You’ve been playing the guitar for a while now, but instead of it being a solo venture in the comfort of your own home, you’re ready to get out there and jam with some other musicians. Learn about playing in a band for the first time! If you’ve never played in a band setting before, there are a few more aspects that now come into play that you may not have had to think about when you were jamming by yourself at home. The first big difference to consider when playing in a band is to listen to each other! This [...]
About Cameron HayesCameron Hayes is a London based guitarist and educator at The London Guitar Institute, teaching a wide range of styles such as rock, blues, jazz, folk, RnB, acoustic, and many more! He teaches a large volume of students on a weekly basis ranging across styles and abilities, always aiming to cater to each individual pupils needs and interests. When Cameron isn’t teaching guitar, he is working in other areas of the music industry such as performing as a sideman with singer/songwriters around London, recording with these artists and other top 40 bands in the studio, and transcribing sheet music for clients all over the globe! Cameron also holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), equipping him with the technical, theoretical and practical knowledge that he makes his passion to pass onto his students to further their studies of the guitar.
So you’ve got the chords, and that riff that leads out of the verse. You’re jamming along when the second chorus comes to an end and you reach your favourite part of the entire song. The guitar solo! Unfortunately the 10 minute guitar tutorial that you watched on YouTube last week didn’t show you this part, and all of the TAB’s that you find online are confusing and inaccurate. So what do you do next? How do you jam along to that solo just like you were the rest of the song? Ok, not all guitar TAB’s that we find online [...]