International JTC artist Luca Mantovanelli is your teacher as he guides you through his approach to mastering pentatonics. Throughout the 3 courses you will develop from a pentatonic practiser to a pentatonic master! This is a must have for any budding guitarist!
Alex is back for the second entry of his 'Secrets' series and this time he's showing how to conquer the Minor Seventh chord in a Rock Fusion environment! With Alex's unique blend of creativity and all out 'feel' he has designed these licks for any player to learn from. We have included the TABs in both EADGBE and EADGCF tunings (as Alex tunes in straight fourths). Inside the deluxe edition (over 3.5Gb of material and one and half hours of pure gold) Alex himself takes you through the concept behind each lick, breaking down some of the theory and techniques involved to help you master the licks. There's also an extra bonus lick for deluxe edition owners too!
JTC is pleased to release this hard-hitting, gritty licks package that will enhance your solos and take your metal playing to brand new heights. Why do you need to learn these licks? Two reasons: Technique, and musical content.
Daniele Gottardo was born August 26, 1983 in Rovigo and is a young Italian guitarist, composer, arranger and teacher. He has played with musicians such as Greg Howe, Ritchie Kotzen, Guthrie Govan, Rudy Sarzo, Atma Anur, Lee Pearson. His main musical influences are Igor Stravinksy, Arnold Schoenberg, Anatoly Liadov, Rimksy Korsakov and guitarists as Charlie Christian and Yngwie Malmsteen.
'Every Guitar Hero Needs a Ballad'. That is what our co-founder Jan Cyrka said when we decided to create our first ever JTC original full length album. Vai, Satriani, you name them…they have one! So we spoke to a number of the artists on our glittering roster and asked them to compose their ultimate ballad. The result is a powerful album that is full of pure emotion and drive and takes you on a journey through the minds of 11 incredibly talented guitar players and composers.
There is a new wave of fusion players, and Daniele Gottardo is at the forefront! Playing 'Outside' is a skill that is one of the toughtest to be able to grasp…but with this incredible set of 20 licks you are going to master it!
In the early 2000s Gianluca takes part to several progressive-metal projects and joins the bands Doomsword and Time Machine. With Time Machine Gianluca perfoms twice at Gods of Metal sharing the stage with heavy metal giants such as Iron Maiden, Slayer, Slipknot, Testament,Halford, Manowar, Symphony X. The stand out collaboration with Andre Matos (Angra, Shaman), Kiko Loureiro and Rafael Bittencourt (Angra), and Scott McGill (Michael Manring, Vic Stevens) during live shows in Italy in 2002 (Gods Of metal 2002) were important steps that marked his professional career.
Claudio is quickly becoming one of the most prolific and expressive players on the guitar scene right now and looking through these incredible licks it really isn't hard to see why! Claudio has a real talent for playing the most perfect notes at the right time as you will find out for yourself as you're learning and mastering these 60 licks!
For his debut 20 Licks series we gave Guthrie Govan all of the creative liberties he desired, and what we were left with is pretty outstanding! This package is all Guthrie; from the overall series concept, to the jamtrack, the ideas and licks inside the package. It's all hot off the press from one of the worlds most accomplished, and refined guitar players.