FretHub is an online guitar tuition web site. Our members have unrestricted and unlimited access to hundreds of hi-def video guitar lessons, taught by two highly qualified, professional and down to earth teachers.
Bobby Harrison and Nick Radcliffe have over 50 years of combined professional experience and it is their goal to provide the best online complete guitar course available.
The quality and range of information on FretHub will to suit guitar players at the beginner level, right through to advanced players.
We offer several free guitar lessons but if you sign up as a FretHub member you will get free access to everything for 5 days!
The ZZ Lessons
In the early days before FretHub was born, Nick stumbled upon a Logic plugin that sounds a bit Gibbonsy. Barely able to contain his excitement, he knocked up a track in the style of La Grange by ZZ Top and with a fairly primitive camera filmed himself soloing along. Since then we have received many requests to teach this random Gibbonsesque solo so here is the original solo and backing track below. The following lessons should help you to play along and provide you with some tricks to make a similar noise to this one! Have fun…..
1. Modes of The Major Scale – Introduction
Over the following lessons, Nick and Bobby break down the theory and applications of the Modal System step by step, giving you plenty of demo solos to inspire you, encouraging you to play along with the 7 backing tracks and come up with your own ideas. Later, Bobby and Nick show you how to incorporate pentatonic scales into your modal playing, giving you even more possibilities when soloing.
Sweep Picking Arpeggios – Part 1
The series kicks off with an intro demo and a breakdown of the sweep picking technique.
Blues Guitar Vol 1 Pt 1 (Intro)
In this first lesson, Bobby begins by demonstrating the solo we’re going to learn note-for-note (4 times around the 12 bar Blues progression). We go on to discuss different eras of blues players, with some advice on essential listening.
Legato – Demo & Introduction
We begin with a demo solo over the Dm7 Dorian backing track and a breakdown of the mechanics of the legato technique.
Soloing With Arpeggios – Part 1 (introduction)
In this introduction video, Bobby begins by playing an arpeggio-laden solo over a funky backing track, before giving us an insight into what we can learn from this series.
1. Introducing The Guitar
The Foundation Course
Before we learn anything on the guitar, it’s important that you know the anatomy of the instrument. Here, in our first video lesson, Bobby and Nick show you the main types of electric and acoustic guitars and give you a basic run down of what everything’s called and what its function is.
Pink Floyd – Run Like Hell
Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall
Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb
Pink Floyd – Shine On (part 1 of 2)
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Pink Floyd – Shine On (part 2 of 2)