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Postings - March 2016:
4 Tips to Learn Guitar Faster | Performing Skank Hits | Creating a Strong Melodic Arc | Better Understanding of Guitar Scales |

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March 04, 2016:
4 Tips to Learn Guitar Faster

The lesson plan works on 4 practice tips that will help players learn to play the guitar faster. Explores consistent feel, developing a keen sense of time, easily recognizing notes and intervals on the neck plus the importance of developing our ear. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: 4 Tips to Learn Guitar Faster

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March 11, 2016:
Performing Skank Hits

This lesson looks at the "Skank" rhythm guitar technique. Skank hits are a very cool rhythm idea where we hit all of the strings, but only allow a specific string (or two) to ring out. In the lesson, I'll demonstrate how to create Skank hits, plus show how they can be applied to rhythm riffs. 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 Skank Hits

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March 18, 2016:
Creating a Strong Melodic Arc

This lesson breaks down how a melody can stretch over a longer arc. In the lesson we will work on this by using different intervals and arpeggios, as well as, harmonies. The lesson also explores how rhythm plays a big part in the flow of the melodic arc. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

Creating a Strong Melodic Arc

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March 25, 2016:
Better Understanding of Guitar Scales

The lesson organizes scales along and across several positions of the neck. By working on creating melodies that flow through several positions we can begin gaining a rock solid awareness for how scales are used all around the entire guitar fingerboard. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

MUSIC THEORY: Better Understanding of Guitar Scales

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