January 2019

Lessons

British Blues Licks

September 18, 2009
Blues/Rock Lines in the Style of Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor and More
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Hammer-ons from Nowhere

September 18, 2009
Hammer-ons from nowhere allow you to hammer-on to any string you choose.
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Guitar Aerobics: One Week Sample Program

September 18, 2009
Seven days of exercises with techniques from alternate picking, strings skipping, and more
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Percussive Effects: Propel Your Parts by Mimicking Drum-Kit Sounds

September 18, 2009
Think like a drummer for percussive effects that will wow your audience
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Spicing up DADGAD: DADGAE

September 9, 2009
Switching up DADGAD with some DADGAE shapes
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Hip Lines

September 9, 2009
Three hip lines with a modern blues-rock feel
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Playing Outside the Box: Banjo Tuning on Guitar

September 2, 2009
Steve encounters a new challenge: playing banjo licks on a guitar
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How NOT to Play Bass like a Guitar Player Playing Bass

August 19, 2009
Pro bassists weigh in on the differences between how guitarists and bassists approach the instrument
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The Bebop Bridge: Ideas for approaching the B Section

August 19, 2009
Ideas for approaching the “B” Section and its common chord changes
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Double Stop Licks: Country-style Dyad Phrases

August 19, 2009
Spice up your country chops with double stop licks
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Billy Gibbons: The Slow Blues Style of ZZ Top's Head Honcho

August 19, 2009
Learning the Lightnin'' Hopkins influenced side of ZZ Top''s Billy Gibbons
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Fire Good

August 19, 2009
Rusty Cooley shares ideas from a song he co-wrote with Derek Sherinian
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Cool Techniques: Volume Swells

August 19, 2009
Learn to use volume swells like Yngwie and slap and pop like a funk expert
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Punchy Legato

July 22, 2009
A hybrid texture of legato and staccato playing
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Harmonics: Melodic Applications

July 22, 2009
Learn how to use harmonics to spice up your playing.
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T-Bone Walker: His Favorite Scales and Licks

July 22, 2009
A look at how one of the first electric blues guitarists structured his solos.
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Travis Picking & Beyond

July 22, 2009
The basics and beyond with one of the most common techniques in fingerstyle
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Learning to Trust Your Ears: The Art of Transcribing

July 22, 2009
In an era when tabs for almost any song are a few mouse clicks away, Steve give us some pointers on figuring out songs the tried-and-true way - with our ears.
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Jazz Intros: 11 Tried-and-True Opening Riffs and Phrases

July 22, 2009
Learn some old favorite ways to start and end jazz songs.
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Creating Your Signature Guitar Sound

June 30, 2009
How to put everything together for a sound that''s uniquely you
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