Q and A Archive

line

Subscribe!

 

 

home > recent posts > 2012 > october

search

Postings - October 2012:
The Power of Simple Melody | Ultra-Modern Blues Lines | Hybrid Picked Double-Stop Lines | Arranging Modal Arpeggios |

Creative Guitar Studio

bar

October 05, 2012:
The Power of Simple Melody

Melodies that move slowly, that repeat phrases and that connect strongly with chord tones are very powerful. These kinds of melodies flow easily and almost anyone can easily relate to them. By applying specific compositional ideas, you can make your own powerful simple melodies. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

SONGWRITING: The Power of Simple Melody

bar

October 12, 2012:
Ultra-Modern Blues Lines

Modern Blues lines played by guitar players like; Scott Henderson and Robben Ford contain outside notes that slightly clash with diatonic tones. Many of these outside notes are easily sorted out if students make a quick study of the Diminished Scale. In the lesson, the Diminished is explained and several lines are also demonstrated for practice. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Ultra-Modern Blues Lines

bar

October 19, 2012:
Hybrid Picked Double-Stop Lines

Hybrid picking guitar technique is a killer idea to use when playing long melodies. Combining 3rds, 4ths, 5ths, and 6th intervals with the technical side of hybrid makes for an awesome performance. The video covers a wealth of information. Including a smokin intro. piece to learn, along with 4 cool examples, and a great refresher segment on the Hybrid technique itself. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR TECHNIQUE: Hybrid Picked Double-Stop Lines

bar

October 26, 2012:
Arranging Modal Arpeggios

By taking a mode and arranging it so that its intervals travel as 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 we can develop the modes own unique arpeggio. It would be similar to thinking of the arpeggio as the modes unique seven tone arpeggio. The end results of the sounds we can create from these modal arpeggios are very interesting. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Arranging Modal Arpeggios

bar