This Is Why It’s Mandatory To Have “Sunshine Of Your Love” In Your Guitar Improvisation Skill Set. Following our series of 6 Blues Solos that we learnt to help develop our improvising skills I’d like to now take a look at one of the all time classic solos “Sunshine of Your Love”, maybe the most

This Is How You Blues Solo On The Fly… Part 3 of 6 Here’s Blues Solo no 3 in the series of 6 that we’re investigating So we are at the halfway mark. If you’ve been working on Blues Solos 1 & 2 you’ll have seen your playing improve and you’ll start to get a

Here’s Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonata K 352 which was originally written for the keyboard but it works really well on the guitar. The Big Three Musical Giants Of 1685 Scarlatti was one of the 3 musical giants born in the same year, 1685. The other 2 were Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. They were

Stories From The Road I started to film and produce interviews with the great guitar players that played in, and contributed to my Guitar Heroes show because I wanted to know what it takes to make a great musician. With each interview I’d conduct I discovered that there was something unique, curious or extraordinary about

“Clapton said he’d never met an Australian before and after meeting this house full of Aussies, he thought all Australian’s must be really smart!” Steve flack Playing In Remembrance Of Martin Sharp And The 7 Degrees Of Eric Clapton. It was a Monday night in 2013, I was teaching at my music academy at Liverpool

The Birth Of Guitar Heroes And My Dream Of “The Australian Guitar Players Hall Of Fame” Recently we were looking through some of the old live footage from the “Guitar Heroes” shows that we’d filmed and we all agreed that people should be able to see it. So what was the “Guitar Heroes” about? I’d

The Drive And Ambition of Tommy Emmanuel and The Famous Meeting of Jimi Hendrix And Steve Cropper. I’ve read several biographies and books on Jimi Hendrix. They contain so many great stories and anecdotes that give us insight into a great musical mind. These stories and anecdotes illustrate what made Hendrix one of the most

What We Can Learn From the Giants of Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis And Coltrane. I really admired Miles Davis. I had a big collection of his recordings and of course I equally revered John Coltrane the great sax player who was Miles Davis’s featured soloist – I followed Coltrane’s solo career as keenly. In fact,

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