Premier Guitar is now posting contests and giveaways from around the musical instruments industry in addition to the many giveaways that are already being presented by Premier Guitar with



Premier Guitar is now posting contests and giveaways from around the musical instruments industry in addition to the many giveaways that are already being presented by Premier Guitar with participating sponsors. Our new "Contests" page makes it easy for you to scan and enter for a wider variety of giveaways from a wider variety of manufacturers and retailers.

Check out the recent contests posted on PremierGuitar.com:

 
12 Days of PedalsandEffects gear giveaways
From December 14-25, PedalsandEffects.com be giving away one, incredible piece of gear every day for TWELVE days. My team has worked with my favorite manufacturers, both large and small, to bring you an amazing array of stuff to win.
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EMG: End of the World Giveaway
SIf the world doesn't end, you could be winning an entire rig! Ends 12/20/12.
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Bandsurge Ultimate Music Gear Collection
Like Bandsurge/Musicfarm on Facebook for your chance to win an Ultimare Music Gear Collection. Ends 1/25/13.
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MI Effects Giveaway MI Effects Giveaway
MI Effects are giving a lucky fan one of the first Super Blues Pro and Super Crunch Box! Ends 12/14/12.
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Click here to see all giveaways from PremierGuitar.com.
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Intermediate

Intermediate

  • Demonstrate a variety of drone guitar techniques and approaches.
  • Examine drone points of reference from an array of genres.
  • Learn how to use standard, drop D, and uncommon alternate tunings in drone contexts.

Playing a melody or solo with a “drone” means playing over just one note or, in some instances, one chord. Besides playing without any harmonic accompaniment, it is about as simple a concept as one can image, which also means the possibilities are endless. We’ll look at ways to use drones in a variety of contexts, from ancient to contemporary, blues to metal, traditional to experimental.

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See a sampling of picks used by famous guitarists over the years.

Marty Stuart

Submit your own artist pick collections to rebecca@premierguitar.com for inclusion in a future gallery.

How does a legacy artist stay on top of his game? The pianist, hit singer-songwriter, producer, and composer talks about the importance of musical growth and positive affirmation; his love for angular melodicism; playing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, jam, and soundtrack music; and collaborating with his favorite guitarists, including Pat Metheny and Jerry Garcia.

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