Tag: Songwriting

Finding your personal voice on guitar

Seven guitar legends on finding your voice

BB King, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck and other musical icons dish the secrets of developing your personal playing style.
Songwriting melody

Songwriting 101: Start with the melody

Beginning a songwriting session by crafting a melody is more efficient than not, say these four guitarists.
Songwriting improvisation jamming

Songwriting 101: How the pros compose by improvising

Here’s why Yngwie Malmsteen, George Lynch and other guitar heroes believe jamming is the best way to write a song.
Songwriting Inspiration

Songwriting 101: Staying inspired

How do you keep the passion for writing new tunes burning? Five pro musicians drop tips and tricks on seeking inspiration.