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Soloing & Improvisation Tips

Guitar solos – whether learned, composed, or improvised – can be among the most fun and rewarding endeavors on the instrument. From advanced rock’s virtuoso technical wizardry, to melodic minimalist simplicity, and along the whole spectrum of tasteful lead guitar phrasing in between, soloing and improvisation are arguably the most important parts of lead guitar …

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10 Guitar Exercises to Improve Your Overall Level of Playing

For more than a decade, my progress on the guitar was much slower than I would have liked it to be. I was practicing hard, doing numerous guitar exercises, reading articles, following books, and trying different teachers. Even doing exams and getting good grades. Yet, I couldn’t express myself on the guitar the way I …

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guitar strumming patterns and the basics of rhythm

Guitar Strumming Patterns and the Basics of Rhythm

Understand the basic rhythmic components of music and figure out guitar strumming patterns on your own. In this lesson, rather than give you a few common guitar strumming patterns to play, of which you can find many on the Internet, I’ll be showing you the basic rhythmic components of a strumming pattern, so that apart …

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The guitar fretboard explained

The Guitar Fretboard: How to find your way around the guitar neck

The Guitar Fretboard Explained And Guitar Neck Note Memorization In the lesson on understanding guitar notes, intervals, scales and chords I explain important music theory concepts I would suggest you get a grip of before going to the next stage towards reaching your goals of playing and/or making music: Actually applying these concepts on the …

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