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10 Things Every Fast Guitarist Knows
By Tom Hess - 03/30/2015 - 10:36 PM EDT

All of these elements of building great guitar speed have been followed and mastered by many of the world’s fastest guitar players. If you want to build insane guitar speed, follow these 10 rules consistently and you too will be an incredibly fast guitarist.

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CD REVIEW: Jordan Okrend - Rising Up
By Cyrus Rhodes - 03/25/2015 - 01:03 PM EDT

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Blurred Lines Are Not So Burry
By Bill Pere - 03/23/2015 - 03:13 PM EDT

You've no doubt heard  that a jury decided that "Blurred Lines" by Alan Thicke and Pharrell Williams was an infringement on the song "Got to Give It Up" by Marvin Gaye, and awarded  7.3 million dollars in damages.   There's a lot more to know about this ruling.  And it affects you.

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How To Quickly & Easily Play Difficult Guitar Licks And Solos
By Tom Hess - 03/23/2015 - 02:33 PM EDT

Even though you can practice advanced licks on their own and it CAN improve your skills for performing those licks - it won’t help you understand how to smoothly combine them together within an actual guitar solo. It is this problem that causes most guitarists struggle with playing complex guitar licks and it’s why their improvising often sounds more like a “collection of strung together licks” rather than a real “guitar solo”.

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How To Become A Better Guitar Player By Learning From Steve Vai - Part 2
By Tom Hess - 03/18/2015 - 03:27 PM EDT

Begin to analyze guitar players like Steve Vai and soon you will learn lots of thing…IF you know what to look for. Like any other great guitar player, Steve Vai’s musical greatness was NOT the results of his perfect guitar playing technique alone, but due to his ability to express himself with music.

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Band: The Bottom Line Archive (The Brecker Brothers Live)
By Cyrus Rhodes - 03/18/2015 - 03:10 PM EDT

Free Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Experimental, Avant-Garde

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5 Additional Reasons Why 99% Of Guitar Teachers Will Never Make Six Figures Per Year & How YOU Can
By Tom Hess - 03/09/2015 - 10:23 PM EDT

You can very easily earn six figures per year teaching guitar once you understand how. The first step is to forget about the economy, how big your city is, how many other teachers are out there, or anything else like that. Instead, you must learn from the mistakes of others and apply what you learn into your guitar teaching business.

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