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Acoustic Guitar #18: In the Style of The Beatles/Green Day

It's time to ramp up the difficulty on your chords! Luckily, Will gives us a great track at a moderate to slow tempo to work out this very Beatlesque chord progression. If you can master this, you will have earned your chord playing diploma!
  • Oct 21st, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Acoustic Guitar #17: In the Style of Marshall Tucker Band

Another classic sounding chord progression here from Will! This lesson will also focus in on changing chords efficiently and smoothly, as well as how to add dynamics to your playing.
  • Oct 20th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Evolving the E #15: E Harmonic Minor

Now that you've gone through the six basic modes in the key of E, excluding Locrian, it's time to start focusing on mixed harmonic scales. In lesson 15, Ian discusses and demonstrates playing the E Harmonic Minor scale.
  • Oct 19th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Evolving the E #14: E Phrygian: Strings 4, 5 & 6

Ian is back with lesson 14 of his Evolving the E series. This lesson continues his look at the E Phrygian mode across the neck of the guitar. You'll be focusing on strings 4 through 6.
  • Oct 18th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Evolving the E #13: E Phrygian Mode

Now that you've been through the Aeolian mode, it's time to move down another accidental, this time to E Phrygian.
  • Oct 17th, 2016 at 11:10 am CDT

Bluegrass Fiddle Tunes #3: Bury Me Beneath The Willow

Join Nick as he teaches another great fiddle tune, Bury Me Beneath The Willow. Learn the basic melody, a cross-picking version and then challenge yourself with the more complex solo guitar version.
  • Oct 17th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Bluegrass Fiddle Tunes #2: Blackberry Blossom

Learn a basic melody to Blackberry Blossom and then when you've mastered that, take on the more complex version!
  • Oct 15th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Bluegrass Fiddle Tunes #1: Over The Waterfall

Join Nick as he teaches two different versions of Over The Waterfall: one with a simple melody and one more complex version that will utilize some more advanced techniques.
  • Oct 14th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #26: Yeah, I Believe

The artist is Ricky Nelson. The legendary James Burton is represented here. You'll get to work on both electric and acoustic guitar parts.
  • Oct 13th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #25: The Last Break, Not The Least

We've been studying the style of Cliff Gallup over the last several lessons, specifically looking at his lead style. This is the last passage of this solo spanning multiple lessons. It contains some of the dirtier playing found in the first passage.
  • Oct 12th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #24: Cliff... A Little Cleaner

This passage has a brighter, bouncier sound. It doesn't require as much from your hands physically, but all of the fun factor is still there. Clean up your sound a bit and give this one a try!
  • Oct 11th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #23: Solo Like Cliff

You were warned! Hopefully you're good and warmed up from practicing the last two parts and ready to take on a new challenge. There's a little speed and some classic Cliff Gallup phrasing in this solo!
  • Oct 10th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #22: Goin' Here And There

Let's look at the electric guitar part present over the acoustic part learned in the last lesson. You'll get to play in the style of Cliff Gallup and pick up some tasty licks! This will be good prep work for learning the solo in the next lesson.
  • Oct 9th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #21: I'm Cruzin'

Consider this lesson as possibly your first introduction to Gene Vincent. His playing, in this context really encapsulate what Rockabilly is all about. You've got to get this and the next rhythm part before you look at the solo in the coming lessons.
  • Oct 8th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #20: Glassy and Classic

Clean twang sounds and nice rhythms abound in this Duane Eddy style solo. After mastering the rhythms of the last lesson, try your hands at this solo!
  • Oct 7th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff #19: Six Coaches Long

Dive in to some Mystery Train style grooves. The Stray Cats made this kind of playing really shine. Grab your acoustic and your electric for this one and lay in to that downbeat!
  • Oct 6th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

50 Years Of Guitar #27: What It Is - Improvisation in A

Improvisation might be a scary word for some, but Dave lays out a method and a track that will have you making music that easily comes out of your stream of conspicuousness. You won't need to over think!
  • Oct 5th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

50 Years Of Guitar #26: Like An Eagle - Double Stop Bends

Do you like Classic Rock? Do you like Country-tinged, laid back leads? Well, get ready for a treat! You'll learn a solo in the style of the Eagles today and have a chance to work on musical bending and double stops at the same time!
  • Oct 4th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
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