Tommaso Zillio

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October-November 2014

How to breathe new life in your licks and prepare for real-life playing at the same time.

August-September 2014

See how one of the least exciting concepts in music theory can actually help you create awesome licks.

June-July 2014

Knowing all the notes on your fretboard is more useful and simpler than you think. Read here how.

April-May 2014

Wrapping your mind around the old "cowboy chords" but have no idea where to go from there? Here is a simple concept helping you break free and stimulating creativity.

February-March 2014

A lot has been written on Blues soloing, but preciously little on creative Blues rhythm playing. Don`t get caught playing the usual three power chords.

December-January 2013

You might think that the pentatonic scale is just an easy scale but with no depth - well, you are wrong.

August-September 2013

The CAGED system as is commonly taught has a number of problems that prevent you to reach your full potential.

June-July 2013

There is a simple way to learn music theory (more than one in fact).

April-May 2013

Are you playing too much? Well, it may be that you are not using enough pentatonic scales in your soloing!

February-March 2013

Let`s have a look at some of the problems that may prevent you and many other blues players from realizing their musical potential.

August-September 2012

Playing high-pitched squeals that are so important in the style of metal players (and others).

April-May 2012

Is it really necessary to know how to read music? Let`s open this can of worms.


Tommaso Zillio is a professional prog rock/metal guitarist and composer based in Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Tommaso is currently working on an instrumental CD, and an instructional series on fretboard visualization and exotic scales. He is your go-to guy for any and all music theory-related questions.

Tommaso Zillio

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