Muzicean Guitar Lessons

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introduction to guitar


Introduction to Playing Guitar and Anatomy
Holding and Balancing a Guitar
Names of the Strings and Remembering

buying a guitar


Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Classical Guitar
Conclusion

right hand left hand and understanding basic timing


Right Hand Basics and Nothing Else Matters Intro
Left Hand Basics
Combining Both Hands
Basic Note Subdivision and Rhythm Value
Ode to Joy

basic guitar song melodies


Come As You Are
Redemption Song
Smoke on the Water

beginners guitar chords


Introduction to Beginners Chords
Beginners G and C Chords
D7 Chord and Switching between Chords
Knocking on Heavens Door (Beginners Version)

basic major open chords


Introduction and G Open Chord
C Major Open Chord
D Major Open Chord
Switching between G, C, and D Chords
Knocking on Heavens Door (with Open Chords)
Sweet Home Alabama

basic minor open chord


E Minor Open Chord
Brown Eyed Girl Chords and Rhythm
Brown Eyed Girl-Song with Backing Track

alternate g and cadd9 chords


Alternate G and Cadd9 Chords
Song-Good Riddance

major scale and alternate picking


Intro to Major Scales and G Major Position
Alternate Picking
Song Lesson – Joker

more guitar chords and practice ideas


Introduction
Major Chords-E and A Chords
Major ChordsChord Switching and Introduction to a New Rhythm
More Minor Open Chords – Am and Dm and Switching between Chords

f chord and practice ideas


F Chord
Chord Overview and Efficient Practice Tips
Practicing with Metronome
Angie (Chords, Rhythm, and Practice Tips)

power chords


Power Chord Basics
Naming Power Chords and Brain Stew Riff
Palm Muting
Song Lesson – Paranoid Riff

playing rhythm on guitar


Intro to Playing Rhythm
Rhythm Pyramid
Quarter & Eighth Note Rhythms
Accents in Rhythm
Adding Palm Muting
Alternate Strumming with Substraction
Straight vs Shuffle Rhythm
Barre Chords and Left Hand Muting

pentatonic scales


Introduction and Am Pentatonic Scale
Moving Positions
Song Lesson – Crossroads

blues (12 bar blues and basics)


Introduction and Basics of 12 Bar Blues
Variations to 12 Bar Blues
Basic Blues Rhythm
Changing Key (Key of E)

seventh chords and application


Seventh Chords
Blues in A with Seventh Chords
Blues in E with Seventh Chords
Conclusion

basic guitar theory part 1


Introduction to Basic Guitar Theory
Natural Notes
Accidental Notes (Sharps and Flats)

basic guitar theory part 2


Construction of Major Scales
Relative Minor Scale
Pentatonic Scale Construction
Chord Construction

barre chords


Introduction and Basics of Barre Chord
Barre Chord Shape 1
Barre Chord Shape 2
Barre Chord Shape 3
Barre Chord Shape 4
Practice Tips and Conclusion

introduction and basics


Introduction to Playing Guitar
Anatomy of the Guitar and String Names
Holding the Guitar and Pick
Left Hand Posture and Tuning the Guitar

notes on 1st string


Notes on First String
Notation – Whole, Half, and Quarter Notes
Note Mix and Dotted Rests
Eighth Note

chord diagram and g and d chords


Understanding Chord Diagram
G Major Chord
D Chord and Moving between G and D Chord

notes on 2nd string and c and am chords


Notes on 2nd String
C and Am Chords
Practice Examples

notes on 3rd string


Notes on 3rd String
Sidewalk of New York
Syncopation
Ode to Joy

basic rhythm and more chords


Basic Rhythm
Em and D7 Chords
Playing Progression Part 1
Dm, G7, and A7 Chords
Playing Progression Part 2

notes on 4th string and more reading concept


Notes on 4th String
Pick Up Notes and Song Amazing Grace
Repeat Marks, Ending, and Song 500 Miles

more melodies on 4th string


Melodies on Four Strings
Four Part Melody
Four Part Melody Continued

simple beginners song


The First Cut is the Deepest
Brown Eyed Girl

more open chords and songs


Chords E, A, E7, and B7
Chord Exercises
I Should Have Known Better
More Complex Rhythm and Island in the Sun
Song-Closing Time

notes on the fifth string


Notes on the Fifth String
Song-Volga Boat and Greensleeves

notes on sixth string


Notes on Sixth String
Bass Note Melody
Winters Night-Part 1
Winters Night-Part 2

technique study and combing single notes and chords


Technique Study-Chromatic Scales
Chords with Alternate Bass Patterns

adding a note and f chord


Adding A Note
A Note Melody
F Chord and Exercise
Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring

music theory major scales and accidentals


Major Scale
Accidental Notes

dotted quarter notes and song lesson


Dotted Quarter Notes
House of the Rising Sun

key signature and reading music


Key Signature
Reading in the Key of G and F
Song: Danny Boy
Song-Take Me Out to the Ball Game

movable chords and concept of 16th notes


Movable Chords
Song-Dock of the Bay
16th Notes
Song-Hotel California

sixteenth note values and 8th note triplets


Sixteenth Note Feel
8th Note Triplet
Swing 8th Note

movable 7th chords and reggae rhythm


Movable 7th Chords
Reggae Rhythm
I Shot the Sheriff

understanding tablature


Understanding Tablature
Power Chords Part 1
Song-Sunshine of Your Love
Power Chord Variation

chord construction


Major Triads
Minor Triad
Dominant Chords

major scale harmony and application


Major Scale Harmony
Applying Major Scale Harmony
I-IV-V Progression Using Power Chords
I-VI-II-V Progression
Develop an Ear and Song Writing

basics of soloing and improvisation


Am Pentatonic Position 1
Am Pentatonic Position 2
Hammer On and Pull Off

basic guitar technique and soloing


Hammer On and Pull Off
Bending Strings
Basic Soloing
Alternate Picking

movable major scale


Movable Ab Major Scale
Movable F Sharp Major Scale

introduction to the series


Introduction to the Series
Tuning the Guitar

week 1


Anatomy of the Guitar
Holding a Pick
Fretting a Note
Counting Frets
Counting Strings
Song: Smoke on the Water

week 2


Holding the Guitar
Position Markers
Counting Whole Notes
Song Example

week 3


1-2 Finger Exercise-Part 1
Down Up Picking
Note Exercises
E Minor Chord
Song-Eye of the Tiger

week 4


1 and 2 Finger Exercise-Part 2
Picking Exercises
Half Note Exercises
Horse With No Name

week 5


1-3 Finger Exercise
Picking-Down Up Down
Quarter Notes
A Major Chord
Song-7 Nation Army

week 6


Review
Quiz

week 7


1 2 3 Finger Exercise
Picking-Down Up Down Up
Adding B String
Em to A Chord with Half Note Strum
Song-Blitzkrieg Bop

week 8


Pivot Exercises
Picking Exercises-Two Strings
Note Exercise-Half Notes
Em to A-Quarter Note Strum
Picking Blues in A
Song-Rock You Like A Hurricane

week 9


Adding the 4th Finger
Blues in D
Note Exercise-Quarter Notes
Em to A in Eighth Note Strum

week 10


Pivot Exercise-Part 2
Picking 5th and 6th Strings and Playing Blues
Em to A Chord and New Strumming
Song-Sin City

week 11


Exercise-Descending Movement
Notes on B and E String
Em to A Strum-Pattern 2
Blues Progression using A-E-D Chords
Song-Smells Like Teen Spirit

week 12 review


Review Lessons 7 through 11
Ear Training Quiz

week 13


Exercise-Finger 1-2-4
Notes on G String
Rocker Finger Blues in A
D Chord and Changes
Song-Breed

week 14


Exercise 1-3-4
Three String Scale
Rocker Finger Blues in D
Notes on E String
Song-Sunshine of Your Love

week 15


Exercise 4-2-1
3 String Scale and Use of Metronome
Rocker Finger Blues in E
Power Chords
Power Chord Exercises

week 16


Exercise 4-3-1
Three String Scale Pattern
Rocker Finger Blues A-D-E
G Major Chord

week 17


Notes on E String
3 String Scale Exercises
Cadd9 and Shifting between Cadd9 and G
Song-You Shook Me All Night Long

week 18


Review

week 19


Exercise-Pentatonic Scale
Fourth String
A Minor and C Major
Power Chord Progression
Song Example-TNT

week 20


Moving Pentatonics
D String Exercise
E Major Chord and Switching Exercises
Power Chord Intervals
Song Riff-Layla

week 21


Power Chords and Pentatonic Run
D Minor Chord and Switching Exercises
Power Chord Progressions

week 22


Power Chords and Pentatonic Descending Run
5th String Notes
F Chord and Switching between Chords
Power Chord Progression-Part 2
Song Riff-Beat It

week 23


Power Chords with Ascending and Descending Runs
5th String Exercise
Chord Review
Song Example-Paranoid

week 24


Review

new to guitar


Introduction to Playing Guitar and Anatomy
Acoustic Guitar
Holding and Balancing a Guitar
Names of the Strings and Remembering
Right Hand Basics and Nothing Else Matters Intro
Left Hand Basics
Combining Both Hands

beginners guitar chords


Introduction to Beginners Chords
Beginners G and C Chords
D7 Chord and Switching between Chords
Knocking on Heavens Door (Beginners Version)

