“Beautiful Things” by Gungor

] Gungor is a Christian “musical collective” fronted by worship leader Michael Gungor. I use this song to  teach alternate tunings, hybrid picking and dynamics for guitar. This video was recorded live in the studios of Relevant Magazine, a publication about faith, life and culture based in Orlando, Florida.

“She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes

This first video is of a live performance of “She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes on The Late Show with David Letterman from 1991. I use this song to teach alternate tunings and methods for embellishing rhythm guitar parts (scalar licks, harmonics, etc). I love what Chris Robinson has to say about the meaning […]

Student Band Highlight – Kickfire

We teach lessons.  Lots of ’em.  Most of our students are learning acoustic or electric guitar, but we have quite a few folks learning to play drums, piano and bass… with the occasional mandolin strummer or violin fiddler.  We also teach students to play together in a band setting.  Once they have achieved an intermediate […]

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