Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Style Guide

Take a deeper look into some of the most mystifying genres and styles around.

ARTICLES

Style Guide: All About Arpeggios

February 15, 2014
Play more melodic—and meaningful—solos by exploiting the sound of arpeggios.
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Style Guide: Essential Blues Progressions

September 14, 2013
Beef up your knowledge of everything from the basic 12-bar blues form to more jazz-influenced progressions—and even a few 9-bar blues.
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Style Guide: Django Reinhardt and Gypsy Jazz

April 8, 2013
Uncover the secrets behind Django''s style by learning about three- and four-note voicings, blazing arpeggios, and some cool diminished-sounding tricks.
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Style Guide: Left-Hand Techniques

February 11, 2013
Learn how to get your fretting hand in shape with some exercises that will improve your dexterity, finger independence, and legato playing.
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Style Guide: Uptown Blues

October 23, 2012
Explore what T-Bone Walker and others did in their solos and chord playing to achieve that uptown sound.
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Style Guide: Progressive Rock

June 26, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Understand the key elements of progressive rock. • Create and learn phrases using odd time signatures and rhythmic displacement. • Delve into
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