Tag Archive: chords

Social Media Highlights September 2015

September 21, 2015 2:01 pm Published by
Hi everyone, Here’s the best of this month’s Social Media output, relating to all sorts, including Guitars, Pianos and Keyboards, Classical Music, Jazz Music, Concert Films, Art, Autumn, London and Writer’s Block! Ed Sheeran’s debut concert film will be screened in late October Read More Pianist Bob Karty’s Kickstarter project reunites members Of Oregon And… View Article

Electric Guitar Masterclasses From The Stars

September 3, 2015 2:47 pm Published by
Hi Strummers, Here’s another post linking you to some brilliant online Masterclass resources – Video lessons and talks from some of the world’s best Guitarists across all genres and eras. In the spirit of this diversity, you can find below some videos by Mark Knopfler, Nile Rodgers, Synyster Gates and Steve Vai.  Happy viewing, (and… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 5

May 22, 2015 2:02 pm Published by
Welcome to part 5, Friday’s final instalment in our daily blog series offering you a professional practice tip each day. Tip 5:  Don’t Always Play With Songs For some guitarists, this advice should be “Start Playing With Songs” but for most of us, it’s don’t always play with songs! Especially if you’re preparing for a… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 2.

May 19, 2015 10:54 am Published by
Here’s part 2 of our new daily blog series offering you a quick practice tip each day, to improve your Guitar or Piano playing. Tip 2 – Little & Often 2 hours per week, split into 6 sessions of 20 minutes, is infinitely more valuable than 1 long 2 hour session. Breaks are important to process… View Article

Quick Practice Tips – Daily Blog – Day 1:

May 18, 2015 10:47 am Published by
Hi everyone and welcome to our new series of daily blog posts offering you professional practice trips to maximise your Guitar or Piano practice time. Each day we’ll offer you a professional, insightful tip that will help you notice an improvement in your playing, fast. Tip 1:  Stop Practising What You Already Know! Don’t stop… View Article

Meet Our Guitar Teachers – Video Performances

May 14, 2015 12:16 pm Published by
Hi everyone, Here’s a chance to meet our guitar teachers who cover London and the surrounding areas. On our website we feature a page of Guitar Teacher profiles, listing our teachers’ information, qualifications, experience and successes. And here below is a video playlist featuring performances by a selection of our Guitar teachers – From home… View Article

Guitar Themed TBT Part Two

April 23, 2015 4:36 pm Published by
Welcome to part 2 in our Guitar-themed TBT (Throwback Thursday) mini series. You can find part 1 here. Again, we’re featuring 3 great Guitar videos from days gone by.  Just as part 1 contained performances from 1959, 1969 and 1979, now’s the time for 1989, 1999 and 2009.  So here we go! 1) 1989 –… View Article

Lead Guitar Phrasing – Part 3 – Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits

December 11, 2014 6:10 pm Published by
Welcome to Part 3 in our series on Lead Guitar Phrasing.  The subject of today’s study is the Mark Knopfler‘s playing on Brothers In Arms.  First, here’s the track: So here are 5 key points we can take from this, to apply to our own Phrasing when soloing: 1) Leaving Space.   We’ve discussed leaving… View Article

Music Theory Part 5 – Chord Formation And The Major Key

January 23, 2014 4:41 pm Published by
Welcome to Part 5 in our educational music theory series.  This post will cover forming chords from the Major scale.  If you’re new to the Major scale, check out part 2.  We’ll be looking at basic chords, made of 3 notes.  These are called triads. The 3 notes are: “Root” – Gives the chord its letter name,… View Article