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Postings - January 2015:
Jazz Harmony Embellishments | Performing Rhythm Accompaniment | Pull-off Technique | Chromatic Chord Progressions | Modes for Rock Guitar |

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January 02, 2015:
Jazz Harmony Embellishments

This lesson explores the use of targeting and embellishing jazz melody lines. The focus is one of learning how chord tones, extensions and altered chord tones may affect harmony. In doing so, we can create stronger more melodic lines. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Jazz Harmony Embellishments

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January 09, 2015:
Performing Rhythm Accompaniment

Several examples are shown on how to perform accompaniment within a duet or with larger ensembles. Rhythm playing techniques are demonstrated on the different kinds of accompaniment procedures so that viewers can learn to adopt them into their own guitar playing. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

RHYTHM GUITAR: Performing Rhythm Accompaniment

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January 16, 2015:
Pull-Off Technique

The purpose of Legato techniques are to create smooth connected lines where the notes flow seamlessly from one to the next. In this lesson I cover; exercises, development of control and integration. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR TECHNIQUE: Pull Off Technique

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January 23, 2015:
Chromatic Chord Progressions

This lesson will focus upon how to apply the, "Dim.7," and "Mi7(b5)" chords, along with extended and altered chords to create chromatic passing chord harmony. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Chromatic Chord Progressions

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January 30, 2015:
Modes for Rock Guitar

In the style of Rock Guitar the most commonly applied modes are; Dorian, Phrygian and Mixolydian. In this lesson, I will run through examples (in the style of Rock) for each of these modes. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR STYLES: Modes for Rock Guitar

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