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Oscar Jordan sat down with guitarist/instructor Mark Wein at this years Winter NAMM Show 2012 about targeting notes rather than playing scales. Watch the video below for more information from Mark about how you can play the guitar like a horn player and isolate the notes rather than just running scales.

NAMM 2012: Mark Wein Guitar Lesson with Oscar Jordan

Oscar Jordan sat down with guitarist/instructor Mark Wein at this years Winter NAMM Show 2012 about targeting notes rather than playing scales. Watch the video below for more information from Mark about how you can play the guitar like a horn player and isolate the notes rather than just running scales.

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Clapton is God, was written in graffiti on walls for a time in the mid to late 1960s in England, and he has always been looked at as a great guitarist. When I hear his music I hear the whole of the experience, and know that he has constantly surrounded himself with other great musicians.

Musician Profile: Stevie is God!

Clapton is God, was written in graffiti on walls for a time in the mid to late 1960s in England, and he has always been looked at as a great guitarist. When I hear his music I hear the whole of the experience, and know that he has constantly surrounded himself with other great musicians.

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The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple fret board on this model which feels comfortable and are semi fast.

SMG REVIEW: The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass

The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple […]

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This AXE includes a major electronics upgrade! You may not have realized that despite a strong reputation for active pickups, EMG also offers a variety of passive pickups. Included in these offerings is the ST12, a complete system designed to drop in to your Strat with no hassle.

SMG CONTEST: WIN A Fender Squier Stratocaster® with EMG’s ST12 Prewired Drop-In Pickguard!

This AXE includes a major electronics upgrade! You may not have realized that despite a strong reputation for active pickups, EMG also offers a variety of passive pickups. Included in these offerings is the ST12, a complete system designed to drop in to your Strat with no hassle.

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Remember our last lesson when we talked about two STRING SYMMETRICAL SCALES? This week I’d like to explore a riff taken out of this scale....

Messing Around with the Major Pentatonic Scale!

Remember our last lesson when we talked about two STRING SYMMETRICAL SCALES? This week I’d like to explore a riff taken out of this scale….

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Oscar Jordan caught up with guitar teacher extraordinaire Mark Wein at the 2010 NAMM show. Mark showed Oscar a few cool tricks that can take you from sounding average to awesome in minutes....

Namm Guitar Lesson: Mark Wein Explains Hendrix Chords

Oscar Jordan caught up with guitar teacher extraordinaire Mark Wein at the 2010 NAMM show. Mark showed Oscar a few cool tricks that can take you from sounding average to awesome in minutes….

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