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    GUITARGET Guru Sam Russell Wraps His Mitts Around Handel

    August 6, 2015 • Articles, Music

    Go for Baroque (sorry – it can’t be helped) and check out our resident Guitarget Practice guru Sam Russell as he shows you how easy (yeah, right) it is to crank out some truly old school riffs – Handel-style! And if that’s not enough

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #6 by Sam Russell

    July 2, 2015 • Articles, Top News

    Compositional Ideas: Pedal Points and Ascending Tones This is a neoclassical tool we can use in lead composition. We are going to look at extracts from Bach’s 1st Cello Suite, Prelude and Courante, see how Bach uses pedal points, then look at how we can

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #5 by Sam Russell

    May 29, 2015 • Articles

    Subdivisions of Time When playing music, one skill that is very useful is to be able to smoothly transition between different divisions of time. This is good for our lead and our rhythm playing. We’ll start off with some simple examples and then use a short

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #4 by Sam Russell

    April 23, 2015 • Articles, Top News

    For Those Who Want to Shred In this month’s Guitarget Practice, we are going to look at how we can start to build up technique and speed. You’re going to get an exercise to practice each week over the course of the next month. We’ll start off with

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #2: New Approaches to Playing Scales

    February 20, 2015 • Articles, News

    by Sam Russell In this months’ Guitarget Practice, we are going to take a look at some different ways to play scales. We’re going to use the major scale as an example, but the ideas can be applied to any 3-note-per-string scale (and other scales with