Allan Holdsworth – Guitar Instructional Video (1992)

As one of the most unique and respected guitarists in the world, Allan Holdsworth has influenced countless others, including legendary artists like Frank Zappa, Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Alex Lifeson and Steve Vai.

In the 70-minute video below,  see Allan break down his creative use of scales and chord voicings, and offer some insightful suggestions as to how to go about creating your own unique sounds using his simple, yet revolutionary, concept for harmonizing scales in intervals other than traditional 3rds.

With excellent close-up shots of Holdsworth’s amazing technique throughout. The video also contains some impressive performances with his band, featuring keyboardist Steve Hunt, bassist Skuli Sverrisson, and drummer Chad Wackerman.


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