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Rhythm Guitar Progressions That Work Well With The Minor Pentatonic Scale

When playing lead guitar, it is essential you understand rhythm guitar progressions that work well with the minor pentatonic scale, and how to solo over them. This lesson is taught in the book Lead Guitar Wizardry volume 1. Where minor key progressions are being given for this specific purpose. In this video lesson, you will […]

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Lead Guitar Wizardry Music Notation, 12 Bar Blues & Lead Guitar Riffs

Lead Guitar Wizardry volume 1. To be a lead guitar wizard one must have the most serious commitment to the craft of lead guitar playing. They must have the most focus on attention to detail. Acquire hours of study and practice and fully understand the spells and incantations associated with lead guitar magic. Rhythm is […]

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How To Find The Sharp Or Flat In Any Major/Minor Key-Music Theory Lesson

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 the sharp or flat in any major/minor key. The key of C major. This is […]

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Morley Maverick Mini Wah Review

Morley Maverick Switchless Wah This is a great item to add a spark of inspiration to your guitar playing.  The Morley Mini Wah pedal is probably second to the distortion pedal for enhancing the creativity of the guitar player.  Made popular in the ’60s by Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton when he was in Cream. […]

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Rock Guitar 101 Lesson 6 Intro To Playing Lead Guitar

Looking past the fundamentals of rhythm playing Once you get the fundamentals of playing rhythm guitar down, you can then look into what it takes to play lead guitar.  Rock Guitar 101 shows you this in lesson 6.  Lead guitar is more about melody and this is created by learning how to play guitar scales.  Scales […]

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Finger exercises And Hand Warm-Ups To Get In Shape

When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you do what athletes do, you warm up and get your fingers in shape.  This is very important for forming and holding guitar chords and playing guitar scales. By working on effective exercises for developing your finger dexterity independent finger motion.  This is very […]

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Why Certain Notes Are Used When Forming Guitar Chords

There is a reason why specific notes are used for creating chords on the guitar. This is called chord-embellishment theory. What is a chord-embellishment? This is the understanding of what notes are used in creating guitar chords. When learning guitar chords, there are certain notes that are chosen for this purpose and they are not […]

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development

Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development This is another very important step in your learning development of playing rock guitar.  All the rhythm you create will be done with you picking hand.  That is why it is so important to spend some time on this skill set.  Actually, it is a […]

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Rock guitar 101 Book Lesson 3 Tuning Up And Learning Your First Chords

Once you get your guitar, amp and tone set, you can then progress forward with where the fun comes in. Learn to tune up your guitar and play it!  Start off with open chords first. These are great because they require only one finger to form and play them. Chords like Open E, Open A […]

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How To Recognize & Understand Chord Embellishments like C/B

When learning guitar, you’ll want to be able to know how to recognize & understand chord embellishments like C/B. Or possibly D/F#, Or F/C. Knowing how to recognize the chords that you might be looking at in a songbook or possibly in tabs on the internet is very important to be able to play a […]

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