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Never Planning To Retire? Watch For These Social Security And Tax Traps

Last year Alice Finch Lee passed away at the age of 103. The older sister of author Harper Lee, she was also known for her own extraordinary achievement: She was a practicing lawyer until the age of 100.<p>While most Americans don’t plan on working until the century mark, many, particularly …

26 free Mac music-making tools

<b>The quality of modern freeware for making music often rivals that of commercial products - but there is a preconception that the best music-making</b> …

"How You Too Can Take Perfectly Sharp iPhone Night Photos"

iPhoneography

ArtistWorks Launches Online Blues Guitar School with Keith Wyatt

ArtistWorks has announced the Online Blues Guitar School with Keith Wyatt<p>A sideman to legends such as Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, Mick Taylor, and …

Guitar

Blues

ARTICLES<p>Fishing around for some new ideas to enhance your blues licks? Check out this step-by-step approach that covers everything from guide tones …

Electric Guitar

Simple Guitar Chords And How To Play Them. 2 Month Guitar Course Pt 2

This lesson is part of the ‘Play Guitar In Two Months‘ series of articles, although it is also written to be a stand-alone lesson too. The aim of the …

1 Guitar Scale Exercise Every Guitarist Needs to Know

Learning and practicing scales is an important part of learning how to play jazz guitar.One of the most effective ways to learn chords, scales and …

Star Scales Pro For Guitar for iPhone

We bring you Star Scales Pro with 50% discount for a limited time! Celebrating Star Scales Pro 7th birthday anniversary, you can get our app NOW! …

What is The CAGED System? (The Keys to The Fretboard)

<i>Photo by Bigstock photo</i> <br>Whenever you try to deepen your guitar knowledge and you buy a guitar music theory book or look up something on the internet …

9 Blues Guitar Chords to Rock The House!

<i>Bigstock photo</i> <br>The dominant 7th chord is the most common used chord in blues.<p>But also the ninth and thirteenth chords are found regularly in blues …

The Power of Three

Once you have all your notes figured out and are (somewhat) familiar with scales, you’re ready to take the BIG step. Today we’re going to look at how …

Power Chords

Whether you play electric guitar or acoustic guitar, at some point you’re going to run into <b>power chords</b>. While the concept behind these “chords” has …

The Top 10 Guitar Lessons of 2014

With 2015 about to kick in (in, like, just a few hours), <i>Guitar World</i> is taking a nostalgic look back at the most popular GuitarWorld.com stories of …

Electric Guitar

Guitar String Notes Tuning Guide & Fretboard Diagrams

Guitar string notes tuning diagrams & information; part of our Guitar Basics series.<p>Why Learn String Notes?<p>It’s a good idea to learn the notes that …

Electric Guitar

Beyond Blues

ARTICLES<p>Fishing around for some new ideas to enhance your blues licks? Check out this step-by-step approach that covers everything from guide tones …

Fretboard Workshop: 10 Essential Turnarounds

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Create jazzy-sounding turnarounds by using altered harmonies.<br>• Develop progressions with the …

Blues Soloing

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Chord Scales in the Key of Awesome

Wait, I am already learning chords and scales... you're telling me there are also things called Chord Scales? Yes! Chords scales are not only useful …

Best apps for guitar tabs and chords

You may recall that I fancy myself a bit of a musician. I’ve been forcing my friends to listen to a variety of my musical endeavors for nearly two …

The Pentatonic Scale

The Minor / Major Pentatonic scale is usually the first scale guitarists learn. The patterns are easy to remember and because they contain no …

The Guitarist's Guide to the CAGED System

<b>Chops:</b> Beginner <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to convert all open-position chords to moveable shapes.<br>• Identify the location of the root …

Electric Guitar

Beyond Blues: Standard-Tuned Slide

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn to phrase like a vocalist.<br>• Understand the basics of bottleneck slide guitar.<br>• Develop …

Guitar

Slide Guitar 101

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<p>Slide guitar or Bottleneck guitar is a technique where a Slide is worn on the third or fourth finger.It is lightly pressed …

Arlen Roth

Music lesson pioneer Arlen Roth is the quintessential guitarist. An accomplished and brilliant musician — and one of the very few who can honestly …

Arpeggios in the Pentatonics

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] <br>Pentatonic scales may be the best scales in the world. At least I feel that they are.<p>They sound great in so many musical …

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 …