Sheets of Sound for Guitar is a set of books based on my musical philosophy. This involves approaching the instrument in a new and different way. These methods are not based on any type of picking... More > method and are not technique books. Instead, they are centered around the concept of playing the music you hear rather than playing the familiar patterns that fall under your fingers.
This approach is based on years of study with folks such as Pat Martino, Dennis Sandole, Howard Roberts, Joe Pass, Barney Kessel, Andrew White, Larry Woolridge, Randall Dollahan, Stan Samole, Mark Copeland, etc., and fusing that knowledge with the technical freedom of cats like Allen Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Frank Gambale and others.< Less
Sheets of Sound for Guitar Vol II is a natural evolution of the Sheets of Sound Vol I. It continues along much of the same harmonic and rhythmic path while putting more emphasis on real world... More > examples and delving into asymetrical, odd-meter groupings and artist studies. The artist studies are inspired by Pat Metheny, George Benson, Frank Gambale, Pat Martino and John Coltrane and are very exciting to learn and perform.
Tab and standard notation
Amazing Chops (works for Fusion, Metal, Jazz, etc)\
Sweep Picking to die for
Forward Motion Pentatonics
Long form swept Pentatonics
Odd Meter meters/rhythms
Endorsed and used some of the best guitarists in the world
Studies inspired by George Benson, John Coltrane, Frank Gambale, Pat Martino, Shawn Lane, Mike Brecker, Rusty Cooley, McCoy Tyner, Rudolphe Kreutzer< Less