We have many advanced lessons over at Totally Guitars and they would hardly be possible if it weren’t for the powerful features that Song Surgeon offers.

Song Surgeon has long been a recommended product over at TG Central, today Neil takes some time to share a few of the features that he has found useful when creating advanced guitar lessons and some extra perks.

Do you have powerful tools that helps with your own musical endeavors? Share it with us in a comment below!

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Many of you know Kevin from our Fly On The Wall lesson series. After a couple years of playing seriously he decided it was time for a new guitar. He made the trip to Guitar Showcase to see Jack van Breen and together they picked out a Martin GPCPA-4. This is their Grand Performance model with a cutaway and a great Fishman electronics system. At the start of this week’s lesson we explore it and talk a bit about it.

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Music Gear Review – Pre-Sonus StudioOne Part 2

October 8, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose continues his discussion of the PreSonuse StudioOne editing software. With presets and customizable effects, this is a great addition if you do audio mixing and mastering.

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Music Gear Review – Pre-Sonus StudioOne Part 1

October 5, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose puts the PreSonus StudioOne sound editing software through it’s paces. It’s amazing all the things you can do with this. Jack mixes 16 tracks he recorded on a PreSonus StudioLive mixer at a recent afterparty at the Fairmont Hotel. This software is like having your own […]

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Music Gear Review – Pre-Sonus StudioLive Mixer Part 2

September 27, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose continues his demo of the PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 mixer/studio. He shows how to mix 16 channels he originally captured with the mixer. You can even operate the mixer over Wi-Fi from your iPad so you can go into the audience and tune your level. With all the effects you’ll need built in and included software, this is one capable unit.

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Music Gear Review – Pre-Sonus StudioLive Mixer Part 1

September 26, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose gives an extensive demo of the PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2 mixer/studio. He shows how to mix 16 channels he originally captured with the mixer. But StudioLive is not simply a mixer, it’s a rapidly growing family of state-of-the-art, integrated hardware-software mixing and recording systems that deliver the features you need for live sound, live recording, and studio recording.

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Music Gear Review – Mermer Triple Neck

September 14, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose shows a rare guitar. It’s a triple neck custom guitar with a 6 string, 12 string and a madolin. This is a total koa wood guitar made by Richard Mermer, a builder in Florida. Jack opens with “Maggie May” and he plays all the guitars. This is really a cool guitar.

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Dazzo Acoustic Pickups Part 2

July 17, 2012

In Part 2, Teddy Randazzo show some of the accessories for the Dazzo pickups including the MiSi preamp

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Dazzo Acoustic Pickups Part 1

July 13, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase in San Jose talks with Teddy Randazzo of Dazzo pickups about his acoustic guitar pickups. Using a new generation passive ‘trajectory’ style piezo pickup, you can have multiple pickups under the bridge for a unique sound.

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Gear Review Carter Pedal Steel Part 2

July 5, 2012

Jack van Breen from Guitar Showcase continues his exploration of the Carter pedal steel guitar. In Part 2, we explore the pedas, knee levers and look at the mechanism. We finish with Yannick Beaudoin on YouTube playing the Carter — pretty cool.

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