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Beginner

Digging Deeper: The Diving-Board Effect

May 11, 2012
Learn how to relieve tension in both your picking and fretting hands.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: For Those About to Rock

February 10, 2012
How to keep your ears in good condition and also how to deal with any hearing loss you may already have.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: Buonasera Roccaforzata

January 13, 2012
I want you to learn the songs I learned for my Italian clinic tour.
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Video Lesson - The Rumble Seat: A Fretless Bass Manifesto by Juan Alderete

November 21, 2011
PG columnist Juan Alderete (The Mars Volta, Racer-X, Big Sir) talks about the basics and philosophy of approaching the fretless bass in his December 2011 print magazine column, which can be read in its entirety online and for free here.
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The Rumble Seat: A Fretless Bass Manifesto

November 15, 2011
I was determined to find what this fretless sound was all about.
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Melody Coming Through

November 16, 2010
The difference between playing as fast as possible and really saying something
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Travis Picking: The Basics and Variations

November 18, 2009
Popularized by country legend Merle Travis, Travis Picking usually involves the thumb alternating between two bass notes while the fingers “fill in the holes” on the treble side.
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Variations on the Pentatonic Scale

April 21, 2009
Variations on the major and minor pentatonic scales
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