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Theory and Improvisation

Have you reached a point in your playing where having greater knowledge of the fretboard is paramount for your progress? If so, this lesson series is for you! Musicians Institute instructor Jeff Marshall provides a bottom up approach to learning the entirety of the fretboard using the basic CAGED system

Lesson 1

Series Introduction

Welcome to Inside and Out with Jeff Marshall! In this lesson series, Jeff takes a bottom...

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Lesson 2

Major Triad Chord shapes...

To get started off with the series, Jeff discusses how the CAGED system is used, then...

Length: 13:43
Lesson 3

Major Triad Arpeggios...

Now that you know the basic triad chord shapes in the CAGED system, you can now start...

Length: 12:58
Lesson 4

Major Pentatonic in...

The next step in the learning process is to take the triad arpeggios you previously learned...

Length: 10:10
Lesson 5

Major Scale in 5 CAGED...

Now that you have the major pentatonic under your fingers, we add two additional notes...

Length: 12:48
Lesson 6

Extended Major Pentatonic...

Now that you have the full major scale under your fingers, Jeff takes a step back and...

Length: 9:38
Lesson 7

Major CAGED Application

You've learned the major CAGED shapes bottom up from triads, through the Pentatonic. ...

Length: 10:32
Lesson 8

Minor Triad Chord Shapes...

Now that you've got the basic major shapes under your fingers, Jeff is going to handle...

Length: 8:44
Lesson 9

Minor Triad Arpeggios...

Now that you know the basic minor chord shapes in CAGED, it's time to take a step up the...

Length: 9:49
Lesson 10

Minor Pentatonic Shapes...

With the triad and arpeggios shapes under your fingers, Jeff now teaches the minor pentatonic...

Length: 12:36
Lesson 11

Minor Scale in 5 CAGED...

It's now time to take a look at the entire minor scale in the 5 boxes that comprise the...

Length: 12:48
Lesson 12

Extended Minor Pentatonic

Just like with the major scale, Jeff will now go through the process of discussing the...

Length: 6:37
Lesson 13

Minor CAGED Application

Just like before with the major tonalities, it's time to apply what you've learned about...

Length: 5:35
Lesson 14

Scale Harmony

Many guitarists start with learning chords, before scales, but logically, chords come...

Length: 15:21
Lesson 15

Diminished Triad Chord...

In the previous lesson, Jeff introduced a harmonized major scale and with it, the diminished...

Length: 6:24
Lesson 16

Diatonic Root Position...

Continuing on with learning to harmonize the major scale, Jeff takes a look at root position...

Length: 12:00
Lesson 17

Diatonic 1st Inversion...

In this lesson, you'll take the same knowledge you learned in lesson 16 and change your...

Length: 14:24
Lesson 18

Diatonic 2nd Inversion...

The last set of triad types in the harmonized major scale are the 2nd inversion triads.

Length: 11:53
Lesson 19

Diatonic Triad Application

Now that you've learned how to harmonize the major scale with diads and all three triad...

Length: 4:17
Lesson 20

Major 7th Chords in...

It's now time to start looking at 7th chords as part of the inside and out system using...

Length: 10:53
Lesson 21

Dominant 7th Chords...

Now that you know the major 7th chords in the CAGED system, it's time to get the dominant...

Length: 10:15
Lesson 22

Minor 7th Chords in...

Moving along with 7th chord voicings, lesson 22 is all about minor 7th chords.

Length: 12:35
Lesson 23

Minor 7b5 Chords in...

In lesson 23 Jeff offers up another look at 7th chord voicings. This time you'll be learning...

Length: 16:15
Lesson 24

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales...

Now that you know all of the chord voicings for the various 7th chords, it's time to start...

Length: 7:55
Lesson 25

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales...

In lesson 25 you'll learn the second pattern diatonic 7th chord scale.

Length: 5:44
Lesson 26

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales...

In lesson 26 Jeff shows you the pattern 3 diatonic 7th chord scale.

Length: 8:11
Lesson 27

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales...

In lesson 27 you'll be learning pattern for of the diatonic 7th chord scale.

Length: 6:13
Lesson 28

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales...

Lesson 28 shows you the 5th and final pattern, diatonic scale around the 7th chords.

Length: 6:52
Lesson 29

Harmonic Organization

In this lesson Jeff offers up some supplemental concepts in relation to how harmonic information...

Length: 13:16
Lesson 30

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios...

Just like the 7th chord scales gone over previously, Jeff will now be walking you through...

Length: 9:44
Lesson 31

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios...

Jeff moves on to pattern 2 of the diatonic 7th chord arpeggios.

Length: 8:23
Lesson 32

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios...

Jeff moves on to pattern 3 of the 7th chord diatonic arpeggios.

Length: 11:36
Lesson 33

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios...

Jeff moves on to pattern 4 of the diatonic 7th chord arpeggios.

