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D Major Arpeggio
Arpeggios are a great tool to use when soloing - here's one to get you started.
Basics · Beginner · 3683 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 11/20/2005
 
Pinched Harmonics
Pinched Harmonics can open up a whole new range of sounds on your guitar - includes mp3 demos and technique.
Basics · Intermediate · 5357 Hits · 3.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 11/2/2005
 
D Minor Arpeggio
Here's the second common Arpeggio in this little series.
Basics · Beginner · 5007 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/2/2005
 
The Minor Pentatonic - Blues
Here's a great place to start soloing - the easy to play, learn and use Minor Pentatonic scale. Includes MP3 Backing Track and Scale Diagrams.
Blues · Beginner · 7221 Hits · 2.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 6/1/2005
 
C Add 9/11 Chord - Tricky But Nice
This C Add 9/11 is positively dripping...
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 4731 Hits · 4.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2005
 
Blues Guitar Scale
The Blues Guitar Scale adds color to the standard "Minor Pentatonic Scale"...
Blues · Beginner · 12960 Hits · 4.25/5 (20 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2005
 
A13 No5 - Sophisticated Bluesy N' Jazzy
This is a great chord to end a Blues on ...
Basics · Advanced · 8494 Hits · 2.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2005
 
Chords - A Suspended 4th
Recognize this? Don't keep yourself hanging any longer! ;)...
Basics · Intermediate · 3717 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2005
 
The Augmented One
A moveable and special case...
Basics · Intermediate · 3126 Hits · 2.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/7/2005
 
Jazzy - Blues E9 Chord
You'll hear the following jazzy/bluesy chord used often in the likes of "Come Away with Me" from Norah Jones or Sting. It's a jazzy sophisticated sound. In the charts as we speak, Maroon 5 like it too.
Basics · Intermediate · 7083 Hits · 2.71/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 3/7/2005
 
Fast Intro To The Major Pentatonic
Here's a quick look at this useful and versatile scale. Easy to play but can sound wonderful - as used by Eric Johnson (with Johnson-isms ;), and Liam Gallagher from Oasis... Beginner to Intermediate, includes original demo.
Basics · Intermediate · 18100 Hits · 4.32/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 2/28/2005
 
A Basic Guide To Reading + Using Tab
A quick look at using this simple tablature tool - guitar tab is quick to learn and a handy man to know.
Basics · Beginner · 30761 Hits · 4.01/5 (102 ratings) · Last modified: 2/15/2005
 
A Quick Modal Intro
Modal Understanding can make a huge difference to your solo-ing AND composition skills! Includes original Dorian solo demo...
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 26837 Hits · 3.65/5 (40 ratings) · Last modified: 1/20/2005
 
Cool N' Simple Progression - 2 Chords
Here's 2 very simple chords that are very easy to play and sound cool. The chords used are C Major 7 and F Major 7. No barring or left hand stretching necessary/both use 1st position open strings to great effect.
Basics · Beginner · 12857 Hits · 3.44/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 1/13/2005