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David Hamburger

David Hamburger

David Hamburger has released four solo albums, toured the U.S. as the guitarist for Joan Baez, and composed music for the Emmy-nominated CNN series High Profits. He has authored more than two dozen books and videos for Hal Leonard, Alfred, Homespun, and Truefire, and is a contributing editor to Acoustic Guitar. You can find weekly video lessons from David at


Blue Horizons: The Lyric Form

October 28, 2017
Phrasing feeling stale? Learn how to break down the more vocal side of melody and rhythm.
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Blue Horizons: Hit It and Quit It!

August 12, 2017
Understand how masters of beatnik-blues such as Grant Green and Kenny Burrell effortlessly weaved chord hits within their solos.
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Blue Horizons: How to Mix Major and Minor Pentatonics

July 8, 2017
B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Freddie King all had an innate ability to move between major and minor sounds within a 12-bar blues. Here’s how they did it.
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