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This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Bebop Guitar – The Beginner’s Guide

Bebop is one of the most exciting, engaging, and popular jazz styles, and has captivated guitarists for decades. Though you may dig the bebop sound …

Electric Guitar

Country-Influenced Application of Hybrid Picking for Blues and Rock

81<p>SHARES<p>I’m going to talk about the ways in which I’ve employed ideas I’ve learned from guitarists in different genres to my own playing. To start …

Electric Guitar

Miles Davis For Guitar

Miles Davis’ professional career spans 50 years during which he was on top of almost every important innovation in jazz. Miles Davis impressed by his …

Electric Guitar

Expand Your Soloing Vocabulary with the Half-Whole Symmetrical Diminished Scale

0<p>SHARES<p>Last month, I discussed ways for guitar players to expand their improvising vocabulary. I’m a big proponent of transcribing other musicians’ …

Tapper's Delight: 20 Challenging Tapping Licks

41<p>SHARES<p>Fretboard tapping has earned a bad name in certain sectors of the guitar community. Some players dismiss it as a technique suitable only for …

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 …

Incorporating Tapping Into Minor Scale Patterns

In this lesson, learn how to incorporate tapping into minor scale patterns.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>In this edition of Secrets of Shred, I’ll be taking you through my …

How Guitarists Can Build Super-Human Legato Chops

An essential element in soloing for all guitarists is the use of legato techniques.<p>The term legato is defined as “smooth and connected,” and a legato …

An Introduction to Symmetrical Scales for Guitar

450<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz guitar, or any style of guitar for that matter, we often spend a lot of time working on pentatonic, blues, …

Electric Guitar

16 History Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can get 12/16 correct, you're an official history buff.<p>Also known as the Seven Years’ War, the conflict involved the French and British …

Master Class: The John Petrucci Guitar Method

The Dream Theater guitarist presents a wide-ranging and highly personal lesson that covers everything from getting started on the guitar to effective …

Wes Montgomery: a player's perspective

<b>With the recent release of In The Beginning, a double-album set on Resonance Records that features newly discovered 'live' recordings and studio</b> …

Class up your guitar solos with these 15 vintage blues licks

<b>The goal of this feature is to get you sounding more authentic in the vintage blues style. There are 15 examples to study and they have been split</b> …

Guitar

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

Video Lesson: How to Use the Whole-tone Scale

Bill EvansOctober 18, 2017<p><b>From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY RON JACKSON</b><p>One of the most interesting scales to play on guitar is the …

The Blues in Jazz: Using the Classic 12-bar Form to Learn Bebop Improv

Bill EvansJanuary 13, 2018<p><b>From the March 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY SEAN MCGOWAN</b><p>In a sense, the genres of jazz and blues grew up together …

Electric Guitar

Weight loss interventions that work: Medications

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you have pounds to lose but don't have a weight loss plan? If you are seriously considering how to go about shedding pounds, there are three proven levels of intervention, depending on your individual needs.<p>Intervention 1: Lifestyle changes<p>Intervention 2: Medications<p>If changing your diet …

Diabetes

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Secrets of Shred: Eddie Van Halen-Style Speed-Picking Technique

1.9K<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be showing you a relatively unknown picking technique used by my favorite guitarist, Eddie Van Halen.<p>It can be heard …

Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

4K<p>SHARES<p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play rock, blues or metal.<p>In this new lesson, Darrell Braun …

Electric Guitar

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

Applying Modes to Improvised Guitar Solo Ideas, Part 1

504<p>SHARES<p>Sooner or later, guitarists in every genre of music begin to wonder about the modes: what they are, how best to learn them and how to use …

Improve your acoustic fingerpicking in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Put down your pick and give your chord playing a new lease of life with our fingerstyle workout.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Fingerstyle is a fantastically useful …

Guitar

Have You Heard of the 4% Rule? Most Americans Haven't

The majority of Americans are either overestimating how much they can afford to withdraw from their retirement savings, or they don't know where to …

Retirement

Meet the A Mixolydian Mode, Up and Down on Each String

580<p>SHARES<p>When jamming, guitarists are always challenged by the task of creating interesting, evolving rhythm parts behind a soloist.<p>In my …

Electric Guitar

The Basics and Beyond: An In-Depth Guitar Lesson by Steve Vai

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>People are turned onto the guitar in different ways. A lot of it might have to do with who you are hanging out with, or if you have a …

These are the secret Netflix movie codes and other tips you need to know

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

Birmingham, UK

In Deep: Reggae Guitar and the Music of Bob Marley

507<p>SHARES<p>When Bob Marley brought the Jamaican sounds of reggae to the U.S. in the early Seventies, he created a musical revolution.<p>His first two …

Electric Guitar