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“Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry – Guitar Lesson w/TAB – MasterThatRiff! 94

• Home<br>• Course<br>• MasterThatRiff!<br>• Video Lessons<br>• "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry - Guitar Lesson w/TAB - MasterThatRiff! 94<p>"Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry - …

Guitar

Beyond Blues: Nail Those Changes!

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b>Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn all about guide tones.<br>• Apply simple theoretical concepts to give your blues playing …

Electric Guitar

How to Dial in the Perfect Guitar Tone

3<p>SHARES<p>Some guitar players like to plug their guitar into an amp and set its tone controls to some tried-and-true settings that they rely on.<p>In the …

Guitar

How to Set Up Your MacBook From Scratch

Can you remember the last time you wiped your MacBook and reinstalled everything? I’d guess somewhere around “never,” but there are plenty of reasons …

Operating Systems

The Art of Practicing (and Getting Motivated to Practice)

0<p>SHARES<p>We all know the old joke. A man is walking down the streets of Manhattan and someone approaches him for directions, asking, "How do you get to …

Flute

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Guitar

Easy guitar theory: extended chords

<b>Last time we saw how major and minor chords (called ‘triads’) are made of three major scale notes. Triads are made of stacked 3rd intervals - simply</b> …

Electric Guitar

Step outside the pentatonic box with these fresh blues guitar solo approaches

<b>Every lead guitarist uses pentatonic scales - chances are that the first scale you ever learnt was the minor pentatonic.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Like a comfortable …

Electric Guitar

The Pete Feenstra Feature - Roger Inniss (8 April 2018)

Currently touring with the Malone Sibun Band and Blues Caravan 2018, Roger Inniss is a virtuoso six string bass player, songwriter, producer, musical …

Bass Guitar

These Examples of Fine Art Nature Photography Show the Beauty of Simplicity

My photography passion is landscapes. I'm just one of many, right?That includes my good friend, Amber Fite, whose photography expertise ranges from …

Landscape Photography

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Put More Funk in Your Rhythm Playing

0<p>SHARES<p><b>ARE YOU READY FOR A REAL WORKOUT?</b> Our last stop on the soul train focused on single, double, and triple sixteenth-note motifs, and utilized …

Joe Perry Rides Again!

An old-school guitar-slinger makes a new solo album, <i>Sweetzerland Manifesto</i>, and shares nearly 50 years of wisdom on playing slide, open tuning, …

Guitar

Using Monster Three-Notes-Per-String Pentatonic Patterns to Efficiently Traverse the Fretboard

When it comes to soloing using minor pentatonic patterns, most guitarists are well accustomed to using two-notes-per-string “box” positions.<p>I’d like …

How to Use Slapping and Raking in Blues Guitar

A big blues guitar sound requires a big attack, so you don’t pick the strings—you slap them.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>For guitarists accustomed to channel switching and …

Using Chromatic Passing Tones to Add Color to Your Solos

I am often asked how I incorporate chromatic notes into my solos and how I approach playing “outside” the given key center of a song.<p>If you have ever …

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

How to Play Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" Intro

0<p>SHARES<p>In this video, guitarist and instructor Andy Aledort shows you how to play the intro to the Jimi Hendrix Experience classic, "Little Wing."<p>The …

Want to Knock 'em Dead in Nashville? Learn These 20 Tasty Country Licks

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having …

Do Your Solos Sound the Same? 6 Killer Licks to Break You Out

6 Killer Licks to Break You Out – The Lick Loft<p>Do your solos sound the same? Sometimes you can get stuck in a rut with your playing and end up using …

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Electric Guitar

Improve your legato lead playing in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Legato practice is an excellent way of building control over your fretting fingers and bringing a new dimension to your solos.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>For the …

Electric Guitar

10 Easy Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

4.7K<p>SHARES<p>Having some trouble getting your soloing off the ground? This video may be able to help you out.<p>In this lesson from Darrel Braun—the man …

Electric Guitar

Open Source Lightroom Alternative Darktable Now Available on Microsoft Windows

Adobe's rolling all of its longtime products into cloud-based apps has unleashed a wave of alternatives and now a Mac and Linux-user favorite is …

Software

Two-Hand Tapping Workout, Part 1: Pentatonic Scales

813<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I'm going to show you a two-hand tapping workout based on the foundation of my previous lesson, “Pentatonic Workout: …

Electric Guitar

Pentatonic Trailblazing: How to Navigate Through a Familiar Scale to Produce Fresh-Sounding Licks

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>In this month’s column, I’d like to demonstrate a variety of ways to twist that staple scale heard in virtually all rock and metal …

Pedalboards: How to Build the Perfect System from Start to Finish

We unravel the mysteries behind pedal board design and building.<p>1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Back in the mid Sixties, guitarists had a choice of maybe three or four …

Hot Licks: How to Develop Your Signature Riff

Learn how to develop some signature licks, and use them tastefully.<p>217<p>SHARES<p><i>This classic "Talkin' Blues" column originally appeared in the pages of</i> …

Spice Up Your Playing with Eight Fancy Blues Chords

There are many chords out there that stray away from the traditional blues sound, and you'll be surprised to know that they may feel better than …