Guitar Lessons by Alfred Scoggins

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Bluegrass Licks
A compendium of bluegrass licks.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 98506 Hits · 4.91/5 (88 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Banks Of The Ohio
Carter-style picking, beginner to advanced.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 29256 Hits · 4.82/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2012
 
Bossa Nova And Samba Rhythm
At last! How to get that Bossa sound. It's easy (seriously).
Jazz · Intermediate · 20682 Hits · 4.78/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Understanding The Tritone Substitution
How to use and play tritones.
Jazz · Beginner · 20599 Hits · 5.00/5 (32 ratings) · Last modified: 5/3/2012
 
Beaumont Rag
If you ever learn one rag (apart from Black Mountain) let it be this one!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 17594 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 3/8/2007
 
Basic Chord Substitution
Understand the basic principles of chord substitution. No theory involved! But you'll still get a headache...
Jazz · Beginner · 16804 Hits · 4.69/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 1/25/2008
 
Jazz Lines For Beginners
How to play jazz lines for the complete beginner
Jazz · Beginner · 14427 Hits · 4.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2008
 
Wildwood Flower
NOT the usual Clarence White version!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 14374 Hits · 4.13/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2012
 
Jazzing Minor Pentatonics
This lesson demonstrates the use of minor pentatonics in jazz soloing.
Jazz · Intermediate · 10920 Hits · 4.38/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Where Are You Now?
Composing a tune on guitar.
Jazz · Intermediate · 9642 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/1/2012
 
Soloing Over A Jazz Blues
Just what it says :)
Jazz · Intermediate · 9619 Hits · 4.83/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2012
 
Playing 'Outside' - Major And Minor 3rds
Coltrane and Parker explained (simply).
Jazz · Advanced · 9372 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/23/2008
 
Playing From Chord Shapes
A simple guide to using chord shapes as a basis for improvisation.
Jazz · Intermediate · 8324 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Floating
What 'floating' is.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 8269 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 10/10/2008
 
Belgian Fluffiness
Play this tune NOW - no theory necessary (although it's included)
Jazz · Intermediate · 7610 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 9/18/2013
 
Dusty Miller
This is my version of an old fiddle tune.
Bluegrass · Advanced · 6913 Hits · 4.62/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 9/22/2008
 
Handling A Tricky Solo
An improvisational idea for playing over difficult changes
Jazz · Advanced · 6498 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/12/2010
 
'Professional' Jazz Lines
How the greats did it.
Jazz · Advanced · 5097 Hits · 4.11/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 11/7/2010
 
Soloing Over Bossa Chords
How to put together a solo over tricky bossa chords
Jazz · Advanced · 4974 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 11/29/2008
 
Improvising Over Tritones
Here's how.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4255 Hits · 3.86/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/6/2011