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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Three: Chord Extensions

In the third part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets a shuffle…
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Music Theory for Beginners 4: Introduction to blues scales

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.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Two: The Shuffle

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…
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Music Theory for Beginners 3: Introduction to pentatonic scales

Learn all about major and minor pentatonic scales: how to identify their notes, how to play them, and easy ‘box patterns’ to remember.
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Learn To Play… In The Style Of John Frusciante

Learn to combine your rhythm and lead parts in the style of Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist John Frusciante with the help of Dion from Your Guitar Academy.
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Learn To Play… In The Style Of Jimi Hendrix

In this week's tuition video from Your Guitar Academy, we're back in the hands of Dan Holton for a lesson in the style of Jimi Hendrix.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part One: The 12-Bar Blues

In this first lesson in our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge explains the classic 12-bar blues and shows you how you can take three chords and get your blues playing kick started…
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Learn To Play… Under The Bridge Verse

Learn to play the verse section of Red Hot Chili Peppers' Under The Bridge in our second John Frusciante-based tutorial.
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Music Composition for Beginners 5: Breaking out of CAGED (Part 2)

How to deploy CAGED and our PIRII technique to add variation to the I-IV-V and I-vi chord progressions.
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Learn To Play… New Light by John Mayer

Learn to play the rhythm section of John Mayer's 2018 viral hit, New Light, with the help of Dion from Your Guitar Academy.
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