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The GROOVIEST Riff You'll Hear On Classical Guitar

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I've got something really fun for you to practice this week!

One of the grooviest riffs I've ever played comes from the Jessica Jones theme in my Defenders Medley video I did a few years ago.

It's got a groovy bassline with a crazy chromatic melody on top - and it's a blast to play!

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Is this what guitars will sound like in the future? (Lava Me 3 Smart Guitar)

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I've been playing around with this space-age-looking Lava Me 3 Smart Guitar* a lot over the last few weeks...

And every time I pick up the guitar and slap on that crazy reverb - it inspires me to approach my playing and composing in a totally different way.

That inspiration led to...

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I made the most famous classical guitar piece EPIC

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Spanish Romance (or "Romanza") is one of the most famous classical guitar pieces but often has a negative stigma around it because it's "overplayed" or considered a "beginner piece."

First of all, play what you want to play! 

Who cares if a lot of other people play it,...

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Play this when they say "Classical guitar isn't cool"

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The guitar has fallen out of the spotlight - and it's time to put it back!

We are the champions of the most beautiful and versatile instrument on the planet, and it's our job to spread its glorious message

In all seriousness though, our incredible little instrument doesn't get the credit it deserves......

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How I Got My Guitar Cover Featured In The "FRIENDS" Reunion

You may have heard that my arrangement of the Friends theme song was used in the recent Friends Reunion episode on HBO Max.

It still feels pretty surreal to say that...

Today, I'm sharing the story with you of how this happened. And the reason I'm sharing this, is because I learned a very important lesson from the experience - that can be...

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The Only Tremolo Exercise You'll Ever Need

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In today's classical guitar technique lesson, I'm giving you the only tremolo exercise you'll ever need.

It's beautiful and musical like an actual tremolo piece - while still being simple and effective as a tremolo drill.

The reason I believe this is the only tremolo exercise you'll ever...

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The Classical Guitar With Built-In REVERB (HyVibe Review)

Today, I'd like to share with you a pretty incredible guitar I've been fortunate to get my hands on...

The HyVibe Smart Classical Guitar has a ton of built-in effects, including reverb, all of which come straight out of the guitar's soundhole with no need for amps or cables.

The first time I picked up this guitar, after hearing that reverb - I...

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My Student FIXED My Guitar Arrangement

One of my students has been practicing my "Ancient Stones" arrangement from the video game Skyrim and, because he was struggling to reach a certain stretch - he made a really creative (and honestly suprising) change to the arrangement.

I think part of him was nervous that I wouldn't like him making changes to my arrangement...

But when I...

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Reharmonization - Stop Playing BORING Chord Progressions

Today I'm teaching you a simple reharmonization technique for guitar that will help you completely transform the chord progressions in your guitar arrangements and compositions - so you can stop using the same old boring chord progressions!

Ever wonder how some guitarists can make happy songs sound sad?

Completely changing the mood of a song in...

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How To Reach Big Stretches On The Guitar

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I have very average-sized hands... and yet, I can hit some pretty crazy stretches on the guitar!

If you've ever played any of my arrangements, you've probably experienced some of the painful chords I like to sprinkle in there :)

Why do I make these stretches look easy, when they feel...

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