Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Advanced

Tapping Technique: Bi-Dextral Hammer-Ons in the Style of Eddie Van Halen

December 21, 2010
Often referred to as two-hand tapping, this technique was revolutionized and popularized by Eddie Van Halen in the late 1970s (“Eruption,” 1978) and taken to extremes by guitarists such as Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Jennifer Batten, and jazz great Stanley Jordan.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 3

December 3, 2010
The next section of Niccolo Paganini''s Caprice No. 1 will do wonders for your sweep picking technique and other areas of your playing.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 2

October 12, 2010
Mike Campese continues his arrangement of a classic
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 1

September 16, 2010
Mike Campese arranges a violin classic from Niccolo Paganini for guitar
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Master Ultra-Fast Runs with Linear Tapping

July 20, 2010
Learn Greg Howe''s linear tapping approach
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Arpeggio Madness!

June 16, 2010
Three examples using legato and string-skipping trad sequences.
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Advanced Fingerstyle Techniques: Slapped Harmonics, Tremoloed Bass Notes, and More

April 15, 2010
Add to your techniques with Michael-Hedges, Tuck Andress and even Bootsy Collins-inspired techniques
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Passing Tones

March 11, 2010
Greg Howe shares a method to spice up solos: passing tones.
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Detailed Diminished III

February 19, 2010
A look at the three diminished forms, and how to apply them with a "normal" resolution.
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Three-Note-Per-String Variables

February 11, 2010
Break out of your ruts with three-note-per-string variables
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