Guitar Lessons

Connecting Pentatonic Shapes Across the Board

• Author: @michaelsocarras
Connecting Pentatonic Shapes Across the Board

Soloing with three pentatonic scales in the dorian mode

• Author: @thomas-berglund
In this lesson I´ll show three pentatonic scales to soloing with in the dorian mode. I´ll be in the key of A minor (dorian). The common pentatonic scale in that key is the A minor pentatonic scale. That´s the first scale to come up when one starts to soloing in most cases. But there are two more to use and there are the B and the E minor pentatonic scales in the dorian mode.

Four critical aspects for any successful guitarist

• Author: @maxtpg
I'm going to show you 4 key elements you should get down that are crucial to your success as a guitar player.

Songwriting Exercise

• Author: @michaelsocarras
In this lesson you will make use and apply the chords you learn into an actual song. The more you do this the better your songs will sound. Write a new song everyday. - Phil Anselmo

5 Great Improvisation Tricks to Improve Your Skills

• Author: @tomguitar
If you want to learn to play guitar solos on the spot, then this is the article for you. Improvisation is one of the most sought-after guitar skills (especially in blues and jazz) and this article offers five great tips you can use to improve your improvisation today!

Why you should never compare yourself to others

• Author: @maxtpg
Have you ever compared yourself to your friends or your favorite guitarists? I've certainly done it, and let me tell you why it's not good.

How To Create A Song From An Idea

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
What do you do when you are in the middle of walking your dog and all the sudden your thoughts are consumed with an amazing idea for a song?

Why 'Practice, Practice' Is Often Terrible Advice

• Author: @maxtpg
I have been on countless forums and subreddits. They all say the same thing: "Practice, practice, practice, ..." Is that it?

Always Moving Forward With Chords

• Author: @michaelsocarras
We're going to be moving forward with chords. Diminished Chords. 3rds, 6ths,Secondary Dominants. This will help get your fingers familiar with new chords as well as new sounds.

1, 2 & 3 Octave Pentatonic and Blues Scales

• Author: @michaelsocarras
1, 2 & 3 Octave Pentatonic and Blues Scales. All 5 Shapes are included in the Key of E Major.
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