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Beyond Blues: The Blues Phrasebook

March 9, 2012
Chops: Beginner Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Learn what not to do over a turnaround. Ever. • Create licks in the style of the three Kings. • Understand how
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: 250 Years of "Scarified"

March 9, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Learn the correct way to steal from the classical masters. • Understand the “real” way to play “Scarified.” • Create long, flowing
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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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Future Rock: Tap, Sweep, and Shred

March 5, 2012
Create long phrases that combine right- and left-hand tapping and learn to make your position shifts as smooth as possible in this lesson.
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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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Chord Charts 101

February 22, 2012
Learn how simple and intuitive reading charts can be with this handy guide.
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Deep Blues: Double-Stop Madness

February 22, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Learn how to use hybrid picking to play double-stop licks. • Crate bluesy phrases in the style of Grant Green, Kenny Burrell,
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Beyond Blues: Roots Rock Primer

February 10, 2012
A few Americana-influenced blues licks that you will be able to get under your fingers quickly and use on the next Tuesday night blues jam.
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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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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