basic major open chords


Introduction and G Open Chord
C Major Open Chord
D Major Open Chord
Switching between G, C, and D Chords
Knocking on Heavens Door (with Open Chords)
Sweet Home Alabama

basic minor open chord


E Minor Open Chord
Brown Eyed Girl Chords and Rhythm
Brown Eyed Girl-Song with Backing Track

alternate g and cadd9 chords


Alternate G and Cadd9 Chords
Song-Good Riddance

more guitar chords and practice ideas


Introduction
Major Chords-E and A Chords
Major ChordsChord Switching and Introduction to a New Rhythm
More Minor Open Chords – Am and Dm and Switching between Chords

practicing open chords


Effective Chord Switching
Practicing Chords with Metronome
Practicing Progression with Metronome
More Progressions

open 7th chords


A7, B7, D7, and E7 Chords
Blues Progression in A
Straight vs Shuffle
Progression in E

theory construction of major scale and chord


Construction of Major Scales
Relative Minor Scale
Pentatonic Scale Construction
Chord Construction

alternate bass and chords


Alternate Bass and Chord Progression
Last Dance with Mary Jane

power chords


Introduction
Notes on the Fretboard
Power Chords on 6th, 5th, and 4th Strings
Switching Chords between Strings
Riff starting on each note

arpeggios and basic concept


Basic Arpeggio Concept and Example
Songs-Everybody Hurts and Dont Fear the Reaper
More Arpeggio Ideas and Song Example-Simple Man

arpeggios part 2


All Down Pick and Examples
Alternate and Cross Picking

four string movable chords


F and Fm Chords
Moving F and Fm Chords
Bb and Bbm Chords
Song Example-Hotel California

barre chords


Introduction and Basics of Barre Chord
Barre Chord Shape 1
Barre Chord Shape 2
Barre Chord Shape 3
Barre Chord Shape 4
Practice Tips and Conclusion

basics of capo and use


Introduction and Basics of Capo
Key of C and Number System
Key of G and Number System
Conclusion

slash chords


Understanding Slash Chords
Progressions using Slash Chords

chord extensions


Major and Minor Chord Voicings
Dominant Chord Voicings
Chord Practice Tips
Chord Progressions

diminished and augmented chords


Theory
Diminished Chords
Augmented Chords

seventh chords


Seventh Chord Theory and Major Seventh Chords
Dominant Seventh Chords
Dominant Seventh Chord Application
Minor Seventh Chords

playing rhythm on guitar


Intro to Playing Rhythm
Rhythm Pyramid
Quarter & Eighth Note Rhythms
Accents in Rhythm
Adding Palm Muting
Alternate Strumming with Subtraction
Straight vs Shuffle Rhythm
Barre Chords and Left Hand Muting

chords and bass series 2


Introduction
Root Note Bass and Chord
Alternating Root and Fifth
Alternating Root and Third
Bass Notes Using Scale Tones
Arpeggios with Chord Bass Notes
Song Lesson: Wish you were here

rhythm time signature series 3


Introduction
Rhythm Based on 4-4 and 3-4 Feel
Rhythms with 6-8 and 12-8 Feel
Rhythms with 5-4 and 7-4 Feel
Conclusion

sixteenth note rhythm


Introduction
Sixteenth Note Rhythm and Accents
Subtraction – Part 1
Subtraction – Part 2
Left Hand Muting

sixteenth note rhythm part 5


Adding Bass Notes
Left Hand Embellishments
Left Hand Embellishments – Paradise City
Funk Rhythm
Conclusion

blues rhythm


Intro to Blues Rhythm
Slow Blues
Blues Shuffle
Chuck Berry Rhythm
Stomp
Triplet Shuffle
Swing
Straight
Funk

funk rhythm


Introduction to Funk Rhythm
Understanding 16th Note Based Rhythm
Sixteenth Note Based Rhythm with Chords
Rhythm with Single Note Lines
Using Wah Wah Pedal

funk rhythm part 2


B Minor Pattern
E9 Pattern
E7sharp9 Pattern (Jimi Hendrix Chord)
Chameleon
Brick House

funk rhythm part 3


Higher Ground
Aeroplane
Funky Town
Michael Jackson Groove

reggae rhythm


Introduction
Fundamentals of Reggae
Rhythm Variations
Single Note Rhythm
Conclusion

artist jack johnson


Introduction, History, and Influence
Rhythm with Chokes
Rhythm with Palm Mutes
Rhythm with Slaps
Rhythm with Slides
Rhythm with Hammer Ons
Reggae Influence

intro to guitar warm up exercises


Intro to Warm-Up Exercises
Left Hand Exercises
Right Hand Exercises
Exercises and Patterns
Conclusion

guitar exercises and use of metronome


Advanced Patterns
Using Metronome

warm up exercises and patterns


Warm-Up 1
Warm-Up-2

major scales


Introduction to Major Scales
Major Scale-Position 1
Major Scale Position 2
Major Scale Position 3
Major Scale Position 4
Major Scale Position 5
Combining Scales and Conclusion

minor scales


Introduction to Minor Scales
Natural A minor Scale
Natural D minor Scale
Discussion and Conclusion

dorian minor scale


Dorian A minor Scale
Dorian D minor Scale
Discussion and Conclusion

harmonic minor scale


Harmonic A Minor Scale
Harmonic D Minor Scale
Discussion and Conclusion
Playing Minor Progression

pentatonic scale series 1


Introduction to Pentatonic Scales
Pattern 1 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 1
Blues Progression
Chicago Blues
Power Chord Progression

pentatonic scale series 2


Pattern 2 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 2
Pattern 5 Notes and Position
Licks in Pattern 5
Connecting Patterns 1, 2, and 5

pentatonic scale series 3


Pattern 3 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 3
Pattern 4 Notes and Shapes
Licks in Pattern 4
Combining Patterns 2, 3, 4, and 5

pentatonic scales series 4


Two String Scale Sequence
Three String Scale Sequence
Horizontal Scale Sequence
Changing Key
Major Pentatonics

pentatonic scale series 5


Blues Scale Notes and Shape
Discussion and Improvisation
Three Notes per String

pentatonic licks beginners


Introduction
Licks 1 through 5
Licks 6 through 10
Licks 11 through 15
Licks 16 through 20
Licks 21 through 25
Combining all the Licks

pentatonic licks and improve ideas intermediate


Introduction
Licks in Position 1
Improvisation on Position 1
Licks in Position 2
Licks in Position 3
Licks in Position 4
Licks in Position 5

pentatonic licks and improve ideas advanced


Introduction
5 Shapes and Positions
Grouping of Seven Notes
Grouping of 8 Notes
Grouping of 9 Notes
Putting it all Together

pentatonic licks and improve ideas on two strings advanced


Two String Patterns (Patterns 1 and 2)
Two String Patterns (Patterns 3 and 4)
Advanced Licks
Improvisation

blues scale


Introduction
Positions 1 and 2
Positions 3 and 4
Position 5

blues licks


Blues Licks in Position 1 and 2
Blues Licks in Position 3 and 4
Blues Licks in Position 5
Combining All Positions

modes series 1


Introduction to Modes
Ionian Mode
Dorian Mode
Phrygian Mode
Lydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode
Aeolian Mode
Locrian Mode
Practice Tips and Exercise

modes series 2


Introduction to Modes (Series-2)
Modes in a Key
Single String Study
Two String Study
Three Strings Study

modes series 3


2 Notes per String
4 Notes per String
1 Note per String

improvisation using dorian mode


Introduction to Modes
Dorian Mode
Dorian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Dorian Mode – Backing Track Demo and Discussion
Playing in Upper Registry
Improvisation Using Triad Pair

improvisation using mixolydian mode


Introduction to Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Playing in Upper Registry

improvisation using phrygian mode


Introduction to Phrygian Mode
Understanding and Scale
Application – Demo 1
Application – Demo 2 Rock Style

improvisation using lydian and locrian mode


Introduction
Understanding Lydian Mode
Improvisation and Playing Demo
Understanding Locrian Mode
Conclusion

vibrato


Introduction to Vibrato
Vibrato in Vertical Plane
Vibrato Using Pentatonic Scale (Vertical)
Horizontal Plane
Multiple Note Vibrato
Shallow vs Wide
Using Whammy Bar
Bending with Vibrato
Summary and Tips
Improvisation in Gm Progression

bending


Introduction and Basic Technique
Training All Fingers
Bending in Pentatonics
Degrees of Bends
Bend n Release and Prebend
Double Stop and Unison Bends
Double Bends
Tips and Conclusion

speed mechanics part 1 intro and basic


Intro
Right Hand
Left Hand
Combining Both Hands- 3 and 4 Fingers
Combining Both Hands- 2 Finger Exercises

speed mechanics part 2


Two Notes per String-Two String Basics
Two Notes per String-Inside and Outside Picking
Three Notes per String-Two String Basics
Three Notes per String-Six String Ideas

speed mechanics part 3


Cyclic vs Burst Approach
Clean Tone vs Distortion-Attacking the Strings
Clean Tone vs Distortion-String Noise and Palm Muting

speed mechanics part 4


Sequencing-Three Note Sequence
Sequencing-Four Note Sequence
Sequencing-Nine Note Sequence
String Skipping-Six Note Pattern
String Skipping-Ten Note Pattern
Accenting

economy picking bobby koelble


Intro, Basics, & Concept of Rest Stroke
Four Note Idea
Six Note Patterns
Three Notes per String Scale Patterns
Changing Directions-Odd vs Even
Discussion and Conclusion

legato intermediate


Introduction to Legato and Basics
Three Notes per String and Left Hand Basics
Clean vs Distortion
Patterns and Ideas for Improvisation
Legato without Right Hand
Improvisation and Discussion

legato advanced


Introduction
Connecting Scales
Patterns
Single String Legato Ideas
Three Notes per String Legato Ideas

legato advanced (part 2)


