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Bohemian Rhapsody Guitar Riff Lesson   Hey everyone, today in Bohemian Rhapsody Guitar Riff Lesson, we are going over the quarter note, triplet based guitar riff that enters just after the operatic section of this classic tune. If you are unaware of what a triplet is, it is when 3 notes are played in the[…]

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Texas Shuffle Guitar Lesson Hey everyone, back with a really neat rhythm from a blues song called “Pride And Joy.” This version is performed by the late great Stevie Ray Vaughan.  I have included the tabulature as well as a video link below. Everything you need to know about how to perform[…]

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Guitar Riffs or Pick Exercises   Hey everyone, this week we tackle some really neat intros to songs.  These riffs not only sound great, but they are great exercises to master alternate picking.  Let’s get started. Figure 1 is from the amazing Rush song “Spirit of The Radio.” In this riff we have a combination[…]

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How To Hold A Guitar Pick & MORE! Today I am discussing how to hold a guitar pick, as well as where does the fret hand thumb belong when playing guitar. So like anything, holding a pick is subjective but I have watched a great many players and have noticed a definite similarity between many[…]

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5 Iconic Rock Guitar Riffs Lesson Hey everyone, today I am taking it in a lighter direction and will be teaching you 5 iconic guitar riffs that every guitarist ought to learn and be able to play.  Tabulature and video lesson are below explanation. First up is “Sweet Child Of Mine” by Guns & Roses.[…]

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10 Hacks To Play Like Yngwie Thanks for joining me, this time we are talking all things Yngwie Malmsteen! Below you will find 19 musical examples, explanations on Yngwie’s technique, theory etc. and a video that demonstrates each example.   I have been thinking about doing a video on Yngwie for a long time now[…]

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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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