Length: 9:05
Lesson 34

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios...

Jeff moves on to the 5th and final pattern of the diatonic 7th chord arpeggios.

Length: 11:07
Lesson 35

Arpeggio Organization

As he did with harmonic content, Jeff goes over organization techniques for the diatonic...

Length: 7:26
Lesson 36

Overall Application

Jeff wraps up his Inside and Out series by providing guidance and insight into how to...

Length: 21:00
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Learn more About Jeffery Marshall

Jeffery has been a staple of the L.A. music scene for more than 20 years. Jeffery left his humble upbringings in Northern Michigan to attend Hollywood's own Musicians Institute in 1989. Upon graduating, he quickly immersed himself in the local music scene playing in a variety of bands, one of which included the band Hardware featuring Tod Howarth of Frehley's Comet, Ted Nugent, and Cheap Trick fame. In 1994 Jeff relocated to Dallas, Texas where he teamed up with alt rockers The Judas Engine and recorded guitars on their self-titled debut Rainmaker Records release. In the late 90's Jeffery relocated to Southern Ohio playing in various local acts where he further honed his craft as a reputable Blues/Rock guitarist. In the early 2000's Jeffery returned to the Los Angeles area and toured with a variety of national acts, which included Lisa Hayes and the Violets, and Pop/Country artist Ashley Jay. About this time is when he met Paul Vallis, the founder of UK's very own Bleeding Harp. Jeffery co-authored and produced Bleeding Harp's debut CD "Gotta Have", released in 2004. Bleeding Harp quickly rose through the ranks of the L.A. Blues scene, regularly playing venues such as Harvelle's, The Blue Cafe, The Coach House and the Catalina Island Blues Festival. Jeffery has been a staple of the L.A. music scene for more than 20 years. Jeffery left his humble upbringings in Northern Michigan to attend Hollywood's own Musicians Institute in 1989. Upon graduating, he quickly immersed himself in the local music scene playing in a variety of bands, one of which included the band Hardware featuring Tod Howarth of Frehley's Comet, Ted Nugent, and Cheap Trick fame. In 1994 Jeff relocated to Dallas, Texas where he teamed up with alt rockers The Judas Engine and recorded guitars on their self-titled debut Rainmaker Records release. In the late 90's Jeffery relocated to Southern Ohio playing in various local acts where he further honed his craft as a reputable Blues/Rock guitarist. In the early 2000's Jeffery returned to the Los Angeles area and toured with a variety of national acts, which included Lisa Hayes and the Violets, and Pop/Country artist Ashley Jay. About this time is when he met Paul Vallis, the founder of UK's very own Bleeding Harp. Jeffery co-authored and produced Bleeding Harp's debut CD "Gotta Have", released in 2004. Bleeding Harp quickly rose through the ranks of the L.A. Blues scene, regularly playing venues such as Harvelle's, The Blue Cafe, The Coach House and the Catalina Island Blues Festival. In and about 2004 is when Jeffery met Country artist Rick Monroe. The two quickly hit it off as writing partners and Monroe's "Against the Grain" is a result of this pairing. Jeffery moved to Nashville and toured with Rick for a number of years, both in the U.S. and abroad. Rick's video of his Allman Brother's remake "Midnight Rider", which featured Jeffery on guitar and background vocals, was on regular rotation on country music's CMT. The group opened for a number of well-established acts including Dwight Yokum, Montgomery Gentry, and Kenny Wayne Shephard, to name a few.

In 2006 Jeffery returned to L.A. and began teaching at the world-renowned Musicians Institute, Guitar Institute of Technology where he currently resides as a full-time instructor. Jeffery teaches a variety of core classes including Single String Improv, Rhythm Guitar, Guitar Studio Skills, Rhythm Section Workshop, as well as private lessons. He has also written articles and created instructional YouTube videos for Guitar World Magazine. Jeff can be seen playing with guitar phenom Jeff Kollman in his solo group The Jeff Kollman Band and jazz/metal fusion band Cosmosquad at the world famous Baked Potato. He also plays lead guitar for season 4 of "The Voice" contestant Michael Austin in Michael Austin and the Law, which regularly performs at Gilley's Saloon in Las Vegas.

In 2007 Jeffery released his debut instrumental CD "Eucalyptus". This recording contains songs which highlight Jeffery's rock roots and has met with much critical acclaim. His cover of Edgar Winter's "Frankenstein" is a favorite of both musicians and fans alike.

In recent years, Jeffery has been working more on the production side of things. He currently writes and produces music for Studio 51 and Xray Dog, music libraries offering music to TV and film. His abilities to not only write, but produce, mix, and master, have made him a sought after song collaborator and musician. He also works with a variety of artists, writing and producing tracks, including award-winning artist Debbie Hennessey, Country up-and-comer Doni Flanigan, and Country/Pop artist Autumn Lee.