August

Intermediate

Shred Your Enthusiasm: Johnny Cash vs. the Ostrich

May 11, 2012
Understand the “three over four” principle.
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Beyond Blues: The Soulful Otis Rush

May 11, 2012
Learn licks in the style of Chicago blues master Otis Rush.
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Fretboard Workshop: Avoiding Practice

May 11, 2012
Learn how to transform otherwise boring exercises into musical phrases.
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Diary of a So-Called Shredder: The Dreaded GIFO Disease

May 2, 2012
Do you suffer from GIFO? Read this lesson to find out! You''ll also find exercises to help develop alternate picking and sync your left and right hands.
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Future Rock: Pentatonic Chords

April 30, 2012
Learn how to create three-note pentatonic chords all over the neck.
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Orange Guitar: Relocation Licks

April 25, 2012
Learn how to relocate licks to different keys in Jim Campilongo''s latest lesson.
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Beyond Blues: Harmonic Blues Moves

April 6, 2012
Learn how to use inversions to create motion in your comping.
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Fingerstyle Workout: New Orleans Guitar

April 6, 2012
Understand the basics of the New Orleans piano tradition.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: A Snow Shovel or a Hair Dryer?

April 6, 2012
Learn how to switch between different alternate-picking patterns.
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Kick Out The Jams: Rhythmic Motifs 101

April 6, 2012
Learn a two-step process for expanding your musical vocabulary.
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Deep Blues: More Turnarounds of the Masters

April 4, 2012
Learn turnarounds in the style of Robben Ford, Matt Schofield, and Larry Carlton.
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Jazz Chops: Arpeggio Blowout

March 27, 2012
Learn how to connect arpeggios in all 12 keys and play ascending and descending shapes all over the neck.
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The Shredder’s Guide to the Double Upstroke

March 20, 2012
Unlock the secrets of the double upstroke and how to impress girls at Disney World.
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Beyond Blues: The Blues Phrasebook

March 9, 2012
Chops: Beginner Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Learn what not to do over a turnaround. Ever. • Create licks in the style of the three Kings. • Understand how
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Digging Deeper: Creative Chord Construction

March 9, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Learn to generate new voicings. • Experience harmony''s gravitational force. • Explore octave displacement. Click here to download the accompanying mp3 audio
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Future Rock: Tap, Sweep, and Shred

March 5, 2012
Create long phrases that combine right- and left-hand tapping and learn to make your position shifts as smooth as possible in this lesson.
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Orange Guitar: “Little” Steel Guitar Voicings

February 28, 2012
Easy-to-fret triads that sound sophisticated and lush, despite what we are actually playing.
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Deep Blues: Double-Stop Madness

February 22, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Learn how to use hybrid picking to play double-stop licks. • Crate bluesy phrases in the style of Grant Green, Kenny Burrell,
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Beyond Blues: Roots Rock Primer

February 10, 2012
A few Americana-influenced blues licks that you will be able to get under your fingers quickly and use on the next Tuesday night blues jam.
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Digging Deeper: One Scale to Rule Them All

February 10, 2012
The jazz melodic minor scale is a very important improvisational tool.
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