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April 2015

Lessons: Rock

Alternate Pentatonics

December 21, 2010
Take a simple pentatonic scale and really turn it upside down by changing the harmonic context in which we use it.
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Lethal Guitar: Basic Harmonization

November 24, 2010
Jeff Beasley covers two approaches to harmonization that are used in virtually all styles of music.
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Lethal Guitar: Naturally Harmonic

November 5, 2010
Playing different types of harmonics on the guitar produces some “chime-like” tones that, when used in the right context, can give your playing an interesting twist.
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Applying the Altered Scale

October 20, 2010
Elaborating on the altered scale shapes with licks built from last month''s ideas.
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Lethal Guitar: Bending Basics

September 30, 2010
String bending is one of the most fundamental tools any guitarist should have in their quiver.
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Old-School Picking Drills

September 21, 2010
Old school picking drills from Rusty Cooley
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Sweep Leap: Excercises for Sweeping Diatonic Arpeggios

September 21, 2010
Exercises to hep you work on your speed
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Lethal Guitar: Southern Rock Gods

July 29, 2010
Licks in the style of Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, James Gang and more.
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Toggle-Switch Mania: Creating Cool Sounds with Multi-Pickup Guitars

July 20, 2010
Produce an alternating timbre effect using your toggle switch
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Arpeggio Madness!

June 16, 2010
Three examples using legato and string-skipping trad sequences.
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