Three Octave Scale Pattern
Four Notes per String
Four Note Patterns
Creating Licks
Jamming

harmonics part 1 introduction and natural harmonics


Introduction
Natural Harmonics
Tuning Using Natural Harmonics

harmonics part 2 application of natural harmonics


Red Barchetta
Round About
Jeremy
7th Fret and 12 Fret Example

harmonics part 3 2nd set of natural harmonics


2nd Set of Natural Harmonics
Example-Summer Song

harmonics part 4 tapped harmonics


Tapped Harmonics
Closed Chord Tapped Harmonics
Single Note Tapped Harmonics
Discussion and Conclusion

harmonics part 5 pick or pinched harmonics


Pick or Pinched Harmonics Concept
Harmonics Squeals and Variation
Discussion and Practice Tips
Example

harmonics part 6


Harp Style Harmonics
Koto Style Harmonic Technique
Harp Style Progression
Harp Style Single Notes
Discussion and Conclusion

harmonic part 7 special harmonic


Random Harmonics
Rolling Harmonics
Porcupine Harmonics

harmonic part 8 whammy bar harmonics


Whammy Bar Harmonics Part 1
Whammy Bar Harmonics Part 2

harmonics part 9 drum harmonics


Drum Harmonics
Drum Harmonics Playing Example

introduction and basics


Introduction
Harmony in Third and Fifth
Diatonic Harmony

horizontal 3rds, 5ths, and octaves


Harmonizing Horizontal 3rd
Harmonizing Diatonic Fifths
Descending C Scale
Harmonizing Octaves

vertical 3rds and 5ths


Vertical Scale 3rds
Vertical Scales 5th
Burning for you Pattern
Trooper Pattern

harmonizing below melody and contrary motion


Harmonizing below Melody
Harmonizing Layla Pattern
Harmonizing in Contrary Motion
Harmonizing in Contrary Motion Pattern

harmonizing arpeggios


Diminished Arpeggios
Diminished Arpeggios Variation
Harmonizing Arpeggios
Harmonizing Arpeggios in 5th
Harmonizing Arpeggios in Actual 3rd
Harmonizing Arpeggios-Jessica Pattern

intro and basic of tapping


Intro to Tapping
Tapping Grips and Motions
Mechanics of Tapping

single string tapping


Four Notes Pattern
Using Metronome
Practice Tips and Ideas
Position Shifting-Right & Left Hand Separately
Position Shifts-Both Hands Together

open string tapping


Licks and Exercises
Improv using Open String Tapping

two string tapping


Basic Exercises and Licks
Position Shifting on Two Strings
Improv Using Two String Tapping

tapping in pentatonics


Five Pentatonic Patterns
Tapping in Patterns
Licks

polyphonic tapping series 1


Introduction to Polyphonic Tapping
Left Hand Exercises
Right Hand Exercises
Combining Both Hands
Right Hand Scales and Left Hand Chords
Right Hand Chords and Left Hand Scales

polyphonic tapping series 2


Day at the Beach
Sound of Silence
Final Countdown

polyphonic tapping series 3


F sharp m Idea
Am Idea
Stairway to Heaven
Advanced Pattern

introduction and basics


Introduction to the Series
Pre Requisite
Sound and Tone

diatonic arpeggios in c


Diatonic Arpeggios in C
Playing on the 12th Fret
Two Octave Arpeggios
Adding the Low Notes
Changing Directions

diatonic arpeggios in a


Diatonic Arpeggios in A
Concept of Inversion
Two Octave Arpeggio

diatonic arpeggios in g


Diatonic Arpeggios in G
Two Octave Arpeggios
Inversion Part 2

sweep picking basics and three string arpeggios


Introduction to Sweep Arpeggios
Basics of Sweep Picking

three string arpeggios


Major Arpeggios
Expanding 3 String Shape
Major Chord Inversion
Minor Chord Inversions
Major and Minor Progression
Chord Progression 2

sweep picking three string diminished arpeggios


Diminished Arppeggios
Chord Progression with Diminished Ideas
Using Diminished Ideas for Improvisation

sweep picking four string arpeggios


Four String Major Arpeggios
Four String Minor Arpeggios

sweep picking five string arpeggios


Five String Minor Arpeggios
Minor Inversions and Practice Tips
Five String Major Arpeggios
Major Inversions
Chord Progression

seventh arpeggios


Seventh Arpeggios and Shapes
Combining All Inversions and Creating Licks
Expanding Ideas
Three String Licks and Ideas
Sweeping over Blues Progression
Adding Eleventh

six string arpeggios


Six String Arpeggios and Major Shapes
Variations and Building a Sequence
Six String Minor Shapes
Combing 5 String Sweeps with Roots on 5th and 6th Strings
Tritone Lick

string skipping arpeggios


Gm Lick and Improv Ideas
Diminished String Skipping Ideas
Seventh Arpeggios with String Skipping
Dm Lick
Bm Extended Lick

adding tapping to string skipping ideas


Adding Tapping to Gm7 String Skipping Lick
Tapping and String Skipping Lick in Gm
Tapping and String Skipping Lick in Bm7

all arpeggios in c major position


All Arpeggios Shapes in C Major
Importance
Application on 3 Strings

string skipping and tapping arpeggios in c positions


String Skipping in C Major Positions
String Skipping with Tapping
Combining Shapes into a Lick

more string skipping and tapping arpeggios


Tapping F sharp major Arpeggio
C Major String Skipping Arpeggios
G Major String Skipping Arpeggios
Insomnia Tapping Lick
Conclusion on Tapping Arpeggios

more string skipping arpeggios


Fsus2 Lick in C
Fmaj7 Lick
Sliding Arpeggios in Gm
F Sharp Minor Lick

extended sweeping licks


Extended Em Sweeping Lick
Extended Dm Sweeping Lick
Extended Sweeping Licks Extended Em7 Sweeping Lick
Six String Minor Shape Sweep

introduction and picking basics


Introduction to the Series
Pick Type and Movement
Pick Angle and Practice Ideas

scales and practice ideas


Introduction to Scales and Practice Ideas
Scales and Practice Ideas-All 7 Positions
Scales and Practice Ideas-Conclusion
Concept of Tremolo Picking

single string licks and ideas


Single String-Exercise 1
Single String-Exercise 2
Single String-Exercise 3
Single String-Exercise 4
Single String-Exercise 5

single string licks and ideas part 2


Combining Patterns
Application

two string licks and ideas


Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4
Exercise 5
Exercise 6
Exercise 7

two string moving sequence


Two String Moving Sequence
Moving Sequence Dorian Shape
Moving Sequence Tips

adding octave ideas


Octaves Part 1
Octaves Part 2
Octaves Part 3

combining 2 or more patterns


Combining Sequences
Combining Sequences Application

improvisation series 1 introduction and major scale


Introduction to Improvisation
Major Scale and Basics
Notes and its Importance
Playing Vertically
Rhythm and Note Subdivision
Adding Octave to Major Scale
Importance of Backing Track

improvisation series 2 introduction and major scale


Rhythmic Ideas and Motifs
Phrasing with Rhythmic Subdivision
Adding Octave to Major Scale
Importance of Backing Track

improvisation series 3 minor scales and motif ideas


Relative Minor Scale
Adding 7th and 9th During Improv
Adding Feel to Playing
Basic Motifs
Expanding Motifs
Minor Pentatonics and Improvisation

improvisation series 4 major and minor pentatonics


Major Pentatonics
Creating Ideas on Major Pentatonics
Minor Pentatonics and Improvisation

improvisation series 5 improvisation and building patterns


Discussion on Improvisation
Intro to Major Scales
Major Scale 5 Positions
Concept of CAGED System
Rhythmic Subdivisions and Improv Ideas
Relative Minor Scales and Improv Ideas
Melodic Patterns and Motifs
Target Notes in a Major Scale and Improv Ideas

improvisation series 4 using thirds triads and sevenths


Understanding and Using Third Intervals in Improvisation
Improvisation Using Triads
Adding 7th to Third Interval and Triad Ideas

improvisation series 7 improvisation with chord progressions


Using Chord Tones over 2 Chord Progression
Expanding Scale Tones
Improvising Over 1-4-5 Progression
Adding the 7th Note
Add Feel to Guitar Playing

improvisation series 8 diatonic concept and improv over minor progression


Concept of Diatonic Scale and Improvisation
Soloing over Minor Chord Progression
Adding 7th Note to the Minor Key
Moving Around the Fretboard in Minor Key

improvisation series 9 using diatonic mode


Introduction to Modes
Dorian Mode
Dorian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Dorian Mode – Backing Track Demo and Discussion
Playing in Upper Registry
Improvisation Using Triad Pair

improvisation series 8 using mixolydian mode


Introduction to Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Playing in Upper Registry

