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DAVID GILMOUR Full style study
Jon Bishop has created four great pieces to learn, designed to get to the bottom of the fabulous Pink Floyd guitarist’s feel-filled rock, prog, blues and acoustic styles.
MOLLY TUTTLE Interview & video lesson 26 We guarantee you’ll be astounded by this incredible bluegrass guitarist’s picking fluency and the ease with which she teases unbelievable tunes from her acoustic.
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JS BACH Violin Sonata 2
Bridget Mermikides arranges and transcribes another piece for you to learn, from this acknowledged genius of classical composition.
David Gilmour plays his legendary black Fender Stratocaster
Nev discusses how the most successful Pink Floyd era almost passed him by. INTRO 6 Justin,Mitch,InstrumentalInquisitionwith Zakk Wylde, Phil Hilborne’s One-Minute Lick, That Was The Year, Jam Track tips. USER GUIDE 11 Our easy-to-follow tab and notation guide. SUBSCRIPTIONS 34 Remember, digital subs now come with full audio and animated tab that follows the notes! BACK ISSUES 94 Last six months of issues still available. ALBUMS 95 Latest guitar-fuelled CDs reviewed and rated. SIXTY SECONDS WITH... 96 This month we meet an amazing modern blues guitarist, the incredible Keb’ Mo’ who answers our questions in typically fine style. NEXT MONTH 98 Fifty Telecaster Greats! We tab an astonishing array of licks from a roster of amazing players that have used the Tele to fuel their music.
LESSONS INTRODUCTION 53 JasonSidwellintroducesanotherGTlessons section, as usual packed with awesome stuff. 30-MINUTE LICKBAG 54 Pat Heath has six licks, from gentle breeze, to “It’s a bit blowy out there”, to storm Dennis! BLUES 56 Phil Short examines the unusually gifted writer, singer and guitarist, the great John Mayer. ROCK 60 Martin Cooper looks at the rock stylings of LA band Rival Sons and guitarist Scott Holiday. JAZZ 64 John Wheatcroft brings us another superb jazz lesson,thismonthexpandingonjustonenote. FINGERSTYLE BLUES 72 JosephAlexanderofFundamentalChanges showusmoreevocativefingerstyleblues. BRIT ROCK 76
SimonBarnardbeginsthisbrandnew series with a look at one of the genre’s greatest bands, the mighty Stone Roses. CREATIVE ROCK 82 ShaunBaxtercontinueshisseriescreating blues-rocksolosbuiltonvariousPentatonic scalesfoundwithinMixolydianmode. FRETBOARD FLUENCY 88 MartinGouldingbringsusanotherlessonon creatingsolosfromtheMelodicMinormodes. IN THE WOODSHED 92 CharlieGriffithstacklesSuperlocrianmodeor ‘Altered’ scale with five varied examples.
ROCCO ZIFARELLI Fortitude
Ennio Morrecone’s guitarist concludes his super series with The Return Of Johnny F.
Rocco Zifarelli concludes his brilliant series in this issue