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Blues Lick·Tionary: Four Phrases to Add to Your Repertoire

August 17, 2010
Key phrases and licks for blues players
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Altered Scales and Chords

August 17, 2010
A look at popular altered chords, scales, and arpeggios.
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Funky Rhythm Guitar: Slippery Slide, Scratch Chords, Essential Voicings, and More

August 17, 2010
The half-step (one-fret) slide is a common trick that will add a little spice to your rhythm parts.
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The Lydian Mode

August 17, 2010
Talking modes and how to use them right.
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Partido Alto: Latin Jazz Rhythm for Guitar

August 17, 2010
Partido alto is a type of funky samba that is played in more urban areas with smaller ensembles.
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String Skipping in Electric City

August 13, 2010
String skipping exercises using lines from Mike Campese''s latest album.
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That Can Be Arranged: 3 + 7 = Music

August 12, 2010
Bill Piburn details how to use the third and sevenths of chords to open the fingerboard and allow the other fingers and strings freedom to play chord extensions
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Twang 101: Chicken-Pickin' Triads

August 12, 2010
Applying chicken-pickin'' techniques to triads
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Deep Blues: Creative Comping - Developing Dominant 7th Chords

August 6, 2010
Cool ideas to offer unique sounds to your rhythm playing
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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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