Alex Machacek (Demystifying The Fretboard)
Guitar, Fretboard Knowledge, Soloing, Playing Through Changes, 12 Tone Rows, Etc.
Description: In this “Demystifying The Fretboard” guitar lesson, renowned Austrian guitarist Alex Machacek shows you how to master your entire neck. Alex discusses and demonstrates his 12 tone system for opening up the entire fingerboard so that you’re able to play melodically and chordally in all positions of the guitar. If you are looking to gain mastery over your guitar neck, this guitar masterclass is for you.
Topics Covered: Guitar, Knowing The Neck, 12 Tone Rows, Positions, Exercises, Scales, Chords, Modes, Mini Positions, Pentatonics, Soloing, Playing Through Changes, Using Rules and Restrictions, Superimposition, Motifs, Etc.
Alex Machacek (Guitar Rhythm Studies)
Guitar, Rhythm, Exercises, Soloing, Comping, Syncopation, Odd Times, Etc.
Description: In this “Guitar Rhythm Studies” lesson, renowned Austrian guitarist Alex Machacek shows you his method for rhythmic training on the instrument. Alex breaks down rhythm strengthening exercises, comping techniques, odd meter patterns and more. If you are looking to improve your rhythmic accuracy and vocabulary, this guitar masterclass is for you.
Topics Covered: Guitar, Rhythm, Subdivisions, 16th Notes, Triplets, Exercises, Utilizing Rhythm in Solos, Rhythm Section Interaction, Comping, Rhythm Playing, Ghost Notes, Odd Time Patterns, Syncopation, Techniques, Groupings, Etc.
Alex Machacek has performed and/or recorded with FAT, UK, Terry Bozzio, Virgil Donati, Gary Husband, Matt Garrison, Hadrien Feraud, Marco Minnemann, Jimmy Johnson, Jeff Sipe, Scott Kinsey, Don Byron, Planet X and Many More.