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Beginning Funk Rhythms
Develope good right/left hand coordination to funk up your playing.
Funk/R&B · Beginner · 260389 Hits · 3.57/5 (281 ratings) · Last modified: 4/26/2000
 
2-Note Blues
By orders of the Blue master himself, Jim B, here's some mo Blues!
Blues · Intermediate · 182778 Hits · 3.64/5 (169 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
How to Practice
Everything done should be done everywhere on the fretboard...............
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 161593 Hits · 3.80/5 (139 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Substitution Rules
Learning some of the rules of chord substitution can save one a lot of time and headaches. Maybe it can get you chicks as well.
Jazz · Advanced · 62981 Hits · 4.65/5 (26 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Bebop Scales
Flowing solos with the assistance of one note!
Jazz · Intermediate · 48908 Hits · 4.14/5 (35 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2000
 
Blues Scales and its Modes
Here's a way to get out of the blues "box" syndrome.......
Blues · Beginner · 46039 Hits · 4.38/5 (45 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Building Speed
Speed Burnnnnnnssssss. Take a walk on the wild side and hopefully your hands can keep up.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 43623 Hits · 3.79/5 (29 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
Quartal Harmony
Started in the 60's, this approach to chords helped to redefine popular music and its sound
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 34464 Hits · 4.14/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 3/13/2000
 
Warming Up
A lesson that should be viewed and practiced by all.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 34258 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Cadences
A cool lesson for those who wish to dive into the world of song-writing....
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 30506 Hits · 4.44/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Blues Form
A guide to different forms of that great American music form......The Blues!
Jazz · Intermediate · 29174 Hits · 4.75/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Practicing Scales
Here's a few methods that will aid you in mastering all scales.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 28883 Hits · 4.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Workin' on your Rhythms
Pretty cool way to work and familiarized yourself on your rhythms.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 28202 Hits · 4.15/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Walking with Chords
Learning to walk can set you off on adventures only imagined.
Jazz · Advanced · 27718 Hits · 4.15/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
Jazz Melodic Formulas
The tip of the iceberg at what makes a jazz improvised solo "sing".
Jazz · Advanced · 25390 Hits · 3.64/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 3/30/2000
 
Connecting the Scales
Let's get from point a to point b by connecting scales.
Jazz · Intermediate · 23320 Hits · 4.21/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
Learning thy Turnarounds
Used in all forms of western music, (jazz, blues, pop), the "turnaround" is what gets us from point A to point B.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 22627 Hits · 4.88/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
Minor Scale Choices For The Improviser
Part three of the installment of scales over chords.
Jazz · Intermediate · 20912 Hits · 4.14/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2000
 
Harmonic Minor: almost forgotten scale
In Improvisation, the Harmonic minor is oftened overlooked and misjudeged. To add spice and tension to your playing give this unique scale a look at.
Jazz · Intermediate · 20804 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Legato and Left hand playing
If you're left hand is sagging, lazy and out of shape. Then prepare- YOU MAGGOT!!!
Basics · Beginner · 20274 Hits · 4.50/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Minor Conversion
How to make your solos more sinister, more dark, more "dath vader"! Take a look at this one stylish aspect of Pat Martino's playing.
Jazz · Advanced · 20124 Hits · 4.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Inside-Outside
Ears, Fingers, and Toes..... Start your engines. A little insight on the Relm of improvisation, not only for jazzers.
Jazz · Advanced · 19648 Hits · 4.77/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 3/13/2000
 
Modal Arpeggiated Patterns
Expand your modal harmonic knowledge with the use of just two arpeggios.
Jazz · Advanced · 17352 Hits · 3.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/31/2000
 
Triplets-Triplets-Triplets
Learning to perfect you picking hand? Try a few triplets.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 15973 Hits · 3.92/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 4/2/2000
 
Right Hand Etude
For any stylist, build your right hand accuracy with this little ditty.......
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 15044 Hits · 3.75/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000
 
Soloing Through Changes
Learn the building blocks on soloing through chord changes.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 14622 Hits · 2.88/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 9/10/2000
 
Visualizing the Fretboard
With shapes and forms, make the fretboard come to you.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 13997 Hits · 4.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/17/2000
 
Chords Utilizing the top four strings
Learn the chords necessary to build a vocabulary for comping and chord melody playing.
Jazz · Intermediate · 13744 Hits · 4.58/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 3/19/2000
 
Harmonized 6-4-3-2 String groups
Learn to harmonized major scales using 7th chords and applying it to eventually all string groups.
Jazz · Intermediate · 13721 Hits · 4.71/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/31/2000
 
Carcassi Classical Arpeggio Study
Here's a little ditty for fingerstylers or classical buffs.........
Classical · Beginner · 13470 Hits · 3.60/5 (20 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2000
 
Open Voiced Chords
Learning the style of jazz greats Freddie Green, and Bucky Pizzarelli.
Jazz · Advanced · 13275 Hits · 3.40/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/27/2000
 
Building Triadic Arpeggios
Learn how to apply the basic triad into your playing.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 12921 Hits · 4.33/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2000
 
Triads
The building blocks of harmony..........
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 12406 Hits · 3.83/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/21/2000
 
Double Stops
Double your pleasure with some double stop exercises.
Basics · Beginner · 12335 Hits · 4.00/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 3/23/2000
 
Dominant Scale Choices
The first of a three part little ditty. I'll cover dominant, major, and minor chords and popular scale choices to use for improvisation
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 11121 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/23/2000
 
Major type scales for the soloing jazzer
Part deux. Major Chords and scales to further ones edification.
Jazz · Intermediate · 10703 Hits · 4.18/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/2/2000
 
Cross Picking Chords
For all styles, learn to harmonize scales with chords and a great crosspicking exercies.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 9185 Hits · 4.00/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
String Dancing
Another way to wake up those hands and get them in sync!
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7253 Hits · 3.40/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/31/2000
 
Exotic Scale Choices
Just added part. Ever wanted to know what some exotic scales sound like over certain chords..........
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 7156 Hits · 3.21/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2000
 
Harmonized Harmonic Minor Scale
In addition to my lesson on the Harmonic Minor Scale, here's the chords with some more theory.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 6517 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/10/2000