We're taking a look at a concept that will add something new to your lead playing: double stops.
Learn to play Dire Straits' 'Sultans Of Swing', with the help of Ollie from Your Guitar Academy.
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.
An introduction to the relative majors and minors – the key to songwriting and improvising.
Learn to combine your rhythm and lead parts in the style of Grammy-winning guitarist John Mayer, with the help of Dion from Your Guitar Academy.
In our second 'New Light' tuition video from Your Guitar Academy, we teach you how to play the solo of John Mayer's 2018 viral hit.
Get acquainted with the minor and major blues scales: how to identify the ‘blue notes’, how they are linked to the pentatonic scales, and simple box patterns.
In the second part of our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge adds some rhythm to the 12-bar blues format that we learned last time…