Recently I made a re-discovery, why is important to play really slow.
If you’re looking to get that cool 70's- 80's classic rock solo style, then you should look at mixing the major & Minor Pentatonic scales.
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In this lesson we are going to use the concept of stacking triads, but applying it into the improvisation realm.
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If a guitarists' feel for timing isn't all that great, the pedal won't lie to you, it's going to relate back EXACTLY what you put into it.
The 7sus4 chord is a great variation to the usual 7 chords used in the blues. When inverted, it provides some very cool sounding voicings, that can either be resolved to regular 7 chords, or left hanging as is.
To fully understand what a chord inversion is we must first understand how a chord is formed. Chords can be classified into 3 main groups Major, Minor & Diminished.
In this lesson we're going to look at ways we can break away from the pentatonic scale, with some non-pentatonic blues/rock licks.
Find such place for your guitar, so it could rest without a case and you could access it anytime easy. It can be on an armchair or on a sofa or on a special guitar stand.
On this lesson we are going to work on improvising in such a way that your audience can hear the chord changes even without the backing track.
If you are embarking on skiing lessons, you’ll never have experienced skiing before. In this sense, you’re a complete beginner. But, have you never experienced music, never listened to any on TV or radio or film, never been to a gig or watched a jam before you decided to learn guitar?
In this lesson, I'll show you how to play the theme song "Remember Me" from Disney and Pixar's feature film, Coco.
Lately I've been on a quest to grow on technique. And by analyzing what's going on I've found out that the key is perfecting the micro movements.
Improvisation is a key part of shred guitar. Whether it’s Yngwie blazing up and down the harmonic minor scale, or Paul Gilbert shredding his way through a live solo, every famous shred guitarist has this skill down to a T.
By Byron Marks
Improvisation has all to do with listening to your inner voice.
Country Guitar Lesson, Blues Guitar Riff´s, Metal Guitar and the Beatles effect; what has the Beatles got to do with it? I hear you say.
By Antony Reynaert
Have you ever heard or said the phrase "Practice makes perfect"? It is a common saying beginning musicians and even more expereinced musicians hear a lot.
On this video we are going to talk about harmony.
Today I want to show you a very simple concept that you can apply to most instrumental improvisations.
Improvisation is a spontaneous thing, but you also need to have a foundation.
Losing your creativity by playing the same licks and riffs, or pumping out the same tired chord changes in the same music genre is like having writer’s block… eventually you get stale and bored.
Learn how to add the impressive style of percussive guitar to your playing. I will show you how to create a number of percussive beats on the body of your guitar, how to mix these together to create great sounding grooves, and finally add them to a chord progression so you will be playing your guitar percussively and melodically!.
Are you beginning to get bored of your own songs? Are you looking for ways to add some unexpected spice to your tunes? Do you feel like that's impossible because every flavour of song has already been written? Fear not, options are still out there.
(Ep.1 Lydian Mode)
Well, let’s start with the basic blues: 12 clearly defined bars. Let's see an example of Blues in A:
How long have you been playing the exact same thing on the guitar over and over and over? How is it that other musicians seem able to create new interesting melodies almost every day? Where do all the ideas come from?.
Many musicians who haven't had much luck with music theory or have been taught theory disjointed from actually playing their instrument can find it hard to understand why it's worth the bother.