Tribute: The Stooges'' Ron Asheton from Rolling Stone You''ve probably already heard the news. Rolling Stone has a nice tribute. Page''s Manager: Zep Done for Good from Gibson For

Tribute: The Stooges' Ron Asheton

from Rolling Stone

You've probably already heard the news. Rolling Stone has a nice tribute.

Page's Manager: Zep Done for Good

from Gibson

For those of you still holding your breath, it's time to exhale. Seriously, let go, once and for all. Gibson has the details.

Fender's Bringing Back the Ukelele

from Guitar Player Gear Guide

There are people out there who want Ukeleles, right? Well, Fender's hoping so. They're going to have a line coming out soon. Oh, and if you're too cool to admit that ukes are amazing instruments in the right hands, we submit exhibit A: Jake

Sting Teaches Guitar in Garage Band

from The Industry Standard

News from MacWorld: in Mac's iLife 09, the latest version of Garage Band features basic guitar lessons from guys like Sting. But wait.. they cost $4.99 a pop, which is either a rip or an awesome deal, depending on how much you love the Police.

Diatonic sequences are powerful tools. Here’s how to use them wisely.



• Understand how to map out the neck in seven positions.
• Learn to combine legato and picking to create long phrases.
• Develop a smooth attack—even at high speeds.

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Knowing how to function in different keys is crucial to improvising in any context. One path to fretboard mastery is learning how to move through positions across the neck. Even something as simple as a three-note-per-string major scale can offer loads of options when it’s time to step up and rip. I’m going to outline seven technical sequences, each one focusing on a position of a diatonic major scale. This should provide a fun workout for the fingers and hopefully inspire a few licks of your own.
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Johnny Winter's Burning Blues by Corey Congilio

Learn to rip like one of the all-time masters of modern electric blues.

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