Guitar Lessons





Legato Lessons

Hammer-ons, pull-offs, tapping, two-handed, eight-fingers (etc) all fall into this category. The common denominator is the smoothest shred technique out there: legato.


Latest

  • 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
    Difficulty4
  • 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
    Difficulty10
  • Vai-olation

    by Ben Higgins

    A look at the style of the brilliant Steve Vai, full of sliding phrases and Lydian tonalities.

    Tags: steve vai, balls of gold, passion and warfare, satriani, lydian phrasing, legato, Sliding, Vibrato, Timing, Lydian, Mixolydian mode, E Lydian, Pentatonic minor, modes
    Difficulty6
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 4

    by Ben Higgins

    Etude focusing on Joe Satriani style Legato.

    Tags: legato, control, hammer on, pull off, dexterity, satriani, vai, satch, trills, dexterity, surfing with the alien, scalar licks
    Difficulty5
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 5

    by Ben Higgins

    A short etude bringing together many aspects of legato in a challenging piece including string skipping, bending and vibrato

    Tags: shred, vai, satriani, chris poland, dexterity, legato, bending, vibrato, workout, training, left hand, Megadeth, patterns
    Difficulty7
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 3

    by Ben Higgins

    Short etude focusing entirely on legato with 16th note triplets.

    Tags: A minor, legato, dexterity, fretting hand, satriani, vai, patterns, left hand technique, workout, training, fingers independence
    Difficulty6
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 2

    by Ben Higgins

    Etude featuring both 16th notes and triplets.

    Tags: fretting hand, dexterity, vai, satriani, A minor, patterns, left hand, workout, etude, training, fingers independence, hammer ons, pull offs
    Difficulty4
  • Ben's Land Of Legato

    by Ben Higgins

    Etude focusing entirely on legato.

    Tags: Fretting Hand, Dexterity, Satriani, Vai, A minor, left hand, fingers independence, training, Legato, workout, etude, exercise
    Difficulty3
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Golden Oldies

  • Ben's Land Of Legato

    by Ben Higgins

    Etude focusing entirely on legato.

    Tags: Fretting Hand, Dexterity, Satriani, Vai, A minor, left hand, fingers independence, training, Legato, workout, etude, exercise
    Difficulty3
  • Legato Etude Lesson

    by Pavel Denisjuk

    In this lesson we will work on basics of legato. It is very important to work on legato the correct way from the very beginning as it often happens that guitarplayers practice legato the wrong way - and later spend much more time correcting mistakes than actually practicing the technique. There are a few secrets you should know in order to master this very useful technique and you will find them all inside!

    Tags: legato basics, hammer-ons, pull-offs
    Difficulty6
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 3

    by Ben Higgins

    Short etude focusing entirely on legato with 16th note triplets.

    Tags: A minor, legato, dexterity, fretting hand, satriani, vai, patterns, left hand technique, workout, training, fingers independence
    Difficulty6
  • Ben's Land Of Legato 5

    by Ben Higgins

    A short etude bringing together many aspects of legato in a challenging piece including string skipping, bending and vibrato

    Tags: shred, vai, satriani, chris poland, dexterity, legato, bending, vibrato, workout, training, left hand, Megadeth, patterns
    Difficulty7
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