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Minor vs. Major

When studying jazz blues soloing concepts, we know that in order to bring a more authentic jazz sound to our lines that we need to move beyond the …

Electric Guitar

10 Reasons to be Picky About Guitar Picks

The guitar pick might seem like the lowliest piece of gear in a six-stringer’s ensemble, but the truth is it’s a mighty device that needs to be …

7 Secrets to Learning Jazz Guitar

By Bruce Arnold To learn more from the professor of jazz, Bruce Arnold, check out his TrueFire courses: Total Modal and Jazz Guitar for Beginners. …

Voice Leading - Global Guitar Network

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<br>When you’re playing chords it sounds perfectly fine to have barre chord after barre chord jumping around the neck. This is …

Electric Guitar

Tips For Effectively Teaching Guitar Chords - Registry of Guitar Tutors

By: Ben Watson<p>In today’s RGT Guitar Tutor Development Article, RGT tutor Ben Watson shares his thoughts about teaching chordal playing.<p>The chordal …

5 Essential Jazz Guitar Soloing Patterns

Learning how to play jazz guitar means building up a well rounded improvisational vocabulary, and one way this can be achieved is by learning licks. …

The Harmonic Minor Scale - Global Guitar Network

The Harmonic Minor scale has nearly all the same notes as the natural minor scale except for the seventh degree.<p>In the harmonic minor scale the …

12 Tips On How To Write a Song

Even the best lyric writer sometimes gets stuck. And it’s at this point that they may turn for help. Here are a few tips to help you through the …

Graceful 3 String One Octave Arpeggio Workout

<i>Photo by Ethan Prater</i> <br>I like to incorporate one octave arpeggios into my improvisation solos, because of the way they sound and feel. I prefer them …

34 Easy Ways to Make Your Guitar Solos and Improvisations More Interesting by Shawn Persinger | Taylor Guitars

On first glance this list of “34 Easy Ways to Make Your Guitar Solos and Improvisations More Interesting: For All Levels, Styles and Situations” …

How to Learn New Chords and Create Your Own Chord Melodies by Shawn Persinger | Taylor Guitars

When I was less experienced player and I wanted to add some new chords to my playing I would learn twelve new chords, find a use for one of them and …

Take a tour of Abbey Road Studios

A tour around the historic, epic, and incredible Abbey Road Studios.<p>On a recent trip to London, I got a chance to tour storied speaker company B&W's factory. They asked if I'd also like to tour Abbey Road Studios.<p>Yes. Yes I would.<p>And I did. It was awesome and I have pictures.<p><i>This is the first of</i> …

8 Steps to Your First Song: From Idea to Professional Production

A&R<p>8 Steps to Your First Song: From Idea to Professional Production<p>A Guest Post by Rajiv Agarwal & Crowd Audio<p>It’s always exciting to hit upon a song …

141 Jazz Guitar Licks - Essential Lines and Patterns

Learning jazz guitar licks is essential for anyone studying the genre.<p>By working jazz guitar licks, you increase your fretboard knowledge and build a …

THE BEST GUITAR TUTORIALS FREE!! Guitar Lesson Index With Justinguitar.com

Complete list of lessons and pages on this site. Related YouTube videos will have an index number in the name of the video - so just look for that …

Why I became a music teacher: my students make me a better musician

I started learning violin when I was around four years old. I'm a fifth generation violinist in my family. So playing the violin is part of my family history and I felt that keenly even as a little boy.<p>My own violin teaching was really outside of school. My dad found me an incredible teacher, …

Fingerstyle Guitar - Fingerpicking Patterns and Exercises

I think you’ll agree that fingerstyle guitar sounds great, but it can be tough to know where to start.<p>There seems to be countless fingerpicking …

Guitarist's Guide to Playing Bass: 20 Tips to Help You Think Like a Bassist

Bass is more than just a guitar with two fewer strings. It has a different tone, scale length, feel and musical role, and in many cases it requires a …

DJ & Dance Music, Tracks & Mixes

Beyond Blues: Dorian vs. Aeolian

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Understand the difference between the Dorian and Aeolian modes.<br>• Create modal vamps to …