Lessons GT #259
Pat Heath has six more licks for you to play at easy, intermediate and advanced levels. We challenge you – can you play them all? Les Davidson pays musical tribute to one of the most influential of the modern electric bluesmen, the Flying V-wielding Lonnie Mack. Martin Cooper jets off to Japan to examine the playing of Hotei, the Land of the Rising Son’s legendary guitarist, arranger and composer. Charlie Griffiths stands back in awe at the playing of glam metal’s incredibly melodic and technically inspiring Vito Bratta of White Lion. John Wheatcroft flexes his picking hand, ensures his timing’s right in the pocket, as he investigates the playing of a jazz-rock titan, Al Di Meola. Stuart Ryan delves into the playing of pop-rock superstar, iconic blues legend and rather good acoustic picker, the multi-talented John Mayer. Shaun Baxter continues his series blending bluesy ideas with the Mixolydian mode – this month he pulls out even more great-sounding triads. Iain Scott continues his series uncovering the mysteries of chords with a dissection of augmented triads in a variety of useful styles. Charlie Griffiths aims to perfect your techniques. This month, he’s being particularly mean by making you tap without using your first finger!