Blues Etudes - Position 3: "A Shape" On to the 3rd installment as we get even further out harmonically... Taking a teaspoon of inspiration from the lines of John Coltrane, we work in
The One Scale Every Guitarist MUST Know! Has he gone mad? Are you kidding me - one scale?! Don't I need my modes, major and minor pentatonic scales, not to mention harmonic and
Blues Etudes - Position 2: "G Shape" In this second installment we look at some typical idiomatic phrases that help you build lines, as well as spicing up your melodic ideas with outsdie
Guitar Journal April 2016: This time around I’m talking about the rhythm side of the picture. You’ll learn a few of the less-typical voicings used in blues comping. Many of
This month is an introduction to blues fingerpicking in the Delta blues style - thumping those bass notes and picking melody notes on top.
Back again with another 12-bar solo. This time I go into more detail on note choice in the video, as requested by some YouTube viewers. I hope the info is useful to you!
Here's the PDF with the tab for the lick and all those "ending chords" tabbed out. Memorize those chords made by stacking the pentatonic scale and transpose them to other keys - they are
Two, Five, One... are we counting silly now? This post is an in-depth look at a major ii-V-I chord progression, and how to create chord voicings that move more smoothly from chord to
This month's first video (there are more in the works) is a fast pentatonic-based lick in A. Hybrid picking is the easiest way to perform it, but if your string skipping chops are up,