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Applying The Pentatonic Scale
A method for applying the G Major/E Minor Pentatonic Scale.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 29317 Hits · 5.00/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/10/2012
 
Giuliani - Op.50 No.23 In Am
Giuliani Op.50 No.23 is a nice one for new players. So i felt like adding it up on the lessons
Classical · Intermediate · 6283 Hits · 5.00/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/8/2012
 
WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY - Original Tune
This is a two part waltz with a little lift. Viennese type of waltz. Two secquences. Accompaniment is in the underlying part. Composer has no canned 3/4 time accompaniment. This tune copyrighted in 1996
Jazz · Intermediate · 26209 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 8/28/2004
 
WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT - Vamp
This tune is from another time. This vamp works just as well now as it did then. Blues and this Vamp are 12 measures in length. Lots of tunes followed this pattern. This progression is useful in creating music. Fun to jam on. Only 6 chords needed.
Jazz · Intermediate · 13483 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 6/27/2004
 
Irish Jig: Jackson's Morning Brush
An arrangement of a traditional Irish jig for guitar in dropped-D tuning.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 8157 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/13/2002
 
HARMONIZED SCALE- PART ONE - IN TEMPO
This is a continuation of lesson #7611, HARMONIZED SCALE FORMS - PART ONE. This lesson plays the scale forms in tempo in preparation for arpeggios using the same material.
Jazz · Intermediate · 21111 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 8/29/2004
 
Charlie
A slow Latin style rhythm piece, dedicated to Charlie Gacsi - Get Well Soon.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10510 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/5/2007
 
Intermission, Meet Us At The Bar (c) DH
Time for a break and mingle with the crowd...... Ok Boys.... Hit it....
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 6046 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/2/2004
 
PolyRemnant
An excerpt (or remnant) from an exercise for practicing 3-finger picking and thumb independance.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5900 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 1/22/2001
 
Low-Rent Jazz For Rockers Pt. 3
Diminished Capacities - tap into this super-useful scale
Jazz · Intermediate · 3148 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2009
 
Comp-ilation
A collection of sequences from some of my previous lessons, all of which are based on comping patterns.
Jazz · Intermediate · 14329 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/23/2001
 
The Wild Morris
A traditional folk tune
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5978 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2001
 
Just Good Friends
Two independent tunes which really don't belong together, but which seem to enjoy each others' company.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3750 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/14/2002
 
Applying The Extended Pentatonic
Learn to solo in every key, and "outside the box."
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 11133 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/9/2005
 
OutBurst
A tune/exercise based around an (open-string) A Major arpeggio. Added a new fingerstyle 'sweep' picking section.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7794 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/31/2004
 
Belgian Fluffiness
Play this tune NOW - no theory necessary (although it's included)
Jazz · Intermediate · 7345 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 9/18/2013
 
Peddling Pedals
Examples of solo guitar type pedal point for intros/outros...
Jazz · Intermediate · 5818 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/4/2001
 
One For Sandra
Here's a simple (twelve-bar) sequence using the odd bass hammer-on, to Sanda Goodfellow.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4518 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/23/2000
 
Father To Son
Part of a piece intended to be played as a Duet with my son, Jonathan.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3888 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/19/2005
 
Spell Bound
A short sequence for experimentation.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3479 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/2/2004
 
Slow PolyRhythmic Hammer Combo
This lesson presents a succulent combination of simple 2/3 polyrhythmic picking with a sprinkling of hammer-ons to taste.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3079 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/11/2000
 
The Jazzy Christmas Tree
My jazzy take on the homework...
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 2715 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 12/4/2001
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1392 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Wide Interval Pentatonics
An introduction to the pentatonic sequence in a new light. Using wide interval stretches and triplets to make strictly Pentatonic soloing more interesting.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 10436 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/26/2002
 
Theory 06: Improvising Over Modes
Going deeper into improvising over modes thing. It's the sequence of my previous theory lesson.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 9484 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 1/8/2005
 
A Few Open Pentatonic Scales
Play C/Am, G/Em, and F/Dm open forms of the Pentatonic Scale.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7283 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/24/2005
 
Shifting Shapes III
The CAGED system.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 6086 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/1/2005
 
Swift, Major And Glad
A little tune to cheer you up after playing Slow, Minor And Sad.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5473 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2001
 
Band - Malaguena For Clarinet Bb #1
This is the Concert band cersion of the song Malaguena for Bb clarinet #1
Other · Intermediate · 4705 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/10/2003
 
Jesu, The Picking Exercise
Taking Bach's classic Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and turning it into a picking exercise. Great little exercise to through in your warm-up.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 4621 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2004
 
Snotty Lizardsquirt
A little lick based on a coloured Hendrix chord. I have also now added a second part.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4311 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/22/2001
 
Soloing Over A Ballad
Putting together a solo over ballad changes.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3960 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/18/2010
 
The Lady Sandra
This was initially inspired by The Lord's Seat by Gordon Giltrap.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3280 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/14/2001
 
Jazzin' It Up Like A White Boy Should
A fairly melodic piece based around some cliche jazz progressions. It's about halfway done.
Jazz · Intermediate · 2837 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/26/2003
 
Cats And Chess - Minor Blues
This is an original melody composed over a minor blues progression. The progression is a "minor" extrapolation/version of writer John Mehegans reharmonization of a "major" blues form. It basically follows 12-bar blues format in C minor
Jazz · Intermediate · 2785 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/29/2004
 
The Perpetual Emotion Machine
An extended finger-picked open string arpeggio sequence.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2770 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/14/2002
 
Just A Little Talk With Jesus
The old spiritual. The full lyrics will be on the last page.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1676 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/4/2011
 
HARMONIZED SCALES - PART TWO - IN TEMPO
This is a continuation of lesson #7672. Harmonized Scale Forms - Part Two. This lesson plays the scale forms in tempo in preparation for arpeggios in using the same material.
Jazz · Intermediate · 11917 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/7/2004
 
Moveable Voicings Part 1
Learn chord voicings on all strings
Jazz · Intermediate · 9612 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/16/2003
 
Learn Polyrhythms On Your Lunch Break
How to understand and execute basic polyrhythms. First pages focus on playing them with your hands and voice, then with your guitar. 100% Guaranteed to disturb your family and friends.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7738 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/14/2006