Having a command of scales, chords, styles and techniques is fundamental for any guitar player who wants to play better. Your Guitar Rig provides you with the skills to actually sound better by teaching you to use your ears, hands, and the tools of the trade to play jazz, rock, blues, country and other genres, with a hi-quality, authentic and persuasive tone.
In Your Guitar Rig, you'll examine how a guitar's individual components and overall construction determine it's sound characteristics, so you can maximize the strengths as well as work around the limitations of any particular instrument. You'll learn about amplifiers, speakers and cabinets and learn to configure the right setups and to properly work the controls to get the tones you'll need for class projects, as well as real-world performances.
The seminar covers a range of musical styles, teaching you to sound convincing when playing inside, and outside your comfort zones. You'll learn to build customized pedal board rigs and recreate the exact guitar parts from a wide range of landmark recordings by artists including, (Blues) Magic Sam, Buddy Guy, (Jazz) Kenny Burrell, Pat Metheny, (Country) Brent Mason, (Rock) Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Carlos Santana, Andy Summers, U2, Joe Satriani.
By the end of the seminar, you will have gained the ability to best utilize your guitar, amps, effect pedals and rack gear to zero in on the tones you'll need for the music you'll play for years to come.
By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:
- Play music in a wide range of styles with an authentic and convincing guitar tone.
- Understand the factors that determine a guitar and amplifier's tone characteristics.
- Identify how effects are categorized, combined and how each pedal and rack module works to change your sound.
- Develop your own personal setups for recording and live performance.