How to Connect Scales on Guitar scales Jun 02, 2020

Wondering how to connect scales on guitar? In this in-depth lesson I'm going to show you exactly how so you can play all over the fretboard in any key using the five major scale guitar shapes .

Other scale lessons mentioned in this video:
• How to Master Major Scales on the Guitar (5...

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Modal Mixture Guitar Lesson - The Ultimate Modal Borrowing Chord Exercise May 26, 2020

Interested in modal borrowing? In this modal mixture guitar lesson I give my favorite guitar exercise for practicing and internalizing the modal mixture chords that are available when borrowing between modal scales.

A few videos ago I explained what Modal Mixture is (also called Modal...

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Musical Ability is Not Linear May 19, 2020

You're not a better musician than someone else, and nobody else is a better musician than you. I explain why in this video and how the renowned guitarist Bill Frisell agrees.

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What Great Jazz Players are Doing (analysis of Wes Montegomery solo) May 12, 2020

In this lesson I talk about what great improvisers know and rely on heavily when improvising: Chord Tones!

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Inversions - Music Theory Guitar Lesson May 05, 2020

This music theory guitar lesson is about inversions. Use this method to find any chord inversions on the guitar.
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Modal Mixture Explained Apr 28, 2020

What is Modal Mixture? In this lesson I'll teach you what you need to know about it.
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How to start fingerpicking on the guitar (first step to fingerstyle playing) Apr 21, 2020

Want to play fingerstyle or fingerpicking guitar? Here's what I recommend to work on as the first step.

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Classical Guitar Improvisation Techniques Apr 14, 2020

Here's a simple way to start working on classical guitar improvisation. Techniques in this lesson are taken from Mauro Giuliani's Etude No. 1 in E minor and then used for improvisation.

It's a shame that improvisation techniques are not addressed in typical classical guitar lessons. The benefits...

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How to Play a Bossa Nova Guitar Rhythm Apr 07, 2020

In this video I walk through exactly how to play a classic bossa nova rhythmic accompaniment pattern.

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How to play with precision in the right hand (for classical guitar or finger style) Mar 31, 2020

Great sounding classical guitar and fingerstyle playing is all about the right hand!

Well, at least half of it is any way :)

If we can get the right hand feeling and sounding good then it makes everything else we want to do SO much easier.

In this video I walk through a silver-bullet exercise...

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How to practice barre chords on the guitar Mar 24, 2020

Barre chords are hard! Here's how I suggest practicing them.

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How to Practice and Hear Modes on the Guitar scales Mar 17, 2020

There’s a lot of information on the theory of musical modes out there, but very little on how to actually practice them or use them.
 
If you understand what modes are but haven’t yet figured out how to work on them or apply them, then this video is for you! 
 
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