In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a blues, rock composition that you can play by yourself (no jam track needed). You’ll be learning both rhythm and lead parts (comes with several Eric Clapton Cream style licks). This one can be played in ANY key because there are no open strings!
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a Western Swing / jazz style lead over the chord changes. I’ll explain where the notes come from so that you can understand how to improvise in this style. The MP3 jam track is available in multiple tempos.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play melodic fills and lead licks that are based on chord shapes. This is particularly helpful for those of you who are frustrated when trying to improvise and feel like your lead sounds too much like you’re just playing up and down a scale.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a fingerstyle blues composition. The thumb stays on one string at a time, making it much easier to play. This is a great lesson for those that are interested in getting into fingerstyle guitar.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a slow, laid-back lead over a J.J. Cale style jam track. This lesson focuses less on technique and more on dynamics. Most of the lead is played in Dorian Mode – I’ll show you how to easily find Dorian mode by adding 2 notes to […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a country rhythm and lead (with several classic blues licks thrown in) that you can play by yourself on acoustic or electric guitar. This lesson demonstrates how to play lead over chord changes using the major pentatonic scale.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to “compliment the band” by playing a soulful rhythm with rhythm fill licks. I’ll be playing everything by using only the top 3 strings on the guitar. This was done intentionally to show how creative you can be by playing off of simple 3 note chords (triads).
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play an acoustic blues composition that requires no accompaniment. This composition uses the classic blues “call and response” technique, allowing you to first establish a simple blues rhythm, and then create fill licks in-between the rhythm phrases. Grab an acoustic (or electric) guitar and follow along.
In this week’s guitar lesson you’ll learn how to play a minor key composition that requires no accompaniment. This composition uses just 3 chords and can be played on acoustic or electric guitar.
This is Part 3 (of 3) of a blues phrasing mini-series for guitar. If you’ve ever struggled with not knowing what to do with all of the scales and information that you’ve learned for guitar, this mini-series will be perfect for you. It’s designed to give you some essential tools to get you improvising right […]