I keep chasing this lick in Paul Gilbert’s Everybody Use Your Goddamn Turn Signal and, again, I think I have it figured out. Even though I watched Paul play it up-close and personal, I don’t think I quite got it right in my previous transcription.
Lest you now doubt my transcriptocapabilities, I present to you another goddamn transcription with fingerings that may be possible for us mere mortals to play!
Continue reading Turn signal, re-revisited
I’ve been working on my 12-bar blues soling and came across a few useful patterns that I wanted to document (mostly for my own memory!). First up, moving from the IV7 to the I7 chord in the 12-bar blues.
Continue reading Blues Soloing : Moving from IV7 to I7
OK, when I’m not playing shows, I’ve been working on my “singing” and building up the nerves to perform at a local open mic. Here is a cover of Paul Gilbert’s I Am Satan.
Join me and the entire wine-cooler drinking gang on a trip back to the 80’s in Palo Alto Players production of Rock Of Ages. You’ll find me on stage behind a guitar with a new hairdo!
The show runs April 27 – May 13, 2018 at the Lucie Stern Hall in Palo Alto, CA.
Learn more about the show or buy tickets online.
How often do you get to hang out with one of your musical heroes up close and personal? I recently had a chance to visit Paul Gilbert along with 3 other guitarists for 3 days of studio time, lessons from Paul, and fine dining. What a treat!
Read on to hear more about this great adventure!
Continue reading Paul Gilbert Retreat!