In this lesson we're going to look at the solo from Joe Maphis based on the track that we worked on in the last lesson. Mr. Ziff reveres this solo as one of the best of all time!
Taught by Stuart Ziff in Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff seriesLength: 7:10Difficulty: 3.5 of 5
Learn the styles of Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent and more! Join Stuart Ziff in a comprehensive study and application of Rockabilly guitar. Learn with real musical examples and composed material that, with some hard work and dedication, will have you playing right along with the greats!
Learn the styles of Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent and more! Join Stuart Ziff in a comprehensive study and application of Rockabilly guitar. Learn with real musical examples and composed material...Length: 4:41 Difficulty: 0.0 FREE
Stuart will go into detail about what you need to know and be able to play in order to get the most out of this series. He'll discuss certain stylistic techniques and talk a little about gear and setup....Length: 10:16 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Begin the journey of digging into the style of Carl Perkins. One of the most important aspects of Rockabilly is the 'feel'. Learn the style of one of the original guitarists that made Rock SWING!Length: 7:06 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Start to look at Carl Perkins style of soloing. It's not all that different than Chuck Berry, but it tends to swing differently... Maybe a bit more Bluesy in some ways.Length: 7:42 Difficulty: 0.0 Members Only
Continue looking at Carl Perkins and rhythm guitar. Look at an example that resembles "Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby. It's a nice familiar 12 Barre Blues sound.Length: 6:17 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Look at Mr. Perkins solo over an "Everybody's Trying..." style tune. He used a lot of rhythmic hooks and didn't focus too much on single note lines, but rather would use chords and single notes within...Length: 8:48 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Look at another Carl Perkins rhythm loosely based on "Honey Don't" which was recorded by the Beatles. Get ready to play some seventh chords!Length: 4:53 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Now you'll get to work on the electric style of Carl Perkins as played in a song like "Honey Don't". You'll be fully exposed to the stop time feel after this lesson!Length: 5:43 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Look at another interest stop time Carl Perkins rhythm on your acoustic guitar. Remember, feel and groove is the most important aspect of this style. The more you learn and practice these rhythm patterns,...Length: 5:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Classic Carl Perkins electric guitar playing can be found HERE. Rhythm is such an important part of his lead playing. You'll also incorporate a lot of 6th chords and study the dynamic style of one of...Length: 6:33 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Chord riffs and rhythm playing in the style of "Matchbox" are on the menu for this lesson that is continuing on in the style of Carl Perkins. Keep the feel!Length: 4:57 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Elvis and Rockabilly. You have the opportunity to play a rhythm that the King himself played many years ago! There's no drums on this track so the acoustic part must especially groove!Length: 5:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Learn the "Tick Tack" rhythm. Dial in a subtle slap delay and play along with the bass part. The solo that you'll hear will be rooted in this rhythm and employ many double stops.Length: 4:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson you'll get a taste of the rhythm playing of Scotty Moore. Get ready to do some muting and precise, short strums. You'll get to get warmed up over a familiar E Major progression.Length: 7:25 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Back to some electric picking with this lesson. Learn about the guitar player who contributed his talents to songs like Heartbreak Hotel. Scotty Moore was ahead of his time and his style remains timeless...Length: 7:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
The sound of twang is very important in Rockabilly. It's a tone... A sound... A vibe. The master of "Twang Guitar" was a gentleman named Duane Eddy. Take a melodic idea and make it a twang-influenced...Length: 9:08 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Brian Setzer brings Rockabilly into the modern era. He brought the classic swing and attitude of the music in the past and added a modern energy to it that really cooks!Length: 4:21 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
You got a taste of Brian Setzer rhythm in the last lesson. Dive head first into Brian's lead playing. Rhythm is such a key component to his lead style. High energy and groove are some of the main ingredients!Length: 6:15 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Dive in to some Mystery Train style grooves. The Stray Cats made this kind of playing really shine. Grab your acoustic and your electric for this one and lay in to that downbeat!Length: 10:11 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Clean twang sounds and nice rhythms abound in this Duane Eddy style solo. After mastering the rhythms of the last lesson, try your hands at this solo!Length: 6:57 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Consider this lesson as possibly your first introduction to Gene Vincent. His playing, in this context really encapsulate what Rockabilly is all about. You've got to get this and the next rhythm part...Length: 6:37 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Let's look at the electric guitar part present over the acoustic part learned in the last lesson. You'll get to play in the style of Cliff Gallup and pick up some tasty licks! This will be good prep...Length: 8:43 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
You were warned! Hopefully you're good and warmed up from practicing the last two parts and ready to take on a new challenge. There's a little speed and some classic Cliff Gallup phrasing in this solo!Length: 4:38 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
This passage has a brighter, bouncier sound. It doesn't require as much from your hands physically, but all of the fun factor is still there. Clean up your sound a bit and give this one a try!Length: 4:16 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
We've been studying the style of Cliff Gallup over the last several lessons, specifically looking at his lead style. This is the last passage of this solo spanning multiple lessons. It contains some...Length: 3:03 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
The artist is Ricky Nelson. The legendary James Burton is represented here. You'll get to work on both electric and acoustic guitar parts.Length: 7:27 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Look at a solo by one of the greatest Tele players that walked the planet! They start out a bit like Chuck Berry, but higher up on the neck, and there is a bit more 'range' to them... Kinda like blending...Length: 3:20 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Work on a song based on the legendary "Waitin' In School" featuring Joe Maphis. Maphis was the kind of Country back in the 50s and 60s... A fantastic flatpicker! Combine some cool Country with some Rockabilly...Length: 5:36 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson we're going to look at the solo from Joe Maphis based on the track that we worked on in the last lesson. Mr. Ziff reveres this solo as one of the best of all time!Length: 7:10 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Again, featuring Joe Maphis on guitar, you'll get to learn a style based on a song called "Stood Up". In this lesson, look at the rhythm part. It's simple and straight forward.Length: 3:59 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
This lesson is going to be flavored like a jam between Joe Maphis and James Burton. You'll get to dive into two distinctive Rockabilly lead styles!Length: 7:14 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Learn the solo like what Joe Maphis may have played from this track based on "Stood Up". It's based on a lot of cool rhythm stuff, but you're not just playing chords. Dig in and have fun!Length: 5:19 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Let's look at some Cliff Gallup in this lesson. Cliff had a lot of influence on guys like Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. As usual, we'll look at the acoustic part of our track first. Become part of the groove...Length: 6:13 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
About Stuart Ziff
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A veteran guitarist fluent in, Blues, R&B, Funk, Rock, Reggae and everything in between. As a Studio Musician playing guitar on numerous commercials, demos for singer songwriters and records
. A career as a songwriter that began with Warner Bros recording artist David Ball’s first Nashville CD in 1994 “ Thinking Problem .“ Stuart was co writer on the hit song “ Thinking Problem.” Also playing on the record supplying acoustic and electric guitar. Since 2000, He’s been living in Los Angles. Presently the Guitarist for the band WAR, touring and recording with them. As a songwriter for Film & TV: “ National Lampoons Cattle Call ,“ Americas Funniest Home Videos and Bad Girls. Songs on recordings by Eric Burden, Johnny Adams, Gary Hoey and Theresa James. Since 2005, a member of the faculty at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood.
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