One of the most inventive rock guitar players of the 1970s, Ritchie Blackmore combined blues and rock riffs with classically-inspired phrasing to create a new soloing vocabulary. His scalic passages and Baroque harmonies added a new regal drama to the sound of rock, inspiring a legion of followers that includes such charachters as Yngwie Malmsteen, Jason Becker and Vinnie Moore. His style is widely regarded as the very basis of modern metal soloing.
In this DVD tutorial Danny Gill provides a note-by-note guide to five Deep Purple classics, including Black Night, Highway Star and the now legendary Smoke On The Water.
Smoke On The Water