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Yngwie Malmsteen Harmonic Minor Run

Technique: Alternate Picking Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Yngwie Malmsteen Harmonic Minor Run Yngwie Malmsteen is widely considered to be the founder of neoclassical shred guitar. He is known for both his superb compositional abilities as well as his superior technique … Continue reading

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Paul Gilbert String Skipping Sequence #1

Technique: String Skipping Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Paul Gilbert String Skipping Sequence String-skipping is exactly what it sounds like- the act of jumping, or ”skipping” over string(s); from one note on one string to another on a nonconsecutive string. This … Continue reading

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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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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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Seventh Chord Arpeggios Pt. 2

Technique: Sweeping and Economy Picking Difficulty: Advanced Lesson Name: Seventh Chord Sweep Arpeggios Pt. 2 Seventh chords are made up of four notes. To figure out the corresponding diminished seventh chords for a specific harmonic minor scale, we take the … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tapping Pt.2

Technique: Tapping Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Introduction to Tapping Pt.2 In Part 1 you learned the techniques involved in tapping and learned how to do 1-hand and 2-hand tapping. In this lesson, we will explore further into the use of … Continue reading

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