Jazz is a complicated style of music that takes a completely different style of thinking and playing to even do it somewhat decently. Soloing in its own right is the toughest, but there's a great way of getting started, and thanks to Jeff Richman from Musician's Institute, you ...more
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If you need to know how to make an arrangement on an acoustic solo fingerstyle guitar, you've come to the right video tutorials. This three-part instructional guitar lesson will show you want you need to know about arranging. Find the melody in the song or use sheet music or ...more
A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are sti ...more
If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a major lick. This riff outlines chord shapes and uses slides to create a pedal slide ...more
This two part series teaches how to improvise playing solos. First we'll review the basic 12 notes of the scale, which we need to know in order to begin working with keys and lead guitar scale patterns. I'll explain how the 12 notes of the scale relate to the guitar fretboard. ...more
Check out this solo guitar version of this classic new years eve drinking song "Auld Lang Syne. Aimed at intermediate players, this guitar lesson starts easy and develops a bit. Part 1 of 4 - How to Play Auld Lang Syne on solo guitar. Part 2 of 4 - How to Play Auld Lang Syne ...more
If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this three part how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play an acoustic guitar solo. This riff outlines basic chord shapes. Watch this ...more
Justin Sandercoe teaches you a beautiful but simple solo guitar arrangement of the Christmas song Silent Night. The first video shows left hand only, the second right hand only. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play Silent Night for solo guitar. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play Silent Night for ...more
Check out this fun version of Rudolph for Solo Guitar. This song is not really for complete beginners because it uses alternating bass patterns - but if you have had some experience with that kind of thing then you will probably find it pretty straight forward! Part 1 of 3 - H ...more
Learn how to play the guitar solo to "Comfortably Numb" on the electric guitar.
When you're in a band it's important to sound in tune with the rest of your band and to compliment your bandmates rather than stand out too much. And while for the most part that's true, if you're the lead guitarist then there will frequently be times where you'll be spotlight ...more
Learn how to play the guitar solo from the song "Mother" by Pink Floyd on the electric guitar.
Learn how to play a rock guitar solo. This short lesson covers 4 bars. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practice ...more
Learn how to play Jimmy Page's guitar solo from 'What is and What Should Never Be' by Led Zeppelin.
Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to play guitar solos. This video is great for intermediate guitarists who need some tips on playing solos. Build a little bit of speed with the pentatonic. Improve your guitar playing skills by learning how ...more
Learn how to play the acoustic guitar solo from the song "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd
Watch this instructional guitar video to learn how to solo guitar. To be good in solo, you must be patient, practice, pace yourself, and don't skip ahead. If your fingers hurt, take the day off. If you get frustrated, put down the guitar and come back after you cool off. If yo ...more
Learn how to play the solo from "Hashpipe" by Weezer with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this Rivers Cuomo solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!
Learn how to play the solo from Pearl Jam's "Evenflow" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this Pearl Jam solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!
Learn how to play the solo from 3 Doors Down's "Cryptonite" with this free guitar lesson. This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step breakdown of the solo. For more information, and to get started playing this 3 Doors Down solo on your own electric guitar, take a look!
Playing along with your favorite solos is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of improving your guitar playing. In this guitar tutorial, you'll learn how to play the solo from "Tangerine" by Led Zeppelin. To get started playing the solo from "Tangerine" on your own guitar, ...more
In this video, we learn how to play the "Beat It" electric guitar solo. You will want to focus on harmonics when you are playing this so it sounds just like the original song. Start out by playing the intro to the song, paying attention to where the highs and the lows of the s ...more
Just playing the same sixteenth notes over and over and over again in your solos can become stale after a while, and even if you learn every scale and every lick in the world, if you play them all with the same rhythmic dictation, it can get stale fast and you will lose a lot ...more
This guitar lesson shows how to play the guitar solo from Tangerine by Led Zeppelin, and is easy enough for even beginner guitarists to play.
Learn how to play a pentatonic guitar scale solo.
In this lesson you will learn various lead guitar techniques using an available jam track that can be downloaded from www.nextlevelguitar.com
With this video series you will be able to learn about the bass guitar and everything you need to know to start playing. Begin by learning the parts of the guitar. Our expert will break down the parts of the bass guitar so you understand what each part does. Part 1 of 16 - How ...more
Want to know how to play the "Amazing Grace" hymn on slide guitar? Learn how with this free video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more informatio ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to jazzy blues riff in key of A on the guitar. With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more inf ...more
Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the professionals. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play a rock solo on the electric guitar. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can star ...more
Are you a fan of Queen's 1975 hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" off their album "A Night At the Opera"... or are you a fan of the head banging scene in the Mike Myers' film "Wayne's World"? Either way, here's a great lesson on how to play the solo from "Bohemian Rhapsody" on guitar cour ...more
If you want to get really good at playing the guitar, it stands to reason that you learn how to use a capo. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality tutorials like this one, which presents an overview of how to shop for a guitar. For more information, including a step-by ...more
There's really no way we can quantify or put into words the awesomeness that was the Beatles. All we can say is that Paul McCartney and John Lennon were pure magic together. And the songs they assembled during the course of the band were nothing short of glorious. If you're a ...more
Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the h ...more
If you want to play the guitar well, you have to learn from the masters, like Kirk Hammet from Metallica. Learn how to play the guitar solo from "One" by Metallica on the guitar with this two part tutorial. This lesson focuses on the fingerpicking, and chord structure of the s ...more
Learn from Kristofer Dahl how to play a screaming electric guitar solo in the sylte of Zakk Wylde.
