• Funk guitar lesson - the muting technique part 1

    Funk Guitar Lesson – The Muting Technique (Part 1)

    By Erick Gerber
    In October 31, 2018
    In this lesson, we’re going to work on three things: Developing your 16 note rhythmic prowess at different tempos. Feeling 16 notes to a metronome is considerably more challenging than 8th notes. The muting technique – playing all the strings without a single note or harmonic ringing out, giving...
  • how to make your guitar vegan

    How To Make Your Guitar Vegan

    By Craig Goudge
    In October 9, 2018
    Can your Guitar be Vegan? It’s an interesting question considering the modern focus on healthy eating patterns. Let’s take a look at what to consider if you have the urge to make your guitar Vegan: Before we get into the details it would be important to be clear on...
  • pentatonic

    Using Minor Pentatonic Over Major Chords – Theory Explained

    By Darren Powell
    In September 11, 2018
    The Minor Pentatonic scale is the all-so-famous scale most guitar players start with. It is almost evident everywhere in music. It is in the main riff of Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple and in Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes. ‘Pent’ is the Greek word for ‘five’. So...
  • Jazz guitar lick in C major

    Jazz Guitar Lick | Free Guitar Lesson

    By Darren Powell
    In September 5, 2018
    This is a III-VI-II-V-I Jazz Guitar Lick in the key of C Major. The lick utilizes all the “inside notes” of the harmony. It outlines the exact functions of the chords as played in the progression. So, in terms of modes, you will be highlighting Phrygian, Aeolian, Dorian, Mixolydian...
  • boom chick rhythm

    The Boom-Chick Rhythm | Country Guitar Lesson

    By Stefan Vos
    In July 10, 2018
    A very popular country guitar technique is a rhythmic device called boom-chick. Click the video below to learn how to play this simple but creatively rewarding technique: ►To get FULL ACCESS to our video lesson library click here: https://www.guitarexcellence.co.za/product/video-membership/ ►For more great lessons and other valuable free content delivered...
  • clarens guitar weekend

    Dan Patlansky – Clarens Guitar Weekend

    By Erick Gerber
    In May 30, 2018
    Date: 8 – 10 June 2018 Venue: Clarens Backpackers and Inn Price: R4350,00* (*Price includes gift bag worth R1000, two nights accommodation in Backpackers, breakfast, dinner and workshops with Dan Patlansky.) Bookings: Email [email protected] BOOK YOUR SPOT TODAY – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE! The DAN PATLANSKY CLARENS GUITAR WEEKEND is...