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Easy Pentatonic Licks - In the key of A
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This article is part of a 10 part series on the pentatonic scale. [read more]
Hard Pentatonic Licks - In the key of A
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This article is part of a 10 part series on the pentatonic scale. [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Arpeggios
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The word Arpeggio means "broken chord". Because if you play an Arpeggio, you don´t strum all strings when you play a chord, you pick each one individually. One note after [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Bendings
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The Bending is one of the main techniques in every guitar play. It s used in nearly every song and you can hear it everywhere! With a bending it s [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Double Stops
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Playing "double stops," means playing on two strings at once. You can find Double Stops in Blues and Rock´n Roll, from the Stones to Heavy Metal are the possibilities for [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Hammer-On-Pull-Off
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Today we take a closer look at one of the most simple lead guitar techniques. But if you can play this very fast you´re on the way to become a [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Palm Muting
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Another quiet easy technique which is very usefull especially when you play rhythm guitar or chords during a song. Palm muting is used to mute the strings while you play [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: Slides
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Again, one of the most simple techniques. You should be able to learn this real fast. Put your finger on a string, hit the note and slide to another fret [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: The Legato-Technique
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The legato techique is no "real" blues technique but you can hear it very often because this technique ist used by all Bluesrock guitar players. This is a lesson for [read more]
Lead Guitar Techniques for Beginners: The Vibrato
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The Vibrato is the characteristic of B.B. King sound. With a Vibrato you can let your guitar sing. And it's quite simple: The movement of the Vibrato comes from the [read more]
Medium Pentatonic Licks - In the key of A
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This article is part of a 10 part series on the pentatonic scale. [read more]
Play like ... B.B. King
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The B.B. King Guitar Style ========================== Please notice: You can find the tab, midis and GuitarPro files of this lesson on BluesLessons.net! The Equipment ------------- B.B. King B.B. King had [read more]
Play like ... Chuck Berry
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Chuck Berry - Short Biography ----------------------------- Short Excert from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Edward Anderson Berry (born October 18, 1926), better known as Chuck Berry, is a highly influential [read more]
Play like ... Keith Richards
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Keith Richards Guitar Style Besides other guitar players with fast and complicated playing techniques Keith Richards guitar style looks quite simple. He mainly uses Fender Twin Amps and Fender Telecasters [read more]
Play like ... Stevie Ray Vaughan
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This month we take a closer look at the guitar style of Blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. As you read in the "History of SRV" lesson he won nearly every [read more]
Slide Exercise 1
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This is an easy 12-Bar-Blues for slide guitar beginners. To make it sound good you´d try another tuning: Open G. Open G is easier for beginners because you loosen the [read more]
Slide Exercise 2
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
This is the successor of the first Slide Exercise Lesson I wrote. This time we throw some more notes into our 12-Bar-Blues in Open-G. Again, this exercise is in Open-G! [read more]
The Blues Scale
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
The Blues Scale is an extension of the pentatonic scale with the addition of one extra note, the flat 5th or called the Blues note. This note brings some extra [read more]
The Minor Pentatonic-Scale
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Well, probably the most used Scale in improvising is the Pentatonic Scale. The Pentatonic Scale consists only of 5 Tones and it exists in a major and minor type. And [read more]
The Pentatonic-Scale - Pattern 2
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Well, the probably most used Scale in improvising is the Pentatonic Scale. The Pentatonic Scale consists only of 5 Tones and it exists in a major and minor type... 2nd [read more]
The Pentatonic-Scale - Pattern 3
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
3rd Pattern Like the first patterns we stay in the keytone A. And the third pattern on the fingerboard looks like this:  9   10  11  12   13 |---|-x-|---|-x-|---| |---|-x-|---|---|-x-| |-x-|---|---|-x-|---| |---|-x-|---|-x-|---| |---|-x-|---|-x-|---| |---|-x-|---|-x-|---| Practise: Play the pattern from the the high E-string [read more]
The Pentatonic-Scale - Pattern 4
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Well, probably the most used Scale in improvising is the Pentatonic Scale. The Pentatonic Scale consists only of 5 Tones and it exists in a major and minor type... 4th [read more]
