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Killer Black Friday Deals on Guitar Courses

If you are looking to make a huge improvement on your guitar playing this holiday season and want to save some serious money then you’ll want to check out these sales from Marty Schwartz at GuitarJamz and Griff Hamlin from Blues Guitar Unleashed   Marty is offering 35% off selected courses from the Guitar Jamz [...]

JamPlay Black Friday Sale

  Check out this awesome sale for Black Friday that JamPlay is having.  Get 50% of the membership fee for one of the largest guitar lesson sites on the net.  Definitely a killer deal if you are looking for some good guitar lessons. Click the sign up button above and enter code- BF2014

Imagine Dragons Radioactive Guitar Lesson

Check out this awesome guitar lesson that GuitarPro.com put together for the smash hit Radioactive by Imagine Dragons. Check out the video below and the Guitar Pro file so you can play along.  Regular PDF tab is included as well. Imagine Dragons Radioactive Guitar Pro File Radioactive-Imagine-Dragons Tablature  

To Look Or Not To Look

You know a common question lately has been whether or not to look at your hands while you practice and play your guitar. The simple answer to this is to look at your hands every chance you get. But in practical terms, that’s not always so simple. I’ll explain… When you first learn a piece [...]

Killer Black Friday Deals on Guitar Courses

If you are looking to make a huge improvement on your guitar playing this holiday season and want to save some serious money then you’ll want to check out these sales from Marty Schwartz at GuitarJamz and Griff Hamlin from Blues Guitar Unleashed

 

Marty is offering 35% off selected courses from the Guitar Jamz catalog-

http://www.guitarjamz.com/premium/black-friday-special/

Titles include

  • Beginner Guitar Lesson 12 DVD Bundle
  • Blues Domination 10 DVD Bundle
  • Chord Expander and Rhythm Master 4 DVD set
  • Sizzling Country Licks 3 DVD set
  • Music Theory Survival Guide 5 DVD set
  • Acoustic Blues 5 DVD Bundle with bonus jam tracks
Click the link and enter code GUITARBF2014 

 

 

Griff Hamlin at Blues Guitar Unleashed is offering 40% his ENTIRE CATALOG
You save on his biggest selling courses such as
Blues Guitar Unleashed Catalog.  Pick any courses and enter the code- STUDENT01 to get your 40% off


JamPlay Black Friday Sale

 

Check out this awesome sale for Black Friday that JamPlay is having.  Get 50% of the membership fee for one of the largest guitar lesson sites on the net.  Definitely a killer deal if you are looking for some good guitar lessons.

Click the sign up button above and enter code- BF2014


Imagine Dragons Radioactive Guitar Lesson

Check out this awesome guitar lesson that GuitarPro.com put together for the smash hit Radioactive by Imagine Dragons.

Check out the video below and the Guitar Pro file so you can play along.  Regular PDF tab is included as well.

Imagine Dragons Radioactive Guitar Pro File

Radioactive-Imagine-Dragons Tablature

 

To Look Or Not To Look

You know a common question lately has been whether or not to look at your hands while you practice and play your guitar.

The simple answer to this is to look at your hands every chance you get.

But in practical terms, that’s not always so simple. I’ll explain…

When you first learn a piece of music, you have to read the music, at least to some degree. Even if it’s just TAB, you have to look up and see where to put your fingers.

This tends to create the tennis match between your hands and the page:

- you look at the music to find the note
- you look at your hands to make sure you’ve found it
- you look at the music to find the note
- you look back at your hands to make sure you’ve found it

… and on and on and on. It’s very tedious.

So try this – don’t look at your hands when you look at the music. Just try and put your hand down where you think it should go, and play the note.

Once you’ve struck the note, if it sounds wrong, then look down and fix it.

But if it doesn’t sound wrong, it’s probably right, and you should continue on. In this way you’ll get better at not looking.

HOWEVER – once you kind of have the music, or at least some portion of it, memorized – you absolutely should look at your hands.

Learning the music and practicing the music are 2 very different things, and it’s important that you look at what you’re doing.

In other words, look at the music when you’re *learning* the music, and look at your hands when you *practice* the music.

 

What Level Blues Guitar Player Are You

As guitar players we are always trying to figure out what “level” we are at.

Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed did a great article for blues guitar players to help them define where they are at in their playing and how to move to the next level.

If you are a blues guitar player and want to figure out what you need to do to move to the next level, read through his article

Check it out- Read more

Guitar Jamz Dollar Sale

 

Between now and the end of the year, we are going to see a lot of great deals on guitar courses.  Six String Madness is always on the lookout for it’s readers to make sure you know about these awesome bargains.

Yesterday, I posted about the return of Steve Stine’s 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos and just announced is the killer deal that Marty Schwartz is offering over at Guitar Jamz.  Check it out-
For the next few days only, you can get any one of Marty’s multi-DVD guitar lesson programs for just $1 (yes, ONE DOLLAR) if you sign up for a
one-year membership to his website.

