Cover of John Mayer’s wildfire by myself

This song has an interesting right hand finger picking technique. I played it with my Fender 50’s road worn through a tiny 2 watt Greta Fender amp

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January 8, 2014 · 7:14 pm

The wind cries mary by Jimi Hendrix Guitar Cover by myself

I decided to use y Christmas present (fender greta amp) and record myself playing the wind cries mary by Jimi Hendrix with no backing track. I love this tune, it’s a great ballad and a good exercise to practice the Hendrixian chord embellishments.

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December 27, 2013 · 8:54 pm

My Christmas gift to myself – Fender 2 watts Greta tube amp

My Christmas gift to myself - Fender 2 watts Greta tube amp

I bought this beauty today, a collectible amp as Fender stopped to produce it.

For the description, this is a 2 watts tube amp with a very cool look. It’s obviously not very powerful but it sounds really cool for someone like me who need a tiny amp to practice in his room to play blues. The clean sound is very good and as soon as you turn the volume up a little bit the amp starts to crank up and gives you that nice dirty sound.
Finally as all tubes amps it needs a bit of time to warm up to sound at its best!

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December 16, 2013 · 9:23 pm

3 B.B.King Guitar Lessons MUST WATCH

B.B.KING will teach you how to mix the major and the minor scale to create an authentic blues sound. He explains how to do it in these 3 videos.

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December 12, 2013 · 9:34 pm

Pourquoi la corde de Sol se désacorde t’elle plus rapidement?

ImageBonjour à tous!

Cela fait un moment que je joue de la guitare, j’en ai trois différentes et à chaque fois j’ai remarqué que la corde de Sol se désacorde plus rapidement que les autres. Je me suis alors penché sur la question pour comprendre pourquoi?

De façon générale une guitare se désacorde à cause du changement de température ou même à cause de l’humidité de la pièce.

De plus, si vous utilisez le vibrato de façon régulière votre guitare va vite chanter faux. Certain types de chevalets et de vibratos vous permettrons de limiter la casse en fonction de la qualité de ces derniers.

Revenons à notre problème. Il semblerait que la corde de Sol se désacorde plus facilement à cause de deux raisons principales:

1 – La corde de Sol est celle qui subit le plus de tension.

2 – La corde de Sol est l’une des cordes (voir LA corde) que l’on “bend” le plus.

Pensez à tirer sur chanque corde lorsque vous en mettez des neuves sur votre guitare, cela permettra de la faire sonner juste plus longtemps.

Merci d’avoir lu cet article. N’hésitez pas à me laisser un commentaire ou à me poser des questions, je serai heureux d’y répondre !

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A très bientôt sur Proguitartricks !

Alexmusicovery

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Albert King licks lesson

For those who love the blues, SRV, John Mayer and of course Albert King this video is a must watch. I spend the last hour playing and incorporating these licks in my playing and it feels great 🙂 I wanted to share it with my blues guitarists fellows out there. Grab your guitar and enjoy the satisfaction of learning something cool to add in your playing.

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October 21, 2013 · 5:13 am

My new best friend, Fender Stratocaster 50s Road Worn

My new best friend, Fender Stratocaster 50s Road Worn

I am the happy owner of a Fender Strat 50s Road Worn, Maple Neck, V shape neck, Vintage Tuner and Bridge, Tex Mex Pick Ups.

This guitar is amazing! I love the sound of the pickups (Jimmy Vaughan uses the same ones), the neck is aged and feels great! The big frets allow easy bends and the guitar stays in tune even after using the tremolo bar. Besides that the two tone sunburst with the nitrocellusose lacquer is beautiful!

You can see more picture of the guitar on my Guitar Pics page: https://proguitartricks.wordpress.com/guitar-pics-2/

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October 19, 2013 · 2:07 pm