Guitar Lessons by Robert Ridgeway

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Jazz Piece
A basic jazz piece with a simple melody but can be tricky to solo over.
Jazz · Beginner · 13018 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/3/2006
 
Guitar Rhythms
Here are some guitar rhythms used in different styles of music. The sound quality is not that great but gives a good idea of what each sounds like.
Basics · Beginner · 16257 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2006
 
Turnarounds
Here are some turnarounds in the Key of G. They are used at an end of a progression to signal return to the beginning.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4844 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/18/2006
 
Medium Swing
A basic jazz standard in the key of c minor.
Jazz · Beginner · 1938 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/16/2006
 
Two-five-one Jazz Chord Exercises
Here are two-five-one chord voicings in the key of F based on the string sets (6432), (5432) and (4321).
Jazz · Intermediate · 5372 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 5/11/2006
 
Jazz Exercise
Some examples of walking bass lines with chords and chord planning.
Jazz · Intermediate · 8168 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/4/2006
 
Basic Rock Guitar Tech
This lesson shows some basic use of power chords and finger picking used in classic rock and metal technique.
Basics · Beginner · 19222 Hits · 4.65/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/6/2006
 
E Minor Progression
E minor progression with inverted chords- arpeggiating the chord.
Basics · Beginner · 1745 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/18/2006
 
Jazz Standard Type Piece In F Min
A basic jazz piece in the key of f minor.
Jazz · Intermediate · 2613 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/6/2006
 
Guitar Riffs
This lesson i am going to post different riffs in varies playing styles and will be adding more as time goes by so check back here now and then to see whats new. One can not emphasize how important riffs are in many styles of music.
Basics · Beginner · 22790 Hits · 3.84/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 4/12/2006
 
Warm Up Speed Exercises
These exercises are designed to help the player to know the fret board better as well as increase speed in there playing. Start off slow and work up the speed.
Basics · Intermediate · 8956 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/9/2006
 
Soloing Over A Twelve Bar Blues
There is different ways to solo over a twelve bar blues depending the effect your looking for. This lesson uses minor pentatonic, the minor blues pentatonic, major pentatonic and mixolydian pentatonic scales.
Blues · Beginner · 11913 Hits · 3.50/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 4/27/2006
 
Blues Riff In A
This is a basic blues style of riff and progression based on the song Heartbreaker.
Blues · Beginner · 9778 Hits · 3.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/15/2004
 
Classical Broon's Bane Style
Here is a classical style d minor piece that is a favorite of rock fans in the style of Broon's bane.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 3861 Hits · 3.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/25/2006
 
Jazz Chord Exercise
A jazz chord exercise were advanced jazz chord voicing's are used in a basic twelve bar blues to spice it up.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5157 Hits · 2.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/9/2006
 
G Blues Swing
Here is a jazz blues in the key of G with a swing type feel.
Jazz · Beginner · 2127 Hits · 1.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/26/2006
 
Guitar Duet
Here is a basic two part duet in C Major.
Basics · Beginner · 1771 Hits · 1.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/25/2006
 
Finding My Way Style
Here is a classic style song in the style of Rush.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 3482 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 4/24/2006
 
Triplet Combinations
Here is some lesson exercises to give the player a feel for varies triplet note combinations.
Basics · Intermediate · 3456 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 5/11/2006
 
The Theory Of Chord Progressions
During the development of diatonic harmony, rules were established to govern the movement of chords in a progression.
Theory/Reference · Beginner · 1251 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2006