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Applying Music Theory to Help You Master the Fretboard | Guitar Lesson

In this quick lesson I share with you my approach to knowing which notes I am playing, regardless of a guitar's tuning.

Electric Guitar

Digging Deeper: Inside the Harmonic Minor Scale

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Discover new and unusual sounds within the harmonic minor scale.<br>• Learn how to apply modal …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Chalk Sessions: A Clean Guide to Understanding Seventh Chords

0<p>SHARES<p><i>This is a compressed version of The Complete Guide to Actually Understanding Seventh Chords, which is published at guitarchalk.com. Both</i> …

50 Guitar Playing Techniques: An Improvement Journal

How many times have you read a list post on improving guitar (or anything really) that had a bullet point titled, “Think outside of the box.”<p>Or …

HOW TO PLAY "CALL IT STORMY MONDAY" ON GUITAR

The Most Common Chord Progressions

[lollum_dropcap]T[/lollum_dropcap]he number of chord progressions you can create is virtually endless. However, there are certain ones that keep …

Cocaine by Eric Clapton

Riff Rundown<p><b>Difficulty: Easy</b><p><b>Main Riff</b><p>Here’s what it sounds like looped at the normal tempo of 107 bpm:<p>Video<p>There are two possible ways to finger this …

"Pride And Joy" by Stevie Ray Vaughan

<b>Difficulty: Intermediate</b><p>The opening to Pride And Joy is vintage Stevie Ray Vaughan and can be a difficult piece to master, but don’t shy away from it …

Mixing Major and Minor Blues Scales

One of the most easily overlooked techniques in blues soloing is mixing major and minor blues scales when creating riffs, licks and full choruses of …

Diatonic Scale Workout: Increase Picking Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences

This lesson takes the same ideas discussed in my last lesson, "Pentatonic Workout: Increase Left-Hand Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences,” …

Electric Guitar

Top 5 Blues Guitar Riffs

The lessons on this website tend to focus on the technical aspects of guitar playing such as comping, soloing, and repertoire, but sometimes there’s …

More Tips for Improving Your Reading

0<p>SHARES<p>Here are some short cuts to sight-reading on the guitar.<p>My three main points are:<p>• Positions: Read where the key of the piece occurs under a …

Charlie Parker

Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

Gibson J-45 Wine Red LTD - Have you heard a better J-45 ever?

Basic Guitar Chords: Minor

Along with their major-based cousins, minor type chords are some of the most commonly used in the jazz idiom, as they make up one of the three chords …

Get Smart: Dropped Tuning Do's and Don'ts

0<p>SHARES<p><b>As if playing in tune</b> isn’t hard enough on a normal day, try doing it in a lowered or dropped tuning. When your strings are tuned to a lower …

Guitar

Marty Schwartz - Easy Songs on Acoustic Guitar - Beatles - Let it Be

[lollum_dropcap]H[/lollum_dropcap]ere’s a great lesson on playing one of my favorite song, ‘Hey Jude’ by one of my favorite guitar teachers, Marty …

Chinese hot and sour soup

In a large saucepan add all of the ingredients, except the eggs.<p>Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the carrots are tender.<p>While …

7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out

One Small Change<p>7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out<p><i>Hello, Vito’s Pizza, can I help you?</i><p><i>Yes, I have a question about your plain pizza. How many</i> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Tattoos<p>A brief chat with JonBoy.<p>By Alex Wong1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Mark Anthony Green argues that it’s as essential and old-school as it gets.<p>By Mark …

Lifestyle

Guitar Strumming 101 - Global Guitar Network

[lollum_dropcap]C[/lollum_dropcap]lear and consistent guitar strumming is an important skill to master for any beginning player. You can have all the …

After 33 Years, Team Wins Human-Powered Flight Contest

The winners of the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition will take home $250,000 and some serious bragging rights.<p>Even though scientists have dreamed of human-powered flight since the days of Da Vinci, it's really, really hard to pull off. Case in point: In 1980, the Igor I. …