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On February 25th at 5:30pm EST, Ian Argys will be hosting a live workshop covering the blues classics!
On February 3rd at 5:30pm EST, Chris Liepe will be hosting a live webinar titled "Creative Guitar Essentials".
On January 15th at 5:30pm EST, we will be hosting a live webinar with Mr. Jim Deeming! Participate and learn!
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Kick up the tempo tracker just a bit and practice some Americana-style strumming. It's a challenge to make sure that you are still right on the beat... Not rushing or lagging too far behind.
- Feb 28th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
When it comes to strumming, what you don't play is just as important to what you do play. Nomad goes over how to add subtle, rhythmic non-strokes in to your strumming.
- Feb 27th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Tyler Grant is back with another lesson for his Bluegrass Flatpicking series! In lesson 17, he discusses basic vocabulary that is used in the Bluegrass scene as well as demonstrating how and when those items are used.
- Feb 26th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Tyler Grant is back with a look at how to make variations on the tunes you are playing. This can be done either on the fly through improvisation techniques, or by writing specific variations and arrangements ahead of time.
- Feb 25th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Now that you know how to transpose out of the keys of C and G, it's time to start taking a look at performing in the keys of A and E Major.
- Feb 24th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Now that you have all the lick based elements and concepts under your belt, it's time to apply them. In lesson 36, DJ plays all of the licks you've learned with a backing track.
- Feb 24th, 2015 at 9:59 am CST
We'll pick up the tempo on the strumming a little in this lesson. Learn how to create a mid-tempo groove and practice improvising a bit within a planned strum pattern.
- Feb 23rd, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
To finalize the concepts and techniques portion of his mini-series on James Burton, DJ offers up a look at bending technique.
- Feb 22nd, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Nomad stresses the concept of honing in on something, internalizing it, and then forgetting about it and letting your intuition and musical sense take over. This lesson takes mechanical approach on strumming from the last lesson and puts it on the back burner. Here you get to focus on making your strumming natural, groovy and unique sounding!
- Feb 20th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Dial it back, slow it down and REALLY focus on your strumming mechanics... Even if you already strum a lot! We are going to lay the ground work for intentional, yet free and natural sounding strumming.
- Feb 19th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
In lesson 34 of his Country series, DJ is expanding on his look at James Burton. In this lesson you'll be taking a look at double stop and partial chord concepts utilized by this country great!
- Feb 18th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
"How does he make his guitar sound like THAT?" Have you ever asked that question when just hearing someone strum the guitar. There is a polish and an sheen to their playing that seems like it comes straight off of a recording. This series teaches you to play with THAT sound over many examples that span popular music throughout its greatest decades, including present day acoustic pop.
- Feb 17th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
Sheryl finishes up the section of her series by looking at the low set of the ii-V-I-VI drop 2 voicings.
- Feb 16th, 2015 at 11:00 am CST
DJ is back with the second lesson in his James Burton mini series. For this one, DJ takes a look at how James Burton started the Tele sound with the use of Hybrid Picking and Chicken Pickin'.
- Feb 15th, 2015 at 11:00 am CST
DJ returns to his country lesson series to profile legendary country guitarist James Burton! In the first lesson of this mini-series DJ takes a look at open string licks that were common to James' playing.
- Feb 14th, 2015 at 11:00 am CST
Sheryl continues looking at the drop 2, ii-V-I-VI inversions, this time with the middle set.
- Feb 13th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
The ii-V-I-VI is an often encountered progression in the world of Jazz. Using voice leading concepts and drop two voicings, Sheryl shows you how to get these under your fingers, starting with the high set.
- Feb 8th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST
By popular request, Marcelo teaches us his original piece, "Flues". He starts with the chords and melody and ends with ideas and scales for improvisation!
- Feb 6th, 2015 at 10:00 am CST