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Double Rock Guitar Ideas Hey readers, today we are looking at how to spice up arrangements for two rock guitars. Nothing is more boring than seeing two guitar players playing the exact same chords, arpeggios etc. the entire song, perfectly in time.  Early rock bands never thought about this, but by the time the late[…]

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Top Gun Maverick Guitar Lesson   Hey everyone, back again and today I am presenting you with some neat riffs from an 80s classic song from the movie Top Gun. This is song that was performed by Steve Stevens, the man behind Billy Idol’s music and a virtuoso rock guitarist. There is plenty to be[…]

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Learn The Fretboard Part 2 Hey, back again to continue helping you learn the fretboard! So last time we were naming all the natural notes on the guitar neck using the intervals of half steps and whole steps. If you missed that lesson, here it is https://vancouverguitarlessons.net/2019/06/02/learn-the-guitar-fretboard-part-1/ This time we are going to take 3[…]

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Learn The Guitar Fretboard – Part 1 Today we are looking at the first step in learning the guitar fretboard.  To do that we need to understand what intervals are. Intervals are the distance between two notes.  Knowing this, we can start with the smallest interval which is called a “half step.”  A half step[…]

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Jingle Bell Rock Solo Guitar Lesson Part 2 (CLICK TITLE ABOVE) Hey everyone, today I finish up what we got started last week.  In Jingle Bell Rock Solo Guitar Lesson Part 2, I go through the rest of my arrangement of this classic holiday song. Below is the tabulature and a video so you can[…]

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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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Dorian Mode For Guitar     Hey everyone, been a while but I have some time this week so I have made up a little lesson on modes and mainly dorian mode. If you remember from my past lessons, a major scale is made up of specific intervals. These intervals are as follows: WWHWWWH The[…]

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