Estudio Di Arpeggio

This arpeggios study will help you develop your right hand, it has a variety of patterns in E minor moving up the neck. There is also some tremolo technique required. A great work out and warm up!   Interactive Sheet Music/TAB

Rumba Festiva

This is new original piece I wrote inspired by the Rumba Flamenco form. I have also added a Brasilian/Latin feel in the middle section. See below for the music or you can also purchase it in the sheet music shop. Guitar tutorial coming this week! Interactive Sheet Music/TAB

Spain(Chick Corea) Chords and Solo Ideas

In this video I will take you through the chords for the main section and also some solo ideas. I have covered the intro and melody in a previous video (here). This section is loosely in the key of D major but having some idea of the modes you can use will help expand your […]

Corcovado Guitar Arrangement Part 3

Here is the final part of my Corcovado arrangement. It is a bit more challenging than the previous section as we will be playing up the next more with position shifts and quick chord changes. It’s quite playable and with practice intermediate players should get this under fingers. Play Along Track or  

Spain Guitar Version (Chick Corea)

   Spain is a Jazz Latin piece written by Chick Corea inspired by the second movement Rodrigo’s Concerto Concerto De Aranjuez. It features a syncopated melody that is played in unison and also includes a flamenco-inspired circle of fifths: the chord progress Gmaj7 – F#7 (b9) – Em – A7 (b9) – Dmaj7- Gmaj7 […]

Rumba Nova Part 1

This is the first part of a Rumba that I wrote recently and perform often. It is in the Rumba style which is a flamenco form of medium to slow pace characterized by a 3 – 3 – 2 pattern. This pattern is strummed in a certain way to bring out the accents on beats […]

Besame Mucho Bossa Nova

 Title: Besame Mucho Key : D minor Time : 4/4 Style: Bossa Nova Composer: Consuelo Velazquez Notes Originally written as a Bolero, this piece is one of the most famous Mexican songs. I have arranged it here as a Bossa. Two sections – Binary form Melody and Bossa Nova accompaniment. Chromatic chords and triplet […]

Milonga by Juan Buscaglia

This piece is called Recuerdos De Mi Pago (Memories of my home town).  It was composed by Juan Buscaglia who was an Argentinian guitarist/singer/composer. It is in the style of Milonga which is a slow Tango. The piece is at an intermediate level with some playing in higher positions, octave scales and arpeggiated chords in […]