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[TUESDAY] – Tapping Tuesdays – Lick no. 43

Here's the instructions with the TAB for the above video: [TUESDAY] - Tapping Tuesdays - Lick no.  43 If you enjoy this, please SHARE this post on your favorite social media!

[Sweeping Saturdays] – Lick no. 35

Here's the instructions with the TAB for the above video: [Sweeping Saturdays] - Lick no. 35 If you enjoy this, please SHARE this post on your favorite social media!

[TUESDAY] – Tapping Tuesdays – Steve Vai / Vito Bratta Tapping lick in A natural minor

Here's a very melodic tapping lick based in the A natural minor scale that uses the pedal point technique This is influenced by the playing of both Steve Vai and Vito Bratta (White [...]

[Technique Thursdays – Week 4] – Open string Legato Sequence

Welcome to  Guitar Technique Thursdays, exclusively on ioannis.org! Every week, i will be fueling your insatiable need for guitar technique with one of the exercises i use on my private guitar coaching students from Elite [...]

Dos Hermanos (BULERIAS) – Solo Flamenco Guitar – (Sample) Live @ Hermoupolis Town Hall

A short video Sample from my Bulerias Composition "Dos Hermanos" Shot Live at the Townhall of Hermoupolis in 1998 If you enjoy this, please SHARE this post on your favorite social media!

How NOT to learn to play guitar…. Part 1

Being a full-time, professional guitar coach is an amazingly interesting and fulfilling job. It has been my dream to do that for a living since I was a little kid – I started teaching guitar [...]

Why most guitarists fail in their quest…

Why do they? Is there a specific reason or is it just the roll-of-the-dice,  governed by a totally whimsical fate? ;-) Well, from my experience, the main reason why most people fail, is LACK OF [...]

Music Success Mechanisms – Part 1 (of many…)

I often get asked what are the characteristics that will determine whether a young kid picking up a guitar will become successful in learning this craft and hopefully even make a successful career out of [...]

SPONSORS – Visual Sound Effect Pedals

Once again, I woke up (REALLY late) this noon  and found another AMAZING Christmas present! My sponsored Visual Sound Effect Pedals for myself (and Greek Guitar Power) had arrived in a nice hefty box ! [...]

INSTRUCTION – Listing of Contemporary Guitar Techniques

I am asked VERY often about the technical requirements for playing contemporary Electric rock/Fusion guitar - so i made a little list for you! ·        Alternate Picking ·        Crosspicking ·        Chordal Picking ·        Legato ·        [...]

SPONSORS – Brand NEW Schecter electric guitar (for students) !

I must admit, that these last few days have been VERY interesting, at least as far as various Sponsoring and collaborations with major music-related companies! Just received a BRAND new, smashing SCHECTER guitar - to [...]

Ioannis Anastassakis – FAQ Part 1…

Ioannis, I am confused! WHERE are YOU located currently? "I am in Greece – specifically in Athens. That's where I live and teach. Although I enjoy travelling and performing around Europe, I DO have a [...]

Lick of the Week – Pick & Fingers Pentatonics

REVIEW – Ioannis @ METAL HAMMER Greece Magazine

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GGP – Custom T-shirts!

Been trying to figure out the best way to produce some custom T-shirts for the GGP team and fans - we ALREADY have a few requests for them! Theodore seems to think that having a [...]

LATE NIGHT RAMBLINGS – Producing your own CDs

Well, it is time for some "deep thoughts" and ramblings - fuelled by some amazing quality chocolate (gift from a very very nice student!!!) I keep thinking that even though this upcoming CD is my [...]

Orbital Attempt – CD Cover!

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SPONSORS – Elixir Strings

I just got my sponsored Elixir string sets for the 2nd part of the year - as well as a few brand new Elixir guitar cables   Strings included 009 sets, 010 sets, Acoustic, and [...]

REVIEW – Suspension of Disbelief @ METAL HAMMER Greece Magazine

Lick of the Week – G#m Chordal picking study!

 

Suspension of Disbelief – Places to buy!!!

  CD BABY   - http://cdbaby.com/cd/ioannis2 Guitar 9    - http://www.guitar9.com/suspensionofdis.html   (EDIT: Sorry, Just SOLD OUT ) Abstract Logix  - http://www.abstractlogix.com/xcart/product.php?productid=23143   (EDIT: Πάλι SOLD OUT - Βρε, κακός μπελάς!!!  ) iTunes       - [...]

On….being a guitar teacher…

I must admit that almost on a daily basis I will stop and think how lucky I am that I have such an amazing job: Helping young kids reach & realize their dreams, take timid [...]

Lick of the week – Am7 tapping descending arpeggio

REVIEW – Suspension of Disbelief @ Metal Observer

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Lick of the week – Am7 consecutive sweeping arpeggios!

Here's a really nice series of  consecutive A minor 7 sweeps!  

REVIEW – Ioannis Anastassakis @ Download.com

Lick of the Week – Am7 Arpeggios in 5 boxes

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Greek Guitar Power News – Lineup changes!

  As many of you know,GREEK GUITAR POWER(my instrumental electric project that is comprised of myMOST advanced electric guitar students) had a VERY strong year withnumerous seminars, live performances and too many new sponsoring to [...]

BOOK – Art of Tremolo @ Mel Bay www site

Myspace Music – #2!