To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more
Learn from Kristofer Dahl how to play a screaming electric guitar solo like Kirk Hammett of Metallica.
You may look just like Buddy Holly but do you sound the part? In this tutorial, Paul Watson demonstrates the solo part from "That'll Be the Day" by the late, great Buddy Holly. If you're interested in playing said solo on your guitar, take a look!
Lookin' to improve yer chops? How 'bout yer licks? This free video guitar lesson is so great, it'll improve your chops AND your licks! It presents a detailed overview of how to get started jamming and soloing in a D blues scale on an electric guitar. Take a look.
Jimmy Page had a very specific twangy, high pitched, whiny tone that he used in the recording of "Whole Lotta Love" and a couple of other very recognizable songs during their solo and interlude sections. If you've ever wondered how to get a similar tone check out this video on ...more
Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play the melody "Lord Mayo" on guitar. This video is intended for advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below to aid your guitar learning: The tune is a traditional ...more
If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a linear blues lickin the key of E. A linear lick is played up and down the neck of t ...more
Altered chords are a great spice to add to any song, especially in Jazz and Fusion. But trying to improvise over them in a solo can be disastrous if you aren't playing on the key tones of the chord, you will just create a large amount of a-tonal and diminished notes that you m ...more
Soloing is something that every guitar player should learn. Being able to solo on command is crucial to being a great professional musician period! If you know all five of your patterns and are still just playing in the box patterns without much movement, then this video will ...more
Using a Strat guitar since it has a basic type of string system, this demonstrator shows how to properly adjust the string height of a guitar. In order to do this, one must use an Allen wrench screw or a screwdriver for each saddle, a flathead screwdriver, and a 64th ruler. Th ...more
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Let It Be" by The Beatles. If you want to learn how to play " ...more
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison. If you want to learn how ...more
See how to play a fun, fast-paced R&B chord vamp in the key of G. With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more information, and ...more
This is an instructional video that shows you how to play "Love Story" by Taylor Swift on an acoustic guitar. Youngster age goes through step by step for each chord played in what order. He lets you know that you might need a capo to bring the guitar up to a key two frets up. ...more
Everyone wants to be a rock star! Grab your electric guitar and get ready to rock. This guitar lick is in the key of D. The tuning is "Drop D", just tune your low E to D. Hit the low D twice. Next slide from the third fret to the fifth fret. Now go down to the A string and the ...more
If you play the electric guitar, you can plug it right into your Mac and lay down a solo track or play along with a song you've already started in Garageband. Just connect your guitar to an adapter and connect the adapter to your Mac.
"Sharp Dressed Man" by ZZ Top was the great anti-metal anthem of the 1980's, and it's enduring appeal is undeniably. There's just something about the combination of beards and southern rock... Anyway, whether you have an impressive beard or not, this video will teach you how t ...more
If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more
A little slack key tutorial for a popular song. Left hand chords are basic and static, so remember to just keep that right thumb alternating and focus on those right hand picking fingers.
In the world of shred, blues, jazz, rock, heck, in any world where you play guitar, one of the toughest, and interesting methods for picking is called hybrid picking, a combination of using both your pick and fingers to get more notes and more inventive and interesting licks a ...more
These techniques are important for playing any type of solo - here Charles Sedlak will show you how to do hammer-ons and pull-offs. And no, you don't actually need a hammer for this, and if you thought so, stop playing right now, put it down - you don't deserve that guitar of ...more
In this acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by RockGuitarPower, host Mike, will teach you how to play "Stairway To Heaven" by Led Zeppelin. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, breaking down each part of the song ...more
This video explains how to play the song "Such Great Heights" by Iron & Wine on guitar. This song requires a capo on the sixth fret of the guitar and knowledge of the basic chord set shown. The key is F# major and the beginning chord is C Major with the song composed using fin ...more
They always did say, "simple music is the hardest to play, and Blues is simple music." Playing the Blues requires a specific touch that takes practice as well as a great compilation of licks! In this video you will learn how to play a signature Freddie King lick (ripped off by ...more