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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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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?
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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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