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YouTube Inspiration: Jazz Improv Playlist

These CGRocks post are here to provide some outside YouTube inspiration for your guitar practice and daily music habits. This list contains some real gems of insight into improvisation, the ability to create music on the fly, from a wide variety of sources. There is Barry Harris and Bob Reynolds; Rick Beato, Martin Taylor.All amazingRead More…

cgrocks youtube playlist

YouTube Inspiration: Musicianship Playlist

These CGRocks post are here to provide some outside YouTube inspiration for your guitar practice and daily music habits. This list contains some real gems of insight into musicianship, the ability to think and make music, from a wide variety of sources. There is Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke; Steve Vai, Martin Taylor; Bernstein andRead More…

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CAGED System: D Shape

This lesson delves into the D shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

Modes Made Musical

This is the final post from a series digging into the major scale modes and their sound. It will focus on applying the theory and the practical fretboard suggestions from the last two posts and highlight getting the sound into your ear: A.K.A ear training. This lesson is going to concentrate on the aural aspectRead More…

cgrocks CAGED system

CAGED System: A Shape

This lesson delves into the A shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

Guitar Repertoire: Context & Perspective

This editorial post is a personal point of view of how choosing the right guitar repertoire can make a difference at an audition; It is all about context and perspective. This personal editorial piece begins, like so many good ones do, with a story about a journey. A journey that pretty much straight away beganRead More…

cgrocks CAGED system

CAGED System: E Shape

This lesson delves into the E shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…