The Kirk Fletcher Show: Episode 2: 'assessing the soloing situation'
Kirk Fletcher is one of the best Blues players in the world today...Kirk's new show for ALL GUITAR NETWORK features Blues lessons, licks and tricks straight from Kirk's deep bag of Blues knowledge and experience. In this episode Kirk tells us about the importance of assessing the soloing situation....he also shows us some pretty cool licks.....!!
John Lere: "Adventures In Chicken Pickin'"
"Hot Wired"By Brent Brent Mason.
Who Is John Lere? John W. Lere Jr. was born with a guitar in his hands. Not really, but it's a romantic thought and seems very fitting if you're familiar with him. Whether banging on different toys with a pencil or plucking around on various beginner guitars as a child, John Lere has been making music his entire life. He began traditional study on the guitar at the age of 9, taking weekly lessons from Art Gomez at Vesley Music in Las Vegas, NV, learning the fundamentals and written language of music. John started giving his own lessons to neighborhood kids or friends at school and loved everything about the guitar. As a freshman in High School he joined the Stage Band and was introduced to jazz music. The piece of music given to him to play for his audition was 'Birdland' by Weather Report. All of the sudden an obsession with this different type of music took over and John went on to play in many different High School Jazz Ensembles around Las Vegas, constantly learning and improving. He was accepted to the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies and Performing Arts after his sophomore year and the study of jazz music went into overdrive! This new learning environment was a dream come true to any kid that wanted to play, practice and study music all day and that is exactly what John did. LVA Jazz band director Alan Lawson, introduced John to legendary & local guitar instructor Hap Smith(RIP Hap. You will be forever missed) and was taught a deeper lesson in discipline and music theory. John continued regular study With Hap Smith during his junior and senior years, and began teaching part time(mostly to kids and beginners) at local music shop Pat's Desert Music. With College just around the corner, John set his sights on a school on the other side of the country. Being Alumni of Berkeley School of Music in Boston, Hap helped John prepare an audition piece and gave a very gracious letter of recommendation. After much consideration however, the decision was made to stay in Las Vegas For College and he accepted a scholarship from The University Of Nevada Las Vegas. Over the next few years John studied with jazz great Joe Lano, focusing on chord inversions, chord solos, different picking techniques and smoking cigarettes. John Played in many different bands, many different styles and genres, toured around the country many times, teaching along the way where ever possible. He has worked for Carnival Cruise Lines and traveled to Mexico and Canada, but never really feeling satisfied with what he was doing. That would soon change! Even though John had listened to and been a big fan of country music throughout his whole life, when he heard the music of The Hellecasters he became totally intrigued by the many different sounds, that in the right hands, the Telecaster could produce, and so began the journey towards Tele-mastery. All of the sudden that fire and enjoyment of playing the guitar was back! A desire to teach was also resurrected and a feeling of responsibility to give back to anybody aspiring to learn the guitar. John Lere has dedicated his life to music and of all the many different instruments in the world, the one that chose him was the Guitar. He has acquired an extremely large amount of knowledge and skill and he continues to strive for new things on the guitar as well as in Life. Fortunately, it is all available for purchase for a great low price! LOL Welcome to Adventures in Chicken Pickin’ Guitar Players, aspiring Chicken Pickers, professional musicians and everyone else who love things guitar related, this is the place for you! Be part of an online community of guitar players, teachers, collectors, luthiers, and other enthusiasts. If you’re interested in learning how to play guitar or want to improve upon what you already know, Sign up for the Academy of Chicken Pickin’ and we will plan out a structured course of study that’s designed solely for you with the aim at getting you to the level of playing you wish to be. Or just hang out and chat with others about your favorite players and bands. Stay tuned for more adventures and cool stuff to be added very soon. Thank you! John Lere
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David Becker talks about his Theory, Style & Technique at Normans Rare Guitars!.mp4
jazz guitar player and instructor David Becker talks about his recent tour in Italy and demonstrates some of his techniques and teaching skills on this video! Here he is with a 1969 Gibson Super 400 Sunburst at #NormansRareGuitars! Check out his lessons on the All Guitar Network!
