"I believe every guitar player inherently has something unique about their playing. They just have to identify what makes them different and develop it." - Jimmy Page
My Heroes Have Always Been Lead Guitar Players
Many aspiring guitarists pick up the guitar with the dream of being able to rip out incredible guitar solos inspired by the likes of the great Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, BB King, Prince, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bonnie Raitt, Howlin’ Wolf, Slash, David Gilmour, John Mayer, Angus Young, Gary Rossington, Melissa Etheridge, etc.
You, too, have a unique lead guitar voice within you. Whether you’re at the very beginning of your lead guitar adventure or whether you are an advanced player looking to explore modes, sweep picking, harmonics or more, at NYC Guitar School we can help you:
- Build a firm foundation of scales, theory, and technique
- Gain confidence and dexterity
- Enhance your improvisation
Lead I: Intro to Lead GuitarIntro to Lead Guitar is a course designed for rhythm guitar players who have a desire to play guitar solos but have absolutely no lead guitar experience! From simple licks to basic pentatonic scales you will start from the ground up and be playing solos with an understanding of what to do and what sounds cool. There will be simple exercises, patterns and licks. Hammer-ons, pull offs, slides, bends and other techniques will be covered as well as being able to play solos over a 12-bar blues.
For students who have completed Guitar For Advanced Beginners or who are otherwise familiar with basic open and barre chords and basic strums. To register by phone please call.
Lead II: Lead Guitar BasicsWork on the basics of lead guitar in the context of great rock, blues and folk songs. Learn fundamental lead guitar concepts, scales and techniques…explore the lead guitar ideas of great players such as Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, etc.
For students who have completed Intro to Lead Guitar or who are otherwise familiar with basic open, barre chords, basic strums, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, and the basic minor pentatonic scale. To register by phone please call.