Tim Stewart, known best for his work with Rihanna and Lady Gaga, shares with you his love for soulful clean rhythm guitar playing. Sounds that can be found in Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Pop, Rock, New Wave, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop and many other genres.
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Learn the tools to create interesting parts that will add life to your playing. This includes chordal moves, single note lines, swells, double stops and much more. The emphasis for this course will be on fluidity and the groove. How the music feels and what we as guitar players can add to the mix.Begin the Course
Tim Stewart describes his course and who it is for.
Triads, or three note chords, are a foundational part of music, and especially rhythm guitar. Let's explore some major triad shapes.
With the major triad inversions in the bag, it's now time to add some minor triads to our toolkit.
Things get really intense when we start using these major and minor triads together!
Let's explore some techniques we can use to enhance a groove that uses major 7 and 9 chords.
Now it's time to explore some minor 7 and 9 chord embellishments just like we did the major ones.
Tim shows you some rhythm magic drawing from what we've learned about major and minor 7 embellishments.
Tim shows you how to riff out in some dominant 7 and 9 shapes, and add that to your toolkit.
Tri tones have a unique sound full of tension. Tim shows us how they can be useful for finding your groove inside of a dominant chord.
Tim takes us in to a further exploration of the dominant 7 with more riffs and some great licks.
Tim takes us through some ideas using the 6th interval.
What kind of leverage can you get out of the 10th interval? In this lesson, Tim is going to help us explore just that.
Using muted notes is another great tool that can add another layer of texture. Let's explore the possibilities.
Playing two notes at once is sometimes just enough to spice up a guitar part. Let's look at double stops in the 3rd and 4th intervals.
Tim shows us some licks playing the pentatonic scale in two note harmony.
Tim brings some of what we've learned about 4ths and 3rds and doublestops in to a new groove to further develop these skills.
Playing chords is about more than strumming. Check out how we can create movement inside of the chords for more rhythmic flavor.
Incorporate much of what we’ve covered into a Motown 6/8 groove.
Funk techniques from that city up North.
In this lesson you'll learn how to integrate rock & funk style riffs into your playing.
We're going to explore some of Tim's favorite chord voicings.
Tim shows you how to move chords around a common note using a progression that places the common note on top.
Tim brings us along as he develops a rhythm for this California style groove.
Next we add some embellishments to our California groove.
Tim shows us some rhythmic ideas inspired by the King of Pop.
Tim shows us some embellishments for the rhythm part we just learned.
Tim gives us some rhythmic ideas for an old school style of backing track.
Now we are going to add embellishments to that last track.
Tim has one more groove to check out. Let's develop a rhythm part for this track now.
Let's spice this last track up now with some embellishments.
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