Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: “Springtime” Tapping

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: “Springtime” Tapping

This is a technique I have used for several of my songs. See if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Keyboard Runs Using Open Strings

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Keyboard Runs Using Open Strings

Extend your lines by jumping up positions and using open strings for cover. Enjoy, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: My Technique on “1000 Miles”

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: My Technique on “1000 Miles”

I do whatever I can to put a song across, even if it means making a band out of the acoustic guitar. You can see/hear “1000 Miles” live here: http://youtu.be/YfSoNEH6e9I or hear the studio version here: http://mikeerrico.bandcamp.com/track/1000-miles Enjoy, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Intro of “Johnsburg, Illinois”

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Intro of “Johnsburg, Illinois”

Tom Waits did it on piano – I had to figure out a guitar version. You can hear my cover of “Johnsburg, Illinois” here: http://youtu.be/O4iyxCUwVxM Enjoy, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Rockabilly’s Just a Good Time

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Rockabilly’s Just a Good Time

The point of this lick is that the guitar is fun. Just TRY to play it without smiling. Enjoy it, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/mike-errico/id3567281 | As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Teaching at NYU, New Writing, Guitar Lessons, and More

Teaching at NYU, New Writing, Guitar Lessons, and More

Teaching Songwriting at NYU’s Clive Davis School of the Recording Arts Break out the violet cardigan sweaters: After a successful semester at Yale, I will be teaching songwriting at NYU’s Clive Davis School of the Recording Arts this fall. We’ll be focusing on the establishment of a personal songwriting voice, and oh, we will write. And write. Can’t wait. New Writing: “The Art of Songwriting and the Business of Survival” I just published an essay for Medium about my experience as a songwriting professor at Yale and NYU. It features “Still Beautiful to Me,” a great song and video by Caitlin Pequignot, one of my students. Mike Errico Guitar Lessons Now On YouTube Guitar players: Here are some videos that explain the techniques I use on songs like “Springtime,” “1000 Miles,” “Johnsburg, Illinois,” and many others. There are some cool electric guitar licks in different styles, too. Enjoy them, and see if they spark something in your own playing. Deluxe Editions of the Mike Errico Catalog. Pay What You Want. Thanks to your generosity, this experiment has been a success, so let’s keep going: you can pay what you want for new, deluxe editions of my recordings. This includes demos, remixes, extended versions, unreleased tracks and more. $.99? $10? $55.32? It’s your call. But, to reiterate, your generosity makes it possible for me to keep doing what I do and bringing it to you. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Bandcamp || iTunes Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
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