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Richard T.

Richard T.

4.9 (24)
(note that 15 min. lessons are demo only introductions to longer lessons where I see and gauge your playing/goals, and you ask questions) -Many Guitar players also learn bass since bass players are harder to find than guitar players -- better chances getting in bands or auditioning since there are less bass players so opportunities can open, learn styles such as Steve Harris, Cliff Burton, Gene Simmons, Jason Newsted, Robert Trujillo, Tom Araya -You will learn quickly - let me be your mentor-- I will make sure you learn to read music with classic pieces as well as tab, create your own songs, and create your own Bass parts -I play Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, and Acoustic Guitar, so I can help you in a variety of ways as I have played bass in live performances, and in the studio -Recorded Albums in professional studios -Played hundreds of live shows -Taught guitar since 1980s -Rock/Metal/Blues lessons combined with standard lessons/reading music, and some classical and jazz -I own many guitars with different configurations to try out -I own 50 plus effects so you can learn how to use effects effectively -I will not waste your time -- you will get instant results and I will push you to learn quickly - learn progressions and soloing from 12 bar blues to Hard Rock all the way to intense Thrash Metal and Speed Metal - techniques such as sweep picking, hybrid picking, alternate picking, arpeggios, neoclassical shred, chicken picking -learn and use over 2500 chords and 400 scales including different harmonic systems, exotic scales, stamina building exercises, and more - I can show you rhythm and lead techniques of players such as Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Jimmy Page, Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony Iommi, Slash, as well as Classical Pieces played on Classical Nylon string guitar by JS Bach, Mozart, etc. Jazz progressions with jazz soloing in the styles of Django Reinhardt, Wes Montgomery and others, and genres such as Country, Funk, Bachata, etc. Metallica, Iron Maiden, Arch Enemy, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Pantera, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Ghost, System of A Down, Anthrax, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Jimi Hendrix, Death, Death Metal, Amon Amarth, Megadeth, Dimebag, Hair Metal, Heavy Metal, NWOBHM, Hard Rock, Grunge, NuMetal, Metalcore, Hardcore, Punk, Groove Metal, Grindcore, Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Neo-Classical Metal, Nightwish, Battle Beast, Meshuggah, Rammstein, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, AC/DC, Dio, Korn, Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Soundgarden, Greta Van Fleet, Carcass, Obituary, Johnny Winter, Albert King, BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Brian May, Evanescence, Venom, King Diamond/Mercyful Fate, Andy LaRocque, Steve Stevens, Billy Idol, John 5, Corrosion of Conformity, Bad Brains, CroMags, Agnostic Front, Leeway, Antidote, NYHC, Exhorder, My Chemical Romance, MCR, Ramones, Brand New, Screaming Females, Taking Back Sunday, Thursday, Senses Fail, Blink-182, Green Day, Mammoth, Ice Nine Kills, Five Finger Death Punch, Pink Floyd, Motorhead, Ratt, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Dokken, Rolling Stones, the Who, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Kiss, Queen, Alice Cooper, MSG, Michael Schenker, Scorpions, Guns and Roses, Extreme, Nuno Bettencourt, The Beatles, Chuck Berry, Hank Marvin/The Shadows, Surf Rock, Funk Rock/R&B/Prince/Pop Guitar, The Yardbirds, The Animals, Pat Travers, Ace Frehley, Rory Gallagher, Robin Trower, Howlin Wolf, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jeff Beck, Lita Ford, Joan Jett, Nancy Wilson, Nita Strauss, Orianthi, Gary Moore/Thin Lizzy, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, etc.
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