improvisation series 9 using phrygian mode


Introduction to Phrygian Mode
Understanding and Scale
Application – Demo 1
Application – Demo 2 Rock Style

improvisation series 10 using lydian and locrian modes


Introduction
Understanding Lydian Mode
Improvisation and Playing Demo
Understanding Locrian Mode
Conclusion

using higher intervals for improvisation


Introduction to Intervals
Using Fourth Interval in Improvisation
Using Fifth Interval in Improvisation
Using Sixth Interval in Improvisation
Combining Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Interval Ideas
Conclusion on Using Higher Intervals in Improvisation

improvisation series 14 harmonic minor scale and use


Introduction and Basics of Harmonic Minor Scale
Harmonic Minor Scale in Positions
Three Notes per String
Playing Over 1 Chord
Playing Over V Chord

improvisation series 15 harmonic minor thirds triads and sevenths


Using Triads and Thirds in Improvisation
Using Sevenths in Improvisation
Combining all Ideas
Conclusion

improvisation series 16 modes of harmonic minor


Intro to Modes of Harmonic Minor Scale
Spanish Phrygian Mode
Spanish Phrygian over a Progression
Dorian Sharp 4

improvisation series 17 combining all ideas part 1


Introduction
Lyrical vs Intervallic Ideas
Minor Chord Progression
Pentatonic Ideas over Minor Progression
Chord Scale ideas over Minor Progression
Combining all ideas over Minor Progression

improvisation series 18 combining all ideas part 2


Major Chord Progression
Pentatonic Ideas over Major Progression
Chord Scale ideas over Major Progression

improvisation series 19 chord tone embellishment


Introduction
Approach Minor
Approach Major
Enclosures Minor
Enclosures Major
Conclusion

improvisation 1


Introduction
Demo and Discussion
Bluesy Improvisation Ideas
Shredding Licks and Ideas
Conclusion

advanced licks and ideas


Advanced Licks and Ideas Demo
Introduction and Chord Progression
Scales and Arpeggios
Techniques

advanced licks and ideas part 2


Lick 1-Lick in Em
Lick 2-String Skipping
Lick 3-Hybrid Picking

advanced licks and ideas part 3


Lick 4-Hammer On
Lick 5-Pedal Tone
Lick -6-Hammer and Pull Off Three String Lick

advanced licks and ideas part 4


Lick 7-Sweeping and Tapping
Lick 8-Reverse Sweep
Lick 9-Arpeggio Progression using Hybrid Picking

advanced licks and ideas part 5


Arpeggio Progression in Higher Register
Double Tapping Lick

advanced licks and ideas part 6


Improvisation Demo
Improvisation Ideas and Explanation
Conclusion

creating a rock solo


Introduction
Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
(Advanced Solo

creating a metal solo


Playing Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
Advanced Solo

creating a reggae solo


Playing Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
Advanced Solo

basic singing and playing guitar


Introduction to Basic Singing and Playing Guitar
Singing Notes on Pitch
Singing to an Interval
Singing Words
Singing Dipthong
Singing a Line
Conclusion

sing and play pop songs


Introduction to Singing and Playing Pop Songs
Knocking on Heavens Door
Margaritaville
They Call me the Breeze
Cocaine
Sultans of Swing

sing and play blues songs


The Sky is Crying
Everyday I have the Blues
Big Boss Man
Conclusion

sing and play blues lead fills


Introduction
The Sky is Crying
Everyday I have the Blues

introduction and discussion


Introduction
Relative vs Perfect Pitch

ear training intervals (major scales)


Major Scale Construction
Major scale intervals with root as reference
Singing the Notes
Quiz – Major Scale Intervals

ear training intervals (minor scales)


Minor Scale Construction
Minor scale intervals with root as reference
Singing Minor Intervals
Major vs Minor Sounds
Quiz on Minor Intervals
Quiz on Major vs Minor Melodies

ear training intervals (pentatonic and chromatic scales)


Pentatonic Scale – Construction and recognizing the intervals
Chromatic Scale – Recognizing the Intervals
Quiz on Chromatic Scale
Harmonized Chromatic Scale Interval
Quiz on Harmonized Intervals
Conclusion and Practice Tips

ear training chords


Introduction
Major vs Minor Chords
Major vs Minor Chords Quiz
Diminished and Augmented Chords
Diminished vs Augmented Chord Quiz
Quiz for All Chords

ear training major progression


Introduction
Discussion on Diatonic Structure
Diatonic Chord Comparison
Quiz on Major Progression
Common Major Chord Progressions
Quiz on Chord Progressions
Conclusion

ear training minor key and progression


Introduction and Intervals in a Minor Key
Quiz on Minor Key
Chord Progressions
Quiz on Chord Progressions
Conclusion

ear training finding key from melody or progression


Finding Key from Melody or Progression – Part 1
Finding Key from Melody or Progression – Part 2
Discussion and Conclusion

introduction and basics


Introduction to Song Writing
Four Steps to Song Writing
Understanding the Basic Chord Structuring

initial idea and development


Initial Idea
Develop What is Missing
Changing Style of Music

creating a song on the spot


Initial Idea and Development
Arrangement
Editing and Polishing
Changing Styles

building a song from a riff


Building a Song from a Riff
Building On the Spot Song from a Riff
Changing Styles

building a song from chord progression


Building a Song from Chord Progression
Song on the Spot from Chord Progression

building a song from a punchline


Building a Song from a Punchline
Song on the Spot with a Punchline
Conclusion

editing a song and putting it all together


Introduction and Discussion on Lyrics
Putting Music to Lyrics
Editing
Putting it all Together

frame of mind


Introduction to this Series

frame-of-mind


Introduction to this Series
Introduction
Setting up Equipment
Sound Check
Frame of Mind for Performance

how-to-conduct-yourself


Conduct Yourself with Band Members
Conduct Yourself with Venue People
Conduct Yourself with the Audience

preparing-the-music


Original Music vs Cover Set List
Targeting the Venue
Playing with Other Bands

working-with-a-soundman


First Impression
How do you get what you want
Getting most out of your sound

performance


What you are Wearing
Remember to Entertain
Love what you are doing
Conclusion

standard-tuning


Introduction
Basic Tuning

lead-playing


What and how to Practice if time availability is restricted

playing-guitar-sitting-vs-standing-position


Sitting vs Standing Position

scales


Pentatonic Scales
Pentatonic Pattern 1 Shape and Notes
Licks in Pentatonic Pattern 1

rhythm


Intro to Playing Rhythm
Rhythm Pyramid
Quarter & Eighth Note Rhythms
Accents in Rhythm

sweep-picking-and-arpeggios


Basics of Sweep Picking
Major Arpeggios

improvisation


Introduction to Phrygian Mode
Understanding and Scale
Application – Demo 1

acoustic-series-introduction-and-basics


Introduction and Basics
Prerequisites
Practice Routines

acoustic-series-week-1


Anatomy of Acoustic Guitar
Right Hand Exercise and Nothing Else Matters
9 Open Chords
G and Cadd9 Chords and Every Rose Has Its Thorn

acoustic-series-week-2


Evolution of Acoustic Guitar
Right Hand Exercise Variation
Major Chord Review and Song Hey Joe
Whole and Half Note Strums

acoustic-series-week-3


Right Hand Claw Style
Minor Chords and Quarter and Eighth Note Strumming

acoustic-series-week-4


12 String Guitar
Four String Fingerpicking
F major Chord
Brown Eyed Girl
Combining Patterns

acoustic-series-week-5


Nylon String Guitar
Five String Finger Picking Exercise
Slash Chords
Wonderful Tonight

acoustic-series-week-6


Review
Triplet and Sixteenth Note Strum

acoustic-series-week-7


6 String Fingerpicking
Open Dominant Chords
Using a Capo
Hotel California Strum

acoustic-series-week-8


Travis Picking 1
Chords using Travis Picking 1
Blackbird

acoustic-series-week-9


Travis Picking Part 1 on 6th and 4th Strings
Arpeggiating-House of the Rising Sun

acoustic-series-week-10


Travis Picking 2
Dust in the Wind Intro
Arpeggiation-Civil War

acoustic-series-week-11


Travis Picking 2 on 6th and 4th Strings
Open 7th Chords Blues Switches
Strum-Combining Note Durations

acoustic-series-week-12


Review Lessons 7 through 11

acoustic-series-week-13


Travis 1-Alternate Bass
Alternate Bass with Open Chords
Song Example-Folsom Blues Prison

acoustic-series-week-14


Combining Strum and Arpeggiating
Travis Picking 2-Alternate Bass
Moving an E Chord
Song-Wish You Were Here

acoustic-series-week-15


Back beat on 2 and 4
Landslide 1
Moving an A minor Chord
Playing in Open G Major Chord Region

acoustic-series-week-16


6-8 Time Signature
Romanza Part 1
Movable D Chord

acoustic-series-week-17


Introduction
Finishing Romanza
Landslide 2
Technique-Leyenda

acoustic-series-week-18-review


Review

acoustic-series-week-19


Technique-Tremolo
Leyenda using Tremolo Technique

acoustic-series-week-20


Classical Romance
Movable D and F Chords
Suspended Chords

acoustic-series-week-21


D Minor Classical Riff-Part 1
E Minor 9 Moving Root

acoustic-series-week-22


Barre Chords
Barre Chords with Alternate Bass
D Minor Classical Riff-Part 2

acoustic-series-week-23


Polyphonic Technique
Rhiannon

acoustic-series-week-24-january

introduction-and-basics-of-blues-part-1


Introduction to Blues Guitar Playing
Basic Chords and Concept of I-IV-V
Twelve Bar Blues
Variation to 12 Bar Blues
Basic Blues Rhythm
Chuck Berry Rhythm

