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Postings - November 2012:
Mastering Guitar Vibrato | Modes of the Minor Pentatonic | Chords from Chart to Neck | Fingerpicking for Ambient Guitar | Phrasing Guitar Lines |

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November 02, 2012:
Mastering Guitar Vibrato

Vibrato technique is one of the most important guitar techniques we have available to us as guitar players. There are five primary vibrato approaches covered in this video lesson; Finger, Whole-hand, Pivoting-hand, Classical, and Elbow vibrato technique. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR TECHNIQUE: Mastering Guitar Vibrato

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November 09, 2012:
Modes of the Minor Pentatonic

The most widely used scale for improvisation on the guitar is the Minor Pentatonic. By focusing upon notes of this scale, other than the tonic, we can create modes of this common scale pattern. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Modes of the Minor Pentatonic

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November 16, 2012:
Chords from Chart to Neck

Learning how to navigate a chord chart and find all of the chords from the chart upon the neck is a very valuable skill. Add to that, essential chords which are must know shapes and you'll never be stumped again by any rhythm guitar chord chart that comes in front of you. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

RHYTHM GUITAR: Chords from Chart to Neck

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November 23, 2012:
Fingerpicking for Ambient Guitar

Performing two-finger plucking (also often called traditional American Fingerpicking) involves the thumb and first two fingers of the strum/picking hand. There is much to be said for the clarity gained in using this approach. Certain styles (such as Ambient Guitar) are wonderful examples of the beautiful sound achieved in applying this approach. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

FINGERSTYLE GUITAR: Fingerpicking for Ambient Guitar

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November 30, 2012:
Phrasing Guitar Lines

Phrasing lines is quite often one of the most misunderstood and confusing areas of musical development. Lines, whether improvised or composed, need to flow seamlessly from one musical statement into another. The art of perfecting phrasing can take many years, and many hours of study to truly master. Watch the video lesson to find out more and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

IMPROVISATION: Phrasing Guitar Lines

 

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