Did you know that by adding a couple of extra details to your playing, you can take 4 or 5 notes and transform them boring, vanilla licks into something truly memorable and impressive sounding?
I’m going to show you how to do precisely that, and help you take a giant leap toward becoming a killer shredder! This lesson is also packed full of inspiration, including some of my best tips on how to avoid trapping yourself into playing the same notes over and over so that you can improvise freely and unlock your creativity.
This lesson is packed with some of my very best tips to help you become a more expressive, explosive guitarist. If you’re new to School of McRock I highly suggest this as one of the first lessons you should check out, as it’s going to install a lot of great practices into your playing.
I’m going to cover many of the pitfalls that guitarists can fall into, and break down various approaches and techniques you can apply to your playing today to help you get to the next level and express yourself on the guitar.
I recently received some great feedback on one of my YouTube videos from Mike, who is an amazing guitarist. He was impressed by a specific section in the video where I played a G major 13 chord and then went into a cool lick, showcasing some interesting guitar techniques.
A lot of the time when I’m improvising the things I play are pretty much instantly forgotten, so I decided to grab a guitar, hit record and cast my mind back to that moment to figure out what I was doing and break the whole thing down for you!
What if you could unlock a brand new approach to note choice – and add some really fun and exciting new licks to your arsenal at the same time? Stop playing those same old boring notes, because we’re about to spice things up and have a blast while we’re doing it!
In this lesson, I’m going to show you how to combine different notes using several concepts that make playing so much more fun and exciting. With this approach, you’re always on the brink of creating something brand-new, a sound nobody has heard before, and something that is uniquely YOU.
Over the past few weeks, I’ve made a ton of progress all at once. My fretting ability, power and dexterity on the fretboard have all increased at the same time – even my creativity has improved. I wanted to share my process so you can see exactly how I was able to make so much progress in a relatively short space of time so that you can do the same!
Included in this lesson are 3 very challenging guitar exercises. These are excellent for your fretting hand dexterity and alternate picking, but what I really love about these exercises is that they remain open to interpretation. This gives you the opportunity to get creative and figure out the best way to cross the fretboard, which is part of the reason they’re so effective.
We’ve all heard guitarists perform a solo with nothing memorable or exciting about it. Maybe that’s even what it feels like when you begin to improvise – it’s too easy to fall into the trap of noodling at the same pace, using the same notes and not really changing much.
What if you could still use the patterns and shapes that you already know, but transform those boring licks into something memorable and exciting? That’s what this lesson is all about, and that’s exactly what I’m going to show you. Let’s go!
Do you tend to gravitate towards certain note choices and fretboard positions? If so, it’s time to get out of your comfort zone and join me as we trade licks and jam!
In this lesson, I take a backing track of a song idea I’ve been working on and use this as a jumping-off point to show you which note choices and phrasing I feel work well over these particular chords. This is a live, uncut lesson packed full of approaches and insights designed to help you unlock more melodic and meaningful approaches in your playing, which I think you’ll love.
In this lesson I’m going to teach you a few techniques for linking multiple arpeggios together in a way that lets you fly all around the neck, coming up with fresh, modern-sounding riffs that are both fast and fluid.
If you’ve ever felt stuck because you want to use arpeggios in your playing without sounding like you’re just running up and down through vanilla-sounding patterns, then you need to learn these techniques to unlock the power of arpeggios in your playing.
I’ve always been a fan of drummers and bass players who have a great feel and pocket. As a guitarist, it’s so easy to get caught up in shredding and playing licks so having a solid groove can really set you apart. In this lesson, I’m going to show you how to incorporate many groove-related details to elevate your playing and turn a simple three-chord progression into an electrifying riff.
We’ll explore the art of storytelling through your playing, along with a combination of new techniques and improvisation tips, and by the end of the lesson you’re going to be clapping your hands to the beat of your own guitar playing!
I like to continuously change and flow through different techniques while playing, and this lesson will teach you how to do that too. It’s all about mixing up notes and techniques to come up with something fun and exciting.
You know that feeling when you’re in the zone, coming up with new licks and note combinations effortlessly? That’s what we’re going for and I’m excited to show you a lick I’ve been working on that really embodies that approach.
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