introduction-and-basics-of-blues-part-2


Basic Blues Turnaround and Ending
Universal Blues Patterns and Songs
Changing Key
History of Blues

blues-rhythm


Intro to Blues Rhythm
Slow Blues
Blues Shuffle
Chuck Berry Rhythm
Stomp
Triplet Shuffle
Swing
Straight
Funk

blues-turnaround-and-ending


Introduction and Basic Chords for Turnarounds and Endings
Bass Walk
Double Stop Turnaround and Ending
Double Stop High
Single String
Delta Turnaround and Ending
Changing Keys
Conclusion

movable-chords


Introduction
A7 Chord and All Positions
D7 Chord and All Positions
E7 Chord and All Positions
Root Note and Mobility
Combining Positions
Discussion and Conclusion

blues-improvisation-pentatonics-part-1


Introduction to Blues Improv and Pentatonic Scale
Box Position-Phrasing with 3 Notes
Box Position-Phrasing using 3 Strings
Box Position-Phrasing using 4 Strings
Box Position-Phrasing using all 6 Strings

blues-improvisation-pentatonics-part-2


Pentatonic Phrasing in Extension Box
Adding Nuance/Feel
Pentatonic Phrasing-Combining Pattern1 and Extension Box

blues-improvisation-pentatonics-part-3


Higher Position-Pentatonic Scale and Phrasing
Higher Position-Phrasing in Higher Register
Adding Blue Note to Pentatonic Scale
Adding Slides to Pentatonic Playing
Combining All Positions

blues-improvisation-major-blues


Intro to Major Blues
Major Blues Position 1
Major Blues Position 2
Major Blues Position 3
Using Major Blues and Minor Pentatonics
Bending Ideas and Improvisation

minor-blues-chords-and-improvisation


Intro to Minor Blues
Minor Blues Chords & Progression
Pentatonics over Minor Key
Combining all Ideas

relative-major-and-improvisation


Intro to Relative Major Scale
Major Scale Position 1 and Improv
Major Scale Position 2 and Improv
Major Scale Position 3 and Improv
Combining all Ideas

blues-improvisation-major-and-minor-blues


Introduction
Major and Minor Blues Concepts and Ideas
Putting it All Together

blues-improvisation-relative-major


Relative Major Expanded
Relative Major Improvisation

improvisation-techniques


Introduction and Importance
Sequencing
Speed Licks
Playing in Octaves
Playing Double Stops
Dynamics

slide-guitar


Introduction to Slides
Standard and Open Tuning
Basic Technique and Muting Ideas
Combining all Riff and Ideas
Using Slides in 12-Bar Blues
Changing Keys

eight-bar-blues


Introduction and Basics of Eight Bar Blues
Chords and Rhythm
Sing and Play
Solo Lesson
Song Demo
Conclusion

eight-bar-blues-and-it-hurts-me-too


Chords and Rhythm
Sing and Play
Solo Lesson
Song Demo

eight-bar-blues-and-please-send-me-someone-to-love


Intro, Chords, and Rhythm
Sing and Play
Solo Improvisation
Conclusion

blues-meets-jazz-part-1


Introduction
Chords, Rhythm, and 12 Bar Blues
Chord Substitution and Altered Chords
Pentatonics and Major Blues Improv
Using Major Scale
Adding Chromatics

blues-meets-jazz-part-2


Introduction
Funk 12 Bar Blues and Rhythm Ideas
Improvisation Using Pentatonics
Substituting Major Scale over Dominant 7th Chord
Backing Track Demo

blues-licks-part-1


Introduction
Texas Slide
Texas Roll
Nuance Flat 5 Trill

blues-nuance-part-2


Major Trill
Using Minor 3rd and 5th
6th Tone
Combining All Ideas

going-to-a-blues-jam


Introduction
Language of the Blues
Courtesy and Meeting the House Man
Signup and What to Expect
Follow the Leader
Conclusion

introduction-and-basics


Introduction to Playing Classical Guitar
Anatomy and Buying a Classical Guitar
Sitting and Balancing
Left Hand Position
Right Hand Position
Right Arm and Finger Position

classical-guitar-fingernail-shape-and-ping-pong-ball-trick


Fingernail, Shape, and Maintenance
Ping Pong Ball Trick

right-hand-strokes


Right Hand Free Stroke
Right Hand Rest Stroke
Combining both hands with Free Stroke
Evening up the Tone
Combining both hands with Rest Stroke

classical-guitar-scales


Introduction to Scales
Major Scale in Open Position – Key of G
Minuet in G (by Bach)
Major Scale in the Key of D
Canary Jig

classical-guitar—scales-and-applications—part-2


Ponticello vs Tasto
Sequence Patterns
Discussion and Conclusion

barre-chords-and-application


Barre Chords and Application
Smaller Barre Chords
Music Example: Romanza

melodies-with-arpeggios


Introduction
Using Rest Strokes
Rest Stroke with Melody in the Bottom
Song Example: Romanza

classical-guitar-arpeggios


Introduction and Basics of Arpeggios
Ascending Arpeggios
Right Hand Technique 1
Right Hand Technique 2
Descending Arpeggios

classical-techniques


Introduction to Classical Techniques
Vibrato
Hamonics
Pizzicato

classical-guitar-tremolo


Introduction to Tremolo
Tremelo Technique on Two Strings
Tremelo on More Strings and Notes
Tremelo (Music Example)

classical-guitar-slurs-and-muscle-memory


Slurs
Concept of Muscle Memory

romanza


Introduction
Section A – Part 1
Section A – Part 2
Section B
Conclusion
Song Demo

canaryjig


Introduction and Basics
Section A
Section B

asturias


Introduction and Song Demo
Song Arrangement Part 1
Song Arrangement Part 2

introduction-and-basics-to-country-style


Introduction to Country Guitar
History on Country Music
Common Chords and Keys
Country Rhythm

country-licks-and-blue-grass-ideas


Country Licks and Changing Keys
Song Lesson-You Aint Going Nowhere
Blue Grass Licks and Ideas
Changing Keys in Blue Grass
Song Lesson: Ring of Fire

country-double-stop-licks-and-improvisation


Intro to Double Stops and Ideas on E and G Strings
Ideas on G and E Strings
Changing Keys
Song Lesson: Please Release Me

alternate-bass-ideas-in-country


Alternate Bass Chords
Song Lesson: Your Cheating Heart

introduction-to-country-style-and-basics


Introduction to Country Style
Equipment and Tone
Left Hand Basics
Right Hand Basics
Combining Both Hands

caged-system


Understanding CAGED
Understanding Diads Using CAGED System
Scales in CAGED and Fretboard Memorization

improv-using-diads


Improv using Diads – Part 1
Improv using Diads – Part 2
Improv using Diads – Part 3
Improv using Diads – Conclusion

improv-using-triads


Triads and Discussion
Improv using Triads – Part 1
Improv using Triads – Part 2
Combining Diads and Triads

chord-voicings-and-substitutions


Introduction and Minor 7th Chord – Part 1
Introduction and Minor 7th Chord – Part 2
Introduction and Minor 3rd Chord – Part 1
Introduction and Minor 3rd Chord – Part 2

classic-country-groove-and-improv


Introduction
Using Diads
Using Triads
Triads with Hammer and Slide Articulation
Adding Bigger Chords
Conclusion

modern-country-groove-and-improv


Introduction
Playing Diads
Country Riff and Grooves
Discussion and Conclusion
Playing Clean Tone

putting-it-all-together


Introduction
Combining Diads and Triads in C
Diads and Triads in G
Diads and Triads in 1-4-5
Country Rock
Conclusion

country-bends-part-1


Introduction
Diads Using E and B Strings
Diads Using B and G Strings
Diads using Lower Pitches

country-bends-part-2


Bending Triads
Bending Chord Shapes
Bending Single Notes and Chord Shapes
Discussion
Double Bends
Combining Ideas

country-soloing-part-1


Introduction
Utilize Open Strings in A and G Shapes
Building Solo Part 1
Building Solo Part 2
Building Solo Part 3
Discussion and Conclusion

introduction-and-basics


Introduction and Overview
History
Tuning
Finger Ease and Tone

scales


Introduction and Basic
Horizontal vs Perpendicular Scale

eastern-techniques-part-1


Introduction and Basics
Meend or Slides
Improv showing Meend or Slides
Gamakas or Shakes
Improv using Gamakas or Shakes

eastern-techniques-part-2


Vibrato and Half Trills
Trills, Tremelo, and Arpeggios
Overview and Improvisation

east-meets-west—using-pentatonic-ideas


Introduction
Demonstration
Pentatonic Positions 1 and 2
Pentatonic Positions 1 and 5
Pentatonic Positions 1, 2, and 5
Combining all Positions
Pentatonics on Single String
Pentatonic Improvisation

introduction-and-basics


Introduction and Overview
Buying a Classical Guitar
Holding Position
Practice Tips

