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E Blues Shuffle Rhythm

By learning swing eighth guitar notes and strums, you will give the E Blues Rhythm an authentic blues “feel”. Serious guitar players have to know about the shuffle and about the blues!   The shuffle rhythm is b...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Basic Guitar Chord and Scale Theory

In this basic guitar chord lesson,you will learn how to build a guitar chord two different ways: Using Major and minor third intervals and by building a basic chord scale. There are many benefits to learning basic guitar chord ...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Palm Muting

Palm Muting the guitar strings will inject attitude into your playing! Palm Muting Tips: Lay the right edge of your palm(opposite your thumb-see picture) on top of the bridge. As you are strumming (with palm muting), get more w...
by Mike Abbott
 

 

 

Guitar Slides and Slide Licks

Slides are one of the easier guitar techniques to play and one of the coolest! In this lesson, learn how to play a slide in a guitar lick! Begin each slide from the 1st fret Quickly slide your finger up to the fret # specified ...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Guitar Power Chords

A Power Chord is a two or three-note chord that’s easy, fun, and POWERFUL!! Start with a 2-note power chord. When you get good at that, switch to the three-note power chord Angle the finger on the 5th string to mute out t...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Easy Guitar Solo Lesson

In this guitar lesson, not only will you learn about the concept of soloing, but you will learn a great guitar scale which you will use in soloing. Think of soloing as snowboarding, pool skating, rollerblading, or ski jumping. ...
by Mike Abbott