Michael Zimmer Guitar Lessons

Michael Zimmer Guitar Lessons


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My teaching approach: PLAY GUITAR ALL OVER THE FRET BOARD! FIRST HOUR FREE! For Guitarists of all ages who are beginning, advanced and even for professionals playing by ear, who want to understand the theory behind playing all over the fret board. I am teaching my own eye opening method (book in the works) that will guarantee success in short time if you are willing to learn I am not teaching a particular genre - once you understand my method you may come up with your own!My influences are: Joe Satriani, Beatles, Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Pink Floyd, Doors, Led Zeppelin, Mozart, Eddie Van Halen, Carlos Santana, Jimy Hendrix, Slash,My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's homeGuitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Asheville NCGuitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, nImprovisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song WritingYour first guitar lesson with me might include the following: 6) Understand the background and importance of the harmonic and melodic minor scales and why they will offer many interesting chord progressions for your own songs. 7) Understand the circle of 5th and the circle of 4th. 8) Learn a lot of tricks to conquer the fret board along the way 9) Write your own songs by building workable chord progressions and solo over itA guitar lesson with me might entail the following: 1) Build your diatonic key tones and chords in all 12 keys 2) Understand the chord relation and build chords with extensions in all 12 keys. 3) See the chords and play them all over the fret board ( 2 String intervals, 3 string with inversions or full ) No need for a chord bible. 4) Understand two repeating finger patterns. Once understood there are many possibilities to play left, right, up and down 5) Understand modes and apply themThe qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following: My ideal guitar student knows that understanding the theory and applying this knowledge to the guitar makes your playing a lot more powerful and faster than by just playing by ear. With knowledge you will be able to create interesting musical ideas on the fly while playing along with a song you never heard before.

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Asheville, NC 28801
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