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Classical Rock Licks

June 12, 2007
This month, we’ll be looking at some of my favorite classical rock licks – these patterns are widely used by players like Malmsteen, Stach, Vai, and Gilbert.
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How The Big Boys Do It: Load-In

June 12, 2007
A short while ago I had the privilege of working with one of the Midwest’s best backline suppliers for concerts. I enjoyed seeing how they did things and quickly realized why they have become so popular with regular tour acts.
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Heads Up

June 12, 2007
I gotta tell you that some of the things we did to our guitars when I was younger were not the best ideas at the end of the day.
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What’s the Difference?

June 12, 2007
I hope you are thinking about your rig and how you are using it.
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A Jazz Guitar Major: Pros and Cons

June 12, 2007
This is the time when many younger guitar players are finalizing plans for formal music study in the fall
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Heavy Lifting and Songwriting

June 12, 2007
In my youth, the legendary John Hartford (“Gentle on My Mind”) gave me a magical piece of advice that I have embraced ever since. “If you want to be taken seriously in this business, write and perform your own music.”
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Evaluating Your Guitar, Part 1

June 12, 2007
In my mind, appraisers have one of the toughest jobs, as they have to be extremely precise in their work. If they appraise too low, the owner can become offended; if they appraise too high, disappointment can set in when those values aren’t met
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‘65 Gibson SG, Pt. 5

June 12, 2007
We left off last month by completeing the installation of the two reinforcement splines, leveling and finalizing the prep work. We are now ready to do the finish touchup.
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B-Bender Mojo

June 12, 2007
Recently, I had the pleasure of catching up with Will Ray, the renowned guitarist from The Hellecasters
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Speaking Directly

June 12, 2007
Have you ever wondered why a dynamic microphone can be plugged into a 100-foot long cable and still sound great, but your guitar tone starts to crap out after just 20 feet? The difference is in the signal.
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