In Depth Guitar Lessons and Expert Help


 
 

 
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Soloing Runs and Repeated Ideas

Make your guitar soloing more believable by using runs and ideas! Your guitar soloing will sound boring and aimless if you just string a bunch of guitar licks together. If you combine runs and ideas with a careful choice of lic...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 
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E Blues Combo Licks

Inject attitude and style into your guitar solos by combining 2 or 3 different techniques within a guitar lick! (techniques are slides, bends, vibrato etc…) Get confident in each guitar technique (hammer-ons, slides, etc....
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 
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Chuck Berry Guitar Style

When you hear a Chuck Berry song, it’s relentless, driving, and almost hypnotic! THAT IS ROCK AND ROLL (in case you wanted a definition)! Songs like "Maybelline", "Nadine", and "Roll Over Beethove...
by Mike Abbott
 

 

 
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Blues Rhythm Guitar Lesson

Our E blues Rhythm and blues shuffle lessons showed you how to play a basic “boogie” pattern. In this blues guitar lesson, I will show you more complex rhythm patterns and chords that will make you sound more like a...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 
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Top Ten Rock Guitar RIffs

Throughout rock history, great guitar riffs were created and have since been used in some way by thousands of other rock guitar players. These riffs possessed certain elements which made them timeless and an undeniable force in...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 
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Ska and Reggae Guitar Lesson

Playing Ska music or Reggae music on the guitar requires a few different strumming techniques to come together. If you haven’t learned how to play mute strums yet, click here! Brief history of Ska Music Nineteen Ninety Th...
by Mike Abbott