August Issue

Lessons

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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Melody Coming Through

November 16, 2010
The difference between playing as fast as possible and really saying something
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Rhythm & Grooves: The Bead Game

November 16, 2010
Navigate a chord progression with the smallest possible shifts between notes.
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The Secondary Blues Box: Pattern and Licks from the "Other" Popular Anchor Point

November 16, 2010
Exploring a shape used by Mike Bloomfield and Robben Ford
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Triads & Pedal-Tones: The Building Blocks for Great Guitar Riffs

November 16, 2010
Triads are three-note chords and form the basis for many of rock’s classic riffs.
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Peaks and Valleys

November 16, 2010
12-bar blues in a jazzy context
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The Sky's the Limit

November 16, 2010
A rut-busting exercise using restrictions to move into new territory
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Jazz Turnarounds: Improvisation Studies Based on the Last Two Measures of a Jazz-Blues Progression

November 16, 2010
Improvisation Studies Based on the Last Two Measures of a Jazz-Blues Progression
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Rockabilly Rhythm Basics

November 9, 2010
Learn finger independence to perfect the Travis picking style necessary for gritty rockabilly rhythm parts
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