German Schauss: The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

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Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
United States
German Schauss
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Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss will present a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts. Topics in this clinic will cover:

  • Picking, legato, sweeping, and tapping techniques
  • Fretboard navigation
  • Development of good practice habits
  • Understanding scales, modes, and sounds
  • Developing your own voice and uniqueness on the instrument

German Schauss is a guitarist, composer, author, and educator. He performs and tours as the leader of his own band and with other internationally known artists. Schauss writes music for commercials, TV, and video games, and has been named one of the 50 fastest guitarists of all time by Guitar World magazine. He is also the author of best-selling books and videos including Speed Guitar, Shredding Guitar Workout, Shredding Bach, Shredding Paganini, Shredding the Composers, Serious Shred, and the Total Shred GuitaristSchauss also writes the popular monthly column “Instant Shredding” for Germany’s biggest guitar magazine, Gitarre & Bass.