Guitar Lessons

Improvisation Lessons


  • 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
  • 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
  • Beginner Jam

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Start jamming from day #1

    Tags: sliding, dynamics, picking strength, melody, jam, improv, beginner, E Major
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jam School: Blues As A Tool

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Ever wished learning new licks wasn't so time consuming? - Imagine you could turn that trusty blues lick you learned when starting out - into something fresh sounding and new.

    Tags: rake, raking, blues lick, jamming, improvisation, fusion, A Pentatonic minor, A dominant arpeggio, D minor pentatonic
  • Jam School: Shred Improvisation

    by Kristofer Dahl

    How to acquire a shred technique usable for improvisation.

    Tags: shred, improvisation, fusion, D major, D major pentatonic, jamming, B minor, technique, soloing, Pentatonic scales, hybrid picking, fast guitar lines, legato, fast licks, shred masterclass, shred tutorial, shred tricks, shredding, building speed, shred lines
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
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