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Guitar, Life, Whatever

Dec 1, 2020

In this practice session I take you through my approach to learning and experimenting with a Shawn Lane 5-note pentatonic pattern. I discuss my goals for the workout, then let you listen in on my practice session, then finish up discussing my thoughts and future plans for that pattern. For all your guitar needs go...

Dec 1, 2020

In this special 40th episode, I sit down with Justin Sandercoe of Justin Guitar. We talk about practicing, Johnny Smith, what we're listening to right now, and more. Check out Justin's lessons at

Nov 25, 2020

In the first Fly on the Wall Practice Session you listen in as I talk about my warm up in today's session. I use this warm up to target a very specific part of the fretboard and two sounds in my soloing over All Blues. Come along as I let you into my practice room, make mistakes, adjust, and move forward. For all your...

Nov 23, 2020

Goa Jazz Academy owner and talented jazz guitarist Karan Khosla joins Matt to talk about the Guitar for Life/Goa Jazz Academy ensemble program. Check out this special edition of the GFL podcast and please visit for more info on Karan's program. 

Nov 21, 2020

Matt and Rich discuss learning more about Pennsylvania voting laws than they ever thought possible. These two avid hockey fans also discuss their favorite teams, then get into how to find a local jazz band to jam with when you're ready. For all your guitar needs, visit