Author Archives: Richard Perkins

About Richard Perkins

Richard Perkins is the founder of Bath Guitar School and has worked for the International Guitar Foundation, Brit Awards, Rockschool, B&NES Council, Mid Somerset Festival, Bath Music Plus, and appeared on BBC and ITV television and radio programming as well as being featured in Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar, Venue, Bath Life magazines and the Bath Chronicle newspaper. Richard is a graduate of the Commercial Music degree programme at Bath Spa University and has a HND in Popular Music from Oxford College.

The Performances

Monsters of Rock Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix Slither – Velvet Revolver Velvet Rose – Classic Rock Medley Vice Versa – Classic Rock Medley Out Of Order – Classic Rock Medley Extreme Rock Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne Why – … Continue reading

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Day # 5 | Friday 30th July

GUITAR / DRUMS All-Day Performance Classes & Band Rehearsals Everyone began the morning in their class rehearsal groups – Monsters of Rock and Extreme Rock. During the late-morning session the Monsters of Rock stars reassembled their bands in the practice … Continue reading

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Day #4 | Thursday 29th July

GUITAR Morning Session – Group Performance Class During this mornings performance session the Monsters of Rock class worked hard on their group set for the showcase performance tomorrow (Friday 30th July @ 4.30pm – MAPA Building, City of Bath College). … Continue reading

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Day #3 | Wednesday 28th July

GUITAR Morning Session – Technique Expander During the morning session the Monsters of Rock class learnt how to play licks that would work over the chords that they learnt on Day #2. This included: Minor pentatonic licks Dominant pentatonic licks … Continue reading

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Day #2 | Tuesday 27th July

GUITAR Morning Session – Technique Expander During the morning session the Monsters of Rock class learnt some new chord shapes. These included: Major / Minor Power chords Dominant 7 Altered Dominant 7 Major 7 #11 Diminished This exercise was then … Continue reading

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Day #1 | Monday 26th July

SOUTH WEST ROCKS CLASS OF 2010 GUITAR Morning Session – Technique Expander During the morning session the Monsters of Rock class learnt positions 1 and 4 of the minor pentatonic scale and improvised over a static A minor rock groove. … Continue reading

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South West Rocks 2010

26th – 30th July 2010 @ City of Bath College Whether it’s playing for fun or a future career in music, South West Rocks is the place to be! The Live music scene has exploded in the UK over recent … Continue reading

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