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Guitar Lesson – Artist Profile: Allan Holdsworth

Guitar Lesson – Artist Profile: Allan Holdsworth

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Lewis Turner takes us through the techniques of the technically gifted guitarist, Allan Holdsworth.

Guitar Lesson: Stuck in a rut? Learn 11 New Licks

Guitar Lesson: Stuck in a rut? Learn 11 New Licks

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Stuck in a rut with your practice regime? Need some inspiration? Lewis Turner takes us through 11 guitar licks, that use 11 different approaches over the same backing track.

Guitar Lesson: Playing Over Changes

Guitar Lesson: Playing Over Changes

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Playing over changes is the term used to describe improvising over various chords that aren’t all contained within the same key. This is often associated with jazz, as many jazz  Full Article »

Guitar Lesson: Funk, Groove and Rhythm Timing

Guitar Lesson: Funk, Groove and Rhythm Timing

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Many years ago I was playing a gig with a great drummer and good friend of mine. I thought I played the gig quite well, but at the end my  Full Article »

Guitar Lesson: Jazz soloing over the song Blue Bossa

Guitar Lesson: Jazz soloing over the song Blue Bossa

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“Blue Bossa” is a 16 bar bossa nova jazz standard, written by trumpeter Kenny Dorham. The original version can be found on “The Best of Kenny Dorham – Blue note  Full Article »

Guitar Lesson: Metal Riffs

Guitar Lesson: Metal Riffs

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There have been many lessons and study pieces written for lead guitar, and they ‘re normally based around the technical aspects of lead playing such as a sweep picking/legato/tapping etc.  Full Article »

Guitar Lesson: Progressive Techniques – Alternate Picking Part 1

Guitar Lesson: Progressive Techniques – Alternate Picking Part 1

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As a teacher, it is apparent that most player’s primary concern’ when improvising or writing a solo’ is note choice, what scales work over what chord etc. It is very  Full Article »

Lewis Turner Interview

Lewis Turner Interview

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The latest “15 questions” feature is with guitarist Lewis Turner. UK based Lewis recently launched his instrumental solo album “The Beckoning Silence” that fuses a mix of musical genres played  Full Article »

Album review: The Beckoning Silence by Lewis Turner

Album review: The Beckoning Silence by Lewis Turner

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Lewis Turner is a very talented guitarist, so much so he’s employed as the head of guitar at the West Hertfordshire College and is a registered teacher with the Registry  Full Article »

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