12 String, Power Chords, Strats, Electrics Similar to Acoustics, Pedal Tones - 085

podcast Aug 13, 2019

 

In this episode I answer these great questions:

 

  • What’s the best quality Fender Stratocaster for the money? 
  • What is a twelve string guitar?
  • Are power chords Major or minor?
  • What’s the best electric for those who like the feel of acoustic guitars?
  • What are...
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Learning Scales, Clean Bends, Caged Chords and Scales - 084

podcast Aug 06, 2019

 

This week, on episode 84, I answer these great questions:

 

  • Do you learn scales by memorizing patterns or notes on the fretboard?
  • Any tips on not engaging the string above the bended note?
  • How do you link chords and scales in the CAGED system?
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Playing Fast, Melodies and Chords, Key Changes, Clean Bending - 083

podcast Jul 30, 2019

 

This week, on the podcast, I answer these great questions:

 

How do you bridge the gap between playing fast and slow?
How to create or play melodies and chords at the same time without a loop pedal?
How do I use the Nashville numbering system with key changes?
Do you have some...
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Chords With Modes, Vocabulary, Plugins, My Practice - 082

podcast Jul 23, 2019

 

On today’s episode, I answer these great questions:

  • “Which chords are better with each mode?”
  • “How do I build vocabulary on the guitar?”,
  • “What plugins do you use for drums and other effects?”, and
  • “Hey Lee, what have you been...
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Circle of Fifths, Reggae Guitar, Intonation - 081

podcast Jul 16, 2019

 

In today’s episode, I answer these great questions:

1. What’s the basic use of the circle of fifths?
2. What do I need to know to play Reggae guitar?
3. What are the basics of intonation?
4. Is intonation important for slide guitar?

 

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Playing Songs, Directional Picking, Scale Relationships, Mixing Scales - 080

podcast Jul 09, 2019

 

In today’s episode, I answer these great questions: 

1. What’s the best way to play songs without tab or chord charts?
2. Do you have any exercises that could help with directional picking?
3. What are the relationships between the big four scale patterns?
4. Do you...
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Does Music Theory Ruin the Feel of Music?, Melody With Rhythm Guitar - 079

podcast Jul 02, 2019

 

In today’s episode, I answer these great questions: 

 

1. Does knowing music theory take the magic out of music?
2. What’s the best way to add melody lines to your rhythm playing?

 

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F Major Chord, Practice Partner, Keeping Time, Arpeggios In Soloing, Fast Blues Licks - 078

podcast Jun 25, 2019

In today’s episode, I answer these great questions:

 

1.Any tips to improve the F major Bar chord?

2. Any tips on finding someone to practice with?

3. Any tips on keeping time without losing a beat?

4. How are arpeggios used in soloing?

5. How to improvise fast blues licks? 

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Pinch Harmonics, Pentatonics in Different Keys, Low Level Amps - 077

podcast Jun 18, 2019

In today’s episode, I answer these great questions:

 

1. Do you have any exercises for pinch harmonics?
2. What’s a good way to play pentatonic scales in every key?
3. Can you suggest a suitable amp for low level Marshall practice amp?

 

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Fingerpicking, Switching Chords, Compressors, Gates, and Expanders - 076

podcast Jun 11, 2019

In today’s episode, I answer three great questions from listeners

 

 

Today's questions are:
1. Can you tell me a little about fingerpicking and hybrid picking?
2. What’s your best advice for a new guitarist who knows basic chords but has trouble switching fast...
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