Guitar Lessons

Legato Lessons


  • Epic Tales - 1 String Legato Etude

    by Shai Agmon

    Epic power/heavy metal 1 string legato etude. Ideal for improving your shredding chops - work on your hammer-on and pull-off skills.

    Tags: legato, shred, etude, neo classical, metal, pull off, hammer on, 1 string, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rhapsody, Iron maiden, Symphony X, Em, pedal note
  • Hendrix Trills

    by Chris Harrington

    In this lesson we tackle those awesome Hendrix trills and look at how we can use them rhythmically in our playing

    Tags: jimi hendrix, stevie ray vaughan, hammer-ons, pull-offs, E Pentatonic Minor, legato, blues phrasing, blues rhythm, dominant chords, E blues, riffing, blues riff, swing, blues licks, SRV, groove, rhythm, blues groove, blues progression
  • Hammer-Ons of the Gods

    by Ben Higgins

    A study into hammer-ons and pull-offs, an essential technique used by all the guitar greats including Randy Rhoads, Dave Murray and Steve Vai.

    Tags: randy rhoads, dave murray, steve vai, hammer-ons, pull-offs, legato, technique, A minor, trills, solo, soloing technique, quick licks, shredding, classic metal, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, metal solo, metal licks, lead techniques, patterns
  • Vai-able Hammer-ons

    by Ben Higgins

    A beginner lesson focusing on using hammer-ons in the style of Steve Vai

    Tags: steve vai, hammer ons, passion and warfare, alien love secrets, firegarden, whitesnake, dave lee roth, legato, satriani, E lydian, soloing, left hand technique, pull offs, stamina
  • Sweet Outsides - Fusion Concepts

    by Dallton Santos

    How to add outside notes into arpeggios.

    Tags: outside solo, fusion guitar, dorian, chromatic, arpeggios, jazz fusion, rock fusion, Brett Garsed, Frank Gambale, Greg Howe, A dorian, legato, hammer on, pull off, fusion concepts
  • Beginner Volume Swells & Slides

    by Darius Wave

    Explanation of Volume Swells, combined with slides. Used by Yngwie Malmsteen and other neoclassical guitarists.

    Tags: slide, glissando, Yngwie Malmsteen, E minor, E harmonic minor, cello, violin, back, classical influence, neoclassical rock
  • Little Finger Workout

    by Diego Budicin

    A groovy exercise useful to improve your timing and little finger technique.

    Tags: A minor, Little Finger Workout, Hammer On, Pull Off, Timing, Chord Shapes, legato, alternate picking, neo soul, Andy Timmons, John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, Greg Howe, Guthrie Govan, double stops, triple stops, chords, alternate picking
  • Lydian Augmented Legato

    by Eugen Leonhardt

    4 Notes per String Legato on a Melodic-Minor Mode.

    Tags: Melodic Minor, Lydian Augmented, Allan Holdsworth, 4 Notes per string, Religious War, Legato, Tapping, Progressive, Fusion, Metal, Modern, D Lydian Augmented, F Lydian Augmented, hammer on, pull off, fusion lick
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Golden Oldies

  • Open Strings Riffing

    by Ramiro Delforte

    This techniques opens up for a new style of riffing.

    Tags: D minor, legato, Riffing, classic rock, metal riff, country, Open Strings, hammer on, pull off, groove, timing
  • Legato and Picking - Beginner

    by Muris Varajic

    In this lesson we will test how our legato and alternate picking work together, on beginner level.

    Tags: D major, D minor, modulation, workout, training, hammer on, pull offs, scale runs, scale sequences, technique practice, fingers strength, fingers independence
  • Hammer On Dude

    by Marcus Siepen

    A little solo which uses hammering on, pulling off, alternate picking, economy picking and tapping.

    Tags: Hammer on, Pull off, Alternate Picking, Economy Picking, Tapping
  • Legato Metal Riffs

    by Pavel Denisjuk

    Time for some more advanced riffs! In this lesson we'll work mostly on legato and downstrokes, and a tempo of 100 BPM will make it fun and tricky to play ;)

    Tags: legato, downstrokes
  • Modal Madness pt 6 - Pentatonic Scale Sequence

    by Zsolt Galambos

    We will learn some easy legato runs in all the modes of the A pentatonic scales.

    Tags: Legato, A pentatonic minor, hammer on, pull off, standard D tuning, Zakk Wylde, scale run, scale passage, shred, pentatonic shred, legato runs
  • Legato Stamina

    by Ian Bushell

    Build strength in your left hand fingers for super legato chops!

    Tags: hammer on, pull off, single string, A minor, A harmonic minor, left hand training, legato chops, shred, trills, open E string, legato patterns
  • Legato Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    Legato - we will combine hammer-ons and pull-offs to create smooth sounding licks, we will also try to pick as little as possible. Learn legato correctly from the beginning - with shredmaster Muris!

    Tags: beginner, legato, pull-offs, hammer-ons, sliding
  • Legato Exercise Lesson

    by David Wallimann

    This lesson is designed to help you develop a strong legato technique while reviewing the 7 modal shapes. In order to facilitate our legato workout, we'll concentrate on 3 notes per string shapes.

    Tags: legato, 3 notes per string, sixteenth triplet notes
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