Gus G founding member of Firewind is latest guitarist to join Ozzy's roster of legendary axmen who have been key to shaping his iconic sound. In this program, Gus reveals the secrets that have propelled him into the guitar stratosphere and shows you how to incorporate them into your playing. Learn the natural minor and Phrygian major scales, patterns, scale sequences and full neck runs he uses to take control of the fret board to form soulful leads that rip into shred masterpieces. Learn diminished sweep and chromatic arpeggios, emotional bending techniques and how to create a minor 3rd harmony lead. Gus reveals the chords, voicings, syncopated, pivoting staccato, interval, and clean picked rhythms that form the foundation of his style. He analyzes many of his Firewind leads and song structures complete with full band backing tracks that you can use the apply what you learn.
Here's a lesson for both classical musicians and fingerstyle guitarists who want to discover their 'natural dexterity' for speed, tone and effortless technique! Whether you are a beginning or advanced guitarist, you will benefit from Fred Hand's in-depth exploration of the fundamental principles of classical guitar technique. 'Your body and mind have an innate ability to express the music that you hear', says Hand, 'you only need to tap into this source'.