tone-production


Introduction
Right Hand Nail
Right Hand Position and Strokes
Using Thumb

alternate-bass


Alternate Bass and Overview
Alternate Muffled Bass
Alternate Bassline Example

finger-picking-techniques-and-ideas


Introduction to Finger picking Exercises and Patterns
Key of C 5-2-4-3 Pattern
Adding Variations
6-2-4-3 Pattern and Alternating Strings
Feeling Groovy

finger-picking-exercises-and-key-of-e


Basic Patterns and Exercises in the Key of E
More Patterns and Variations in the Key of E
Deep River Blues

finger-picking-exercises-and-keys-of-a-and-d


Key of A
Key of D
Patterns in the Key of D

fingerstyle-accompaniment


Introduction
Main Pattern
Double Rotating Bass
Arpeggios
Creating Own Patterns

song-mr-bojangles


Introduction
Section A – Part 1
Section A – Part 2
Section B
Turnaround Variation
Variation
Tag
Conclusion

solo-fingerstyle-part-1


Introduction to Solo Fingerstyle
Stretching Exercises
Stretching Exercises on Guitar

solo-fingerstyle-part-2


Key of C-Ideas on Soloing
Key of C-Song Simple Gifts
Key of C-Embellishing Simple Gifts
Key of C-Advanced Song-Memphis Blues

solo-fingerstyle-part-3


Blues Style in the Key of E
Chicago Blues Style in E
Key of A-I Will See You Someday Demo
Key of A- I Will See You Someday Arrangement
Key of A- I Will See You Someday Demo and Conclusion

week-1


Introduction to Flamenco
History, Guitar Type, and Nails
Picado Technique
Scale-Phrygian Dominant Scale
Classical Tremolo
Rasqueada

week-2


Picado Technique on High Strings)
Classical Tremolo-Changing Chords
Upstroke Exercises

week-3


Arpeggiating
Ascending Descending and Combo Patterns
Alzapua Technique
Soleares Technique
B Minor Piece

week-4


Example-Malaguena)
5 Stroke Rasqueado
Example Piece-Leyenda

week-5


Index Strumming
12 Count

week-6


Review Part 1
Review Part 2
Review Part 3

step-1-introduction-to-fusion


Introduction to Fusion
Listening

step-2-major-diatonic-triads


Introduction
Diatonic Triads in Vertical Direction
Diatonic Triads in Horizontal Direction

step-3-diatonic-triad-application


Introduction
Minor 7th Chord and Use of Dorian Scale
Fmaj7 Chord and Use of Lydian Scale
Dominant 7 Chord and Use of Mixolydian Scale

step-4-rhythmic-ideas-and-applications


Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

step-5-adding-sevenths


Adding Seventh
Dorian Sound
Lydian Sound
Mixolydian Sound
Putting It All Together

melodic-minor-scale


Melodic Minor Scale and Concept
Melodic Minor Scale Fingering

step-7-melodic-minor-diatonic-thirds


Melodic Minor Diatonic Thirds Intro and Concept
Melodic Minor Diatonic Thirds over Dm7 Chord
Melodic Minor Diatonic Thirds over Fmaj7 Chord
Melodic Minor Diatonic Thirds over G7 Chord

step-8-melodic-minor-triads


Diatonic Triad Concept and Positions
Triad Patterns-Ascending and Descending
Triad Patterns-Ascending-Descending and Descending-Ascending

step-9-melodic-minor-triad-application


Triad Application over D Minor-Major 7
Triad Application over Fmaj7#5
Triad Application over G7#11
Triad Application-Horizontal Patterns

introduction-and-basics


Introduction, Influence and Overview
Type of Guitar, Action, and Tone
Standard and Open Tunings

hindustani-slide-ornamentation-(part-1)


Introduction and Overview
Vibrato
Gamak
Volume Knob

hindustani-slide-ornamentation-(part-2)


Slide Technique
Right Hand Technique
Using Harmonics

hindustani-slide-bilawal-scale-(part-1)


Introduction to Bilawal Scale
Approaching Bilawal Scale
Adding Ornamentation to Bilawal Scale

hindustani-slide-bilawal-scale-(part-2)


Single String Improvisation
Two String Improvisation
Three String Improvisation
Four String Improvisation
Five String Improvisation
Combining all Strings
Adding Minor 3rd during Descending

hindustani-slide—kalyan-scale-


Introduction to Kalyan Scale
Approaching the Kalyan Scale
Single String Improvisation
Two String Improvisation
Three String Improvisation
Combining All Strings
Improvisation

hindustani-slide-playing-rock


Tone and Tuning
Pentatonics with Indian Infliction
Creating Patterns
Exercises

hindustani-slide-playing-rock-part-2


Improvisation on 1 String
Improvisation on all 6 Strings
Demo over a Backing Track

intro-to-jazz-chords


Introduction
Major and Minor Chord Voicings
Dominant Chord Voicings
Chord Practice Tips
Chord Progressions

intro-to-jazz-soloing


Intro to Jazz Soloing
Major Scale Position 1
Major Scale Position 2
Major Scale Position 3
Major Scale Position 4
Major Scale Position 5

understanding-2-5-1-and-3-6-2-5-1-progressions


Introduction to 2-5-1 and 3-6-2-5-1 Progressions
2-5-1 Progression
3-6-2-5-1 Progression
Altered Dominant Chords and Application

jazz-improvisation-how-high-the-moon


Introduction to Jazz Improvisation
Chord Analysis
Soloing Analysis
Song with Backing Track
Conclusion to Basic Jazz Harmony and Improvisation

modes-dorian-and-mixolydian


Introduction to Modes
Dorian Mode
Dorian Mode with Backing Track
Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode with Backing Track

jazzstandard-takeaatrain


Jazz Standard – Take a A Train
Jazz Standard: Take a A Train with Backing Track

jazz-melodic-minor


Introduction and Basics
Playing on Major II-V-I – Shape 1
Playing on Major II-V-I – Shape 2
Playing on Minor II-V-I – Shape 1
Playing on Minor II-V-I – Shape 2
Lydian b7
Conclusion

jazz-meets-blues


Introduction and Basic of Blues
Basic Soloing
Chord Substitution and Advanced Soloing
Conclusion

advanced-pentatonics


Introduction
Positions
Applying it to Jazz
Playing over a Backing Track and Discussion
Patterns
Major Pentatonic

jazz-rhythm-creating-time-feel


Introduction
Freddie Green Rhythm
Shuffle Feel
Contemporary Feel

jazz-chord-comping


Introduction
Four Note Chords – Key of C and Am
Four Note Chords – Key of G and Em
Combining All Ideas

diminished-voicings-and-improvisation


Introduction and Diminished Chords
Diminished Scale
Hipper Diminished Voicings
Playing Over Diminished Chords
Playing over 2-5-1

jazz-techniques-part-1


Intro to Jazz Techniques
Speed and Accuracy Using Major Scales
Speed and Accuracy Using Chromatic Scales

jazz-techniques-part-2


Introduction to Jazz Techniques
Rolling Techniques
Slurs
Hammer and Pull Off
Sweeping
Hybrid Picking

quartal-chords


Introduction and Basics
Dorian Modal Chords-Strings 2-3-4-5
Dorian Modal Chords-Strings 1-2-3-4

quartal-harmony-part-2


Note Displacement
Blues with Modal Chords
Modal Lydian Chords

chord-melody-all-the-things-you-are


Introduction to Chord Melody
Induction and Basics to All the things you are
Beginners Version
Intermediate Version
Song Demo

chord-melody-autumn-leaves


Introduction
Easy Version
Intermediate Version

heres-that-rainy-day


Introduction and Song Demo
Lesson – Part 1
Lesson – Part 2

jazz-standard-all-the-things-you-are


Introduction and Basics
Playing Melody
Intermediate Soloing
Advanced Soloing

chord-melody—wave


Introduction
Song Lesson Part A
Song Lesson Part B
Conclusion

jazz-licks-based-on-major-seventh-chord-part-1


Introduction and Basic Understanding
Jazz Lick 1
Jazz Lick 2
Jazz Lick 3 and 4
Jazz Lick 5 and 6

jazz-licks-based-on-major-seventh-chord-part-2


Jazz Licks 7 and 8
Jazz Licks 9 and 10
Discussion and Conclusion

metal-guitar-basics


Introduction and Tuning
Tone and Type of Guitar
Tonality and Scales

metal-guitar-left-and-right-hand-basics


Power Chords
Right Hand Basics and Palm Muting

metal-rhythms


Muted 8th Note Rhythm
Muted 16th Note Rhythm
Gallop Rhythm
Reverse Gallop Rhythm
Triplet Gallop Rhythm
Conclusion on Metal Rhythms

harmonics


Natural Harmonics
Artificial Harmonics

progressive-metal-riffs


Introduction
Minds Eye
Anguish And Fear
Soldiers of the Night
Blood Meat
Afraid to Shoot Strangers

introduction-history-and-tone


Introduction to Neoclassical Style
Neoclassical History
Classical to Neoclassical and Tone

warmup-exercises-and-minor-scales-used-in-neoclassical


Introduction to Warmup Exercises
Warmup Exercises using Staccato and Legato
Minor Scales
Minor Scales-3 Notes per String
Minor Scale with 5th String Root

neoclassical-harmonic-minor-scale


Harmonic Minor Scale Standard Position
3 Notes per String
Harmonic Minor Scale with Root on 5th String

neoclassical-modes-of-harmonic-minor


Modes of Harmonic Minor Scale
Diminished Arpeggios
More Shapes and Ideas for Diminished Arpeggios

arpeggios


Intro and Shapes based on 6th String
Shapes based on 5th String
String Skipping Arpeggios

