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Evolving the E #16: E Harmonic Minor: Strings 4, 5 & 6

Lesson 16 continues a look at the E Harmonic minor scale across the fretboard. This time you'll be utilizing strings 4-6.
  • Oct 27th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rocking on Acoustic Guitar #22: In the Style Alice in Chains/Nirvana

Now we put those open barre chord shapes to use with this 90's sounding track. This is also a great track for practicing big chord movements around the neck!
  • Oct 26th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rocking on Acoustic Guitar #21: Open Barre Chord Shapes

Open barre chord shapes allow you to get very cool colors in your chords by using open strings. Will shows us some of his favorite open barre chord shapes, leading us up to a very cool track in the next lesson!
  • Oct 25th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Rocking on Acoustic Guitar #23: Full Barre Chord Shapes

So you've mastered the open barre chord shapes, now it's time to make a slight adjustment and voila! You've got your full barre chord shapes. These shapes will truly open up the entire fretboard to you, and Will uses that to lead us into some cool barre chord songs in the next few lessons!
  • Oct 24th, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Acoustic Guitar #20: Slap Strumming, Part 2

Now, let's take this new technique of slap strumming and apply it to some tracks we've already learned in this series. This will help you see the value of injecting rhythm into your playing, especially when you're playing your guitar all by yourself!
  • Oct 23rd, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

Acoustic Guitar #19: Slap Strumming, Part 1

In a basic sense, your acoustic guitar is really a percussion instrument. To start to get the most out of that aspect of your guitar, Will shows us a great technique for injecting rhythm into your playing: Slap Strumming.
  • Oct 22nd, 2016 at 10:00 am CDT

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
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