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  • Mix Blues Licks with Chords

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Extremely useful tool for arranging and improvising.

    Tags: blues scale, dominant chords, 12 bars blues, improvisation, jam, jamming, blues licks, blues progression, srv, Steve Ray Vaughan, E dominant, E major, Blues in E
    Difficulty3
  • Hendrix Style Licks Between Chords

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Learn how to play licks in between chords in the style of Jimi Hendrix and John Mayer.

    Tags: Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer, Improvisation, Open Chords, A major, Double Stops, Slides, Arranging, Pop Rock, Ballad
    Difficulty3
  • Jam School: Hot Fusion

    by Kristofer Dahl

    I invite you to travel deep into my head, and explore what goes on in my mind when improvising.

    Tags: Enhanced blues, 6ths, chromatics, adjacent positioning, chordal lead, melodic extensions, harmonic complexity, functional placeholders, outside legato, climactic tension, note selection, major 6th, dorian, suggestive targeting, non-dissonant tension, motif development, rhythmic displacement, intervallic alteration, expressive restraint, C# minor
    Difficulty7
  • Beginner Jam #2

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Using simple tools such as sliding and bending, we will construct our lines.

    Tags: bend, bending, slide, sliding, jam, improv, improvisation, E minor, E minor pentatonic
    Difficulty3
  • Beginner Jam

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Start jamming from day #1

    Tags: sliding, dynamics, picking strength, melody, jam, improv, beginner, E Major
    Difficulty2
  • Jam School: Yngwieisms

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Let's borrow some inspiration from the man himself!

    Tags: Yngwie, neoclassical, neo-classical, yngwie malmsteen, Bach, phrygian dominant, harmonic minor, Ab Harmonic minor, Eb Phrygian Dominant
    Difficulty8
  • Jam School: Motivic Development

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Do you run out of ideas too fast? Ever felt unable to improvise?

    Tags: melodies, jamming, improv, improvisation, call and response, melodic, E minor, hybrid picking, phrase, motive, motif
    Difficulty4
  • Jam School: Hybrid Picking

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Hybrid picking is responsible for some of the craziest runs out there. Let's discuss how to get started with it - and what you can do with it.

    Tags: hybrid picking, fusion, finger picking, C minor, tutorial, string skipping
    Difficulty3
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  • Dorian Phrasing - Beginner

    by Muris Varajic

    Covers basics of the Dorian mode: using A Dorian. This mode is pretty much like a minor scale with major 6th interval so you might want to look at it that way for better overview and recognizing.

    Tags: modal, Beginner, Phrasing, Soloing, A Dorian, second mode, 2nd mode of the major scale, major 6th, fusion phrases, improvisation, soloing theory
    Difficulty2
  • Tonal Center Modulation

    by David Wallimann

    Let's explore a new way to look at complex modulations and make the improvisation job a little easier.

    Tags: modulations, improvisation, A Mixolydian, B Mixolydian, E Mixolydian, Phrasing, improvisation, scales applied, modes, modal, jamming, fusion improv
    Difficulty4
  • Blues Phrasing

    by David Wallimann

    Phrasing is very important when you improvise. It's just like when you talk and tell a story, you use silences, intonation, and form to tell a story. The same things should happen when you play.

    Tags: improvisation tutorial, G blues, B pentatonic minor, bending, blues licks, vibrato, slow blues, feeling, phrases, 12 bars blues, concepts, applying scales, jamming, blues improv
    Difficulty3
  • Improvisation Lesson

    by Nick Kellie

    How to improvise, what scales to use, where to get ideas? I will be talking you through my mental and theoretical approach to improvisation which will include thematic development and interval stacking.

    Tags: E dorian, Eb lydian, phrasing, interval stacking, frank gambale, phrases, sweep picking, modulation, economy picking, tutorial, applying scales, creativity
    Difficulty7
  • Blues Improvisation Lesson

    by Nick Kellie

    The intention with this Blues Improvisation lesson is not for you to learn my solo - but to learn a series of licks which you can incorporate into your own improvisational arsenal.

    Tags: Blues soloing, blues solo, improvising, blues improvisation, licks, how to improvise, tutorial, phrases, creating your own licks, soloing, blues phrasing, vibrato, feeling
    Difficulty4
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