Too Far Too Close Jam using "HiCrunch"
Jamming over the backing track from my last record Too Far Too Close (available on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube etc). The lead sound is made using the HiCrunch by Fattoria Mendoza. Amazing overdrive/distortion pedal, hand-made in Italy! www.fattoriamendoza.com Benford S Classic guitar and Dimarzio pickups make also a fantastic job as always! Bob Quaranta, Tobias Ralph and Greg Jones are part of this recording, playing some outstanding music.
Heavy Metal Solo (Iron Maiden style backing track)
Heavy metal solo over Iron Maiden style backing track made by Dopez Tracks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYQYLPnMjeU Gear: Benford Guitar, DiMarzio pickups (Tone Zone S and 2 Injector Neck), Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite, Ozone 9, Quik Lok cable. Check out my book "Advanced Legato Concepts" if you want to improve your technique and extend your vocabulary. You can buy online, from Italy: http://www.sinfonica.com/italian/per_collana.php?coll=Chitarra%20Moderna#601 from Europe: http://www.sinfonica.com/english/risultati.php?cerca=tommaso+costa from USA: http://www.sinfonica.com/english/risultati.php?cerca=tommaso+costa
Advanced Legato Concepts Improvisation over Lick 1
This short improvisation is inspired by Lick 1 of my book Advanced Legato Concepts. If you want to purchase the book. From Italy: http://www.sinfonica.com/english/risultati.php?cerca=tommaso+costa From Europe: http://www.sinfonica.com/english/risultati.php?cerca=tommaso+costa From USA: http://www.sinfonica.com/english/risultati.php?cerca=tommaso+costa Benford Guitars, DiMarzio Pickups: Tone Zone S (bridge) and Injector Neck (middle and neck), Neural DSP Plini plugin, Ozone 9.
Advanced Legato Concepts - The Ultimate Technique Book (written in English and Italian)
Tommaso Costa and Edizioni Sinfonica present “Advanced Legato Concepts” - the ultimate technique book! (Book written in English - libro scritto in Italiano). Build maximum speed efficiency through conventional and unconventional left-hand mechanics. This book has thirty licks divided in four chapters: Major and minor scales, Melodic and harmonic scales, Pentatonic scales, Symmetric scales and sequences (diminished, augmented, whole tone, chromatic scales, and chromatic exercises). Here are the main topics you will learn from this book: three and four-note-per-string lines, scale patterns, odd-number note sequences (5, 7, 10, 11, etc.), arpeggios, pentatonic scales and arpeggios superimpositions, advice for improvisation and outside playing, tips for efficient and positive practice. Download 60 audio tracks at http://www.sinfonica.com/audio/WAV-Mp3.zip
Flight of the Bumblebee - Il volo del Moscardone
Tommaso Costa plays "Il Volo del Moscardone" (This version is an arrangement by Donato Begotti of the "Flight of the Bumblebee" written by R. Korsakov. Recorded the 4th of Semptember 2013. Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Tommaso-Costa-152967404767624/