Thursday, 2 June 2011

Morten Faerestrand: Kenny Garrett Jazz solo dissected

Part 2. FANTASTIC solo on "Liberia" by KENNY GARRETT translated to JAZZ GUITAR! The Guitar Blog helps YOU be CREATIVE!
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Guitar Blog #14 (2/3) - KENNY GARRETT solo translated to JAZZ GUITAR

Nick Kellie: Guitar Lessons

The trailer introducing Nick Kellie's new guitar lessons ... coming to youtube soon!

Nick Kellie Guitar Lessons

News: Free eBook features 17 World Class Guitarists

Free eBook - 17 World Class Guitarists Share Their Insights On Scales And Improvisation

You can download the book at

For the last two months I've been working on a project that I'm very proud of. I decided to interview professional guitarists about scales and improvisation, compile the answers into an eBook and share it with the world for free. The book is called "Insights From The Pros".

It consists of 17 small interviews I did with some of the best guitarists in the world.

They are:

Michael Dolce
Mattias IA Eklundh
Tommy Emmanuel
Derryl Gabel
Jake Hertzog
Kiko Loureiro
Alex Machacek
Pat Martino
Dave Martone
Erik Mongrain
Marc Schonbrun
Marco Sfogli
Jonas Tamas
Carl Verheyen
Frank Vignola
Andrew Wasson
Neil Zaza

Elliot Noble: gets a TV news bulletin!

Me on TV... LOL

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Stephan Vidi: Faerestrand Paradiddles Reloaded

This lesson is inspired by a lesson Morten Faerestrand did in his Guitar Blog called "Paradiddles on the guitar".
Check out Morten's interesting guitar blog:
And his paradiddle lesson:
And if you still want more guitar blogs, here's mine ;-):
GFLP 10 - Faerestrand Paradiddles Reloaded

Achilleas Diamantis: Confusion -St Overdose

Achilleas Diamantis and Confusion -St Overdose

News: Mark Boals and Virgil Donati team up for Japan Fundraiser

SolMusic Management Inc. proudly announces:

released by Avalon Marquee Records, Tokyo Japan. The Release will be available in Asian market in date 22nd June 2011.

SolMusic Management Inc. thanks SHINE CAST.
All Profits will go to the RED CROSS TSUNAMI APPEAL JAPAN
I want to thank all people that will support Japanese people buying the song.





- MARK BOALS, USA - (Seven The Hardway, Uli J.Roth, Ring Of Fire, Yngwie Malmsteen)
- CHARLIE DOMINICI, USA - (Dominici, Dream Theater)
- ROBERTO TIRANTI, Italy - (Labyrinth)
- MAT SINNERr, Germany - (Primal Fear, Sinner)
- ZAK STEVENS, USA - (Circle II Circle, Machines of Grace, Savatage, Trans Siberian Orchestra)
- RONNY MUNROE, USA - (Presto Ballet, Metal Church)
- EDU FALASCHIi, Brazil - (Angra, Almah)
- JEFF SCOTT SOTO, USA - (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
- ROB MORATTI, Canada - (Moratti, Saga)
- GIORGIA FUMANTI, Canada - Soprano, Operatic Pop (Joseph Carreras, Morricone, Bocelli)
- JUDITH HILL, Japan/USA - (Pop Star)
- STEVE AUGERI, USA - (Former Journey singer)

Gocmen Symphony Orchestra, Ankara - Turkey


Dino Maddalone, Los Angeles

John Cuniberti, Los Angeles

- Virgil Donati, drums
- Tony MacAlpine, rythm and solo guitars
- Paul Pesco, rythm and acoustic guitars
- Bob James, keys
- Dennis Hamm, Keys
- Denny Lalouette, Bass

Avalon Marquee Records, Tokyo Japan (For Asian Continent)
Worldwide (to be confirmed) (Classical Shine Version in additional Pop/Rock and Classical Music Stars)

SolMusic Management Inc.- Canada
Tiziana Hurd, President

Working with you all guys, it has been a great honor ...
Love you all, your,

Tiziana Hurd, President
Mark Boals & Virgil Donati Manage

Floyd Fernandes: Blasting the Blues

Floyd Fernandes Blasting the Blues

Misha Mansoor: The Djent Set #2

Misha Mansoor: The Djent Set #2

Nick Meares: Ernie Ball Music Man Dreamscape Challenge

Ernie Ball Music Man Dreamscape Challenge - Nick Meares

David Locke: Phantom Of The Opera

Phantom Of The Opera - Iron Maiden - David Locke

Anthimos Manti: Grey

Anthimos Manti - Grey - Promo Video (Steel Gallery Records)

Fred Brum: Salt In The Wound

Salt In The Wound by Fred Brum

Meet Brum at the Monkeyfest

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News: we just added Google +1 button

The +1 button makes it easy for visitors to recommend our pages to friends and contacts exactly when their advice is most useful -- on Google search. As a result, you could get more and better qualified site traffic.

So Please rate the posts that you like, it will help people find the posts that are more highly rated!

I also fixed the facebook, twitter, blog, email share buttons too

Introducing the +1 Button

Pete Pachio: Play4 Sk

Re: Play4 Sk Competition Pete Pachio featuring Guthrie Govans "Jet Black" Backing

Adam Steinz: inspirations

Let's talk,,,,Chicago Style! Special Thanks to David Wallimann! Links to the Channels & Videos of the Shredders featured in this video:
David Wallimann:
Myx Harnett:
Anton Oparin:
Marco DeCave:
Images used are for entertainment purposes only. Thanks, Google! :)

What Inspires You, Musically?

