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Learn 8 progressive contemporary blues licks with this Josh Smith guitar masterclass

<b>Anyone who has witnessed one of Josh Smith’s live performances comes away in awe of the man’s ability to fuse jazz, blues and country into one neat</b> …

Electric Guitar

Using Two-Note Chords to Play the Blues, Part 1

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the main items we need to tackle is playing effective, jazzy-sounding chords that properly outline the …

Electric Guitar

Marijuana Stocks To Buy And Watch

Cannabis companies that sell both medicinal weed and recreational pot. Marijuana stocks to buy and watch. Marijuana mergers and acquisitions. …

The Three Ways to Time the Market

Many market participants are obsessed with predicting market direction. Not only are accurate market timers celebrated on Wall Street but the payoff …

Why Retirees Should Stick With Stocks

It's not just your imagination, the stock market has been more volatile this year.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average<p>is still down by more than 2,000 …

These Five Technologies Are Disrupting Every Sector

Envision the world ten years from now. Driverless cars, robots, and drones come to mind. Yet these technologies are mere applications and embodiments …

Morgan Stanley studied decades of stock market history and nailed down the best areas that protect against huge portfolio losses

Not all defensive sectors are created equal. And when the next major stock market downturn hits, Morgan Stanley wants its clients to be positioned in the best-possible way.<p>A team of nearly three dozen analysts recently compiled a scorecard of the best defensive sectors, based on their study of …

Stock Markets

Canopy Growth CEO on NYSE Debut

Canopy Growth Corporation debuted on the New York Stock Exchange this month. It is trading up 20% since its debut .The company's Co-Founder and CEO …

You Can't Afford to Ignore This Wealth-Making Machine

Find out how you can make the most of your savings.<p>People need all the help they can get financially. When it comes to saving for retirement, a lot …

How to Play Smoking Hot Blues Guitar Licks In Any Key, All Over The Fretboard, In One Easy Lesson

How to Play Smoking Hot Blues Guitar Licks In Any Key, All Over The Fretboard, In One Easy Lesson<p>Updated on June 25, 2013<p>Start right here:<p><b>Want to</b> …

Three Note Voicings on Guitar

Memorize the voicings. (both open and closed for all 4 qualities of chords)<p>Play in time and don’t stop. Use a metronome. For Swing tunes your …

What scales should guitarists learn?

What scale should guitarists learn, is a common question. And the answer is: depends on the style of music you want to perform.<p>There is already a …

Guitar Strength: How to Play the "Other" Hendrix Chord

Of the myriad contributions Jimi Hendrix has made to the lexicon of modern guitar, one of the most enduring is the legendary “Hendrix chord."The …

Chord Extensions: Jazzin' Up the Blues with Ninth, Thirteenth, and Passing Chords

<b>HARMONY</b> <b><br>Building Extended Dominant Chords</b><br>Let’s look at a couple of ways to build on simple 7th chord structures. First, we’ll build a 13th chord from …

How To Play a Slow Blues: Stormy Monday, The Jazz Influences on the Blues

<b>Stormy Monday: How Jazz has Influenced the Blues</b><p>Count Basie was a master when it came to swinging the Blues during the 1930s. With the clever use of …

Shell Jazz Guitar Chords (For Beginners)

Shell Chords (aka guide tone chords) are the most basic jazz guitar chords and are essential knowledge for every jazz guitarist. The following chord …

Electric Guitar

Django Reinhardt Rhythm Playing

This gypsy jazz guitar lesson is an introduction to “La Pompe”, the typical rhythm guitar strumming used in gypsy jazz, aka <i>Manouche</i>. You will learn …

Electric Guitar

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Basic Travis Finger Picking Tutorial II - Add A Pinch

Let’s pick up right where we left off in the first Guitar Noise tutorial on Travis Picking. I’m trusting that you have the basics down, particularly …

Basic Travis Finger Picking I - Let Your Fingers Do the Talking

One of the things that must be aggravating to some people is when they ask an “either / or” type of question and get an answer that is, essentially, …

Electric Guitar

Comping Study

As well as working on comping over medium and up-tempo jazz standards in your practice routine, it is also important to work on ballads as you learn …

Guitar Technique and Warm Up Exercises with Tabs

Here are some technique and warm up exercises that can help you to gain fluency, speed and accuracy on the guitar neck. It's a good idea to do some …

Exercise