As the name implies, this is a funky track in the key of E minor for your jamming pleasure. The A section is in the key of Em while the B section is in the relative major (G). For your reference, we've provided scale shapes below. While these patterns can be used to … [Read more...] about Funky Em Jam Track
I am very pleased to announce the release of my new book with The FJH Music Company. Classical Guitar: Contemporary Concepts 1 is a part of FJH's Way to Play series which introduces guitarists to a variety of playing styles including jazz, bluegrass, and classical guitar. Each … [Read more...] about New Classical Guitar Book (Intermediate Level)
Much has been said in books, magazines, and high-priced '90s shred lesson VHS tapes about how to play the guitar, but little attention has been given to the picking hand - that is, until recently. If you are not yet familiar with Troy Grady's "Cracking the Code," I encourage you … [Read more...] about New Picking Mechanics Video from Troy Grady
New to guitar and not sure where to begin? To say there's a plethora of resources out there would be an understatement, but filtering through what's good and what's less than helpful can be a challenge in itself. Here is nice one-stop resource for beginner guitarist or teachers … [Read more...] about Resource for Beginners and Teachers
Traversing the Fretboard Utilizing the CAGED System in More Ways than One by Sean ThrowerAbout the Book Around the time I began teaching at Berry College in Fall of 2014, I also began writing a method book. My goal when starting this book was to create a method of … [Read more...] about My New Method Book!