Marshall Harrison: Utmost respect to the great musican and human being Sir George Harrison

Marshall Harrison:
I don't know what to make of the sounds generated by this aural experiment but this sure relieved a lot of stress that I'ved been subjected to these past few days. This improv is packed with many of my signature virtuoso devices.

Utmost respect to the great musican and human being Sir George Harrison - RIP

Marshall Harrison - "While My Guitar is Brutally Savaged"

Frank Gambale: posts about new FG1

Frank Gambale Check it out...FG

"Frankly Speaking... " | Frank Gambale's Blog with up-coming tours and clinics, CD releases, books a
I just wanted to take this opportunity to tell you a little about my new FG1 signature guitar from Carvin. Those of you who know me, know I don’t fall short in the enthusiasm department so keeping true to form…I LOVE THIS GUITAR!!!!

Milan Polak: T-Rex Twister 2

T-Rex Twister 2 - Milan Polak

News: Hufschmid public vote

Well to begin with I should just say that we had some absolutely amazing entries to the competition, it's just amazing how high the level of creativity and technique is out there and I want to thank all 138 of you for entering!  vote
Each and every video response was viewed and scored, so without further delay below in no particular order are our top ten!
1) leonardogzm - Spacca189 - snakeyespowermetal - SIMONGUITAR15 - fitzeflinger - dwarfab - GubeonProductions - vavrzyn - Andrioman - IMakeVideosYouWatch - think above all the most impressive aspect of these entries was the high level of creativity in the videos as well as the insane ability!
If you are interested in Hufschmid guitars and would like to know more about them please visit
This vote will run for 10 days from today.
Good luck from Patrick and Chappers

Guthrie Govan, Alex Hutchings,Jess Lewis: Monkeyfest motivational

Guthrie Govan, Alex Hutchings & Jess Lewis playing and teaching at Monkeyfest 2011

Vinnie Moore: Live UFO 2011

Vinnie Moore: Live UFO 2011

Mark McGee: Luvplanet Luvolution

Luvplanet Luvolution

LUVPLANET's VIDEO RELEASE PARTY plus the JESSE BREWSTER BAND!!/event.php?eid=159562277435607LUVPLANET & Jesse Brewster Fri June 3rd / 9pmLocation: George's in San Rafael, CA
Time: Friday, 03 June 2011 21:00

Download Luvplanet music of iTunes!, talented vocalist Nicole Sutton and world renowned guitarist Mark McGee (Gregg Allman, Vicious Rumors), create melodic rock music with appeal that knows no boundaries. Their memorable songs, lush vocal harmonies, soulful guitars, seductive melodies and infectious grooves define the new era

Tommy Emmanuel: UK tour dates

Tommy Emmanuel will embark on a 10-date nationwide UK tour throughout December 2011. Tickets are available now from the 24 hour box office: 0871 230 1101, and

The December UK tour dates include Hull City Hall (Dec 1), Harrogate International Centre (Dec 2), Buxton Opera House (Dec 3), Liverpool Royal Philharmonic (Dec 4), Birmingham Town Hall (Dec 5), Brighton Hove Centre (Dec 6), Cambridge Corn Exchange (Dec 7), Cardiff St David’s Hall (Dec 13), London Union Chapel (Dec 15), Salisbury City Hall (Dec 16).  more

News: Boss Looper comeptition

Top U.S. Looper to Win $3,000 in Gear and a Trip to Frankfurt, Germany

Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 2011 — BOSS® Corporation is excited to announce the BOSS Loop Station World Championship 2, the second annual search to find the world’s top looping artist. Guitarists, bassists, beatboxers, vocalists, violinists, drummers, keyboard players, and looping musicians of all sorts are invited to start by submitting a video performance using any BOSS RC-series looping product. The result could be a trip to the U.S. finals in Hollywood, California, where the top looper will earn $3,000 in BOSS gear and a spot in the international championship at Musikmesse 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Open Competition — June 1, 2011 — August 31, 2011
  • Upload a live performance video using any BOSS RC-series Loop Station product to (video must be five minutes or less).
  • Visit and fill out the entry form.
  • Entries will be judged and selected by BOSS, who will evaluate the creativity, musicianship, stage presence, and technical skill of the looping performances.
U.S. Finals — October 22, 2011
  • The top six entries from the Open Competition will be flown in to compete at the BOSS U.S. Loop Station Finals 2 at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA.
  • Performances will be judged by a panel of music industry insiders.
  • Prizes include:
    • 1st Prize — $3,000 in BOSS gear; trip to the international championship
    • 2nd Prize — $2,000 in BOSS gear
    • 3rd Prize — $1,000 in BOSS gear
International Championship — Musikmesse Frankfurt, March 2012
  • The winner of the U.S. Finals will represent the United States in the BOSS Loop Station World Championship 2 in Frankfurt, Germany, challenging the winners of other Loop Station competitions held around the globe.
  • Performances will be judged by a panel of music industry insiders.
  • Prizes include:
    • 1st Prize — $3,000 in BOSS gear
    • 2nd Prize — $2,000 in BOSS gear
    • 3rd Prize — $1,000 in BOSS gear
To enter the U.S. division of the BOSS Loop Station World Championship 2, please visit:

Tristan Klein: Panama blues

Panama blues by tristan klein

Jakub Żytecki: stunning improvisation 15 years old!! Burn your guitars!

Jakub Żytecki guitar improvisation