Instrumental Rock carries with it many creative aspects both in writing and playing. By the end of this series, Chris will have covered almost everything you will need to know to create and play your very own melodic instrumental rock piece, with emotion!
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If you like instrumental rock guitar, this series is for you. This series covers three on a string scales, melodic invention, the CAGED system, modes and implementation and Arpeggios. Chris will demonstrate all the things that help you phrase and play with an instrumental rock influence.
Chris Liepe introduces his Phase 2 Rock Essentials lesson series. By highlighting specific instrumental rock styles and techniques, Chris will help you become a more melodically creative player.Length: 3:57 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Chris Liepe starts off his Rock Essentials series with a lesson on 3 on a string scales. Utilizing 3, 4, and 6 note sequencing, Chris begins to dive into instrumental rock style phrasing and provides several licks influenced by the 3 on a string concept.Length: 37:00 Difficulty: 3.5 Free Sample Lesson from this Series!
Chris introduces the pentatonic scales as well as some of their basic applications.Length: 19:35 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Chris Liepe takes some time to explain chord numbering. Understanding how chords are built will only help in your overall knowledge of the guitar.Length: 16:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Chris breaks down the CAGED system and its chord chemistry. He covers both major and minor chord forms.Length: 35:06 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
Chris digs into the sweep picking technique. He uses the C, A, and E forms introduced in the previous lesson to help with finger synchronization.Length: 27:15 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Chris moves on to the subject of modes. He explains where modes come from, how they sound, and how they are used.Length: 30:04 Difficulty: 4.0 Member Only
This lesson demonstrates how to modify the old trusty 5th fret A minor pentatonic position to make it sound modal.Length: 10:30 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
How do you know which mode to use? There are giveaways with every chord progression, and Chris covers them in this lesson.Length: 17:12 Difficulty: 4.0 Member Only
Chris demonstrates how to complete the major and minor scale by using pentatonic positions based on the roots of the I, IV, and V chords.Length: 14:52 Difficulty: 4.5 Member Only
Chris Liepe utilizes everything he has taught in the series so far to demonstrate how to create catchy lead lines over a backing track.Length: 15:30 Difficulty: 4.0 Member Only
Chris Liepe delves into the world of implied tonalities. This lesson details how a single arpeggio can be implied over various chordal sounds.Length: 25:40 Difficulty: 4.0 Member Only
Chris teaches the solo that was used in the introduction lesson for this series. He uses the solo as an example of how to effectively compose your own solos.Length: 22:09 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
It's time to give the right hand hand some work with two hand tapping on the guitar neck.Length: 31:26 Difficulty: 3.5 Member Only
With so much material out there, what should you focus on? How much time do you spend on a certain topic? How do you progress? How do you measure progress? Chris covers all of these topics in this lesson.Length: 17:16 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Chris Liepe offers up some insight into his past. Hopefully this lesson will help you further your own goals as a guitarist.Length: 11:42 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only