Easy Guitar Solos

Many people would say that there aren’t many super easy guitar solos out there. After all, the solo is a time for the guitarist to show off a little. For a beginning guitarist they all seem hard. We’ll we poked an prodded to find easy guitar solos that would be a good starting point for aspiring soloists. Again, they aren’t easy in the sense that, say, an open C chord is.  You’ll want to be prepared to bend a string now and then and you’ll want to be comfortable with playing quick hammer-ons and pull-offs.

The journey to play guitar solos begins with a first step, so dive on in and give these easy guitar solos a try. You might not be able to play them up to speed right away, but if you keep practicing you’ll eventually get there!Read More »Easy Guitar Solos

Learn Guitar Songs Online

Learning how to play real songs is one of the best ways to improve your guitar playing. Learning new songs gives you great practice material to help develop your skills and understanding, plus it will improve your playing ability. At Guitar Alliance we offer a fun way to learn guitar songs in the comfort of your own home.

Featured here are lessons where you’ll find accurate riff transcriptions with looping audio examples so you can practice along with the song segment until you’ve got it down. It also includes tips and tricks on how to play featured songs and riffs, so you can go beyond just the tab and find the easiest and most effective way to learn the song. To top it all off we include video examples of the riffs and complete transcriptions to the songs featured for a total learning experience!Read More »Learn Guitar Songs Online

Dani California Tab by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Difficulty: Easy

This is a fun and easy song to play, but only if you are familiar with a couple of common barre chord forms. It’s great for jamming with the band or just playing on your own. I know there’s a lot of you RHCP fans out there, so download it and play it today.

What The  Main Riff Sounds Like…

Here’s what the guitar part sounds like with guitar and bass:

Now let’s take a look at the tab…Read More »Dani California Tab by Red Hot Chili Peppers

“Always” by Blink 182

Difficulty: Easy

The new-school punk trio blink-182 was formed near San Diego, California around Tom Delonge, Mark Hoppus, and original drummer Scott Raynor. Originally known as Blink, the band debuted in 1993 with a self-released album called “Fly Swatter”. After releasing the album “Buddha” in 1994, the trio signed to Grilled Cheese/Cargo records and released “Cheshire Cat” the following year. Since then, they have become pop mainstream with hit songs such as this.Read More »“Always” by Blink 182

The Art Of Memorizing Music

Playing from memory is a skill that I believe is not only possible for every player, but is indeed essential for every player. I never feel that I know a piece, or have “internalized” a piece, until I have been playing it for quite some time from memory.

I always found it quite easy to memorize pieces, and thought everyone could do this, until experience in teaching taught me otherwise. As I began to study the subject, I gradually uncovered the reasons why I found it easy, and others found it difficult. I could summarize those reasons as follows:Read More »The Art Of Memorizing Music