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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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Beginner Guitar Chords This lesson is devoted to beginners. In this lesson you will find most of the chords you will need to play many of your favorite songs. In this lesson I go over how to memorize the chords, how to switch chords easily and a couple of common strumming patters. The chords are[…]

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How To Play ACDC – 5 Riffs     Hi again everyone! So this time I am going to focus on ACDC guitarist and main songwriter Malcolm Young. If you have not heard the sad news, Malcolm is no longer able to perform or record with the band due to a medical condition. Anyway, I[…]

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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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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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