How to Play the Guitar Riff from Cherokee by Europe

hey Friend, I remember being at summer camp as a kid When I heard that song “the final countdown”. Was a big radio hit but also turns out that Europe was a really great band with several killer albums. Today I want to share a lesson with a guitar riff from one of their other

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Interview with a studio guitar pro

hey Friend, How do you bust out of a rut on the guitar? How can make you practicing really FUN? And what’s the best way to sound like a pro on the guitar? These are the kinds of questions I asked studio pro Jon Maclennan yesterday in an exclusive interview. I think you’ll enjoy hearing

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Guitar legend spotted at the airport

hey Friend, I was walking through the aiport a few weeks ago, with my guitar in tow, as per usual… and some dude from our email list was like “hey Claude!” It’s cool when someone recognizes me from online. I joke about me being a legend 🙂 The point is, I bring my guitar almost

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How To Make Your Playing Sound Professional

hey Friend, It’s time. Yes, the most important quality of any great guitar player is your capacity to play with emotion and feel. I call it playing from the heart. PLAY FROM THE HEART And that’s exactly what Jon MacLennan is going to teach you. His BRAND NEW instructional DVD series simplifies and accelerates that

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Available tomorrow: Play from the Heart

hey Friend, Are you ready to be able to pick up your guitar display from the heart effortlessly? If you are then get excited because Jon Maclennan’s play from the heart DVD series is coming out tomorrow. In case you haven’t seen the sample videos, go here: PLAY FROM THE HEART This is the same

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3 days till Play from the Heart + bonuses

hey Friend, About to head the gym and get a few sets in… Thought I’d write you a quick note about the bonuses for Play from the Heart. If you haven’t been on top of my emails as of late, we’ve got a new course coming out on Wednesday. Over the past few weeks, I’ve

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Clapton Vs Stevie Ray

hey Friend, i’m feeling a little jumbly today. Think I overdid it on the Starbucks yesterday when I realized there is a size beyond “Venti” called “Trenta” lol… Don’t try it. I’m also bursting with anticipation over Jon’s new course “Play from the Heart”, which comes out Wednesday. I’m pasting one more lil’ sample video

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Shot, but survived

hey Friend, Man, life is so crazy… One of my best friends just survived getting shot in an armed robbery in a taxicab. Very grateful he’s alive, and it’s a reminder how unpredictable life is, and how precious it is. I know, it’s heavy news… But the show must go on. Let’s talk about today’s

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How to improvise on the guitar

hey Friend, Hats off to all the Veterans. Thanks for your service. My uncle just sent me a old pic of him from over 60 years ago, when he served in the Korean war. At the same time as we honor those that serve, I can’t help but think of that song: “War, what is

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trio of sweet guitar licks

hey Friend, Hope you’re having a great weekend. I went to a friend’s birthday party last night. This guy is kind of a guitar fanatic… He’s got like 64 guitars in his basement which is also a recording studio, and the house was rocking. So, in today’s video we give you another Nugget of guitar

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