Taught by Brendan Burns in Style of The Rolling Stones seriesLength: 42:22Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Brendan Burns takes an in-depth look at the guitar styling of legendary rock band The Rolling Stones. Specifically, Brendan breaks down the techniques and conceptual ideas in Keith Richard' and Mick Taylor's playing.
Brendan Burns discusses how open G tuning and chordal embellishments are key components of Keith Richards' guitar sound.Length: 23:00 Difficulty: 2.0 FREE
Brendan explains some Stones-eque chord progressions that utilize the open G chord shapes from the previous lesson. He also introduces the concept of secondary dominant chords.Length: 21:13 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns begins to discuss the rhythmic tendencies that occur in The Rolling Stones' playing. Specifically, he demonstrates and discusses the use of anticipations.Length: 11:42 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses how The Rolling Stones incorporate blues elements into their songwriting and guitar playing.Length: 25:25 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses the use of open chords and their embellishments in The Rolling Stones' playing.Length: 42:22 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns discusses how The Rolling Stones borrowed ideas from players such as Chuck Berry to create their own unique lead guitar ideas.Length: 14:55 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan discusses how The Rolling Stones utilize the minor pentatonic forms in their lead playing.Length: 25:55 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns demonstrates how The Rolling Stones use the major pentatonic scales in their playing.Length: 26:53 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns takes an in-depth look at the bending techniques used by The Rolling Stones' guitarists.Length: 41:04 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns finishes up his look at The Rolling Stones' bending concepts with a lesson on bending minor chords.Length: 14:21 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Brendan Burns demonstrates The Rolling Stones' use of diatonic third and sixth intervals as well as oblique counterpoint in their lead ideas.Length: 17:18 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Brendan Burns wraps up his style of The Rolling Stones series with a discussion about how to add all of the lead elements together.Length: 13:36 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
About Brendan Burns
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Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos.
While at Berklee, Brendan was a member of the Music Mentoring Program, teaching private lessons to gifted high school students. He is currently teaches, and is chair of the guitar department at Brookline Music School. Brendan also teaches guitar for Tune Foolery & privately at his home in Cambridge, MA.
Along with educating, Brendan plays out often as a Solo Guitarist, performing standards, pop, and classical repertoire. He has recorded and played with the chamber-fusion band Ra Quintent, and as well as Vessela Stoyanova's Eastern Stories Under Western Skies Project. Brendan also performs as a leader, director and sideman for various Boston art-rock projects, and is former member of MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika.
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