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Chop Builder for Rock Guitar

by Joe Stump
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"One of the top 10 Fastest Shredders of All Time!"

- Guitar One magazine

Take your hard rock chops into the stratosphere with Berklee Professor and world-renowned guitarist Joe "Shred Lord" Stump. In this Berklee workshop, Stump breaks down his disciplined approach to scale patterns and practice routines. He'll show you how to improve your technique and increase your speed, no matter what style you play. All you need is your guitar and a metronome. Stump will help you achieve a greater mastery of the instrument, with routines to get your chops in shape for the intense physical demands of the rock guitar idiom.

Running time: 43 minutes

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About Joe Stump

Joe Stump

Joe Stump is a shred guitar master whose blistering style and dazzling technique are renowned among guitar aficionados worldwide. A Berklee professor since 1993, specializing in hard rock, shred, and high-tech speed metal, Stump has released five solo albums and three more with his band Reign of Terror. He has performed across North America, Europe, and Asia, and toured with and opened for Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dokken, Savatage, Robin Trower. Stump's remarkable speed and virtuosity have been lauded in publications like Guitar World and Guitar Shop, and his 1994 album, Night of the Living Shred, was a Grammy semifinalist for best instrumental rock album.


"Features speed freak and Berklee professor Joe Stump, stumping fledgling shred-heads with his notey approach. Even if you don't care much for scalloped fretboards, this DVD will help refine your technique and up your notes-per-second ration. Sweet."

-Guitar One magazine

"Good for the beginner to intermediate gutarist, and even the advanced player will find it helpful. 8 out of 10 ."

About Berklee Workshop DVDs

Berklee Workshop DVDs is a series of Instructional DVDs featuring top Berklee teachers, alumni and visiting artists. These 30- to 90-minute sessions focus on a single professional music topic from one of the five learning streams that flow through the Berkleemusic experience: Production, Music Business, Writing, Education and Performance.

Berklee Workshop DVDs are a great way to keep growing, stay creative, and build your career through exposure to the engergy and expertise of successful professionals. Based on interviews, lessons and performances, these sessions let you see and hear how the best musicians set themselves apart.

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