Use the CAGED system for more than just chord shapes—use it to navigate your melodic highway on the fretboard.

Intermediate

Intermediate

● Visualize and unlock vertical fretboard moves.

● Learn how to not be bound within a "box" shape when soloing.

● Apply the CAGED system to the pentatonic scale as well as the major scale.

{u'media': u'[rebelmouse-document-pdf 11686 site_id=20368559 original_filename="UNCAGED-Aug21.pdf"]', u'file_original_url': u'https://roar-assets-auto.rbl.ms/documents/11686/UNCAGED-Aug21.pdf', u'type': u'pdf', u'id': 11686, u'media_html': u'UNCAGED-Aug21.pdf'}

Do you feel confined within the same scale shapes or set of frets every time you go to rip a solo? If so, this lesson is for you. Or, if you're confident in your ability to move both horizontally and vertically around the fretboard, this lesson might help you to see the fretboard even better.

Read More Show less

Think outside the box and utilize bends to create tasty triads and dissonance that grabs attention!

Intermediate

Intermediate

● Use more than just the 3rd finger when bending strings.

● Bend into triads and create chords with movement.

● Home in on bending intonation and precision.
{u'media': u'[rebelmouse-document-pdf 10431 site_id=20368559 original_filename="StringBending-Jun21.pdf"]', u'file_original_url': u'https://roar-assets-auto.rbl.ms/documents/10431/StringBending-Jun21.pdf', u'type': u'pdf', u'id': 10431, u'media_html': u'StringBending-Jun21.pdf'}

Bending strings is one of the main pillars of rock, country, and blues playing. Imagine if B.B. King, Brent Mason, Brad Paisley, or Jimi Hendrix played without using any bends. It would be strange, right? The main bending techniques used by those four (and nearly every other person to pick up an electric guitar) will take you pretty much anywhere you need to go as a guitarist, but there are a few approaches to bending that will take you down roads less travelled.

Read More Show less

Learning how to add Mixolydian flavors into your playing can be a quick way to expand your vocabulary or get out of a rut!

Chops: Intermediate
Theory: Beginner
Lesson Overview:
• Learn how to hear what the Mixolydian mode sounds like.
• Discover a simple ‘trick’ for playing the Mixolydian mode in any key.
• Add a little modern flair to your pentatonic soloing. Click here to download a printable PDF of this lesson's notation.
Read More Show less
x