The relentless pursuit of tone is a journey brimming with the discovery of gear, electronics and chops. This Premier Clinic section focuses on the latter with a continuing series of lesson plans across blues, rock, jazz, fingerstyle and special techniques.
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This month we continue our lesson plans designed to beef up your country, rock and jazz chops, along with a special arrangement for all of our fingerstyle players.
Rock - Rockin’ D Rhythm
Rockin’ D Rhythm combines infl uences from Howlin’ Wolf and Hubert Sumlin.
(originally from Joe Deloro
’s Blues Rock Road Trip
Blues - ZZ Hooker Solo
Dave Hamburger uses a G blues scale to play over a vamp in G in ZZ Hooker Solo.
(originally from Dave Hamburger’s Slide Shop
Country - Another Outlaw
Ladd Smith shows how Drop-D tuning can complement Outlaw Music.
(originally from Ladd Smith’s Modern Nashville Guitar
Fingerstyle - One Dime Blues
Paul Rishell walks us through “One Dime Blues” by Blind Lemon Jefferson in the key of E.
(originally from Paul Rishell’s Dirt Road Blues
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