This lesson is both a follow-up to EP303 Eric Clapton Blues Guitar Lesson from a few weeks ago, and works great on it’s own as a stand-alone composition. So you can play this with the jam track from EP303 as an extension to that lesson, or a solo composition. How’s that for killing 2 birds […]
Learn to play lead over the chord changes in a Western Swing style composition – Online Guitar Lessons – EP304
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play lead by playing the chord changes over a Western Swing Style Rhythm. These licks work nice over country, blues, or even rock – once you understand the principles being demonstrated you can start playing over any chord progression in any style of music.
In this week’s acoustic blues guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play several classic Eric Clapton inspired licks from his Unplugged era. The best part is that you’ll be able to use these licks when you improvise going forward because I’ll show you how to connect them to basic chord shapes that you already know.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn about control by playing a slow and easy melody that works on electric or acoustic guitar. This is a solo composition that you can play without the need for a jam track.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a classic, rockabilly style rhythm and lead by learning how to play 6 and 9 chords in different positions all over the neck. By the end of this video, you’ll understand how to use 6 and 9 chords in any key and in any position.
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In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a Chicago blues style lead by yourself (no accompaniment is required). Instead of focusing on “playing the chord changes” like we did in last week’s lesson (EP298), you’ll be playing in the key of the song, only focusing on the pentatonic scales.
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a blues lead that doesn’t require any rhythm or accompaniment because you’ll be “playing the chord changes”. This is a technique in which you outline the notes in the chords with your lead, resulting in a more sophisticated sounding solo. This is perfect for those […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a slow (and relatively easy) blues rhythm and lead over a trio backing track (just bass and drums). Playing in a trio forces you to be on your game as you’re covering all of the rhythm and lead parts in real time. This lesson also […]
In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn how to play a ragtime blues composition that’s played fingerstyle. You can do this one by yourself, no accompaniment is required. In addition to learning how to play the song, you’ll learn the 2 main thumb patterns used in fingerstyle compositions, and how they relate to the chords.