Synopsis by Mark Deming
John Petrucci, guitarist with the acclaimed progressive hard rock band Dream Theater, is your instructor in this video which demonstrates advanced techniques for rock guitarists looking to expand the boundaries of their performing style. Petrucci's program includes warm-up exercises, techniques to build speed and accuracy in performance, and demonstrations of sweep picking, legato technique, string skipping, and picking through arpeggios. Petrucci also offers advice on how to add color and versatility to standard rock chording, as well as information on choosing a guitar and amp setup that's best for you.
guitar, hard-rock music, music-lessons, rock-music