Category Archives: Guitar Lessons

Happy Pharrell Williams Guitar Cover Lesson Tim Pierce

Pharrell Williams Happy Cover Guitar Lesson

Pharrell Williams‘s song Happy was one of my favorite songs last year. This video I did of Pharrell Williams‘s – Happy – is a first for me because the acoustic part is designed for near beginners, and the electric part I came up with is for more advanced players. The electric part is an example of what I come up with on sessions regularly. The electric is a classic R&B and Soul type of style, that was a big influence on Jimi Hendrix, and then in recent years, John Mayer. I used a Grosh Stratocaster that I’ve had for a […]

Melodic Soloing Tips Free Online Guitar Lesson Tim Pierce

Melodic Soloing Tips Guitar Lesson

Melodic Soloing Tips is a free online guitar lesson where I talk about Melodic Solo approaches, different Guitar Techniques and Sounds. In this Melodic Soloing Tips video you can hear some of my main influences are coming out, particularly the Allman Brothers Fillmore East live double record. It was full of the kind of melodic soloing that has become a big part of my DNA. Then in later years Steely Dan and Larry Carlton also were very very important. I’m using my Mike Tuttle Stratocaster. He winds his own pick ups, and I’m using the neck pick up which […]

Jimi Hendrix Style Blues Soloing Tim Pierce Papastache Guitar Lesson

Hendrix Style Blues Soloing Guitar Lesson

Jimi Hendrix was my biggest influence of all, and the licks in this free online guitar lesson are based on All Along the Watchtower. Hope you enjoy this Hendrix Style Blues Soloing video. When I was a little kid in the 60’s and All Along the Watchtower came on the radio I started floating 6 feet off the ground! 🙂 I’m using a Stratocaster made by Michael Tuttle. He wants his own pick ups at this point but very important I have a clean tone, and I’m using the neck pick up. The neck pick up is always the […]

Jimi Hendrix Inspired Guitar Licks Marty Schwartz Tim Pierce

Jimi Hendrix Inspired Guitar Technique

In this free online guitar lesson with Marty Schwartz from Guitar Jamz I teach you how to play some Jimi Hendrix Inspired Guitar Licks. I start with going through some interesting ways to bending including release etc. something Jimi Hendrix would do a lot. This example is in the key of A Minor and I use the Minor Pentatonic Scale.. Next go through some Slide Licks you can use for Rhythm Playing also using the Minor Pentatonic Scale. Then I show show Machine Gun Jimi Hendrix Style Right Hand Rhythm Playing. Please leave any comments you may have and […]

Pentatonic Guitar Licks Slash Tim Pierce Marty Schwartz Guitarjamz

Pentatonic Licks Inspired By Slash Guns N’ Roses

In this Free Online Guitar Lesson with Marty Schwartz I show how to play some Pentatonic Scale Guitar Licks inspired by Slash from Guns N’ Roses. I go through various chords but start in G Major. I demonstrate how to play some G Major and G Minor Pentatonic Scales over the key of G at around the 12th fret. I also explain why you can use both Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales over a Major chord. I also demonstrate how to get that southern twang out of the Pentatonic Scales. Please leave any comments you may have and I look […]

Professional Sounding Guitar Parts Recording Lesson Papastache

Creating Professional Sounding Guitar Parts

In this video with Papastache I go through my process of recording Professional Sounding Guitar Parts. I go through a song a show how I approach various Recording Techniques and Guitar Parts. I also talk about considerations for Vocal Melodies and how to play and build Rhythm Guitar that compliments the song. I also show you how to have an overview of the different parts so you can nicely compliment all the other instruments, and where to be considered in the mix. Please leave any comments you may have and I look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy! I […]

Heartbreaker Led Zeppelin Online Guitar Lesson Tim Pierce

Heartbreaker Led Zeppelin Guitar Lesson

Heartbreaker was always one of my favorite Led Zeppelin songs, not only because of the guitar but also the amazing bass part. I’m sure it’s well documented somewhere but to me it sounds like a Rickenbacker bass through some sort of Leslie on fast speed or some sort of tremolo. In the verse the guitar just kind hangs out and lets the bass carry it. In this free online guitar lesson I teach you how to play the full Heartbreaker song. In the solo at the beginning of the video I made up a couple of Jimmy Page style […]

Tim Pierce Guitar Overdubbing Songwriting Papastache

Overdubbing Guitar Songwriting Tips

Here is a video with Brett from Papastache.com where we talk about Guitar Overdubbing and Songwriting Tips. Brett brought a track over and I go through various ways I would approach Recording Guitar Tracks and Guitar Overdubbing. We also talk Sound, Songwriting, Soloing, Melodies, Vocal Lines, ‘Pocket’ and much more. Please leave any comments you may have and I look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy! I also have more lessons on my Lessons Playlist: You can find more videos as well on Brett’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoMrOn8Vgd7sglHxF3AAyNA Subscribe to Tim’s newsletter and get access to a private collection […]

The Wind Cries Mary Jimi Hendrix Free Online Guitar Lesson Tim Pierce

The Wind Cries Mary Jimi Hendrix Guitar Lesson

This Free Online Guitar Lesson is with Jimi Hendrix‘s The Wind Cries Mary. The Wind Cries Mary is another one of my favorite Jimi Hendrix songs, and I show you how to play the entire song in depth. The Wind Cries Mary was written by Jimi Hendrix and released by the Jimi Hendrix Experience as the band’s third single on May 5, 1967. It reached no. 6 in the UK Charts. Sign up to the newsletter to get access to more private videos incl. an extra video with the breakdown of the licks I played in the intro. Please leave […]

Tim Pierce Chord Inversions and Embellishments Marty Schwartz Free Online Guitar Lesson

Chord Inversions & Embellishments Guitar Lesson

In this Free Online Guitar Lesson with Marty Schwartz I show how to play various Chord Inversions and Embellishment on Guitar. This is an intermediate guitar lesson and I show some chord inversions in the style of Jimi Hendrix and more. I use the G and D chord mostly and go through many places on the neck to play variations of the chords. On the G Chord I use a lot of open strings as well. Please leave any comments you may have and I look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy! I also have more lessons on my […]