Guitar Rock Band Master Class


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SKU: MMCG Category: Tag:
Start Date: 11/07/2019, 2 meetings
Class Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 173, LHS
Instructor: Robert Butler
Status: Closed


These master class sessions will provide you the guitarist , with the concepts, techniques and skills necessary to expand your musical vocabulary beyond that of traditional Rock guitar styles. Through in-depth classroom demonstrations and focused individual instruction, Mr. Butler will break down the key musical elements of Jazzrock, Fusion, Progressive Rock and Neo -Classical Metal.

Included: Analysis of the recorded works of influential musicians and composers known for expanding the musical landscape: Alan Holdsworth, Miles Davis, Jan Hammer, Joe Satriani, Jean-Luc Ponty, John McLaughlin , Gary Moore and Yngwie Malmsteen among others. Our friendly guitar community welcomes you to join us as we explore the richness of Jazz harmony, the intensity and raw power of Rock guitar and the passion and complexity of Classical music.

Each student should have an acoustic or electric guitar or bass, and a notebook. Optional but recommended, a phone or other device for recording class instruction. Mr. Butler will provide all music charts, lead sheets and texts. Please contact Mr. Butler with any questions that you might have.

Robert Butler trained at Berklee College of Music majoring in Instrumental Performance of the Guitar and studied Music Theory at Boston University. His students’ personal goals for their instruments and the style that they wish to play is a key part of every lesson. Beginner through advanced players are made welcome with Mr. Butler’s patient mentoring approach to the art.