Archive for May, 2008

Slurs 3 – Hammer/Pull off exercise

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

This is the third group of three exercise video groups to help develop proper slurring technique. There are four exercises, each with it’s own video, as well as the tablature below. This set of exercises is more advanced than the first two sets, so go to the “Slurs 1-2″ exercise videos in the “Exercises” section [...]

Slurs 2 – Pull off exercise

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

This is the second group of three exercise video groups to help develop proper slurring technique. There are four exercises, each with it’s own video, as well as the tablature below.
slurs pull off
Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Hints: You should first see the video “Slurs technique” in the “Technique” section of this site before attempting [...]

Slurs 1 – Hammer on exercise

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

This is the first group of three exercise video groups to help develop proper slurring technique. There are four exercises, each with it’s own video, as well as the tablature below.
slurs hammer on
Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Hints: You should first see the video “Slurs technique” in the “Technique” section of this site before attempting [...]

Reading guitar tablature

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Depending on your background, you may not know what guitar tablature is or how to read it. Guitar tablature is a device used to be able to “read” music notes without knowing how to read music. It’s practice is many centuries old, and there are tablatures (or “tab” for short) for other instruments as well. [...]

Learning new pieces

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Have you ever spent countless hours studying a new piece of music, and when you think you finally have gotten it all down, you realize you learned a certain part wrong? You go back and try to correct the mistake, costing you even more time and aggravation? If you are lucky, your hard work will [...]