Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Intermediate

Lethal Guitar: Naturally Harmonic

November 5, 2010
Playing different types of harmonics on the guitar produces some “chime-like” tones that, when used in the right context, can give your playing an interesting twist.
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Deep Blues: Bending - Essential Techniques for Blues Soloing

November 4, 2010
Work on developing your ears and muscles to execute accurate bends for a vocal style of playing
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Funky Blues: Rhythm Guitar Styles of Albert Collins, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Others

October 20, 2010
Rhythm Guitar Styles of Albert Collins, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Others
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Breaking the "Box" Barrier: Moving Seamlessly from One Position to the Next

October 20, 2010
Going beyond the pentatonic scale forms to open up the neck
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Wheels Within Wheels

October 20, 2010
Learning comping from B-3 and electric piano
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The Generic Word "Go"

October 20, 2010
Dressing up standard chords
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Applying the Altered Scale

October 20, 2010
Elaborating on the altered scale shapes with licks built from last month''s ideas.
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Jazzy Chromatics: Embellish Your Single-Note Lines by Using Chromatic Motion Between Chord Tones

October 20, 2010
Common lines highlighting chromatic motion between the fifth and sixth degree of the major chord
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Twang 101: Open String Licks

October 13, 2010
Using open strings sounds great and increases efficiency
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