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Two Note-Per-String Seventh Chord Arpeggios Pt. 3

Technique: Alternate Picking Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Two Note-Per-String Seventh Chord Arpeggios Pt. 3 Seventh chords are made up of four notes. In this lesson, we will explore one of my favorite ways of playing a Diminished Seventh chord while … Continue reading

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Triplet Alternate Picking Exercise

Technique: Alternate Picking Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Triplet Alternate Picking Exercise Triplets are often the most useful way of organizing pairs of notes to reach the desired effect- whether it be speed or rhythm. Practicing triplet sixteenth notes to a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Chords Pt.2

Technique: Strumming Difficulty: Beginner Lesson Name: Introduction to Chords Pt.2 In the last lesson, you learned how to play the C Major and A Minor chords.  In this lesson, you will be taking a look at two more open position chords.  … Continue reading

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Introduction to Chords Pt.1

Technique: Strumming Difficulty: Beginner Lesson Name: Introduction to Chords Pt.1 A chord is a set of 3 or more notes played simultaneously. There are many combinations of notes and fingerings that can be used to form various kinds of chords. In … Continue reading

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Finger-Picking Pattern #1

Technique: Finger-Picking Technique Difficulty: Beginner Lesson Name: Finger-Picking Pattern #1 This lesson will concentrate on a simple finger-picking pattern that is targeted towards beginner guitar players or players who have been playing for a while but are just getting started … Continue reading

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Two Note-Per-String Seventh Chord Arpeggios Pt. 1

Technique: Alternate/Economy Picking Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Two Note-Per-String Seventh Chord Arpeggios Pt. 1 Seventh chords are made up of four notes. In this lesson, we will explore one of my favorite ways of playing an A Minor Seventh chord … Continue reading

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Octave Tapping and Double Tapping

Technique: Tapping Difficulty: Intermediate-Advanced Lesson name: Octave Tapping and Double Tapping By shifting positions while tapping, you can play a sequence of notes in different octaves and extend the range of your licks. The following exercise will require the index … Continue reading

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