Here are a few random performances (along with the tab) to demonstrate the wide variety of things that I like to play, and also a few video lessons to give you an idea of my teaching style. Have fun with these and click the link below to see more on my YouTube channel!
This is a showcase of extreme techniques favored by rock guitarists like Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, and Nuno Bettencourt, along with some gypsy jazz licks in the style of Django Reinhardt and chord melody inspired by jazz master Joe Pass!
Sonny Rollins’ saxophone solo from the song ‘Waiting On a Friend’ by The Rolling Stones!
Here’s another saxophone solo, this one from the song ‘Deacon Blues’ by Steely Dan. I often arrange pieces for guitar that were originally played on other instruments to cultivate an original voice by not sounding like other guitar players.
This is the theme from the 1960’s television show ‘The Munsters’.
Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news! This is my arrangement of the Christmas Classic from Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’ ballet.
Not only do I like to arrange music originally played on different instruments for guitar but I also like to play music inspired by different cultures outside of the mainstream. This is the head from the song 'Farah 'Alaiyna' (Joy Upon Us), by Ahmed Abdul Malik, from his 'Jazz Sahara' LP released in 1958.
Intro to a classical masterpiece composed by virtuoso violinist Niccolò Paganini!
Every player who ever lived has had to cross this bridge, and after teaching more than 5,000 students over the last 35yrs, I've developed an efficient method to assist students to the other side. I hope it helps those who are in need of the helping hand.
Become the listener..
Here’s a cool lick that fits neatly into any style of music. Visit my YouTube channel for more lessons and signature licks!
Here‘s a full song transcription of Dancing Days by Led Zeppelin! This song is tuned to open G (DGDGB) and has three guitar parts that I’ve arranged for one guitar. (I play the slide part with my first finger). \m/
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