Review of Jim Bruce’s Acoustic Blues Fingerpicking Course. If you wanna play ragtime and finger picking blues guitar then read on.
Bored with the pentatonic box? Struggling with the five positions? Try this …
April 17, 2009
Most struggling guitarists are their own worst enemy. The quickest and easiest way to improve your guitar playing is by using the methods that most prefer to ignore. What does it take to convince you?
October 27, 2008
Tagged: lead guitar
How to add some spice to your minor pentatonics by using them with related arpeggios. Find out why dropping just one note from the pentatonic scale can make your solos less predictable.
How to avoid thinking in fixed pentatonic positions. In part four we explode the minor pentatonic into smaller managable parts that make you think more about the scale and less about the five positions, essential to creating fluency across the fretboard.
Understanding intervals and triads with diagrams showing how they relate to the pentatonic shapes.
Part two of this series explores triads and how to apply them over the fretboard, making it easy to find chord tones, essential for making your solos sound musical.
There’s a lot more to playing pentatonic scales on the guitar than just sticking to the box pattern and five positions. This free five part crash course breaks down the pentatonics and shows you how to use it over the whole neck.
The guitar tuner has it’s uses but there’s more to tuning a guitar than just checking the open strings. Learn how to tune with harmonics and understand intonation to make your guitar evenly tuned across the neck.
September 7, 2008
Do you really need to learn music theory to become a great guitarist? Time to shed some light on an old debate.
September 7, 2008