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• CONTENTS • JANUARY 2020 •

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PLAY CLASSY BLUES Spice it up with Dorian

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Give your blues new inflections and a more sophisticated sound by adding Dorian ideas. Rhythm and lead examples and three full solos to learn (slow blues, blues shuffle, jazz-blues).

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JOHN ETHERIDGE MASTERCLASS Interview & video lesson 30 John Etheridge is a stalwart of the blues, jazz and prog-rock scene boasting the longest tenure of any guitarist with UK prog kings Soft Machine. Here John shares some of his secrets.

CLASSICAL TAB

JULIO SAGRERAS Violetas - Vals

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Bridget Mermikides arranges a beautiful waltz from the pen of an Argentinian guitar genius who was giving professional concerts aged 6!

Our lead feature looks at playing Dorian in blues

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WELCOME

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HowAllanHoldsworthexplainedmodes... INTRO 6 JustinSandercoe,AlbumInquisition,Mitch Dalton, Jam Tracks, Phil Hilborne’s One-Minute Lick, That Was The Year, Jam Track tips. USER GUIDE 12 Our essential tab and notation guide. FRETBOARD MAP 14 Discover where every note is on the neck... SUBSCRIPTIONS 28 Get your mag delivered each month and grab asuperbofferwhenyousubscribe! BACK ISSUES 94 Last half year’s issues still available. ALBUMS 95 Latest guitar CDs reviewed and rated. SIXTY SECONDS WITH... 96 DixieDregsandPurplelegendSteveMorse. NEXT MONTH 98 Jimmy Page - style overview. Four full pieces covering his huge range. Plus: Kenny Wayne Shepherdbluesvideolesson&muchmore!

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LESSONS INTRODUCTION 55 Jason Sidwell introduces another fun and fact filledGuitarTechniqueslessonssection. 30-MINUTE LICKBAG 56 Pat Heath has six new licks to learn, from white belt to black belt seventh dan. Kiai! BLUES 58 Phil Short checks out Procol Harum guitarist turned Strat playing legend Robin Trower. ROCK 62 Martin Cooper gets down to the Strip to meet Mötley Crüe’s rather fine guitarist, Mick Mars. JAZZ 66 John Wheatcroft brings us another super jazz lesson,thismonthonusingmodalPentatonics. NEOCLASSICAL ROCK 74 Chris Brooks the renowned Aussie rock and metal guitarist continues his series on the neo-classicalstyleofYngwieMalmsteen. PSYCHEDELIC 78 Simon Barnard checks out an enigmatic band from the psychedelic era: Arthur Lee’s Love. CREATIVE ROCK 82 Shaun Baxter continues his mini series creating mid-paced solos with Mixolydian Pentatonics. FRETBOARD FLUENCY 88 MartinGouldingcontinueshisserieson developingsolosfromMelodicMinor’smodes. IN THE WOODSHED 92 CharlieGriffithsgetsdownandriffyusing everyone’s fave scale, the Minor Pentatonic.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO!

ROCCO ZIFARELLI Plays Harlem 72

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Ennio Morrecone’s stunning guitarist plays and describes his solo over another new track.

Rocco plays us another jawdropping solo

September 2019

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