Thomas McRocklin is an English guitar player, music producer and mastering engineer. He was a child prodigy guitarist and has shared the stage with the likes of Zakk Wylde, Steve Lukather, Stuart Hamm, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai, who mentored and produced Thomas as the lead guitarist in Bad4Good as well as featuring him in his music video “The Audience is Listening”.
We don’t have as much time to play the guitar as much as we’d like to, which is why I’ve put together some of my favourite exercises to create this killer workout!
This 5-minute guitar workout is perfect for those days where you’re really limited on time and just want to make some progression from your playing, or you can use it as the ultimate warmup to get your blood flowing before you start tracking and recording.
If you feel like your solos aren’t saying as much as they could then this is for you! In this lesson I’m going to share five of my best tips for more melodic and emotional sounding solos.
As well as breaking down these approaches step by step, I’m going to give you loads of tips and ideas on how you can apply them to your own playing in order to add more drama and excitement to melodic passages.
In this lesson I’m going to break down 3 specific licks that make up key parts in a solo from a track called Spectrum by my band McRocklin and Hutch.
At first these licks might seem fairly complex but by breaking them down I’m going to show you how you can take some simple, familiar shapes and transform them by applying different approaches and techniques to your playing.