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Lute Tuning: Tackling the World’s Oldest Tuning

October 21, 2009
Lute tuning is one of the oldest known tunings; learn how to do it, and a song that uses it.
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The Tetratonic Scale

October 21, 2009
Jazzy Lines Based on the Four-note Symmetrical Scale
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Legato Phrasing: Liquid Lead Lines

October 21, 2009
Hammering down on your hammer-ons for stellar legato lead lines
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Call and Response: Phrasing Ideas for Creating Memorable Solos

October 21, 2009
How to pull of the conversational call-and-response technique popular in blues soloing
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Arpeggio Licks

October 8, 2009
Mike Campese shares arpeggio licks from his instructional video, Virtuoso Rock Fusion Concepts.
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Bossa Nova Rhythms: Common Two-Measure Patterns

September 18, 2009
Several of the most commonly played bossa nova patterns, in their most basic form
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British Blues Licks

September 18, 2009
Blues/Rock Lines in the Style of Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor and More
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Hammer-ons from Nowhere

September 18, 2009
Hammer-ons from nowhere allow you to hammer-on to any string you choose.
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Guitar Aerobics: One Week Sample Program

September 18, 2009
Seven days of exercises with techniques from alternate picking, strings skipping, and more
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Percussive Effects: Propel Your Parts by Mimicking Drum-Kit Sounds

September 18, 2009
Think like a drummer for percussive effects that will wow your audience
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Spicing up DADGAD: DADGAE

September 9, 2009
Switching up DADGAD with some DADGAE shapes
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Hip Lines

September 9, 2009
Three hip lines with a modern blues-rock feel
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The Bebop Bridge: Ideas for approaching the B Section

August 19, 2009
Ideas for approaching the “B” Section and its common chord changes
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Double Stop Licks: Country-style Dyad Phrases

August 19, 2009
Spice up your country chops with double stop licks
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Billy Gibbons: The Slow Blues Style of ZZ Top's Head Honcho

August 19, 2009
Learning the Lightnin'' Hopkins influenced side of ZZ Top''s Billy Gibbons
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Fire Good

August 19, 2009
Rusty Cooley shares ideas from a song he co-wrote with Derek Sherinian
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Cool Techniques: Volume Swells

August 19, 2009
Learn to use volume swells like Yngwie and slap and pop like a funk expert
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Phrygian Dominant

August 5, 2009
Mike schools us in the art of the Phrygian Dominant scale.
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Punchy Legato

July 22, 2009
A hybrid texture of legato and staccato playing
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Harmonics: Melodic Applications

July 22, 2009
Learn how to use harmonics to spice up your playing.
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