Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Lessons

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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Kick Out The Jams: Look Mom! Two Hands!

June 8, 2012
A few tapping ideas that I’ve been using lately and hopefully get a few of you to develop calluses on “the other hand.”
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Future Rock: Country Shred

June 6, 2012
Get schooled where country and rock meet with some ripping hybrid picking lines and touches of Jerry Reed and Chet Atkins.
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Diary of A So-Called Shredder: The Dance Party U.S.A. Challenge

May 30, 2012
Terry Syrek works out your transcription skills with an original tune. Are you up for the challenge?
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Deep Blues: Freddie King's Texas Blues

May 22, 2012
Some techniques that are characteristic of the Texas Cannonball, Freddie King.
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Digging Deeper: The Diving-Board Effect

May 11, 2012
Learn how to relieve tension in both your picking and fretting hands.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: Johnny Cash vs. the Ostrich

May 11, 2012
Understand the “three over four” principle.
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Beyond Blues: The Soulful Otis Rush

May 11, 2012
Learn licks in the style of Chicago blues master Otis Rush.
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Fretboard Workshop: Avoiding Practice

May 11, 2012
Learn how to transform otherwise boring exercises into musical phrases.
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Style Guide: Soul Jazz

May 8, 2012
We will focus on various comping and improvisational concepts—guide tone voicings, the “Charleston” rhythm, three-note repetitive patterns, organ-like double-stop licks, Grant Green-style “turns,” and octave/block chord call-and-response
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