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20/06/2018

Guitar Cool: Travis Picking

This is an introductory lesson into the classic acoustic guitar technique of Travis picking, which was made famous by the ...

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20/04/2018

Guitar Cool: Those Mislaid New Year’s Resolutions

Although I am not a big fan of New Year's resolutions, I am a big fan of setting some new goals every now and then. Some ...

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11/01/2018

Guitar Cool: Grooving Away This Christmas

Many guitar players haven’t got a wide-ranging repertoire in their favourite genre let alone even a few favourite Christmas ...

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20/12/2017

Guitar Cool: Landing On The Right Notes When Soloing

Have you ever taken a solo and it just sounds like you are just fishing around for the right notes and immediately thought ...

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01/09/2017

Guitar Cool: Vanilla Chords

' Vanilla chords ' is a term used in the jazz guitar world which essentially means you need to reduce the chord progression ...

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29/06/2017

Guitar Cool: The Lead Guitar Player’s Role

In the last issue I wrote about the role of the rhythm guitarist, so this month I will give you some cool ideas to use when ...

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24/04/2017

Final Bi-Monthly Issue Of NZ Musician

After close to 30 years of publication NZ Musician Magazine has today released its final bi-monthly issue. Rather than ...

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01/03/2017

Guitar Cool: The Rhythm Guitarist’s Role

The role of rhythm guitarist within a band setting is often overlooked, misunderstood and undervalued amongst fellow musicians. ...

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08/02/2017

Guitar Cool: Coping with Pressure and Stress

It’s that time again and of course I hope that you have a great Christmas and New Year – and that Father Christmas brings ...

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