YGA BLOG

8 January 2024

After many years of studying John Mayer's playing, it's time to start putting some of these lessons up online. In this blog post, I have 2 in-depth lessons for you, covering every element you need to learn in Slow Dancing In A Burning Room, which is still one of my favourite Mayer songs of all time. So, let's get down to it.

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8 January 2024

Jed from Your Guitar Academy demonstrates an Albert King-inspired Blues Lick. King's unique style involves tuning down three tones, using his thumb for distinct tones, and playing through a cranked-up Fender amplifier. The lick, showcased in the G minor pentatonic box shape, features slides, string jumps, and a slight bend for added flavour. This versatile phrase can be applied across a 12-Bar Blues progression, allowing for creative variations.

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18 October 2023

YGA & Eastwood have teamed up to give away this amazing prize, worth over £800! Win all 6 Black Box Series pedals, covering you for all of your overdrive, reverb, delays, vibes, chorus & compression needs!

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1 October 2023

Guitar lessons Central Hove, guitar lessons Central Hove, Brighton with our amazing guitar tutor Matt. Your Guitar Academy is offering guitar lessons Central Hove. Our guitar tutor in that area, Matt, is an extremely motivated, dedicated and experienced tutor ready to help improve your guitar playing.

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29 September 2023

If you have a guitar player in your life, you know that finding the perfect gift for them can be a daunting task. While the dream may be to gift them a shiny new guitar worth a fortune, we often need to be a bit more budget-conscious. Fear not! We've compiled a list of the top 10 accessories that any guitarist would love to receive.

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31 August 2023

Are you in search of a versatile guitar that can handle the rigors of live performances across a spectrum of musical genres? Look no further, as we delve into the world of the Fret-King Corona Classic guitar in this comprehensive review. Join us as we follow Dan Holton on his journey to test this guitar's mettle in the realms of Blues, Rock, Funk, and Soul, all to answer the question: Can the Fret-King Corona Classic truly be the workhorse for live gigs?

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31 July 2023

In the world of music, few things are as exhilarating as finding that perfect guitar tone to complement your favorite songs. Recently, Thomas and I embarked on a sonic adventure to create the ideal guitar tones for our jam session on the classic hit, "How Deep Is Your Love." Armed with cutting-edge digital tools, we were able to craft beautiful clean sounds that left us awe-struck. In this blog post, we'll share our experience using Amplitube 5 and the Tonex pedal to achieve our dream tones and how you can get your hands on our presets for free!

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22 July 2023

I'm excited to say that we are starting another player takeover week, and this time with chosen the original GOAT, Eric Clapton! We're specifically focusing on the cream era of Clapton as well, as we believe that was his most influential time as a guitar player.

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20 July 2023

Your Guitar Academy is now offering guitar lessons in Kemptown Brighton. Our guitar tutor in that area, Andy, is committed, reliable, honest and, most importantly, loves to bring a sense of fun and enjoyment to the focused learning of music.

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7 June 2023

Your Guitar Academy is now offering guitar lessons in Pinner, London, with the amazing Quinton! With years of experience and a welcoming personality, Quinton is fully equipped to help you master the guitar.

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