The Boss of all the bosses - Wes at his best. This is a relatively easy song and learning it will give a lot of goodies. Inspired by this article of Dave Liebman I decided not only transcribe and learn to play it but to make more detailed analysis. I hope you will enjoy it and pdf with tabs/notation is ready here for you so no excuses :)
As I mentioned in my first post Lesson Zero - ear training and quality of musical hearing is the most important feature of every musician. Countless music geniuses keep on saying this on many occassions, including my personal favourites Pat Methney and Miles Davis. It is not how many notes we play, not important how fast we can play them as long as our notes are "kicking" by sitting well in time and creating interesting melodies. And inner hearing is the origin of our melodies and our rhytms.
Ear training is a huge subject and there is plenty of methods and systems. I have been using Ear Master Pro software many years and it is quite nice but.... But nothing compares to transcibing real music of your heroes. This is the best and fastest way to develop your ears and this was the only method available to those masters back then. Again,
Lesson Zero - Learn in less than 5 minutes what it takes to play guitar (or any other instrument) and become a better musician
Hi Guys, this is first article on my new guitar blog. I was thinking how to organize so huge challenge like learning and mastering an instrument - guitar - in my case, and learning music in general.
Since the thing is so wide let's slit it to smaller pieces that we can digest one by one. That's why I divide the subject of learning the instrument in 3 parts:
Now before we go on deeper in details about all three parts let's state the 1st rule of practicing: