Intermediate

Intermediate

Beginner

  • Develop a better sense of subdivisions.
  • Understand how to play "over the bar line."
  • Learn to target chord tones in a 12-bar blues.
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Playing in the pocket is the most important thing in music. Just think about how we talk about great music: It's "grooving" or "swinging" or "rocking." Nobody ever says, "I really enjoyed their use of inverted suspended triads," or "their application of large-interval pentatonic sequences was fascinating." So, whether you're playing live or recording, time is everyone's responsibility, and you must develop your ability to play in the pocket.
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Everything you'll need to know to create lines in the style of Frank Gamble, Jason Becker, and Yngwie.

Advanced

Beginner

  • Learn to use a rest stroke.
  • Map out triads on the top three strings.
  • Create lines in the style of Frank Gamble, Jason Becker, and Yngwie.
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Sweep picking allows us to play licks that normally would be extremely difficult, if not impossible. In a nutshell, sweep picking is playing across several strings with a single, fluid pick stroke. Sounds simple, right? Well, it's important to focus on keeping the movement fluid and not execute separate pick strokes in the same direction—and that's what this lesson will help with.

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Mother Maybelle Carter was an innovator who reinvented rhythm guitar—here's how she did it.

Intermediate to Advanced

Beginner

  • Learn how to strum chords and pick melodies at the same time.
  • Combine the various elements to create your own songs and arrangements.
  • Explore guitar-friendly keys using open strings.
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Strum chords and pick melodies at the same time! While Carter-style picking is most closely associated with country legend Maybelle Carter, the technique, and variations thereof, can be heard in the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, and even progressive pioneers Yes.

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