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Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal joins the JamPlay team and puts together an amazing set of lessons.
Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel, guitarists for legendary metal band Machine Head, have just recorded lessons for JamPlay!
With 18 albums, Don is recognized as one of the finest solo guitarists in the world. His lessons are now online at JamPlay!
We are honored to welcome Nashville's finest guitar player - Brent Mason! Lessons are now online!
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The dissonance with the band and the vocalist seems to suggest that it may all be falling apart. Now the relationships with others could suffer too. Playing the established and familiar hooks over a more shifty bed is a good way to create more tension.
- Jul 22nd, 2014 at 12:45 pm CDT
Just like modes have unique scale tones that define their sound... They also have a chord harmony structure that defines them. When can you play a minor 1 chord and then go to a dominant 4 chord? ...When you're playing a Dorian chord progression! Nomad dives in to each mode and their harmony so that you can pick out and write modal chord progressions!
- Jul 22nd, 2014 at 12:00 pm CDT
Larry teaches how to build minor 7th chords and then arpeggiate them on the bass.
- Jul 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 am CDT
Your accompanying now, but you are not backing down. You’re fuming. You’re energy is almost too much to contain yet you translate that to the guitar playing by aggressive, in-the-pocket chords!
- Jul 21st, 2014 at 11:00 am CDT
By altering your low E string and keeping it simple, you'll open up some great riffing and rhythm opportunities. Prashant shows you how to work with Drop D and Drop C# for some massive lines and catchy ideas!
- Jul 21st, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT
In this lesson, Larry teaches how to extend minor chords with natural 6th's, major 7th's, and add 9th's.
- Jul 21st, 2014 at 7:00 am CDT
Be one with the vocalist one last time. Translate the brokenness in the vocal sound into intentionally messy unison bends. Match the vocal timing exactly.
- Jul 20th, 2014 at 12:36 pm CDT
The back and forth continues, but this time it’s without the band. It seems that there really are some deep roots in this relationship. here’s screaming and there’s whispering. Make sure the difference is felt and heard.
- Jul 19th, 2014 at 12:23 pm CDT
As emotions run high and the anticipation of some sort of true resolution is almost too much to take, you need to keep the tension and wait to see some more effort from the other side. This passage is asymmetrical and the timing can be difficult. Practice slow, but know that it really only has true impact at full speed.
- Jul 18th, 2014 at 12:15 pm CDT
Each mode has 'key tones' that give themselves away. Nomad continues to explore these notes in some of the stranger sounding modes.
- Jul 18th, 2014 at 11:00 am CDT
This lesson focuses on extending major chords and how to arpeggiate them.
- Jul 18th, 2014 at 7:00 am CDT
Most of what you do as a guitar player will be rhythm playing. This lesson demonstrates how to make rhythm playing interesting and even a little 'lead-like' but using voice leading. Learn how to weave a melody in to your rhythm guitar part!
- Jul 17th, 2014 at 4:00 pm CDT
These are the boldest and most soaring notes to be played yet! It’s as if you are saying how you REALLY feel and showing your true colors in this mess of an ordeal. Let It Sing!
- Jul 17th, 2014 at 12:06 pm CDT
Learn another funky bass groove from JD DeServio. This groove is in F# major and utilizes hammer-on's, slapping, and plucking.
- Jul 17th, 2014 at 6:00 am CDT
This could be a flurry of frustration, a jumbled thought in the midst of what you thought was clarity or just a passionate phrase describing your feelings in the most intense way you know how. Precision and aggression are needed.
- Jul 16th, 2014 at 11:57 am CDT
Blend the double barring technique with many of the other techniques taught in this series and learn 3 extended licks or passages that help you work everything in musically.
- Jul 16th, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT
JD brings another funky, syncopated groove to us, using some advanced techniques, including slapping and plucking.
- Jul 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am CDT