Joni Mitchell pioneered altered tunings in folk, rock and jazz, using open D extensively in her early career.
Learn to play the main riff and rhythm guitar parts to Arctic Monkeys' monster 2013 hit, Do I Wanna Know?
Master one of the most fundamental aspects of blues guitar in this lesson.
A deep dive into the second shape of the minor pentatonic scale.
Extending a chord sequence is a great way to come up with new ideas.
Learn to play the introduction to Led Zeppelin's iconic 'Stairway To Heaven.'
We're taking a look at a concept that will add something new to your lead playing: double stops.
In Lesson Six we talked about using our 12 bar blue pattern and integrating some picked notes from the Minor Pentatonic scale. Now that we’re familiar with some of the notes we can use, it’s time to look at some fretting hand techniques we can start to apply to enhance the notes we are playing.
In Lesson Five we discussed the Minor Pentatonic Scale in it’s first shape. This scale will be used to start forming our lead guitar lines.
Now that you’ve got your 12 bar rhythms nailed and you’ve started to learn about turnarounds, the next step is to start to integrate the idea of some lead guitar into what we do.