It’s quite a deal because any one of these DVD programs normally sell between $200 and $300 each.

But you can grab one for $1 if you also sign up to his website for one year.

Check out the full details here:
http://www.guitarjamz.com/dollar_days.html

So why would you want to sign up to his private website?

Because he has more than 1,500 video lesson tutorials on there covering every genre and style you can think of.

Any one of the DVD programs will give you a blueprint for reaching ANY guitar goal you may have, and the year-long access to his entire library of online lessons will let you fill in the blanks on whatever else you may need.

The $1 bonus is expiring Friday, November 21 at midnight,Pacific Time.

You owe it to yourself to at least take a look here:

Click here to see the $1 bonus DVD program offer.

Here is a list of the DVD programs that are part of the $1 offer
12-DVD Beginning Guitar bundle. Perfect for any
beginning guitarist or anyone who knows a few chords.

5-DVD Acoustic Blues bundle. Everything you need to
play gritty, acoustic blues in one package.

10-DVD Blues Domination bundle. (Marty’s “mega-Blues”
package for beginner through advanced players.)

4-DVD Soloing bundle. The complete plan to become a
lead guitarist.

4-DVD Music Theory bundle. Music theory made simple
and fun to rocket your skills in any genre.

4-DVD Chord Expander and Rhythm Master bundle. How to
get “from here to there” really fast by exploding your
repertoire of chords.

See them all listed in detail here:
http://www.guitarjamz.com/dollar_days/

42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos Available Again

After being off the market since it sold out during it’s initial release, Dan Denley and the team at Guitar Zoom have more copies of Steve Stine’s 42 Days to Blazing Guitar Solos and are offering a limited time price and bonuses.

If you missed it last time or dont know what it is all about-

42 Days to Blazing Guitar Solos is a 6 DVD course designed to be completed in 42 days and will provide you with the skills and ability to master the 17 most critical techniques to take your lead guitar playing to the next level.

Steve Stine takes you through a step by step roadmap so that you can develop killer technique.  By doing so you will be able to play mind melting solos that either you improvised yourself or learned from some of the greats such as Jimmy Page, Slash, SRV and Kirk Hammett.

 

Steve Stine now has six FREE lessons from his latest blockbuster guitar course-

42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos

This is a fantastic course and unique in the sense that no other course out there focuses on the “how” of lead guitar playing.

Steve covers the 17 most critical elements and techniques of lead guitar playing.

The 6 free lessons in this set cover-

  • Pick Holding
  • Frankenstein Fingers
  • The Rhythm Pyramid of Lead Playing
  • Effective and Accurate String Bending
  • Sliding Concepts
  • Clean Hammer Ons and Pull Offs
Click below to get the free lessons
Want more info on 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos?  Click Below-


Why Guitar Players Stop Making Progress

A common and disturbing pattern among guitar players that have been playing for several years exists where they make little to no practice.  In some cases their playing was actually deteriorating.

It has nothing to do with their past teachers, how much time they practiced each day, and the methods they were taught, etc.

The biggest thing they had in common was that not one of them ever spent any time or effort on music theory.

Here are two reasons why some guitar teachers won’t teach you music theory: Read more

Learn A Cool Eric Clapton Lick

You just gotta love Eric Clapton stuff.  He has been a huge influence on blues and guitar playing in general.  His blues stuff over the past 20 years has probably kept blues music alive more than just about any other single artist.
And there’s one thing he does when he solos that sounds like him and only him – and I call it The Clapton Flurry
It’s a trick… no doubt about it. It’s fun and not something you want to use all the time… but man does it just KILL in a slow blues over the IV chord.
Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed recently did a cool video lesson where he shows you how to do this cool lick

Be sure to check out Griff’s other great blues courses including his flagship course- Blues Guitar Unleashed which takes a guitar player with a little experience and gives them a solid foundation in playing blues guitar

If you are a beginner guitar player, you may want to check out his Beginning Blues Guitar Course.  It is PERFECT for beginner guitar players who want to start playing the blues.

And if you love Eric Clapton, you wont want to miss Marty Schwartz’s Killer Clapton Licks and Tricks digital download course.

Similar to the hugely popular course- Hendrix Revealed, Marty has spent months dissecting the licks, riffs, tone, and playing style of one of the greatest blues guitar legends out there- Mr Eric “Slowhand” Clapton

You’re going to love this:

See “Killer Clapton”: All His Best Licks, Riffs, Tricks and Techniques — All Demystified and Made Simple.

Guitar Practicing Tips From Steve Stine

I thought this was a great video and wanted to make sure the readers of Six String Madness saw it.

This video comes from Steve Stine’s Songfire course where Steve offers some very profound advice on how to make real progress on the guitar.

I cant stress how important the points are that Steve makes in this video.  Take his advice and incorporate them in to your playing.  You will absolutely be a better guitar player because of it

Be sure to check out SteveStine.com to see his awesome catalog of guitar lessons