Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Chords

Jazz Bootcamp: Breaking Down Minor II-Vs

June 18, 2012
The minor IIm-V7-Im progression often has people guessing. But as soon as you start exploring some of the different modes of minor scales, you can find sounds that you won’t get from your basic garden-variety major scale.
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Beyond Blues: Minor Blues Boot Camp

June 8, 2012
Several simple techniques you can use to create more tension and interest in your comping.
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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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Beyond Blues: Harmonic Blues Moves

April 6, 2012
Learn how to use inversions to create motion in your comping.
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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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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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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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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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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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Deep Blues: 9th Chords and the Truth, Pt. 2

January 31, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Learn new voicings for dominant 9th and dominant 13th chords. • Understand the basics of voice leading over a blues progression. •
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