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Postings - July 2015:
Learning Lead Guitar Patterns | Blues Guitar Phrasing | Guitar Scales for Beginners | Chord Progressions and Melody |
20 min. Guitar Scale Workout |

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July 03, 2015:
Learning Lead Guitar Patterns

Covers ideas to create better melodies on the guitar. Includes harmonic patterns that support the melody. Compares both diatonic and non-diatonic, (non-diatonic chords will be covered using other scales or modes). Also explores repetitive meters. Recurring meter helps a listener better relate to the lead guitar patterns. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Learning Lead Guitar Patterns

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July 10, 2015:
Blues Guitar Phrasing

This lesson takes a look at how guitarists can begin forming blues statements to use in building repeating themes. The lesson also covers how to answer those statements using blues ideas which will eventually form longer call and response phrases. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

Blues Guitar Phrasing

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July 17, 2015:
Guitar Scales for Beginners

The direction of this lesson places a focus upon fret-board awareness of scale names and types. The lesson plan introduces tonal center and naming note awareness. Octaves are related to simple major and minor shapes. Scales are put to use around short melodic examples. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

BEGINNER GUITAR: Guitar Scales for Beginners

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July 24, 2015:
Chord Progressions and Melody

This lesson will test basic chords, experiment with chord substitutes and apply; extended, suspended and altered chords to find out how they can be used to generate new harmonies upon a melody line. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

MUSIC THEORY: Chord Progressions & Melody

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July 31, 2015:
20 min. Guitar Scale Workout

A 20 min. workout with drills on; octaves, Major and Minor Scales (using in-position fingering patterns), and connecting Major and Minor patterns using a lateral scale approach. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR TECHNIQUE: 20 min. Guitar Scale Workout

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