Posts Tagged ‘Guitarists’

Why Comparing Guitarists Makes No Sense

It is interesting and funny to see how so many guitar players worldwide through channels like for example YouTube, are spending a great deal of their time comparing their favorite guitarists to each other like it is a competition. My favorite guitar player is better than your favorite guitar player! Although a sensible guitarist knows…

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My 10 Favorite Guitarists of All Time

Some people worship guitarists for their technical playing ability. “Shredders” they are often called. Personally I tend to find these types of players to be excruciating to listen to because rather than focusing on the sound that they’re making they seem to be focused on how quickly their fingers are moving. These are people who…

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Of All Time Top Heavy Metal Guitarists

I flinch a little at abiding a list of the finest heavily metallic guitarists when the consortium to decide from is so immense. The trouble arrives because of the vast amount of dashes and sub-genres implied. Your alternatives depend upon your dash and who you hear to, whether it be glam, condemn, progressive, standard or…

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Famous Guitarists: Robert Johnson

According to Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson was ‘the most important blues singer who ever lived’. He is number five in Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, but the man himself is still part legend, part mystery. Almost the only concrete things we have of Robert Johnson are his recordings, made in…

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Some Of The Greatest Guitarists In History

The guitar is so intimately connected with the blues and with rock and roll that it is arguably the sexiest musical instrument that anyone can choose to play! Although there have been plenty of great classical guitarists since the evolution of the instrument into its modern form, most of the general public’s attention has been…

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The Importance of Music Theory For Blues Guitarists

This ultimately is the secret that unlocks outstanding lead guitar playing, great songwriting, and great musicianship in general. I have cited techniques used by rock and blues guitarists Kirk Hammett, Zakk Wylde, Eric Clapton and BB King, but a point I wanted to arrive at in that context is that each and every great guitarists…

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A Look At Famous Guitarists and Their Guitars – Guitar Players

If you like music, then you know about an American guitarist, singer and songwriter named Jimi Hendrix. He was classed as one of best and influenced many a budding guitarists with his music. Though starting in England it wasn?t until the Monterey Festival in 1967 that he was recognized worldwide. He later went on to…

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4 Common Mistakes Guitarists Make When Playing The Blues

When learning how to play killer blues guitar, you always start with the basics and gradually advance to mastering riffs, style, and complex phrasing. Phrasing is how you take all the techniques and all the details that go with it and make it yours. In other words, phrasing is the way you have made all…

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Lead Guitarists: Understanding Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales

In this article we are going to provide you guidance about our 1st scale, the Minor Pentatonic scale. Pentatonic is a special scale to learn, especially for guitar. It is commonly the first scale. It is pretty easy, and it works really well over simple chord progressions, and is a great place to start practicing…

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