Category: Intermediate Guitar Lessons

If you learn how to use octave chords to improve your guitar playing, it will also help you to understand music better 100%.  Guaranteed! That is because octave chords have many applications that can benefit your guitar playing.  No matter …

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One thing that can really help your guitar playing is to learn how to use finger dexterity exercises.  These can benefit your guitar solos.  As well as forming chords for better rhythm playing. When you take the time to improve …

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In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to use pentatonic scale pattern 5 in our guitar solos.  This is the final scale pattern that we need to learn to expand to the next octave on the guitar.  This …

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In this lesson, we are going to learn how to enhance your guitar solos with pentatonic scale pattern 4. When it comes to playing guitar solos the number one objective is to stay in key.  Continuing to play notes that …

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The pentatonic scale box pattern 3 Today we are going to learn how to use the pentatonic scale box pattern 3 for your guitar solos.  By this lesson, you should have learned box pattern 1 (the minor pentatonic) and pattern …

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In this lesson, we are going to learn how to use pentatonic scale box pattern 2 for your guitar solos.  The most common box pattern is the first one.  But the second box pattern is important to know as well …

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When playing lead guitar in rock music, you must understand rhythm guitar and chord progressions that work well with the minor pentatonic scale.  This way you’ll know how to solo over them. This lesson is taught in the book Lead …

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One of the key elements in playing guitar or any instrument for that matter is knowing the principles your working with and how to use them to get the most out of the instrument. For instance, knowing how to find …

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In this lesson, we are going to learn exercises and hand warm-ups to get our fingers in shape.  When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you do what athletes do, you warm up and get your …

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Your picking hand In this lesson, you are going to learn how to develop your picking hand for better rhythm playing.  This is a vitally important skill to master when it comes to playing guitar.  Especially rock guitar!  Because rhythm …

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