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Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #22: Day 21: Movable Barres

Day 21 is all about taking the barring techniques you've learned recently and transporting them around the neck. Preshant offers up a lick designed to help you with just that!
  • Feb 17th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #21: Day 20: Barring While Hybrid Picking

A new day brings new challenges. In your lick today, Preshant provides a barring exercise mixed with hybrid picking.
  • Feb 16th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #20: Day 19: Short Encompassing Lick

Just like in your day 17 lesson, day 19 is all about putting all the skills you've learned into a single lick. To make it a bit more difficult, this lick will be shorter and more packed with technique.
  • Feb 15th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #19: Day 18: Arpeggios and Syncopation

Day 18 is all about arpeggios and syncopation. You'll be utilizing the picking techniques you've learned so far to navigate a deeper lick.
  • Feb 14th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #8: Recognizing Major and Minor Chords by Ear

In this lesson, Don works on the skill of hearing the difference between a Major and Minor chord.
  • Feb 13th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #7: The Building Blocks of a Triad

Join Don as he breaks down the intervals that go into making a major or minor triad.
  • Feb 10th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #6: Memorizing Intervals

In this lesson, Don teaches some helpful tools for memorizing the sound of the intervals.
  • Feb 9th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #18: Day 17: Putting it All Together

You're looking at a much longer lick this time that encompasses all of the ideas and techniques covered so far.
  • Feb 8th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #17: Day 16: How to Create Memorable Licks

Starting off the second half of your 30 day training, Preshant talks about how to create memorable licks using the techniques you've been learning.
  • Feb 7th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #16: Day 15: Pattern Based Licks

Building off of the motifs you've been working on, it's time to start incorporating patterns as well. Preshant offers up another practice lick to push your picking further.
  • Feb 6th, 2017 at 1:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #5: The 6th & 7th Intervals

In this lesson, we're going to look at the last two intervals in a Major Scale, the 6th and 7th.
  • Feb 3rd, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #4: The 4th & 5th Intervals

Don continues to explore the concept of intervals, now looking at the 4th and 5th scale degrees.
  • Feb 2nd, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Play Songs By Ear #3: Semitones and Whole Tones

As we begin to look at intervals, we start with the smallest classified interval, as semitone, and will look at 2nd and 3rd intervals as well.
  • Feb 1st, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #15: Day 14: Adding Motifs

Day 14 is all about adding what Preshant calls "motivic lines." Taking the concept of a motif, you'll be looking at how to include that aspect into your lick without making it sound like you've specifically added it.
  • Jan 31st, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #14: Day 13: Alternate Picking Revisited

Over the past couple days you've seen how hybrid picking can help speed and accuracy. It's now time to get there using alternate picking.
  • Jan 30th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #13: Day 12: Furthering Hybrid Skill

Day 12 has yet another hybrid picking style lick to challenge you. This technique is a cornerstone of speed and accuracy and as a result is revisited at length.
  • Jan 27th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Power Picking with Preshant Aswani #12: Day 11: Adding a Third Finger

Day 11 is all about adding to what you know with hybrid picking. Using a repeating progression, Preshant demonstrates how to add a third finger to this technique to help with both speed and accuracy.
  • Jan 26th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST

Style of Slash #12: Lead Licks in the Style of Welcome to the Jungle/Night Train

This lesson along with upcoming lessons gives major insight into how Slash approaches licks and soloing. It all starts with analyzing the tonality of the chords of the song.
  • Jan 25th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST
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