About GuitarPi

Hi – I’m Sam and this is my website. I’ve been playing guitar since I was about 14. I currently play in Sticks and Bones as well as my church praise band. I started this website to share things I’ve learned over the years playing guitar. Thanks for visiting!

Latest Blog Posts

10 Good, Gig-worthy Guitars Under $500

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

10 Good, Gig-worthy Guitars Under $500 You don't have to spend a fortune to get yourself a good guitar these days. Cheaper technology and Overseas manufacturing are making guitars more affordable. Most of [...]

26 Riffs – Artists for every letter of the alphabet

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

26 Riffs – Artists for every letter of the alphabet So I was challenged to play 26 riffs, back to back, an artist for every letter of the alphabet. This was difficult to not only [...]

Pentatonic Minor vs Pentatonic Major

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Pentatonic Minor vs. Pentatonic Major So what's the difference between Pentatonic Minor and Pentatonic Major? Well, simplistically speaking, 3 frets! For example, if you're playing in the key of A (minor or major), you can [...]

All My Love Synthesizer Solo – For Guitar

April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

All My Love Synthesizer Solo - For Guitar In 1979, Led Zeppelin released their "In Through The Out Door" album. This album was pretty soft compared with their earlier works. John Paul Jones had a [...]

Phrasing Techniques

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Phrasing Techniques One of the things I love most about the guitar is that there are many ways to play a given phrase / melody line. i first really started appreciating this when I first [...]

Just What I Needed Guitar Solo

April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Just What I Needed Guitar Solo Here is a run-through of the guitar solo from the classic Cars song "Just What I Needed". Elliot Easton is a fantastic guitar player and always played catchy, memorable [...]