Intermediate Guitar Arpeggios

Learn intermediate skills with arpeggios through the study of less common applications and varied fingering patterns.

Ultimate Guitar
This weeks lesson takes a look into the world of arpeggios on the fingerboard, (an area often neglected by guitar players).

Arpeggio patterns on the guitar neck may be neglected due to the fact that the arpeggio shapes can be somewhat more difficult to easily fret-out on the guitar neck (the arpeggio patterns will tend to have larger interval distances).

Performing the larger arpeggio intervals can prove to be awkward for guitarists. However, once several arpeggio patterns have been practiced, (and have become fairly well developed), the guitarist can begin moving on to more of an "intermediate" stage of application with them.

In this lesson, I will cover playing arpeggio patterns in two ways. Within common arpeggio fingering shapes, as well as, developing the use of arpeggio patterns outside of the common Major and Minor fingerboard layouts. Enjoy this weeks lesson!

The lesson video:

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About the Author:
Andrew Wasson is a 1992 Graduate of Hollywood California's Guitar Institute of Technology (G.I.T.). He has operated his Canadian Music School; Creative Guitar Studio, for the last 20+ years teaching thousands of guitarists both in studio sessions, and through his popular YouTube Channels, Skype lessons and websites.

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    He seems to explain these and other techniques very well in my opinion. Hos video about diatonic chord subs is one of the best ive ever seen. Maybe your learning curve is just geared more in a different way than his approach gives you. That or you are just a shitty student
    Your guitar sounds wonderful, very warm tone. Thank you for this.
    If you could just post a tab, for me I just need the tab so i can just go and start playing, thanks Edit: I know the tabs are in the video, but i just like it without a video.
    Creative Guitar
    Hello MetalSaint, sorry but I don't have a handout available regarding these weekend lessons. Ultimate-Guitar has been nice enough to post them here on their site for their members. But, currently I haven't made any PDF downloads available. I'll look into organizing something like that in the near future. Thanks for watching. - Andrew
    Agreed, for people with bandwith restrictions, this is quite annoying. However, I think that this is what he feels comfortable giving away for free and if you want more you need to pay up.
    I dislike all his videos, I find him to be a poor teacher that knows lots of theory.
    Creative Guitar
    Well, thanks for the compliment - in that you think I know a lot of Music Theory... But, I'm left here curious... What is it specifically about my teaching style that has got you both watching my lessons, ("I dislike all his videos"), but yet you're unhappy enough to post this kind of a comment?