Mike Campese

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April-May 2019

Now, Mike mixes up the rhythms when practicing scales to make things that much more interesting.

February-March 2019

Building your chops while making practice time more interesting and even, fun.

December-January 2018

Mike digs a little deeper into the Altered scale, aka Super Locrian.

October-November 2018

Mike teaches soloing over chord changes with a track from his album, "The Fire Within".

August-September 2018

Mike has a new album, "The Fire Within". and breaks down a few of the notable tracks.

June-July 2018

Mike delivers the keys to unlocking specific sounds, such as the Phrygian dominant mode, from the Harmonic Minor scale.

April-May 2018

Gaining fluency with triad arpeggios will help your soloing and rhythm playing.

February-March 2018

Mike shows you several ways to spice up your riffs, lines and solos with some chromatic passing tones.

December-January 2017

Mike teaches you scale sequences (in the Hanon style, adapted from piano) that are great for your dexterity and precision.

October-November 2017

Mike shows you moveable type patterns for the harmonic minor scale, and some ways you can get some fresh new modern type sounds.

August-September 2017

focusing on picking and moveable shapes that will help to create longer lines.

June-July 2017

Confused about the modes? Here is a way you can practice the modes that may help.


Mike Campese is an all-around music performer, session artist and teacher competent in many musical styles, electric and acoustic. He has studied at G.I.T. (Honors Graduate), and with Paul Gilbert, Norman Brown, Stanley Jordan, Scott Henderson and Keith Wyatt.

Mike Campese: The Fire Within

His latest CD is entitled "The Fire Within", brand new for 2018.

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