Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Lessons

Variations on the Pentatonic Scale

April 21, 2009
Variations on the major and minor pentatonic scales
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Flamenco Techniques: Rasgueados

April 21, 2009
A flamenco technique that is valuable for all acoustic and classical guitarists, rasguaedo is a percussive strumming effect.
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Strollin’ with T-Bone Walker, Part 2

March 17, 2009
A look at T-Bone Walker''s introductory 12-bar chorus from "I Got a Break Baby"
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Reharmonization

March 17, 2009
A look at one type of reharmonization -- changing the fundamental harmony of a tune
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Popping the Bass

March 17, 2009
Learn to pop the bass in the style of delta bluesmen
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Basic Brazilian Guitar Rhythm: The Maxixe

March 17, 2009
Spice up your style with some Brazilian-flavored licks in the maxixe rhythm
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Funk Blues Licks

February 16, 2009
Dennis McCumber shares some blues licks in the style of Freddie King and Albert Collins
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Quartal Harmony

February 16, 2009
A look at quartal harmony, comprised of chords constructed by stacking fourths
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Strollin' With T-Bone Walker, Part 1

February 16, 2009
T-Bone Walker influenced countless guitar greats. Jim Bastian looks at his life and licks.
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Pentatonic Tuning: C, F, C, G, A, D

February 16, 2009
Instructions for pentatonic tuning, and a tune to try it out.
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