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GUITARIST.
TEACHER.
SONGWRITER.

about-chris

CHRIS ZOUPA .
OVERALL DELIGHTFUL FELLOW.

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Chris Zoupa is a Melbourne based guitarist, teacher, songwriter as well as part time producer. Over the past 20 years of teaching he has amassed many students and honed his teaching craft into what he calls “The Zoupa Method”. He now has many students from all over the world ranging from England, Ireland, Scotland, USA, Jordan and Mozambique.

Over the last 17 years he has played with many bands and artists including: Tremedy, Giants Under The Sun, Bellusira and now he’s in Australia’s premier progressive rock outfit TERAMAZE, whom over the past 5 years have released 5 albums and have created a reputation for creating music with quality and quantity!

Chris’ internet presence and notoriety took off when he started his Yo
uTube channel Chris Zoupa/Learn That Solo, which has is primarily devoted to rock and heavy metal lead guitar and solos.

Chris wrote instructional an educational articles for UltimateGuitar.com for 2 years and was a teacher on their instructional app.  Now he has 6 books written under the Fundamental Changes Publishing house, with literature covering themes of composition, advanced techniques, theory and modal application as well as improvisation.

With many years of live performing and teaching, Chris now wants to create a no nonsense set of lessons to help everyone regardless of technical ability or a high level music theory. These lessons will focus on creating an awareness of scale knowledge as well as usage and practical application and of course the secrets, hacks and short cuts to the many great guitar techniques.

CHRIS'
SERVICES.

services
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1

Studio Sessions

Chris is available to do session work whether it be acoustic, ambient textures or guest lead guitar and solos.
 

Chris is available to work on projects of all genres provided that we have a clear idea of what we want to create.

2

Skype Sessions

Chris offers 1 on 1 Skype lessons to people of any age in any country. Lessons are $300AUD for a block of 5 lessons.

Lessons include:

  • Modal and scale theory/application

  • Song writing and composition

  • Improvisation, phrasing and lick building

  • Learning songs/covers

  • Techniques and exercises

  • Creating an effective practice schedule

3

Transcriptions

Can’t find a good tab?


Or just can’t be bothered?


Chris offers a transcription service for whatever song or solo you desire to learn.
 

(Prices vary depending on difficulty and song length)

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amazon review

AMAZON
REVIEW.

Rock Guitar Mode Mastery:
A Guide to Learning and Applying the Modes to

Rock and Shred Metal Guitar with Chris Zoupa

(Learn How to Play Rock Guitar)

5.0 out of 5 stars One of my favorite books ever!
Took my time working through this to get the most out of schlock and wow has it paid off! Not only have I got better technically my ears have expanded now to be able to slip into modal playing when improvising and jamming. I will buy Chris' next book as soon as it comes out!

 

Best part is how musical all examples are one you get the basics down of that mode. Lots of books out there won't give you the feel Chris does with his examples, they could be right out of songs!

★★★★

Jared Sagez

youtube

YOUTUBE
CHANNEL

How to play ‘Flight of the Wounded Bumblebee’ by Extreme Guitar Solo Lesson w/tabs
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How to play ‘Flight of the Wounded Bumblebee’ by Extreme Guitar Solo Lesson w/tabs

LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE AND JOIN THE MAILING LIST AT: https://mailchi.mp/d39f3a35f977/chriszoupa DONATE IF YOU WISH: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=J7ADAVVS8UMMS Hey guys. NEW SYSTEM. NO PATREON! All you have to do is sign up to the mailing list for new lesson notifications and tabs to all my latest uploads! JOIN THE MAILING LIST AT: https://mailchi.mp/d39f3a35f977/chris... Check out my band TERAMAZE: https://teramaze.com.au https://www.facebook.com/teramaze Tuning: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (Eb Standard) Delay: 220mms I have always put off learning this song because I thought is would be impossible, but I had a student ask to learn it and soon found out that it’s more of a delay trick, than a complex piece of shred! This solo (or intro to ‘He Man Woman Hater’) is super fun and impressive to play! Happy Shredding! Here’s a link to my latest book: https://www.amazon.com/Exotic-Scales-Rock-Guitar-Soloing/dp/1789334071 AVAILABLE NOW! Buy my 5th book: https://www.amazon.com/Drop-Tuned-Riff-Writing-Metal-Guitar-ebook/dp/B09MM7T526 Buy my 4th book Creative Shred Guitar Exercises: https://geni.us/creativeshred Buy my 3rd book ‘Shred Guitar Improvisation’ today: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XH3G63L Buy my 2nd book book ‘Rock Guitar Mode Mastery’ today: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://www.amazon.com.au/Rock-Guitar... Buy my 1st book ‘Ultimate Shred Machine’ on Amazon or through my Publishers (Fundamental Changes) directly! http://geni.us/USMPB http://www.fundamental-changes.com/bo... Buy The Book Trilogy!: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://geni.us/shredcollection SEE MY LESSONS ON SKILLSHARE: https://www.skillshare.com/en/r/profile/Chris-Zoupa/462222715?gr_tch_ref=on&gr_trp=on UDEMY COURSES: Want some crazy approaches to shredding? Check out Creative Shred Guitar Exercises on Udemy at: https://www.udemy.com/course/creative... If you want to up your soloing sequences, chord targeting and understanding as well as boost your general improvisation skills, check out my latest Udemy course ‘Shred Guitar Improvisation’: https://www.udemy.com/course/shred-gu... If you want to learn more about modes and modal scale usage check out Chris’ Udemy course ‘A Beginner’s Guide To Modes On The Guitar’. https://www.udemy.com/a-beginners-gui... Ultimate Shred Machine! (Unlock your inner shred god!) https://www.udemy.com/ultimate-shred-... PS: Leave a comment, subscribe and like me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LearnThatSolo You can also follow me on Twitter! Chris Zoupa: @czoupashredguy SKYPE LESSONS WITH CHRIS NOW AVAILABLE: please send an email to learnthatsolo@gmail.com and we can discuss further.
‘The Killing Road’ by Megadeth - Guitar Playthrough w/tabs (Chris Zoupa)
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‘The Killing Road’ by Megadeth - Guitar Playthrough w/tabs (Chris Zoupa)

LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE AND JOIN THE MAILING LIST AT: https://mailchi.mp/d39f3a35f977/chriszoupa DONATE IF YOU WISH: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=J7ADAVVS8UMMS Hey guys. NEW SYSTEM. NO PATREON! All you have to do is sign up to the mailing list for new lesson notifications and tabs to all my latest uploads! JOIN THE MAILING LIST AT: https://mailchi.mp/d39f3a35f977/chris... Check out my band TERAMAZE: https://teramaze.com.au https://www.facebook.com/teramaze TUNING: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb JACKSON AXE: Soloist SL3 Slime Green Hey guys. Doing a trip don memory lane to Megadeth circa 1994. I initially didn’t like this album, but it grows on me more with age. The intro riff of this song has elements of Countdown era Megadeth with a touch of Slayer, which I thoroughly enjoy. You really can’t get a better solo than Marty’s in this song. One of my all time favourites and has greatly influenced my playing from when I first got into heavy metal and shredding! Here’s a link to my latest book: https://www.amazon.com/Exotic-Scales-Rock-Guitar-Soloing/dp/1789334071 AVAILABLE NOW! Buy my 5th book: https://www.amazon.com/Drop-Tuned-Riff-Writing-Metal-Guitar-ebook/dp/B09MM7T526 Buy my 4th book Creative Shred Guitar Exercises: https://geni.us/creativeshred Buy my 3rd book ‘Shred Guitar Improvisation’ today: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XH3G63L Buy my 2nd book book ‘Rock Guitar Mode Mastery’ today: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://www.amazon.com.au/Rock-Guitar... Buy my 1st book ‘Ultimate Shred Machine’ on Amazon or through my Publishers (Fundamental Changes) directly! http://geni.us/USMPB http://www.fundamental-changes.com/bo... Buy The Book Trilogy!: https://www.fundamental-changes.com/b... https://geni.us/shredcollection SEE MY LESSONS ON SKILLSHARE: https://www.skillshare.com/en/r/profile/Chris-Zoupa/462222715?gr_tch_ref=on&gr_trp=on UDEMY COURSES: Want some crazy approaches to shredding? Check out Creative Shred Guitar Exercises on Udemy at: https://www.udemy.com/course/creative... If you want to up your soloing sequences, chord targeting and understanding as well as boost your general improvisation skills, check out my latest Udemy course ‘Shred Guitar Improvisation’: https://www.udemy.com/course/shred-gu... If you want to learn more about modes and modal scale usage check out Chris’ Udemy course ‘A Beginner’s Guide To Modes On The Guitar’. https://www.udemy.com/a-beginners-gui... Ultimate Shred Machine! (Unlock your inner shred god!) https://www.udemy.com/ultimate-shred-... PS: Leave a comment, subscribe and like me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LearnThatSolo You can also follow me on Twitter! Chris Zoupa: @czoupashredguy SKYPE LESSONS WITH CHRIS NOW AVAILABLE: please send an email to learnthatsolo@gmail.com and we can discuss further.
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