In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to improvise rhythm while in a minor key by playing through the minor chord progression triads and using notes from the minor pentatonic scale as fill licks.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a jump blues rhythm with chord substitutions and blues fill licks in the key of A. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to jazz up your blues, this would be a great lesson for you.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a 2 step system of combining arpeggios and the major scale to create a melodic country lead. This lesson comes with tablature, MP3 jam tracks, and a PDF file that illustrates the 2 most common arpeggio shapes.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a Dave Rawlings inspired acoustic lead that is played with a 2nd guitar on rhythm. Learn how to accompany another rhythm guitarist using a combination of dissonance and slow bluegrass licks. Here’s a Spotify playlist that I put together with 6 songs of Dave and Gillian on guitar […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll be playing in the key of the song (so no worrying about following chord changes). You’ll be playing everything out of 2 basic shapes (a triangle and a square) – and you’ll be going back and forth between major and minor pentatonic scales using those shapes. A fun and […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn a soulful blues lead, full of dynamics and phrasing ideas, all played over a jam track in A minor. We’ll be looking at both the pentatonic scales and targeting chord tones.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a Gospel style blues rhythm with fill licks. This is a great working example of how the CAGED System works and is designed to help you visualize chords in different positions on the guitar neck. This is also a stand-alone composition that sounds great by […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you will learn how to play a slow and easy, melodic lead by visualizing chord shapes in different neck positions. This is a different way of thinking about playing lead, that relies less on scales, instead focusing on the chords themselves.
In this week’s guitar lesson, we’re going back to the pentatonic scales! You’ll learn how to combine both major and minor pentatonic scales to create a blues lead that you can play over the included Texas shuffle rhythm jam track. This one is super fun to play!
This is Part 2 (of 2) of a lesson series on Modes. In this lesson, you’ll learn what the modes are, what they sound like, how to find them, and how to use them when you play lead guitar. This lesson includes to examples (one major and one minor) along with tablature and MP3 jam […]