In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a fingerstyle solo composition that has a melody based on basic chords (E, A, F#m, and B). You’ll learn how to play harmonized 6ths and use the open E and B string to create interesting melody lines.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to incorporate diminished chords, scales, and arpeggios into your blues lead (or rhythm). Not only will you learn to play them, but you’ll learn WHEN to play them, which is just as critical.
In this week’s guitar lesson you’ll learn several classic R&B style rhythm fill licks (with harmonized 3rds and harmonized 6ths). Slow and easy to play, and full of useful “takeaways”.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn several useful embellishments and fill licks to play over basic chords in first position. You’ll also be learning a stand-alone bluegrass style composition that is the perfect exercise for practicing synchronization between left and right hand.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a solo blues composition that is full of rhythm and lead “takeaways”. This sounds great on acoustic or electric guitar and requires no jam track.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a blues lead response using the “Call & Response”. The jam track and the “Call” lead part are provided by Quist. The goal of this lesson is to learn how to play the response in a typical blues jam like this.
Blending Mixolydian scale with the Minor Pentatonic scale to play chord changes – Bluegrass Guitar Lead Lesson – EP391
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to easily find the Mixolydian scale by connecting it to the chord shapes from CAGED. You’ll also learn how to blend it with the minor pentatonic scale to create a bluesy lead that works well over just about anything. Your practice song for this will be a […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play the major scale in all 5 positions up the neck by connecting it to the 5 chord shapes used in the CAGED System. You’ll also learn how to take a basic melody (Happy Birthday) and learn how to first play the melody straight, and then […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a solo version of Jingle Bells on acoustic guitar over a blues shuffle. In addition to learning how to play it note for note, I’ll break down the arrangement and explain my thought process so that you can implement these techniques and create your own […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to incorporate classic pedal steel licks into your leads by bending into harmonized 3rds. To make practicing these licks more fun, you’ll be learning a standalone composition (no jam track needed) to practice these licks. Sounds great all by itself.