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 fi ngerstyle players.
Rock - Let’s Rock Rhythm
ex plores the Boogie-woogie foundations of early blues-rock riffs and leads.
(originally from Joe Deloro’s Blues Rock Road Trip
Blues - Grease Rhythm
David Hamburger demonstrates an open G blues rhythm using a sliding 9th chord sound.
(originally from Dave Hamburger’s Slide Shop
Jazz - “I Wish”
John Stowell shows us how to expand our chord vocabulary using chord melody arrangements.
(originally from John Stowell’s Modern Chord Melody
Fingerstyle - Shake ‘em On Down
Paul Rishell offers up a country-blues standard with a driving D chord riff.
(originally from Paul Rishell’s Dirt Road Blues
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