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Melodic Blues Soloing Papastache Tim Pierce Guitar Lesson

Melodic Blues Soloing Guitar Lesson

Melodic Blues Soloing Guitar Lesson is a free online guitar lesson where I show how to play various melodic guitar ideas. Brett Papa did some filming the other day at my studio and made this Melodic Blues Soloing video. First he filmed a great song that Warren Huart produced and was written by Scott James. Warren is awesome and he comes over a lot to do guitar overdubs at my studio. After that I found a another nice track on my hard drive and just played melodically over the whole thing. On the first song I am careful to work […]

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 […]

Tim Pierce Interview Marty Schwartz

Marty Schwartz Tim Pierce Interview

Marty Schwartz came over for an interview. We talk about how I started making a living as a Session Guitarist and my experiences in the Music Business. We talk about my latest recording with Jason Mraz at Sunset Sound, who I consider a 100% genuine artist. I go through the recording process, how I setup my gear and what guitars I used. I also speak about my experience recording for Michael Jackson. I go through different things I recommend to guitarists to become better players, and advise to be a working studio musician. Please visit Marty Schwartz on his […]

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 […]

Tim Pierce Guitar Solo Lesson Marty Schwartz Guitar Jamz

Guitar Solo Lesson Playing Up The Neck

This is a Free Online Guitar Solo Lesson I did with Marty Schwartz from www.guitarjamz.com where I teach how to play up the fretboard using the Pentatonic Scale. This is an Intermediate Guitar Solo Lesson and a little bit of knowledge with the Pentatonic Scale is necessary. In the video I use the Ami Pentatonic Scale and I teach you how to play guitar solo all over the fretboard. 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 […]

Dan Chase Recording Session with Tim Pierce

Dan Chase Recording Session

This session with Dan Chase reminded me of the music that was everywhere when I first moved to LA. Bands like The Knack and The Motels were everywhere doing music that I guess was called New Wave. I’ve worked with Dan Chase for a very long time. He does lots of records all the time for major artists. People like Sheryl Crow, Dave Matthews, Pink, No Doubt, Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Avril Lavigne, Goo Goo Dolls, Bon Jovi and many more. Check www.allmusic.com for a list of his credits. He brought over an awesome singer-songwriter named Adrienne Spiridellis, and […]

Free Online Blues Guitar Lesson 1 Tim Pierce Papastache

Blues Guitar Lesson Soloing Over Chords 1

Here’s my first free online blues guitar lesson I did with Brett from Papastache.com I teach you how to improvise and how to play over a progression that goes: E – G# – C#mi – F# – B – A – E using scales and arpeggios. There are some scale changes that happens as the G# and F# sub-dominants and changes some of the notes in the scale. We incorporate Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales in various ways to fit over the chords. This is an intermediate level guitar lesson to learn to play blues and solo. Enjoy and […]

Blues Guitar Lesson Soloing Over Chords 2 Free Online Guitar Lesson Tim Pierce Papastache

Blues Guitar Lesson Soloing Over Chords 2

Here’s another free online blues guitar lesson where I teach you how to play blues guitar over a chord progression. I did this video in collaboration with Brett from Papastache.com This progression is in the key of Bmi and is a standard minor blues progression. I talk about how to hit specific notes over the Bmi, Emi and F#mi, using minor pentatonic scale, blues scale, and various techniques such as Hammer On/Pull Off’s, bending and more. This is an intermediate level blues guitar lesson to play blues and solo. Enjoy and feel free to leave any comments below! I also […]

Brian Reeves Recording Session with Tim Pierce

Brian Reeves Recording Session

Brian Reeves is a great Mixer, Producer and Engineer. Brian Reeves often mixes and records music for videos. Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Megan Nicole and Miley Cyrus are some of his artists. He brought over a new songwriter named Josh Gottesman. He and Josh wanted a simple melodic approach. I used a ’58 reissue Les Paul, with my Divided by 13 Amp, a little delay and Tremolo. Subscribe to Tim’s newsletter and get access to a private collection of videos and more. There are lots of lessons on soloing, a beginner strumming video, at a studio tour where you […]