My Nash Stratocaster And Nash Telecaster Guitars - Your Questions Answered!

gear May 19, 2020

 

In today's video, I address the questions I get asked all the time about my Pink Stratocaster and my red Telecaster. I am a huge Nah guitars fan and for the money, they are pretty tough to beat. What pickups, wood, neck shapes, guitar controls, where I got them, the story behind them, and much more.

Also, my coffee mug makes its official debut! I'll have a store link to purchase them coming soon!

Finally, I got a live streaming rig to start doing live streams. I would have done it sooner but as you can imagine streaming stuff is a little hard to come by these days lol! Let me know what topics you would like covered in the comment section below!

 

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Blues Soloing Outside The Pentatonic Box

Uncategorized May 13, 2020

 

In this video, we welcome back once again the amazing Jeff McErlain.

In this guitar lesson, we go over blues soloing outside the pentatonic box. Its a way to not only use the pentatonic scale that we know and love but also how to hit other melodically enticing notes that we may not be using from the chords in our progression.

When you use these "other" notes it can open a whole other realm of melodic possibilities!

If you want to support Jeff make sure you do it here in the link below! http://jeffmcerlain.com

Sign up for Jeff's Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/jeffmcerlain/

Jeff's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mcerlain212

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Upgrade Your Blues Chops With The Power of Thirds | Blues Guitar Lesson

Uncategorized May 11, 2020

Unleash the Magic of 3rds in Your Blues Guitar Playing

In today's lesson we bring over Mr. Ford Thurston on his bday! Ford had an idea he wanted to show everyone about the magic of adding the major 3rd to your blues pentatonic boxes. He then shows how to combined major and minor pentatonic scales in addition to adding the major 3rd and bam, killer blues phrasing ideas 101!

Make sure you stay till the end cause he adds another awesome jam session to finish off the lesson!

Check out Ford's links below!

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/2011goldtop

Ford's website: https://www.fordthurstonmusic.com

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In Search Of The Ultimate Hendrix Tone

Uncategorized Apr 29, 2020

 

Rj Ronquillo and I are both huge Hendrix nuts.

In this video, we start down the path to finding the ultimate Hendrix tone. We took everything from run of the mill fuzz pedals from Dunlop and MXR that you can find at Guitar Center to super boutique hard to find fuzz pedals like the Burkos Third Stone and put them through their paces.

Check out the video to see what pedals made it through this round. Coming up in part 2 more fuzzes and then we are on to my favorite part of Hendrix's tone the Vibe pedal!

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Ryan Wariner Shows You How To Play Hard Rock Guitar Licks With Attitude

Uncategorized Apr 20, 2020

In today's guitar lesson Ryan Wariner teaches you how to play hard rock and blues licks with attitude! If you are a fan of the way Van Halen, Warren Demartini, Nuno Bettencourt, and all the other 80's Hard Rock guys blasted out terrifying phrases from their screaming 412 cabs then you are going to love today's lesson!

This lesson is from early March but due to the fact there were some technical difficulties it took a while to get it out. I remedied them as best as I could and decided to let it fly. There is too much awesome stuff in this one for you all not to see! Make sure you check the whole thing out because there is killer stuff in here from start to finish.

One of the things I like most about Ryan's playing isn't just that he has a staggering level of technique but more than that is his feel! All the subtle nuances of great players can so often be overlooked because of the totality of the music behind the player. Without hearing the guitar by itself or really listening and...

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Jeff McErlain Teaches Some Wicked Hard Rock Blues Guitar Licks And Talks All Things Metal

Uncategorized Apr 17, 2020

In this lesson, Robben Ford guitarist and online lesson extraordinaire Jeff McErlain teaches you some of his wicked hard rock blues-based licks.

After a lengthy coffee-infused discussion about his influences, gear, and killer software based guitar tones Jeff teaches tons off ways to get your chops up but more importantly how to use speed and technique at the proper time in your solos.

The lesson starts around the 12-minute mark!

Topics covered,

  • Economy picking
  • Legato
  • Alternate picking
  • How to develop speed
  • Adding taste and restraint to your solos
  • Creative timing and phrasing ideas
  • and much more!

Grab your guitar and get ready to do some serious woodshedding!

Check out Jeff's YouTube channel here and give him a sub! https://www.youtube.com/user/mcerlain212

Check out all things Jeff here:

http://jeffmcerlain.com

Want to kick your playing up a notch and go from copying other people’s licks to creating your own? Then check out my courses here: ...

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How To Play Rainbow In The Dark by Dio on Guitar

rhythm Mar 31, 2020

 

Time for some freakin 80's metal my peeps! 

After you rock some Dio, discover my proven method to finally "Unleash" the solos stuck in your head with CAGED Unleashed!

 

 

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Master Your Groove - Let Mark Lettieri Teach You The Art Of Playing In The Pocket - Rhythm And Lead

groove lead rhythm Mar 20, 2020

 

You want to get your guitar rhythm and lead pocket rock solid?

In this guitar lesson let Grammy winning guitarist Mark Lettieri show you how master the art of playing in the pocket! In this 70 minute plus video Mark breaks down how to develop a solid rhythm and lead pocket, playing over straight and swung feels, funk chord variations, chromatic lead line creation, and how to write super grooving rhythm hooks!

Get the drum groove used in the video here: https://www.brettpapa.com/drum-groove

Check out Mark's site here: https://www.marklettieri.com

Drummer Mark was talking about: http://www.natesmithmusic.com

Make sure to support artists from their own sites!

Want to kick your playing up a notch and to take your playing from copying other people’s licks to creating your own? Check out my courses here: https://www.brettpapa.com/store

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Blues Soloing Outside The Pentatonic Box with Jeff McErlain

lead soloing Mar 16, 2020

 

In this video, we welcome back once again the amazing Jeff McErlain. In this guitar lesson, we go over blues soloing outside the pentatonic box. It's a way to not only use the pentatonic scale that we know and love but also how to hit other melodically enticing notes that we may not be using from the chords in our progression. When you use these "other" notes it can open a whole other realm of melodic possibilities!

If you want to support Jeff make sure you do it here in the link below!
http://jeffmcerlain.com

Sign up for Jeff's Instagram here:
https://www.instagram.com/jeffmcerlain/

Jeff's YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/mcerlain212

Want to kick your playing up a notch? Check out my courses and take your playing from copying other people’s licks to creating your own!

https://www.brettpapa.com/store

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Top 3 Beginner Soloing Tips With Erich From YourGuitarSage.com

soloing Feb 26, 2020

 

Your Guitar Sage in da house!!!

Erich was one of the first YouTube guitar instructors around. He has an awesome Youtube channel with hundreds of song, technique, and livestream videos and also great website for learning guitar that focusses all levels of learning as well as many different musical styles.

Check out his links below!

Website: https://www.yourguitarsage.com

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/yourguitarsage

Insta: https://www.instagram.com/yourguitarsage/

Want to kick your playing up a notch? Check out the website and take your playing from copying other people’s licks to creating your own!

https://www.brettpapa.com/store

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