Guitar Players: stories and interviews

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guitarist stories tutorialsReading the bio and facts about our favorite guitar players is always an excellent source of inspiration. In this section, you can read about some of the masters that have taken the guitar to the next level.

Who invented tapping on guitar? Maybe a doctor from Italy

Who invented tapping on guitar? Maybe a doctor from Italy article icon

Van Halen did NOT invent tapping on guitar. Here's an articles and a video on an italian amateur guitar players that in the sixties was used to tap his guitar with the right hand...

Angus Young's diabolical riffs

Angus Young's diabolical riffs article icon

In this lesson we're going to take a look at a standard pentatonic lick in the style of Angus Young. This one is in A minor, and features the kind of aggressive bending and pentatonic playing that Angus often uses..

Keith Richards Open G Tuning

Keith Richards Open G Tuning article icon

In this lesson you'll learn the Open G guitar tuning, one of the favorite tunings of Keith Richards. Your guitar is going to sound like a Rolling Stone!.

The Father of Gipsy Jazz: Django Reinhardt

The Father of Gipsy Jazz: Django Reinhardt article icon

The story of Django Reinhardt, the father of gipsy jazz and a real guitar genius.

Life against the Odds : The Story of Jason Becker

Life against the Odds : The Story of Jason Becker article icon

The story of the guitarist Jason Becker: hard work and resilience that take the talent and forge it into something of transcendence. .

A lesson with John March, Ted Greene’s dedicated student

A lesson with John March, Ted Greene’s dedicated student article icon

The past week I had the honor and the pleasure to take a lesson with John March, Ted Greene’s dedicated student. Here's what happened.

Tosin Abasi | 8 strings guitar genius

Tosin Abasi | 8 strings guitar genius article icon

This article will show you Tosin Abasi's awesome technique and style, a genius of eight strings guitar and progressive metal..

Kaki King | The new guitar Goddess

Kaki King | The new guitar Goddess article icon

Introducing Kaki King, named by Rolling Stones The New Guitar Goddess. One of the most innovative guitar player of the last years, a genre unto herself..

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