December 2016

Rock

Repeating Licks: Pentatonic Lead Basics

March 11, 2010
Repeating patterns using the A minor pentatonic scale that you can use when soloing.
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The Modes, Part 2

March 4, 2010
Modal Progressions: F# Ionian, E Dorian, A Phrygian and C Lydian
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String Skipping; Sequences for Wide-Interval Guitar Shredding

February 11, 2010
String skipping can add more color to standard licks by automatically introducing wider intervals.
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The Modes, Part 1

February 4, 2010
In a new series from Mike Campese, learn what modes are and how to use them in any key and position.
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Exotic Scales: Infuse Exciting Sounds Into Your Solos

January 14, 2010
Hungarian, Hindu and Japanese scales to infuse flavor into your solos
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 3

January 6, 2010
The third part of Bach''s Partita No. 3 has a beautiful harmony and some very challenging spots.
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Tom Kolb Rock Licks Vol. 1 Video Lesson

December 17, 2009
10 must-know licks in the styles of Berry, Hendrix, Page, SRV and more
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 2

December 11, 2009
Mike Campese continues his take on an arrangement of a classical Bach piece
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Octave Arpeggios: Stacking Triad Shapes to Span More Ground

November 18, 2009
Looking at triad arpeggios in major, minor, diminished and augmented
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Bach Partita No. 3

November 12, 2009
Mike Campese arranges J.S. Bach''s "Partita No. 3," a composition usually played on violin or classical guitar, for electric.
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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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Arpeggio Licks

October 8, 2009
Mike Campese shares arpeggio licks from his instructional video, Virtuoso Rock Fusion Concepts.
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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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Hip Lines

September 9, 2009
Three hip lines with a modern blues-rock feel
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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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Harmonics: Melodic Applications

July 22, 2009
Learn how to use harmonics to spice up your playing.
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Mastering a Multi-Fingered Tapping Technique

May 20, 2009
Multi-finger tapping has been employed by Steve Lynch and Jeff Watson. Learn how to do it yourself.
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Minor Pentatonic: Connecting Boxes

April 21, 2009
Connecting minor pentatonic shapes for killer solos
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Variations on the Pentatonic Scale

April 21, 2009
Variations on the major and minor pentatonic scales
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