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Beginner More Styles Lessons

A great place to start - whether you are a beginner or looking to expand your stylistic freedom.


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  • Pentatonic Workshop Level 1- CAGED Format and Timing Exercises

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    This first part is for the absolute beginner. We will cover: Pentatonic CAGED shapes, exercises, note values and timing.

    Tags: pentatonic, timing, exercise, CAGED, alternate picking, play along, metronome, A minor pentatonic, Note Time Values, rhythm practice, improvisation
  • Slow Blues in A Minor

    by Laszlo Boross

    A basic slow blues lesson in A minor.

    Tags: Blues rhythm, bending, phrasing, sliding, vibrato, A minor, blues progression, blues licks, A blues, 12 bars blues, 8 bars blues, phrases, clean tone
  • Jazz Swing Lead Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    It's time to play solos over a jazzy swing backing track.

    Tags: beginner jazz, beginner swing, thumb, fingerstyle, D major, phrases, phrasing, soloing, motif, following the chords, outsides, neighbour notes, passing notes
  • Double Notes 6ths Lesson

    by David OToole

    Intervals are basically just a way of measuring the distance between notes in a scale. In this lesson, 6ths are used over a blues progression. This is an easy and effecient tool that you can start using today!

    Tags: intervals, double notes, double stops, 6ths, Chords of G7, C add13 and D add13, Blues in G, 12 bars blues, sixths, blues licks, G blues, blues licks, phrases, phrasing, slides
  • Estilo 1 (Lead)

    by Gerardo Siere

    Short Montuno pice, lead is played by guitar.

    Tags: Montuno, latin, afro-cuban, D minor, fingerpicking, fingerstyle, brazil, bossa, lead guitar, nylon strings, melody
  • I Got Rhythm Guitar 6 - Funk Basics I

    by Joe Kataldo

    Funk is an American musical style that originated in the mid- to late-1960s when African American musicians blended soul music, soul jazz and R&B into a rhythmic, danceable new form of music.

    Tags: funk basics, scratching, left hand muting, E dominant, muted, ghost, strum, strumming, E Mixolydian, groove, funky workout, training
  • Blues Rhythm

    by Ivan Zecic

    Lesson on blues rhythm playing.

    Tags: b minor pentatonic, b dorian, chromatic, fingerstyle, triads, comping, arranging, arrangement, groove, groove, dynamics
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