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Hey everyone, welcome back! Tab and video component to this lesson are below. In this lesson I attempt to demystify making the jump from knowing an arpeggio to actually using it. I find the best way to actually achieve this is to take licks you are already familiar with and then insert these arpeggios into[…]

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Hey everyone, thanks for checking in. Today I am going to discuss why seemingly minor scales work over major chords, and show you 3 licks that blur the lines between major and minor. Let’s jump right in. Ever notice how the minor pentatonic scale seems to work over a major chord of the same name?[…]

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Easiest Guitar Riffs Ever! Hey everyone, I figured we would go easy on you this week with some simple, one finger easy guitar riffs. The tab and a lesson video are below. The takeaway from playing these riffs is that they should all be counted verbally in order to play them properly.  Once you can[…]

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Hi everyone, I am back with a quick installment of “Silent Night” for those beginner guitarists wanting to entertain themselves over the holidays. Not a lot to this one. This song is in 3/4 time (3 beats per measure) and utilizes a bass note on the first note of each measure. This song is in[…]

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Hi all, today we tackle funk guitar technique and rhythms. The number one thing in funk music is great rhythm. How do we get great rhythm to happen?  If we keep our picking hand doing a steady down up movement, this helps keep our rhythm rock solid.  But what will you practice to get good[…]

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