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Postings - February 2011:
MUSIC REDING SERIES: Part 2 of 3 | MUSIC READING PART 3 of 3 | Relative Tonality Shifts (Major and Minor) | Glissando Gliss Technique | Classic Metal - Riffs of Doom | Exercises for Melodic Chord Control | Jazz Guitar - Walking Bass Lines | Recipe for Improvised Guitar Solos |

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February 25, 2011:
Recipe for Improvised Guitar Solos

Playing a solid guitar solo takes knowledge of; scales, arpeggios, licks, lines, and the ability to play what's inside your head.

Download the FREE pdf handout here

Recipe for Improvised Guitar Solos

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February 22, 2011:
Jazz Guitar - Walking Bass Lines

This great technique is a lot easier than you might think! Four approaches to adding these lines into your playing are covered.

Download the FREE pdf handout here

Jazz Guitar - Walking Bass Lines

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February 18, 2011:
Exercises for Melodic Chord Control

Learn how to make chords flow in progressions using a simple 3-step method outlined in this lesson.

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Exercises for Melodic Chord Control

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February 15, 2011:
Classic Metal - Riffs of Doom

Classic metal riffs place a lot of emphasis upon the low E and A strings. When it comes to scales, the Natural Minor is the main scale used for riff construction.

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Classic Metal - Riffs of Doom

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February 11, 2011:
'Glissando' - Gliss Technique

Sliding, sweeping and bending notes as articulation in phrases can be referred to as Gliss Technique. Learn more about this very expressive device with this lesson plan. Download the FREE MP3 jam track and pdf here

'Glissando' - Gliss Technique

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February 08, 2011:
Relative Tonality Shifts (Major & Minor)

Progressions can switch tonalities and if this happens on a solo section, you'll need to cover the shift. Find out how this works. Download the FREE MP3 jam track and pdf here

Relative Tonality Shifts (Major & Minor)

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February 04, 2011:
MUSIC READING SERIES: Part 3 of 3

The Fingerboard Connection... With the lower end of the neck connected, we move up to 7th, 9th and 12th positions. Common rhythms are also examined in detail. Download the handout here

MUSIC READING: Part 3 of 3 - The Fingerboard Connection

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February 01, 2011:
MUSIC READING SERIES: Part 2 of 3

The Fingerboard Connection... After studying the 5th position area we look back at the area between open and 5th positions as well as accidental application. Download thelesson handout here

MUSIC READING: Part 2 of 3 - The Fingerboard Connection

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