Guitar Techniques January 2017

Apr 01 2021

Guitar Techniques January 2017

Guitar Techniques January 2017 PDF and Mp3 CD download. 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! We take pride in providing the most accurate transcriptions around, and cover a full range of styles. Every month we feature full transcriptions of guitar songs and instrumentals in every genre, from blues and rock, to acoustic and jazz. All the music in the magazine is included on a cover-mounted audio CD, complete with backing tracks and video master class to let readers play along.

Guitar Techniques January 2017 (#264) contents:

  • Texas Blues. 10 Texas Titans. Jon Bishop goes for hot and spicy this issue with a look at the sizzling style of some Texas’s hottest players: Billy Gibbons, Albert Collins, Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan among them!
  • Fingerpicking patterns. 10 Essential Approaches. Tristan Seume aims to arm you with a wealth of fingerstyle patterns to improve your playing across a range of genres, from blues to jazz.
  • Sergei Rachmaninov – Vocalise. Bridget Mermikides arranges and transcribes a sophisticated piece that requires capturing melody and playing complex chords.
  • Blues. Simplicity, musicality and pure style from Robben Ford. Les Davidson nails his sound.
  • Rock. Martin Cooper gets funky this month with blues-rock superstar Lenny Kravitz.
  • Hard Rock. Erik Turner and Joey Allen of Warrant get the Charlie Griffiths treatment this time around.
  • Jazz. John Wheatcroft pays respect to the father of electric jazz guitar, Charlie Christian.
  • Acoustic. Johnny Marr’s acoustic style with his tight rhythms and inventive chord work infused Smiths classics, says Stuart Ryan.
  • Creative Rock. Shaun Baxter replaces the 3rd in each triad with a 4th for a modern, infectious sound.
  • Chord camp. Iain Scott says it’s all about the oblique this issue with a look at the much-used slash chords.
  • In The Woodshed. Charlie Griffiths turns the spotlight on pinched harmonics and reveals how to achieve specific, not random, pitches.
  • Video Masterclass. Robin Trower. The former Procol Harum six-stringer and guitar legend reveals the ‘fave five’ in his lickbag. A rare treat! Jon Bishop joins him.


Text Format PDF, 100 pages. Original CD mp3 Tracks included. Video lesson enclosed.


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  2. Gardy /

    Audio format is .wma and supported by many players such as VLC. The problem in your side.

  3. flaggiani /

    The downloaded audio doesn’t work. Please correct and reupload.

  4. salsal /

    Thank you very much that you started 2017 GT

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