techniques, and shows how combining pick and fingers can be a great way to go.
- Rock – Martin Cooper examines the playing style of the fiery Lizzy line-up of the mighty Scott Gorham and John Sykes pairing.
- Creative Rock – Shaun Baxter continues shifting ideas along the fretboard – this month, arpeggios.
- Slap Guitar – In a brand new series Tech Music School’s Alessandro Puddu continues his look at the exciting world of slap style guitar.
- Jazz – Pete Callard’s series on solo jazz performance continues, combining bass, chords and lead in one impressive style.
- Acoustic – Stuart Ryan’s Americana series this month examines the John Fogerty style.
- Rockschool – James Uings with more from Rockschool’s examination grades – this month, Grade 5…
- Christophe Godin PT 2 – M. Godin offers another glimpse at his amazing style. This month: economy and hybrid picking.
- Subscriptions – Great offers and GT delivered to your door!
- Theory Godmother – David Mead answers your playing posers and technical teasers. Email him your questions…
- Teacher Directory – Are you searching for a local teacher with RGT credentials? Look no further!
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