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Arpeggios Pattern in A Minor
String Skipping Arpeggios Pattern Paul Gilbert Style
Arpeggios Pattern in A

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Introduction
Canon in D
Violin Etude
Paganini Piece
Magical Flute Piece

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Introduction to Rock Guitar Lesson
Exercise 1-2, 1-3, and 1-4
Technique-Ghosting
Chords-6th and 5th String Root
Song-Smells Like Teen Spirit

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Exercise-2 String Ascending 1-2-3-4 Pattern
Technique-Muting
Chords-Switching on 6th String
Song-Crazy Train

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Exercise-2 String Ascending 1-2-3 Pattern
Hammer On
Chords-Switching on 5th String
Song-Smoke on the Water

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Exercise-2 String Descending 4-3-2-1 Pattern
Technique-Pull Off
Chords-6th to 5th String Switching
Song-American Idiot

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Exercise-Two String Descending 321 Pattern
Technique-Trills
Chords-4th String Root
Song-Rainbow in the Dark

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Exercises-Week 1 through 5
Techniques-Week 1 through 5

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Exercise-Chromatic Ascending 1-2-3-4
Technique-Blues Double Stops
Adding Octaves to Power Chords
Bb Power Chord Progression

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Exercise-4-3-2-1 Chromatic Descending
Technique-Slides
Chords-Adding Octaves to 4th String Root Power Chords
Songs-Iron Man and Eye of the Tiger

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Exercise-123 Chromatic Descending
Technique-Rolls Ascending
Moving a Power Chord
Song-Holy Diver

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Exercise-321 Chromatic Descending
Technique-Rolls Descending
Moving Open D Power Chord
Sunshine of your Love

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Exercise-Single String 4-1, 3-1, and 2-1
Technique-Ascending and Descending Rolls
Chords-Chicago Blues Progression
Song Example-7 Nation Army

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Exercises
Techniques and Song Samples
Chords

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Exercise-Single String
Technique-Bends
Chords-Open A Blues
A Pentatonic Blues Scale and Application

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Exercise-Minor Open String
Technique-Unison Bend
Chords-Pinky Blues Progression
Blues Licks 1 through 5

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Exercise-Blues 3rd to 2nd String Pull Off
Technique-Ghost Bends
Chords-Blues and Power Chord Blend Solo
Blues Licks 6 through 10

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Exercise-Blues Pulloff Using Pinky
Technique-Double Stop Bends
Progression-Blues Brother
Blues Licks 11 through 15

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Exercise-Pentatonics 3 String Group
Technique-Hendrix Style Double Stops
Chords-Pivot Blues Exercise and Cross Roads
Blues Licks-16 through 20

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Blues Licks 1 through 20
Blues Patterns

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Exercise-Finger Pattern 1
Technique-Traditional Vibrato
Chords in 4th and Song Rainbow
Blues Box 2

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Exercise-Finger Pattern 2
Technique-Classical Vibrato
Power Chord Altering
Blues Box 3

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Exercise-Finger Pattern 3
Technique-Circular Vibrato
Chord-Pivot off E String Pattern
Blues Box 4

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Exercise-Finger Pattern 4
Technique-Pick Scrap
Chords-Pivot Off A String
Blues Box 5

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Exercise-Chromatic Triplets
Technique-String Grind
Chords-Pivot off D String
Blues Composite

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Blues Boxes and Composite
Chords

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Warmup Exercise 1
Technique-Harmonic Chimes
6th String Barre Chords
Songs Examples

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Exercise-Warm up 2
Open String Pull Off
Chords-5th String Barre Chords
Song Examples

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Warm Up 1 Part 3
Technique-Open String Rolls
Chords-6th and 5th String Barre Chords Switches
Song Examples

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Warm up 1 Part 4
Technique-E Elizabeth Song
Chords-Alternating Barre Chords using 9ths
Song Examples

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Warmup-1 Complete
Technique-E Elizabeth Song-Part 1
Chords-Altering Barre Chords with Sus 4
Song-Unchained

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Review
Elizabeth Part 1-Review
Elizabeth Part 2-Review

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Warmup 1-Advanced Roll Ascending
Techniques-Octaves on 6th and 5th Strings
Chords-Playing Riffs Part 1
Songs-Atomic Punk and Machine Head

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Warmup 1-Advanced Descending Roll
Techniques-Octaves 4th and 3rd Strings
Chords-Creating Riffs Part 2
Song Example

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Exercise-Chromatic Octave
Blues Scale Octave
Chords-Creating Riffs Part 3

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Exercise-Warmup 1 Advanced
Technique-Rolling Harmonics
Chords-Galloping Metal
Songs-Trooper and Flight of Icarus

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Exercise-Warmup 1 Advanced-Wrap Up
Technique-Random Harmonics
Chords-Arpeggiating Shapes
Songs-Aint Talking About Love and Run For Your Life

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Warmups and Octaves Review
Riffs and Arpeggiating Review

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Exercise-Finger Isolation Set 1
Technique-Tapping Basics
Horizontal Scales
Song-Eruption Part 1

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Exercise-Finger Isolation Set 2
Technique-Tapping Part 2
Technique-Tapping Horizontal Scale
Scale-Horizontal E Major
Song-Eruption Part 2

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Exercise-Finger Isolation Set 2
Technique-Tapping Part 3
Scales-Horizontal E Minor
Song-Tinted 60s Mind

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Exercise-Finger Isolation Set 4
Technique-Tapping Part 4
Major Scales
Day at the Beach

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Exercise-Finger Isolation Set 5
Technique-Tapping Part 5
A Major Scale Licks
Song-Hot for Teacher

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Exercises Review
Scales and Song Samples Review

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Diatonic Theory Part-Circle of Fifth Part 1
Diatonic Theory Part-Circle of Fifth Part 2

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Diatonic Theory-Circle of Fourths Part 1
Diatonic Theory-Circle of Fourths Part 2

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Songwriting Part 1-Introduction
Songwriting Part 2-Chord Structure and Application
Songwriting Part 3-Creating a Mood for the Song

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Songwriting Part 2-Style Based Punk Rock
Songwriting Part 2-Style Based Reggae

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Introduction
Pattern 1-Playing in E minor
Pattern 2-Playing in E minor
Pattern 3-Playing in E minor
Combining All Patterns Over a Track

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Sliding Patterns
Sliding Pattern Ideas over a Backing Track

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Vertical Patterns Across the Neck
Vertical Patterns Across the Neck over Backing Track

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Lick 1
Lick 2
Lick 3
Lick 4
Lick 5
Putting it All Together

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Lick 1
Lick 2
Lick 3
Lick 4
Lick 5
Combining all Ideas

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Introduction to Blues Guitar Playing
Basic Chords and Concept of I-IV-V
Twelve Bar Blues

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Introduction
Major and Minor Chord Voicings
Dominant Chord Voicings
Chord Practice Tips
Chord Progressions

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Introduction to Playing Classical Guitar
Right Hand Position
Right Arm and Finger Position
Right Hand Free Stroke
Combining both hands with Free Stroke

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Introduction, Influence and Overview
Type of Guitar, Action, and Tone
Standard and Open Tunings
Ornamentation-Introduction and Overview
Ornamentation-Vibrato
Ornamentation-Gamak

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Rock Lesson Week 1
Rock Lesson Week 2

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Intro to Warm-Up Exercises
Left Hand Exercises
Right Hand Exercises
Exercises and Patterns
Conclusion

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Advanced Patterns
Using Metronome

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Warm-Up 1
Warm-Up-2

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Introduction to Vibrato
Vibrato in Vertical Plane
Vibrato Using Pentatonic Scale (Vertical)
Horizontal Plane
Multiple Note Vibrato
Shallow vs Wide
Using Whammy Bar
Bending with Vibrato
Summary and Tips
Improvisation in Gm Progression

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Introduction and Basic Technique
Training All Fingers
Bending in Pentatonics
Degrees of Bends
Bend n Release and Prebend
Double Stop and Unison Bends
Double Bends
Tips and Conclusion

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Intro
Right Hand
Left Hand
Combining Both Hands- 3 and 4 Fingers
Combining Both Hands- 2 Finger Exercises

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Two Notes per String-Two String Basics
Two Notes per String-Inside and Outside Picking
Three Notes per String-Two String Basics
Three Notes per String-Six String Ideas

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Cyclic vs Burst Approach
Clean Tone vs Distortion-Attacking the Strings
Clean Tone vs Distortion-String Noise and Palm Muting

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Sequencing-Three Note Sequence
Sequencing-Four Note Sequence
Sequencing-Nine Note Sequence
String Skipping-Six Note Pattern
String Skipping-Ten Note Pattern
Accenting

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Intro, Basics, & Concept of Rest Stroke
Four Note Idea
Six Note Patterns
Three Notes per String Scale Patterns
Changing Directions-Odd vs Even
Discussion and Conclusion

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Introduction to Legato and Basics
Three Notes per String and Left Hand Basics
Clean vs Distortion
Patterns and Ideas for Improvisation
Legato without Right Hand
Improvisation and Discussion

