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Thought I would finally add a bass lesson on here since I do teach bass as well as guitar and vocals. For this lesson I have dug up “Five Fine Odd Time Basslines” that propel some of the more popular tunes ever recorded. Odd time or compound time as it is also called basically means[…]

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Slide Guitar     Okay, sorry about not getting a lesson in last week, it was a busy week, what can I say. So this time I want to talk about some basic slide guitar in standard tuning. When doing this technique it is best to have your action a little higher than it would[…]

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Jump Guitar Solo Lesson     Sometimes I get on a kick and I go searching for old tunes I liked to play when I was a kid. While in the process of surfing around I found someone teaching the Jump guitar solo by Van Halen. I thought to myself, “That doesn’t sound right!” So[…]

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My 5 Favorite Hendrix Licks     Hey everyone, just thought I would do a fun lesson this week featuring my personal 5 favorite Hendrix lead guitar solo licks. I didn’t include main theme riffs like the main riff to Purple Haze or Voodoo Chile, this is just the 5 coolest licks in my opinion[…]

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Solid Rhythm Guitar     This week I want to tackle a bit of rhythm guitar in a reggae style. We will be using 3 string triads (3 note chords) on the DGB and GBE string groups. These chords should be memorized in several keys up and down the neck, take note where the roots[…]

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Guitar Tapping & Pick Harmonics     This week I am answering a couple of readers that wanted to know about how to change fretboard positions while tapping and another wondering how to produce pick harmonics which are also called artificial harmonics. Send in your ideas and I will make some space to cover your[…]

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Hello there, hopefully you have been woodshedding (practicing for all you noobs) those two C major scale fingerings and exercises that went along with them. This week I have a couple of solos I improvised using both of those fingerings that I recorded and wrote down in tab to show you the two scales in[…]

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C major scale pos 2 – ‘jazz’ vs ‘rock’       Hi there, this week I am demonstrating C major scale, 2 fingerings for the scale which come in handy when playing certain styles of music as the title implies. There are 5 positions of major scales but there are also 2 fingerings in[…]

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