Premier Guitar

Premier Clinic, Powered by TrueFire

June 10, 2008
Premier Clinic The relentless pursuit of tone is a journey brimming with the discovery of gear, electronics and chops. This Premier Clinic section focuses on the latter with a continuing series of lesson plans across blues, rock, jazz, fingerstyle and special techniques.

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This month we continue our lesson plans designed to beef up your country, rock and jazz chops, along with a special arrangement for all of our fi ngerstyle players.

Rock - Hell Struggle
Trey Alexander blazes through two Quantum Rock grooves
(originally from Trey Alexander’s Quantum Rock)

Country - Chicken Pickin’
Joe Dalton shows off a fast-paced chicken pickin’ solo
(originally from Joe Dalton’s Big Twang )

Jazz - Spicing up a 12-Bar Solo
Brad Carlton “edits” a jazzy solo to discover fresh ideas
(originally from Brad Carlton’s Jazzed Blues Assembly Lines )

Fingerstyle - Daughter of Pete’s Feet
Richard Gilewitz demonstrates the main theme of his tune, “Daughter of Pete’s Feet”
(originally from Richard Gilewitz’s Fingerscapes )



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