Announcement: Releases “Lead Guitar Lesson - Joe Satriani Style Guitar Lick in the Key of D Major”

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In this guitar lesson, now available on, Silvio Gazquez teaches a cool lick in the style of legendary guitarist Joe Satriani.

A “lick” is a sequence of notes from a scale that are used in a section of a solo, by using an array of techniques such as bends, slides, and hammer-on/pull-offs.

In this lead guitar lesson, Silvio teaches a lick in the style of Joe Satriani in the key of D Major that incorporates the technique of sliding, the entire lick is played on the second and first strings. Silvio starts off by picking the 12th fret of the 2nd string and sliding to the 15th fret and then picks the 17th fret of the first string and then picks the 15th fret of the second string and slides to the 14th fret and then picks the 15th fret of the first string. He continues this same pattern descending diatonically down the fret board until he finishes the lick on the 3rd fret of the second string. Gazquez demonstrates lick at tempo and then slows it down so even the novice can pick it up quickly. Guitar TAB’s are available for this lead guitar lesson at

Joe Satriani is an American instrumental guitarist best known for creating the G3 Tour and for being the instructor of the starts with students such as Kirk Hammet, Alex Skolnick, and Steve Vai. Currently he is the guitarist for the Super group Chickenfoot that also features former members of Van Halen.

Silvio Gazquez is a native of Argentina and began studying guitar at the age of 14. At age 18 Silvio moved to La Plata to study classical guitar at Bellas Artes University. After three years Silvio left to pursue the electric guitar on his own. In 2004 Gazquez was chosen as a finalist for the Guitar Idol contest, but was not able to make the trip, but was chosen to participate on the Guitar Idol compilation CD. Silvio’s instructional DVD “Virtuoso Guitar Secrets” is available through

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