Mike Campese

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April-May 2013

Explaining inside/outside picking, and how it can help you alternate pick difficult passages.

February-March 2013

Showing you how to apply 5/8 time to your playing and how to change meters smoothly.

December-January 2012

Here`s how to play in 4/4 time, switch time signatures and remain in time.

October-November 2012

Take a small pattern and turn it into a larger phrase that will sound cohesive.

August-September 2012

Mike Campese introduces you to a cool scale sequence that is not commonly used.

June-July 2012

Building on the last two columns, Mike wraps up the series with a G minor arpeggio progression.

April-May 2012

Building on the last column, Mike adds more examples here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

February-March 2012

Mike gets a little more detailed here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

December-January 2011

Here is the main guitar line from Campese`s version of this holiday classic, as featured on his Christmas album.

October-November 2011

If you are familiar with pentatonic scales, this may be a great way to get into modal playing.

August-September 2011

You`ve grouped in fives; now add two, and we`ll group in sevens.

June-July 2011

Mike is back to take your scales up to a whole new level.


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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