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Postings - October 2010:
Soloing in the Latin Style | Groovy Sounds of the Mi7(#5) Chord | De-Mystifying the Ska Rhythm | Hybrid Picking Classic Rock/Country | The Jumbo Sound of Sus2 and Add9 Chords | Jammin' on the Sixth Double-Stop | Playing Inside the Chord Changes | Unleashing the Funk-Meister Within | Intervals from Music Staff to Guitar Neck

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October 29, 2010:
Intervals from Music Staff to Guitar Neck

Intervals (the distance between two tones) are the building blocks for every idea covering double-stops, scales and chords.

Download the lesson plan here

Intervals from Music Staff to Guitar Neck

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October 26, 2010:
Unleashing the Funk-Meister Within

Funk still not your bag? This video explains funk with chord and rhythm essentials. Playing funk means your groove and chord types gotta be down Cold Sweat - Ya Digg.

Download the entire lesson plan here

The Funk Master Within

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October 22, 2010:
Playing Inside the Chord Changes

If soloing with Pentatonic has left you feeling tired and bored, then explore playing inside chords with these techniques. Experiment with all that full scales can offer. Download the lesson here

Playing Inside Changes

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October 19, 2010:
Jammin' on the Sixth Double-Stop

Sixth intervals are great for lead or written melody. Learn how to play them in position or by shifting along the strings in this lesson. Download the Lesson Handout here

Sixth Interval

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October 15, 2010:
The Jumbo Sound of Sus2 & Add9 Chords

Adding the 9th to a power chord or onto either Major or Minor chords creates a seriously huge sound. Learn how to use these chords in your own playing.
Download the Lesson Handout here

Sus2 and Add9 Chords

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October 12, 2010:
Hybrid Picking Classic Rock/Country

The Hybrid Picking technique is excellent for many styles of guitar. In this lesson we will focus upon Rock/Country with Hybrid.
Download the Lesson Handout here

Hybrid Picking Style

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October 08, 2010:
De-Mystifying the Ska Rhythm

Ska is the pre-reggae Jamaican music with a quick distinct attack that is most popular on the up-beat in 4/4 time. Learn several popular Ska grooves in this video lesson.
Download the Lesson Handout here

Ska Rhythm

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October 05, 2010:
Groovy Sounds of Mi7(#5) Chord

Latin music will often change key center and the improvisor must in turn play to the chord. In Latin, the Dorian and Lydian modes are very popular for creating melody and for improvisation.
Download the Lesson Handout here

Groovy Mi7#5 Chords

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October 01, 2010:
Soloing in the Latin Style

Latin music will often change key center and the improvisor must in turn play to the chord. In Latin, the Dorian and Lydian modes are very popular for creating melody and for improvisation.
Download the Lesson Handout here

Latin Soloing

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