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Intermediate

Twang 101: Imitating Lap Steel

July 12, 2010
Imitating lap steel on guitar by understanding the strengths and limitations of the instrument.
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Deep Blues: Blue Triads

July 8, 2010
Dennis McCumber explains why you should pull those old blues triads off the shelf
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Melody Matters

July 1, 2010
Using chords and common tones to craft engaging melodies
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Classic Rock Gods

June 24, 2010
Licks in the style of the classics, from Randy Rhoads to Angus Young to Rick Derringer
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Common Licks and Tricks for Playing "Low Bass Blues"

June 16, 2010
“Low Bass Blues” is based around a popular sliding blues lick at the third fret.
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Pedal-Steel Effect

June 16, 2010
Imitating pedal steel sounds on the guitar by using volume swells, bends, and vibrato
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Suspended Chords

June 16, 2010
Understanding and using sus2 and sus4 voicings
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The Lydian Flat-7 Scale

June 16, 2010
Improvising jazz lines over non-functioning dominant 7th chords
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The Modes, part 5: Tetrachords

June 10, 2010
This lesson will introduce a concept called tetrachords and give you some examples on how to construct scales with them and to help you master the modes across the fretboard much easier.
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Detailed Diminished VI

May 25, 2010
The Detailed Diminished series wraps up with resolutions and ways to launch the diminished idea from a blues scale.
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