Guitar Interviews

Brad Richter Talks About the Challenges and Satisfaction from Teaching and Mentoring Young Guitarists

Posted November 24, 2020

Around 1999, world-class guitarist, Brad Richter, found himself discovering a small group of young men and women at the Navajo Nation who had taught themselves the art of classical guitar.Essentially, a self-help ensemble who helped one another evolve and mature into solid players. He volunteered to help out the best he could, recognizing the dedication and commitment of the group reflected in their playing skills, as applied to classical guitar.

Guitar Lessons

1 Easy Exercise That Will Greatly Increase Your Guitar Chops Today

Posted June 12, 2012

It’s almost inevitable that as guitarists we want to be able to play fast at some point when learning how to play the guitar. Whatever style of music you play, there’s no denying that it’s impressive to pull out fast licks here and there, not just to impress our audience but to also express ourselves in our playing.

Guitar Reviews

Review: Derek Sherinian’s The Phoenix – A Virtuosity as Progressive as it is Eclectic

Posted October 22, 2020

Derek Sherinian is a keyboardist from the USA who was a member of Dream Theater from 1994 to 1999, is the founder of Planet X (with Virgil Donati on drums), and also one of the founders of Black Country Communion (with Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, and Jason Bonham) and the super band Sons of Apollo (Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto, and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal).