By Geoff Sinker, Guitar Teacher
Learn to play guitar In the style of Joe Bonamassa
Learn to play guitar in the style of one of the most influential rock blues guitarists of all time. Joe Bonamassa's brilliant playing has influenced countless guitarists all over the world. He is truly one of the greats, and we can all be inspired and empowered through his playing.
In these lessons you will learn all kinds of techniques, devices, scales, and approaches to soloing in the style of Joe Bonamassa. His style of play focuses on passion and energy blending the Blues with classic rock.
Other key elements in his style include trademark pentatonic picking patterns, long sustained bends with vibrato, repeated rhythmic motiffs, and melodically simple but rhythmically complex phrases. And we go over it all in these in depth lessons. Bonamassa’s unique style blends blues, rock, jazz fusion, music together.
Now you can learn to play all kinds of techniques, riffs, scales, and approaches to soloing in the style of Joe Bonamassa.
This course is taught by Skype Guitar Lessons Online instructor Geoff Sinker and contains in-depth video lessons. These total over 1.5 hours of pure step-by-step, move-by-move instruction you can pause and easily follow along with our on-screen tablature. You also get 5 great jam tracks in the style of Joe Bonamassa. These are the exact same tracks that we utilize throughout the video lessons.
We break all the licks, riffs, and techniques down into digestible pieces and demonstrate them at slow and regular speeds. Then we demonstrate and teach you how to practice and apply them over the included jam track. And all the lessons feature on-screen tablature and close-ups of the fret and pick hands with multiple camera angles to make it easy to follow along.
Throughout these lessons you will learn:
-Great selection of licks in the Bonamassa style.
-How to approach each link and utilizee in your own playing.
-How to a selection of riffs played by Joe Bonamassa.
-Bonamassa’s trademark licks, pentatonic picking patterns, repeated rhythmic motifs, and melodically simple but rhythmically complex phrases.
-All about scale CHOICES and soloing OPTIONS, so you can easily see what’s behind what your playing.
-Learn everything in its proper musical context by APPLYING it in a musical context by jamming over custom made backing track that coincides with the lesson.
Course overview - 7
The History Behind Joe Bonamassa
Scales Used By Joe Bonamassa
Classic Joe Bonamassa Guitar Riffs
Licks In The Style Of Joe Bonamassa
How To Use The Licks You've Learned
Guitars and Gear