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Little Wing Jimi Hendrix Guitar Lesson Tim Pierce

Little Wing Jimi Hendrix Guitar Lesson

This Free Online Guitar Lesson is with Jimi Hendrix‘s Little Wing. Little Wing is burned into most of us guitar players. I realize that I had not been playing it exactly the right way for the last 30 years 🙂 So, I learned it in a manner much closer to the original. But even after learning it, my hands were too small to actually play it correctly in some ways. I think the thing to do in this situation is make it your own because his feel is so profoundly loose and great at the same time, it’s really always a bit out of reach. For the Little Wing solo after the intro I just did my own thing. I have an original Octavia, made by Tycobrahe. I always loved that octave fuzz sound that he got that almost sounds like a ring modulator. There are so many good reissues of the original Octavia, I don’t think an old one is necessary anymore. In particular the white Octavio by Dunlop is supposed to be amazing. Once again, I use my Nash Strat with Lollar Pickups, and just a hair of distortion on the amp, not much. Hope you enjoy this Little Wing video as much as I did making it!! I probably played the intro 100 times before I attempted to film it… 🙂 Sign up to the newsletter to get access to more private videos incl. an extra video with the solo from the video. Please leave any comments you may have and I look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy! 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 can explore the secrets of getting…

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 gives you that Jimi Hendrix throaty rich deep sound. 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/user/papastache102 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 can explore the secrets of getting great sounds! Yes! Please sign me up!

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 most it identifiable Hendrix tone. I talk about various Double Stop Techniques, Bends, Sliding, Trills, Hammer On / Pull Off’s, Rhythm Playing and more. This Hendrix Style Blues Soloing video was made with Brett from Papastache. 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/user/papastache102 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 can explore the secrets of getting great sounds! Yes! Please sign me up!

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 any comments you may have and I look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy! 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 can explore the secrets of getting great sounds! Yes! Please sign me up!

Session Guitar Lesson 3 with Tim Pierce

Session Guitar Recording Lesson 3

Session Guitar Lesson 3 with Taylor Mesple. Session Guitar Lesson 3 is a song with a great artist named Taylor Mesple. Taylor plays wicked keyboards and great guitar. He sings great and is an excellent songwriter. He and his family also own Wildwood Guitars in Louisville, Colorado. This very friendly music store is an amazing source for instruments and instrument repair. Our track features Abe Laboriel and Mel Brown on drums and bass. They helped create a very inspired foundation! In this Session Guitar video I am playing the Wildwood Spec Les Paul among others. There are many different rhythm parts which also include Whammy sections and slide guitar. I will demonstrate the use of backward guitar with Pro Tools and play a part with an Epiphone Wilshire through a Ventilator Leslie pedal. The unique challenge with this track, was because Abe and Mel were playing so ferociously and sort of on the busy side, it limited me to a simpler approach. What I do is always about simplicity anyway, so I’m used to these kinds of challenges. I chose a number of guitars, and did pretty simple parts, that allowed for different colors and flavors that came from the sound pallet rather than from a lot of notes. Abe Laboriel Jr. and Mel Brown both played very active drum and bass parts, respectively. The high activity in the rhythm section compelled me to keep my approach simple. This is the last of three videos for the online magazine Pure Guitar. Pure Guitar was a venture created by the original Guitar Player Magazine staff, Incl. Jas Obrecht  and Tom Wheeler. Those were the names that I saw in every guitar player magazine growing up dreaming about being a professional guitar player, so to work with them was kind of a…

Guitar Improvisation Lesson with a Student

Here’s a short guitar improvisation lesson with a friend and student. In a guitar improvisation lesson like this where a player has quite a bit of ability I go straight for the core habits that are preventing a player from sounding like the players he admires on records. The amazing thing for me is that I get to relearn the same things! 🙂 Shannon was simply lifting his fingers up too high every time he made a move with his left hand and he was also cheating on occasion when he would play a fast phrase, and not giving each note in the phrase equal importance. These kinds of simple habit breaking solutions can change a players entire world. 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 can explore the secrets of getting great sounds! Yes! Please sign me up!

Session Guitar Lesson 2 with Tim Pierce

Session Guitar Recording Lesson 2

Session Guitar Recording Lesson 2 with Tim Stop. This Session Guitar video features a great new artist named Tim Stop. Tim wrote and sang the song, and he plays piano and acoustic guitar on it. Tim was brought to me by my friend, producer Aaron Johnson, who produced the Fray, among others. Working with great artists and great songs makes my gig a dream job! I used a Royer through an AEA mic preamp, as well as a Shure SM 57 through my Flickinger mic preamp by Bill Skibbe. Once again it’s my Divided By 13 RSA 23 amp. The speaker cab is a 412 with vintage 30s and greenback 25s Perhaps in the next video I’ll start changing up the amps. Just like a lot of other guitarists, I can get the music done with one amplifier, and I start moving fast and forget that I have other ones sitting there. Thanks for watching, and hope you enjoy this Session Guitar Recording Lesson ! 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 can explore the secrets of getting great sounds! Yes! Please sign me up!