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How to Play Five Classic Repetition Licks That Incorporate String Bends

This month we look at five classic repetition licks that incorporate string bends.<p>These kinds of licks have been a key element of rock soloing since …

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger Exercises," …

How Not to Get Lost When Improvising

Practice the chord progression like this until you no longer need to refer to these diagrams. You should notice a couple of things here: 1) where …

10 Gorgeous Non-Open-String Chords

A few weeks back, David Walliman shared his top 10 favorite open-string chords that can be moved on the fretboard.<p>In this new video, he turns things …

These are the 10 country guitar licks you need to learn first

<b>Whether you’re keen on the genre or not, country plays host to some of the greatest guitarists of all time, so getting a few of its classic licks</b> …

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 …

Rhythmic Soloing Exercise for the Improvising Guitarist

With so many scales, arpeggios, licks, chords and patterns to learn in the practice room, sometimes we can overlook rhythm when working on our <b>jazz</b> …

What do Stone Temple Pilots, Phish, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles Have in Common? This Progression

Resuming our recent survey of popular, appealing chord progressions (see <i>GW</i> February and April 2018), I’d now like to cite some great, well-known …

Brian Setzer: How to Shred Like a Rockabilly Master

In these clips, Joe from Reverb grabs an attractive Gretsch 6120 and breaks down three representative (but not overplayed) Setzer riffs and/or …

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 …

Electric Guitar

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 …

How to Play Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” Sliding Chords

A guitar solo is the highlight of any Stevie Ray Vaughan song, and the solos he performed in his 1983 hit “Pride and Joy” are among his finest.<p>One of …

Guitar

10 Ways to Improve Your Guitar Tone for Free

There are all sorts of ways musicians can spend money, from buying new gear to repairing broken gear to replenishing strings, picks and …

Guitar

Ten Easy Acoustic Guitar Campfire Sing-Along Songs

It’s summer—time to pull out the guitar and pull up around the campfire, backyard fire pit or friend-hang just about anywhere. When it comes time to …

How to Use Harmonic Construction to Find Your Voice on Guitar

As an educator in the online guitar community, I’ve had the unique perspective of teaching guitar students of all ages, skill levels and geographic …