Guitar Techniques Spring 2017

Apr 05 2021

Guitar Techniques Spring 2017

Guitar Techniques Spring 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 Spring 2017 (#268) contents:

  • The Guitarists of Steely Dan. Rhythm and soloing. Jon Bishop delves into the sophisticated rhythm and lead playing of an army of top studio guitarists that helped define the sound of this legendary American jazz-rock outfit.
  • Three-String Chords And arpeggios. There’s a wealth of music contained in three notes says John Wheatcroft, whether played as chords, as chord arpeggios, or in riffs and solos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus. Bridget Mermikides arranges and transcribes for guitar, a stunning work from perhaps the all-time genius of classical composition.
  • Blues. Les Davidson brings you two full solos in the style of Texas blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan.
  • Rock. Martin Cooper doffs a GT cap to the late, great rhythm guitarist of Status Quo, Rick Parfitt.
  • Hard Rock. Charlie Griffiths checks out the phenomenal playing of Steve Lukather in his work with Toto.
  • Jazz. John Wheatcroft examines the brilliant style of GIT founder and jazz legend, Joe Diorio.
  • Acoustic. Stuart Ryan jumps talks about a revolution as he jumps in a fast car with Tracy Chapman.
  • Creative Rock. Shaun Baxter continues his mini-series exploring four-note Mixolydian arpeggios.
  • Chord camp. Iain Scott looks at more CAGED system ideas (Minor chords) in this month’s Chord Camp.
  • In The Woodshed. Charlie Griffiths goes down the the shed to discover the merits of ‘playing the changes’ in a Minor 12-bar blues progression.
  • Video Masterclass. Will McNicol. We are delighted to welcome modern acoustic guitarist Will McNicol for a one-off lesson on getting the most out of fingerstyle technique.


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


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