Guitar Lessons by Josh Graves

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Chord Shape Improvisation, Part 1
Improvisational ideas utilizing minor chord shapes, minor pentatonics, and the minor scale. Serves as a good primer, as does my CAGED lesson, for the more advanced impovisation techniques discussed in Chord Shape Imporvisation, part 2.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 61006 Hits · 4.84/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 8/3/2001
 
Chord Shape Improvisation, Part 2
Using chord shapes for melodic imrovisation.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 11463 Hits · 4.80/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 12/8/2001
 
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Great arangement of the classic tune Swing Low Sweet Chariot for solo fingerstyle guitar. Not for the weak of heart. This piace has walking bass, melody, and some chordal movement thrown in too.
Blues · Advanced · 43936 Hits · 4.74/5 (50 ratings) · Last modified: 3/31/2000
 
Gravedigger Blues
Josh Graves' Gravedigger Blues for fingerstyle acoustic guitar. Watch Out!
Blues · Intermediate · 112811 Hits · 4.63/5 (178 ratings) · Last modified: 3/27/2001
 
Dead Thumb
Blues technique establised by the old Delta-Blues players in which the thumb plays quarter notes on the open E string while the fingers play syncopated licks.
Blues · Intermediate · 79536 Hits · 4.63/5 (75 ratings) · Last modified: 3/27/2001
 
The CAGED System
My own take on The CAGED system and its application for total fretboard domination.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 316514 Hits · 4.56/5 (178 ratings) · Last modified: 8/3/2001
 
Deep River Blues
Killer bluesy rag for fingerstyle guitar arranged by Doc Watson. This is a toughy and it will really improve your fingerstyle abilities if you master it.
Blues · Advanced · 93444 Hits · 4.43/5 (111 ratings) · Last modified: 5/30/2001
 
Walking Blues
Walking bass with E blues ideas, very syncopated and interesting.
Blues · Intermediate · 48915 Hits · 4.38/5 (40 ratings) · Last modified: 4/2/2001
 
Feel the Strings
Great warm-up exercises for the left hand compiled with right hand fingerstyle technique to improve accuracy, speed, consistency, dynamics and tone-color.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 70714 Hits · 4.14/5 (58 ratings) · Last modified: 3/31/2000
 
Feel The Strings Part II
More warm up exercises for fingerstyle guitarists. These are geared towards players who wish expand their fretting hand abilities while strengthening right hand technique.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7424 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/4/2000