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This week we will learn for stunning variations of the classic 12 bar blues chord progression.
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In this lesson, Will expands on these great sounding chords with more easy chord movements. In addition, he shows us how to inject more rhythm into our strumming by accenting certain beats.
- Sep 24th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Practice moving triad shapes around the neck in a musical and even soothing way. You'll learn how to connect these small chords so that you're making little melodies as you're moving around!
- Sep 23rd, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
This lesson explores these great chords that allow you to get super pro sounds with minimal movement.
- Sep 22nd, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
It's bright and bouncy... It's "Swing". Learn this simple melody and learn the feel that always brings the moods up a notch. You'll get a good hand workout and get a catchy tune stuck in your head at the same time!
- Sep 21st, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Lesson 10 is a continuation of lesson 9. This time you'll focus on the Dorian mode played on the lower register strings.
- Sep 20th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Sometimes chords can be way more simple than we think. This is the case in this lesson. With a basic one finger movement, you can play three super cool sounding chords!
- Sep 19th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Arpeggios are not just for classical guitar players and shredders. They are fantastic musical vehicles and make your playing sound spacious and dynamic. You'll also give your pinky a good workout.
- Sep 18th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Here's a cool little technique that gives some dynamic quality to your playing. Just another tool in your tool belt that you can use at any given time!
- Sep 17th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Triads, double stops and slides intertwined with tasty slow blues phrasing are going to make you proud to learn and practice this piece. Dig in
- Sep 16th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Strumming and rhythm are huge parts of learning guitar. Many players feel they have to know very specific patterns. Will is here to teach you that it's more about developing a sense of rhythm that will give you the freedom to create your own patterns.
- Sep 15th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Lesson 9 begins a look at the Dorian mode in the key of E. As usual, you'll start by learning the scale on the first three strings, then move to some improvisation using them.
- Sep 14th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Not all chords are necessary to know when you're just getting going on guitar. Will shows you some essential chords that will get you prepped to play tons of songs!
- Sep 13th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Before Will dives into all the chords you need to know, he brings us this lesson that will set you up for success moving forward. This includes his big secret to changing chords!
- Sep 12th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
In this lesson, Will lays out a path for the beginning guitarist. Following this path will ensure you set yourself up for success on the acoustic guitar!
- Sep 11th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
Working in open strings when you can gives your voicings a much wider range of color and timbre. In this lesson, John shows us some of his favorite ways to use open strings.
- Sep 10th, 2016 at 11:00 am CDT
In this lessons, John continues to take the blues from and "inside" sound to and "outside" sound, exploring all manner of colors and voicings!
- Sep 9th, 2016 at 11:00 am CDT
Lesson 8 is a continuation on lesson 7, this time delving into the mixolydian scale on strings 4 through 6.
- Sep 8th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT
The blues can range from very simple to quite complex. In the next two lessons, John takes us on a journey from very "inside" sounds to jazzy colors that lie "outside" the norm.
- Sep 7th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT