Tag: Technique

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part 10: Left Hand Techniques – String...

Master one of the most fundamental aspects of blues guitar in this lesson.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Eight: Double Stops

We're taking a look at a concept that will add something new to your lead playing: double stops.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Seven: Left Hand Technique – Legato

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.

Learn To Play… Stevie Ray Vaughan Right-hand Technique

In our final SRV based tuition video from Your Guitar Academy, Dan Holton talks you through Stevie Ray's right-hand technique.

Guitar Technique for Beginners 2: Left-hand techniques

Dress up your playing style with hammer-ons, slides, bends and other fundamental fretboard techniques.

Guitar Technique for Beginners 1: Hands, fingers and strengthening exercises

Finger exercises, the ‘right’ ways to grasp a guitar neck, and other basic techniques new players shouldn’t gloss over.

Tuition: Clean Sweeping Part Three

Give your sweep-picking techniques a final polish as we wrap up our tutorial series with this trio of ascending and descending six-note patterns.

Tuition: Clean Sweeping Part Two

Build on last lesson and take your sweep picking techniques to the next level by tackling this trio of arpeggio patterns, which introduce the minor7b5 chord…

Tuition: Clean Sweeping Part One

Combine the sweep-picking techniques you’ve picked up in this series so far as Douglas Noble introduces three challenging two-octave arpeggios to get stuck into.
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