Picking Exercise #2: Quarter Notes and Eighth Notes

Picking Strategy for Quarter Notes and Eighth Notes Nate takes you through 3 picking exercises, pick strokes, and drills using rest stroke, free stroke, and upstroke playing quarter notes and eighth notes. Picking Exercise #2 Tabs


Drill #51 – Paul Gilbert Style String Skipping Legato Guitar Lick

CLICK HERE for Tabs Today’s drill is a Paul Gilbert Style String Skipping Legato Guitar Lick using the minor pentatonic scale, hammer ons, and pull offs. This is also a great stretch exercise for the fretting hand, as the notes are configured in a 5-fret spread. Here are a few tips: Focus on the rhythm. … Continue reading “Drill #51 – Paul Gilbert Style String Skipping Legato Guitar Lick”


Drill of the Week #36 – Blues Guitar Lick

Click HERE for Tabs Rock music has it’s roots in blues, and blues licks are a key component to many guitar solos, as well as riffs. This blues guitar lick has many different elements crammed into it. Here are a few tips to get you started: Focus on intonation (tuning the bends). If you haven’t … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #36 – Blues Guitar Lick”


Drill of the Week #28 – Paganini Caprice No.5

Nate from Richards Guitar Studio shows you how to play the theme from Paganini Caprice No.5 in A minor. Learn to cover this lick on guitar using speed licks, alternate picking, and guitar scales. This guitar lesson is a great intro to the neoclassical shred style of Yngwie Malmsteen. CLICK HERE for Tabs¬†–¬†Link will open … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #28 – Paganini Caprice No.5”


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