The Pentatonic-Scale - Pattern 5
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
Well, probably the most used Scale in improvising is the Pentatonic Scale. The Pentatonic Scale consists only of 5 Tones and it exists in a major and minor type... 5th [read more]
How to Fake Being a Better Guitarist in Five Simple Steps - Part 1 of 2
by Chris Watson
http://guitartoybox.com/
You spend five hours a day playing your guitar. You run your scales, master your legato, your two hand tapping would make EVH blush. So why is it that every [read more]
How to Fake Being a Better Guitarist in Five Simple Steps - Part 2 of 2
by Chris Watson
http://guitartoybox.com/
Last time I talked about looking the part with good equipment to come across professionally, and ways to get up to speed on your singing. This time, I'm going to [read more]
How to Survive a Horror Gig as a Guitarist
by Chris Watson
http://guitartoybox.com/
SCENARIO Joe is a lead guitarist in a covers / remake band. He is a good guitarist and cool under pressure. He plays for a band called the Psycho Nymphos. They [read more]
Finding Notes On The Neck: The 5 Fret Rule
by Jamie Andreas
http://www.guitarprinciples.com
Even though I always recommend students to learn to read notes on the guitar, the simple fact is that many guitar players never do learn to read, and moreover, reading [read more]
The Major-Pentatonic-Scale
by Dirk Hagemann
http://www.blueslessons.net
his time we'll take a step further from the minor pentatonic and the Blues scale you've learned before. It's important that you know all pattern the minor-pentatonic-scale and that you [read more]
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How to read and write TAB
by Howard Wright

Howard.Wright©ed.ac.uk

Copyright Howard Wright and the olga-grunts This document may be distributed freely as long as NO CHARGE is made and my name and email address are not removed. If you want [read more]
Can YOU Really Become a Great Guitar Player?
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
Let me tell you a little story. Playing guitar never came easy to me when I was younger. I didn't possess anything that resembled, what some would call, 'Natural Talent', [read more]
How To Practice for Maximum Speed
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
The scope of this subject is too broad to be fully covered in a single article. After receiving hundreds of requests for advice on this subject of developing speed, it [read more]
Picking Hand Discipline
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
I have often been asked how I, and other players, are able to play really fast without playing sloppy. Playing sweep picked arpeggios cleanly while using a lot of gain [read more]
The 80/20 Law
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
Have you ever noticed how some players, who practice less, seem to make more progress than others who practice more? That can be really frustrating for people in the second [read more]
The Most Important Skill That Most Players Don't Have
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
So what is the most important skill that most guitarists do not have? Some would claim that it is thorough knowledge of music theory. Others would say that the most [read more]
Vibrato Control
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
Vibrato is one of the most, if not the most, expressive tools that we guitarists have in our arsenal of techniques. Continuous musical phrases without the potent thrill of vibrato [read more]
Why Aren't You A Better Guitarist?
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
If you are like most players, you are desiring to become a better guitar player. Through my own learning experience and through teaching well over 1,000 students, I have learned [read more]
How to Develop Your Own Style - Part 1
by Tom Hess
http://www.tomhess.net
“How can I develop my own style…my own sound?” This is the second most frequently asked question I am asked (“How can I become a great guitarist?” is the first). [read more]
Video Lesson: Learn how to play Johnny B. Goode
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grEw17llbXs [read more]
Learn To Play Every Breath You Take By Ear
by Peter Edvinsson
http://www.capotastomusic.com
Wouldn\'t it be nice to be able to play the hit songs you hear on the radio and be able to play them on your guitar even without tabs or [read more]
Learn To Play Malaguena With Guitar Tab
by Peter Edvinsson
http://www.capotastomusic.com
Flamenco guitar is an art that it is hard to master. But is it possible to play a flamenco guitar melody that is easy to learn for a beginner. Come [read more]
Learn To Play Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star With Guitar Tab
by Peter Edvinsson
http://www.capotastomusic.com
Even if you haven\\\'t played guitar tablature before you can impress or maybe shock your friends by playing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Let\\\'s start playing guitar tab! Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star [read more]
Make A String Safari On Your Guitar
by Peter Edvinsson
http://www.capotastomusic.com
It seems like many guitarists have a hard time reading sheet music. Let\'s start by learning to know the fretboard! I think the most important part in learning to know the [read more]
Choosing The Right Guitar Pickup
by Michael Russell
http://mgrcentral.com
Choosing electric guitar pickup replacements is a common decision made by guitar players. Even the beginning player knows that having sub-par pickups is going to affect the sound that your [read more]
How To Connect A Guitar To A Computer
by Brad Finley
http://www.myguitarworkshop.com/
So many players want to record guitar playing on their computer. Digital recording is more popular than ever for pros and amateurs alike. But there are some things to be [read more]