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Are you over complicating the guitar? I’m certainly guilty of this at times. In this lesson, we’re going to cut through the distractions and build each the seven chords in a major key. It’s easier than you think but it helps if you know the names of each note on the fretboard. The Mother Scale […]
Lesson ID: TB255
Will music theory actually make you a better guitar player? Well maybe, maybe not though. It depends on your goals and in this lesson, we’ll have a look at some reasons why you might want to consider learning the basics.
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Lesson ID: TB213
In this lesson, I’ll give you 6 chord formulas that will help you form chords all over the guitar neck. I love a good formula. You can learn a formula and then you get to apply it in tons of different situations. Without a formula to help us make sense of things, you would probably […]
Lesson ID: TB160
In this lesson, you’ll learn the reason why even blues players need to know a bit about arpeggios. Metalheads, shredders, virtuosos….those are the only guitar players that need to know about arpeggios, right? Honestly, I used to think so. I struggled to apply the rote memorization of arpeggios to my playing as a blues guitarist. […]
Lesson ID: TB151
In this lesson, we’ll focus on building solid rhythm skills by highlighting the difference between straight and shuffle rhythm.
Lesson ID: TB096
What one scale is responsible for launching more guitar music than any other? If you want to play guitar and hate scales, this is the one scale that you should know inside and out. Ask any guitar hero. The minor pentatonic scale just simply can’t be ignored. Entire careers have been built around the minor pentatonic scale. In blues […]
Lesson ID: TB088
In this lesson, we’ll take what we learned in Tuesday Blues lesson 26 & 27 about constructing major chords and apply it to minor chords.
With one small tweak to the major chord formula, we end up with a minor chord. Changing just one note of a chord can have dramatic results.
Lesson ID: TB083
In this lesson, we’ll walk through the E Blues Scale in a musical sense. Then, we’ll take the scale formula and apply it to the fretboard.
Be sure to pick up the tab for the practice guide that will get your fingers playing the scale in several positions on the neck.
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Guitar players love playing in box patterns, shapes and so forth. That way of thinking has its application, but if you really want to learn a scale – I mean get down to the heart of the matter – I strongly encourage you to learn the scale on one single string. I tend to break […]
Lesson ID: TB030
Practice this long version of the minor pentatonic scale to help break out of the pentatonic box patterns and move more freely on the neck.