Designed to motivate and inspire students, Guitar Sherpa's innovative learning systems employ a hands-on, contextual format. Students play their way through Guitar Sherpa curriculum rather than working through tedious examples and exercises. Frank Vignola is one of the most multi-dimensional artists in the industry. A monster player and composer, Frank's work with everyone from Les Paul to Donald Fagen make him the perfect guide for this intensive exploration of chord inversions. Inversion Excursion will exponentially increase your chord, comping and rhythm pattern vocabulary.
Move beyond power chords and pentatonics and open up your musical universe! Kiko Loureiro's roots in Brazilian, Latin, Fusion, Jazz, Metal and Classical music influence his masterful compositions and stlye.
This video features his trio Natural High Live with Otmaro Ruiz and Alain Caron. After blowing through 7 performances with his band Frank sits down for a candid one-on-one session about jazz improvisation. Using the changes to All the Things You Are as a foundation Frank teaches a series of ideas for improvising over classic ii-V progressions using 3rds and 7ths chord extensions Phrygian super Locrian and diminished ideas. Franks incorporates rhythmic and melodic motifs and much much more.
Guitar teacher extraordinaire Happy Traum walks the novice player through the basics of barre chords. Guitarists need to know these chords in order to move past the third fret, to play solid rhythm in all keys, and obtain a variety of sounds through chord inversions. Traum teaches basic chord theory, transposing from one key to another and how to play chord progressions and songs. Includes chords.
This intense routine three times a week will increase your Guitar fitness and strengthen hands as well as increase speed.
Move beyond power chords and pentatonics and open up your musical universe! Kiko Loureiro's roots in Brazilian, Latin, Fusion, Jazz, Metal and Classical music influence his masterful compositions and stlye. In this program, Kiko shows you a method for using arpeggios to craft amazing leads and melodies. He starts with major and minor arpeggios and triad voicings and builds them into progressions. Then expands on this concept with major arpeggio extensions adding the 7th and 9th and shows how to complete the mission by delivering full dominant and diminished arpeggios in single and cross string technique.
This program comes with a tablature lesson book to help you follow along with confidence and ease. You will learn: all the scales you need to play blues (blues scale, minor pentatonic, major pentatonic); blues lead techniques (bends, vibrato, hammer-ons, pull-offs); blues turn arounds; rhythms with bass and drum backing tracks; classic blues; blues shuffle; jazz blues; and more!