Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Lessons

Jazz Melodic Minor Scale: The Real Jazz Sound for Melodic Soloing

December 17, 2009
The jazz or “real” melodic minor scale is simply a major scale with a lowered 3rd degree.
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Fingerpicking Variations: Embellishing with Add-Ons and Drop-Offs

December 17, 2009
To vary a picking pattern, you can add notes to a basic chord, or drop notes.
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 2

December 11, 2009
Mike Campese continues his take on an arrangement of a classical Bach piece
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Travis Picking: The Basics and Variations

November 18, 2009
Popularized by country legend Merle Travis, Travis Picking usually involves the thumb alternating between two bass notes while the fingers “fill in the holes” on the treble side.
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Chord Melody Concepts: Diatonic and Minor Third Substitutions

November 18, 2009
Jazz chord concepts: diatonic substitutions and minor third substitutions
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Octave Arpeggios: Stacking Triad Shapes to Span More Ground

November 18, 2009
Looking at triad arpeggios in major, minor, diminished and augmented
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Bach Partita No. 3

November 12, 2009
Mike Campese arranges J.S. Bach''s "Partita No. 3," a composition usually played on violin or classical guitar, for electric.
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Legato Exercises

October 21, 2009
Rusty Cooley offers up some exercises to perfect your legato technique
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Lute Tuning: Tackling the World’s Oldest Tuning

October 21, 2009
Lute tuning is one of the oldest known tunings; learn how to do it, and a song that uses it.
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The Tetratonic Scale

October 21, 2009
Jazzy Lines Based on the Four-note Symmetrical Scale
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