Category Lessons

Improving Right-Hand Speed for Scales by Tariq Harb

A nice little lesson on right hand speed and preparation. I like how Tariq goes through how he practices rather than just the tips. I love these kind of casual videos on youtube, watch enough of them from the pros…

Lesson: Left Hand Technique for Classical Guitar

This is a visual reference guide for my students studying classical guitar. This set is focused on basic left hand technique for classical guitar. Just remember that this is a reference for guitar and not necessarily how you will position your arm. Everyone’s body…

Triads & Arpeggios Etude

No. 20 – Triads & Arpeggios Etude for Classical Guitar – from my technique book 20 Favorite Exercises (with TAB) but you can also check out my more extensive Classical Guitar Technique (Notation only, 122 pages). YouTube Video Lesson Link (4k) This is an…

An adaptation of Giuliani’s Op.48, No.4

No. 19 – Scale Etude (alternating i-m) for Classical Guitar from my technique book 20 Favorite Exercises (with TAB) but you can also check out my more extensive Classical Guitar Technique (Notation only, 122 pages). YouTube Video Lesson Link (4k) This is an adaptation…

Chromatic Scale in Octaves

No. 18 – Chromatic Scale in Octaves for Classical Guitar from my technique book 20 Favorite Exercises (with TAB) but you can also check out my more extensive Classical Guitar Technique (Notation only, 122 pages). YouTube Video Lesson Link (4k) Practicing scales in…

Lesson: C Major Exercise in Thirds, Sixths, and Octaves

Lesson:  C Major Exercise in Thirds, Sixths, and Octaves for Classical Guitar (No. 17)This is No. 17 from my technique book 20 Favorite Exercises (with TAB) but you should also check out my more extensive Classical Guitar Technique (Notation only,…

Interview and performance with David Russell

A great little interview with the amazing David Russell. He talks about his guitar by famed luthier Matthias Dammann (Germany). I like how he discusses his interaction with Dammann and his limited knowledge of guitar construction. As a performer he wants…

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder

No. 7 – Left Hand Slur Exercise: Horizontal Builder for Classical Guitar – From my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips, video lessons. YouTube Video Lesson Link.…

Basic Slur Exercise for Classical Guitar

Left Hand Slur Exercise: Vertical Builder

No. 6 – Left Hand Slur Exercise: Vertical Builder for Classical Guitar – From my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips, video lessons. YouTube Lesson Link. This exercise is No.…

No. 3 – Left Hand Position Exercise: Horizontal Builder

No. 3 – Left Hand Position Exercise: Horizontal Builders eBook link: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips YouTube Video Link Check out more free video lessons at the lesson…