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Introduction
Connecting Scales
Patterns
Single String Legato Ideas
Three Notes per String Legato Ideas

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Three Octave Scale Pattern
Four Notes per String
Four Note Patterns
Creating Licks
Jamming

harmonics

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Introduction to Major Scales
Major Scale-Position 1
Major Scale Position 2
Major Scale Position 3
Major Scale Position 4
Major Scale Position 5
Combining Scales and Conclusion

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Introduction to Minor Scales
Natural A minor Scale
Natural D minor Scale
Discussion and Conclusion

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Introduction to Pentatonic Scales
Pattern 1 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 1
Blues Progression
Chicago Blues
Power Chord Progression

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Pattern 2 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 2
Pattern 5 Notes and Position
Licks in Pattern 5
Connecting Patterns 1, 2, and 5

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Pattern 3 Notes and Shape
Licks in Pattern 3
Pattern 4 Notes and Shapes
Licks in Pattern 4
Combining Patterns 2, 3, 4, and 5

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Two String Scale Sequence
Three String Scale Sequence
Horizontal Scale Sequence
Changing Key
Major Pentatonics

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Blues Scale Notes and Shape
Discussion and Improvisation
Three Notes per String

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Introduction
Licks 1 through 5
Licks 6 through 10
Licks 11 through 15
Licks 16 through 20
Licks 21 through 25
Combining all the Licks

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Introduction
Licks in Position 1
Improvisation on Position 1
Licks in Position 2
Licks in Position 3
Licks in Position 4
Licks in Position 5

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Introduction
5 Shapes and Positions
Grouping of Seven Notes
Grouping of 8 Notes
Grouping of 9 Notes
Putting it all Together

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Two String Patterns (Patterns 1 and 2)
Two String Patterns (Patterns 3 and 4)
Advanced Licks
Improvisation

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Introduction to Modes
Ionian Mode
Dorian Mode
Phrygian Mode
Lydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode
Aeolian Mode
Locrian Mode
Practice Tips and Exercise

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Introduction to Modes (Series-2)
Modes in a Key
Single String Study
Two String Study
Three Strings Study

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2 Notes per String
4 Notes per String
1 Note per String

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Introduction to Modes
Dorian Mode
Dorian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Dorian Mode – Backing Track Demo and Discussion
Playing in Upper Registry
Improvisation Using Triad Pair

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Introduction to Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Playing in Upper Registry

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Introduction to Phrygian Mode
Understanding and Scale
Application – Demo 1
Application – Demo 2 Rock Style

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Introduction
Understanding Lydian Mode
Improvisation and Playing Demo
Understanding Locrian Mode
Conclusion

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Intro to Tapping
Tapping Grips and Motions
Mechanics of Tapping

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Four Notes Pattern
Using Metronome
Practice Tips and Ideas
Position Shifting-Right & Left Hand Separately
Position Shifts-Both Hands Together

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Licks and Exercises
Improv using Open String Tapping

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Basic Exercises and Licks
Position Shifting on Two Strings
Improv Using Two String Tapping

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Five Pentatonic Patterns
Tapping in Patterns
Licks

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Introduction to Polyphonic Tapping
Left Hand Exercises
Right Hand Exercises
Combining Both Hands
Right Hand Scales and Left Hand Chords
Right Hand Chords and Left Hand Scales

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Day at the Beach
Sound of Silence
Final Countdown

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F sharp m Idea
Am Idea
Stairway to Heaven
Advanced Pattern

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Intro
Right Hand
Left Hand
Combining Both Hands- 3 and 4 Fingers
Combining Both Hands- 2 Finger Exercises

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Two Notes per String-Two String Basics
Two Notes per String-Inside and Outside Picking
Three Notes per String-Two String Basics
Three Notes per String-Six String Ideas

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Cyclic vs Burst Approach
Clean Tone vs Distortion-Attacking the Strings
Clean Tone vs Distortion-String Noise and Palm Muting

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Sequencing-Three Note Sequence
Sequencing-Four Note Sequence
Sequencing-Nine Note Sequence
String Skipping-Six Note Pattern
String Skipping-Ten Note Pattern
Accenting

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Introduction to Sweep Arpeggios
Basics of Sweep Picking

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Major Arpeggios
Expanding 3 String Shape
Major Chord Inversion
Minor Chord Inversions
Major and Minor Progression
Chord Progression 2

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Diminished Arppeggios
Chord Progression with Diminished Ideas
Using Diminished Ideas for Improvisation

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Four String Major Arpeggios
Four String Minor Arpeggios

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Five String Minor Arpeggios
Minor Inversions and Practice Tips
Five String Major Arpeggios
Major Inversions
Chord Progression

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Seventh Arpeggios and Shapes
Combining All Inversions and Creating Licks
Expanding Ideas
Three String Licks and Ideas
Sweeping over Blues Progression
Adding Eleventh

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Six String Arpeggios and Major Shapes
Variations and Building a Sequence
Six String Minor Shapes
Combing 5 String Sweeps with Roots on 5th and 6th Strings
Tritone Lick

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Gm Lick and Improv Ideas
Diminished String Skipping Ideas
Seventh Arpeggios with String Skipping
Dm Lick
Bm Extended Lick

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Adding Tapping to Gm7 String Skipping Lick
Tapping and String Skipping Lick in Gm
Tapping and String Skipping Lick in Bm7

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All Arpeggios Shapes in C Major
Importance
Application on 3 Strings

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String Skipping in C Major Positions
String Skipping with Tapping
Combining Shapes into a Lick

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Tapping F sharp major Arpeggio
C Major String Skipping Arpeggios
G Major String Skipping Arpeggios
Insomnia Tapping Lick
Conclusion on Tapping Arpeggios

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Fsus2 Lick in C
Fmaj7 Lick
Sliding Arpeggios in Gm
F Sharp Minor Lick

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Extended Em Sweeping Lick
Extended Dm Sweeping Lick
Extended Sweeping Licks Extended Em7 Sweeping Lick
Six String Minor Shape Sweep

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Introduction to Improvisation
Major Scale and Basics
Notes and its Importance
Playing Vertically
Rhythm and Note Subdivision
Adding Octave to Major Scale
Importance of Backing Track

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Rhythmic Ideas and Motifs
Phrasing with Rhythmic Subdivision
Adding Octave to Major Scale
Importance of Backing Track

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Relative Minor Scale
Adding 7th and 9th During Improv
Adding Feel to Playing
Basic Motifs
Expanding Motifs
Minor Pentatonics and Improvisation

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Major Pentatonics
Creating Ideas on Major Pentatonics
Minor Pentatonics and Improvisation

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Discussion on Improvisation
Intro to Major Scales
Major Scale 5 Positions
Concept of CAGED System
Rhythmic Subdivisions and Improv Ideas
Relative Minor Scales and Improv Ideas
Melodic Patterns and Motifs
Target Notes in a Major Scale and Improv Ideas

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Understanding and Using Third Intervals in Improvisation
Improvisation Using Triads
Adding 7th to Third Interval and Triad Ideas

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Using Chord Tones over 2 Chord Progression
Expanding Scale Tones
Improvising Over 1-4-5 Progression
Adding the 7th Note
Add Feel to Guitar Playing

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Concept of Diatonic Scale and Improvisation
Soloing over Minor Chord Progression
Adding 7th Note to the Minor Key
Moving Around the Fretboard in Minor Key

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Introduction to Modes
Dorian Mode
Dorian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Dorian Mode – Backing Track Demo and Discussion
Playing in Upper Registry
Improvisation Using Triad Pair

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Introduction to Mixolydian Mode
Mixolydian Mode – Triads, Thirds, and Sevenths
Playing in Upper Registry

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Introduction to Phrygian Mode
Understanding and Scale
Application – Demo 1
Application – Demo 2 Rock Style

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Introduction
Understanding Lydian Mode
Improvisation and Playing Demo
Understanding Locrian Mode
Conclusion

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Introduction to Intervals
Using Fourth Interval in Improvisation
Using Fifth Interval in Improvisation
Using Sixth Interval in Improvisation
Combining Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Interval Ideas
Conclusion on Using Higher Intervals in Improvisation

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Introduction and Basics of Harmonic Minor Scale
Harmonic Minor Scale in Positions
Three Notes per String
Playing Over 1 Chord
Playing Over V Chord

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Using Triads and Thirds in Improvisation
Using Sevenths in Improvisation
Combining all Ideas
Conclusion

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Intro to Modes of Harmonic Minor Scale
Spanish Phrygian Mode
Spanish Phrygian over a Progression
Dorian Sharp 4

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Introduction
Lyrical vs Intervallic Ideas
Minor Chord Progression
Pentatonic Ideas over Minor Progression
Chord Scale ideas over Minor Progression
Combining all ideas over Minor Progression

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Major Chord Progression
Pentatonic Ideas over Major Progression
Chord Scale ideas over Major Progression

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Introduction
Approach Minor
Approach Major
Enclosures Minor
Enclosures Major
Conclusion

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Introduction
Demo and Discussion
Bluesy Improvisation Ideas
Shredding Licks and Ideas
Conclusion

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Introduction
Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
(Advanced Solo

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Playing Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
Advanced Solo

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Playing Demo
Beginners Solo
Intermediate Solo
Advanced Solo