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WHY I won't buy a NEW GIBSON.mp4
When it comes to vintage guitars, some people think of player grade as a bad thing, but my definition of player grade means that the guitar has been improved over time. See and hear my 1965 SG, 1965 ES-335, as well as a few others from my vintage collection. I'll run down the "player grade" upgrades that have been done over time, decreasing the value but increasing the tone, playability, and affordability! -Tim PS- If you haven't had a chance to check out the Masterclass recently, it is now over 1500 videos (more than 120 hours!) and there is a 14-Day free trial for you to see if it's right for you. Click the link to get your free trial.
David Becker; All The Things You Are
A jazz masterpiece from the master, David Becker.
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Subscribe to the Tim Pierce's Masterclass NOW
This program is unlike any other in the world because it combines ongoing guitar training with all the inside information that only a real world professional can provide. Tim Pierce has been a recording guitarist in Los Angeles for over 30 years. His list of credits is astonishing. With over 100 hours, over 1000 videos, you’ll hit the ground running. Tim adds new lessons, jam tracks and tabs throughout the year, so your collection will continue to grow. Click the info link and subscribe NOW... Tim’s recording discography includes Crowded House, Christina Aguilera, Seal, Avril Lavigne, Tracy Chapman, Joe Cocker, Ricky Martin, Meat Loaf, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Rob Thomas, Rick Springfield, Phil Collins, Madonna, Toy Matinee, Don Henley, Santana, Rascal Flatts, Chris Isaak, Jewel, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, Dave Matthews Band, John Legend, Gavin Degraw, Mika, Carolina Liar, Goo Goo Dolls, Uncle Kracker, Josh Groban, Mylie Cyrus, Demi Lovato, David Cook, Adam Lambert, Daniel Powter, Chris Allen, Jack’s Mannequin,The Band Perry,Shinedown, Jason Mraz, Kelly Clarkson,Il Volo,Lana Del Ray, Gloriana, Colbie Caillat, and many others. He works with producers such as: Rob Cavallo (Green Day, Goo Goo Dolls), Warren Huart (Augustana, The Fray), Matt Serletic (Santana, Rob Thomas), Eric Ross (Sara Bareilles), John Fields (Switchfoot, Jonas Brothers), Walter A (Mariah Carey, Marc Anthony, Josh Groban, Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin), Bill Bottrell (Sheryl Crow, ELO, Michael Jackson, Tom Petty), Tim James (Mylie Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Sick Puppies), Ron Nevison (The Who, The Rolling Stones, Meat Loaf, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne), Michael Lloyd, Howard Benson (Gavin DeGraw, Daughtry, Chris Cornell), Patrick Leonard (Roger Waters, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Anna Vissi, Rod Stewart, Madonna), Keith Olsen (Fleetwood Mac), Trevor Horn (Seal, Yes, Art of Noise), Dan Huff (Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Faith Hill), Randy Jackson (American Idol and others).
I Got My HOLY GRAIL Guitar.
"here’s a new YouTube video where I play a brand new custom guitar that took PRS 6 months to build! I got it in return for being part of the PRS online virtual music school that is about to happen again, starting August 9 for four days. There’s a big roster of great teachers Including myself and Tyler Larson….but the big news is that legendary guitarist John McLaughlin has joined us as a teacher and will be offering his own masterclass."
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Marty Schwartz and Norman Harris Find These SUPERB Rare Guitars
Marty Schwartz came by Norman's Rare Guitars to take a look at some of these incredible guitars-see Norman and Marty go thru the shop and pick out their favorites
WHY I Did I Do It 200 TIMES
00:00 Performance 00:47 Intro 01:39 Why over 200 times 02:38 Outtake 02:58 Outtake Crit 03:24 Workin' On It 03:46 Not Good 03:57 YOU Be The Judge 04:39 Session / YouTube 05:21 Floyd perf 05:54 Total Workout 06:28 Crossroads perf 06:55 Learn a song forever, Over and over again 08:26 Floyd perf out
LessonsMorning Joe Mass
Joe Mass: A little chat about technique.
Joe Mass: A little chat about technique.
Bluesette Chord Melody
More from the master Jazz guitarist, David Becker: Bluesette Chord Melody.
Guitar Habits That Change EVERYTHING.
More great guitar wisdom from the master, Tim Pierce.