29 Ear-Bending Creative Techniques for Guitarists
Cherrypicked from JamPlay, our sister TrueFire Studios’ company, Gretchen Menn’s top-ranked curriculum of video guitar lessons, Electric Techniques For Creativity has been upgraded with all of TrueFire’s advanced learning tools for the optimal “anytime, anywhere, any device” learning experience. Now available for download and streaming!
It’s a catch-22, Virtuosic technique can be wasted without meaningful composition, but a lack of technique will limit your creative capability. In this course, Gretchen will teach you how to balance these two opposing forces in a harmony that will unleash your creative freedom and inspire new ideas.
It is not uncommon for guitar players to take an exaggerated stance on
technique. Some seem allergic to anything perceived as overly technical and so they shun learning extended techniques. Others make virtuosity the core aspect of their playing but overlook writing and forming a musical voice. Both extremes will limit your creativity.
Suited for guitarists at all skill levels, Gretchen will cover 29 electric guitar techniques that will fuel your creative expression when improvising or composing solos. From basic volume swells to tapping techniques to
artificial harmonics — you’ll discover that any single one of these 29
techniques will take your creative prowess to a whole new
Rapidly gaining praise in the world of instrumental rock and beyond.
Gretchen’s playing is a result of the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Steve Morse, Frank Zappa, and Jimmy Page. Michael Molenda, Guitar Player Magazine’s editor-in-chief, described Gretchen’s solo music best; “She seeks the unknown by blending disparate jazz, prog, and world-music influences into a tasty, guitaristic thrill ride.”
Not only a world-class guitarist, performer, and composer, Gretchen is also a passionate and accomplished educator, which will become readily apparent from the very first lesson in this insightful course.
JamPlay’s lessons feature multiple viewing angles and you’ll have all of TrueFire’s advanced learning tools at your fingertips to personalize your workspace and learn at your own pace.
You can loop, slow down, or speed up any lesson section. Plus, all of the tabs and notation are synced to the videos for the optimal learning experience. You’ll also get the tab and standard notation files to print out, Guitar Pro files, and all of the backing tracks to practice with.
Grab your guitar, and let’s get creative with Gretchen Menn!
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