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Grab some of the legend’s guitar magic by adding some jazz to your blues.




  • Find out how to effectively use ghost notes.
  • Make Carlton’s gritty pick-scratch technique a part of your playing.
  • Learn some quick tricks to apply colorful chordal extensions to your solos.
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Let’s play a quick game of Jeopardy! The category: Guitarists with Wildly Successful 50-Year Careers. The answer: With over 3,000 sessions under his belt, this guitarist has been a first-call session player, recording with artists such as Steely Dan, Michael Jackson, and Dolly Parton. He's also a successful solo artist, having released 36 albums, and a four-time Grammy Award winner. The question:

Who is Larry Carlton?

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