Eric Clapton is widely regarded as a guitar god and a very well-accomplished singer-songwriter, with over 40 years of music experience under his belt.
Balancing technicality and feel while playing, our guitar student Linford takes on his classic song “Wonderful Tonight”.
Picture an image of the cool sea breeze blowing against your face, the clouds providing comfortable shade from the scorching sun, and you sitting or lying down comfortably and taking in the relaxing scene.
Khai’s latest acoustic guitar lick on the Gibson 1941 SJ-100 guitar brings such images to mind when you close your eyes and listen to it. Or perhaps it’s a different but equally pleasing scene playing before your mental stage.
Whatever it is, we hope the image(s) will leave you inspired to want to give this strumming-based guitar lick a try.
Smooth Strums is available for download in PDF format for your easy reference: Khai’s Smooth Strums
Learning music is like learning any subject in school or a new skill. It’s all about synchronising the mind, heart and efforts.
Check yourself against this A-Z checklist and see how many (honest) ticks you’re gonna rate yourself with, and the areas you can improve.
Clearly a favourite, plenty of people have played and covered this song. It’s such a classic that it’s hardly missed out in the music classroom.
How about a teenage girl being on point with “Hotel California”? Marsha, you did great and we hope to see you rocking on stage some day!