Rehearsals, Blues Chords, Arpeggios, Rhythm and Lead Together - 075

podcast Jun 04, 2019

This week I answer four great questions from listeners

 

 

Today's questions are:
1. How to have a good sounding rehearsal?
2. When you play smaller blues chords, which notes do you leave out?
3. Arpeggios: which ones to start with, and how do you incorporate them into solos?
4. Any...
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Pentatonic Tips, Next Steps, Ear Training, Finger Exercises - 074

podcast May 28, 2019

In today’s episode, I answer four more questions from listeners.

 

 

Today's questions are:
1. Do you have any tips to help to learn the five pentatonic shapes?
2. What’s the next step after bar chords to step up my playing?
3. Do you have any tips for fun and effective...
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Pedals Into Modeling, Capo Keys, Patterns, Creating Licks. Q&A #7 - 073

podcast May 21, 2019

In episode #7 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four more questions from listeners

 

 
 Today's question are:
1. Does it make sense to use an overdrive pedal with modeling amps?
2. When you use a capo is there an easy way of knowing what key you are in?
3....
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Minor Diatonic Chords, Recording Guitar, and Guitar Tone. Q&A #6 - 072

podcast May 14, 2019

In episode #6 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer three more questions from listeners

 

 
Today's questions are: 
 
1. What are the differences between major and minor scales and how are minor diatonic chords created?
2. Do you have any tips on recording your...
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Mixing Pentatonics, Scales, Strumming, Vibrato. and Raking Strings. Q&A5 - 071

podcast May 07, 2019

In episode #5 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer five more questions from listeners

 

 
Today's questions are:
 
1. Best way to mix minor and major pentatonics over 7th chords?
2. Is there an order in which we have to learn scales?
3. How to get started...
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Speed, Loop Pedals, Ear Training, and Pedals vs. Modelers. Q&A #4 - 070

podcast Apr 30, 2019

In episode #4 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four more questions from listeners

 

 The questions for this week are:
 
1. Tips for building speed on legato sections?
2. How to get started with a new loop pedal?
3. How to start applying formal ear training to the...
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Playing Solo, Scale Notes, Jamming, Practice, and Riffs Q&A#3 - 069

podcast Apr 23, 2019

In episode #3 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer five more questions from listeners.

 

 
The questions for today are:

 

1. What to do when you have no one to play with?
2. What is a good way of memorizing what notes are in a scale?
3. How do you deal with a bad...
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Mixing Styles, Palm Mutes, Keys, and YouTube Q&A #2 - 068

podcast Apr 16, 2019

In the second episode of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four more questions from listeners.

 

 
The questions for this week are: 
 

1. How to mix what you know with different styles?

2. How do you get that dead string strum sound when you are playing chords?

3....

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Solos, Licks, Fretboard, and Songs. Spring Q&A #1 - 067

podcast Apr 09, 2019

In this first episode of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four great questions from listeners. 

 

 

The questions today are: 

  • 1. How do you make your solos sound less like scales?
  • 2. Do I have any tips for coming up with licks?
  • 3. Any tips for unlocking the...
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Vibrato for Guitar - 066

podcast Apr 02, 2019

Vibrato is something extremely important that usually gets very little attention. I go over what it is, the different types, and some exercises for you.

 

 

What is vibrato?

The definition of vibrato really means to vibrate, to shake and it’s very simple to do.

What...

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