Beat it Guitar Solo - Eddie Van Halen

A video of ten of my favourite electric guitar riffs.

Electric Guitar Styles

Shredding

The electric guitar has been used in each and every different style of music.


Here is a video of ten of my favourite electric guitar riffs.  I've attempted to show the versatility of the sounds that an electric guitar can produce.

Electric Guitar Lessons

Guitar Solos

The number one request I get on electric guitar is to learn the blues.


Here is an improvisation that I put together over some looped chords.

Hotel California Guitar Solo

Blues Improvisation

✓  Whether you want to play in a band, or just sit home all day playing blues licks, I'm confident my guitar lessons can get you moving in the right direction.

✓  I can teach you how to get the guitar to sound sweet and slow or hard and heavy (and everywhere in between!).

✓  I can show you the first steps into blues soloing all the way up soloing over chord changes, modes and other advanced techniques.


I've played electric guitar in a variety of blues, covers and rock bands over the years so I have plenty of practical knowledge that I can pass on.


Below are some samples of my playing.

A slow blues improvisation

One of life's quirks is that some people just love playing fast.


It probably started with Jimmy Page but then exploded in the 80's with the likes of Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert and Steve Vai.


If you're into that kind of thing I can show you tapping. sweep picking and speed picking.

Who doesn't want to be able to tear out a classic guitar solo?


Most days I have people asking me to teach them the classic rock guitar solos from Dire Straits, The Eagles, Pink Floyd or Guns 'n Roses. Here's the solo from Hotel California by The Eagles.