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Chords

Rhythm & Grooves: Hybrid-Picking Pals

December 21, 2010
Hybrid picking combines the power and speed of flatpicking with some benefits of a purely fingerstyle approach
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Chord-Melody Improvisation: Solo Jazz Guitar Arrangement Over the Chord Changes of "Indiana"

December 21, 2010
Solo Jazz Guitar Arrangement Over the Chord Changes of "Indiana"
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Away in a Manger Arranged for Guitar

December 9, 2010
A traditional Christmas carol arranged for guitar
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Deep Blues: Target Tones - Tighten Up Your Blues Soloing

November 29, 2010
A cool strategy to use over a 12-bar blues to land on the coolest notes of each chord
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Rhythm & Grooves: The Bead Game

November 16, 2010
Navigate a chord progression with the smallest possible shifts between notes.
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Triads & Pedal-Tones: The Building Blocks for Great Guitar Riffs

November 16, 2010
Triads are three-note chords and form the basis for many of rock’s classic riffs.
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Peaks and Valleys

November 16, 2010
12-bar blues in a jazzy context
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Jazz Turnarounds: Improvisation Studies Based on the Last Two Measures of a Jazz-Blues Progression

November 16, 2010
Improvisation Studies Based on the Last Two Measures of a Jazz-Blues Progression
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Rockabilly Rhythm Basics

November 9, 2010
Learn finger independence to perfect the Travis picking style necessary for gritty rockabilly rhythm parts
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Rhythm & Grooves: Wheels Within Wheels

October 20, 2010
Learning comping from B-3 and electric piano.
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