In this lesson we will be applying a simple hybrid picking technique to a common blues turnaround in the key of G
Hybrid picking is the technique of using both your fingers and a pick to play the strings. It is used for several reasons including efficiency, tone, and style. Hybrid picking is used in nearly every genre and a great technique that will expand your playing capabilities. In this lesson we will start with a basic exercise using the pick and second finger.
This lesson will show you a free online metronome and how to use it in your practice routine.
This lesson introduces several finger exercises to help improve, finger independence, muscle memory, and finger dexterity. Don’t get discouraged if you can’t get this one right away! It is meant to be tough.
This lesson will give you a couple exercises that will help you with chord fingerings.
In this lesson you will learn how to play the major scale in 3rds. This is a great exercise to help with fingering and right hand picking.
In this lesson we will work on building your pentatonic minor chops with a few exercises.
In this lesson we will apply the blues scale to a couple chop building exercises.
This lesson will cover an exercise that helps improve your bending techniques. The exercise uses the Pentatonic Minor scale as a base.
In this lesson we will learn a scale/arpeggio combo exercise that will be a great finger and picking exercise.
In this lesson we will learn a few exercises that will help build your chops and get more familiar with the Pentatonic Major Scale.
In this lesson we will learn a few exercises to build your chops and overall familiarity with the Dorian mode.
In this lesson we will learn and practice a few Locrian Mode exercises.
In this lesson we will learn two exercises to get familiar with the Lydian fingering.
In this lesson we will learn two exercises to get familiar with the Phrygian fingering.
In this lesson we will learn how to build triad chords of the major scale on one string.
In this lesson we will discuss how to practice your scales and modes on a daily basis
In this lesson we will learn a few ways to incorporate both legato and pedal tone techniques into a few licks and exercises.
In this lesson we will learn about pedal tones and present a few examples.
In this lesson we will cover Legato exercise in C Dorian.
In this lesson we will learn about Legato and several legato finger exercises. Legato indicates that musical notes are played smoothly and connected. The player transitions from note to note with no intervening silence.
In this lesson we will cover an exercise that works on the picking skills of the right hand. Great for all players, especially those that want to work on speed and accuracy.
In this lesson we will cover an exercise that works on the strength, dexterity, and independence of the left hand or fret hand.
In this lesson we will cover an exercise that combines both the right and left hand
In this lesson we will study a descending pentatonic run in the style of Blues master Joe Bonamassa.
In this lesson we will be learning a string skipping exercise to add to your daily practice routine. The focus is working on the pick hand and the ability to cleanly skip strings. It also helps with alternating picking and learning the major chord arpeggio.
In this lesson we will be learning a great exercise to get more familiar with the pentatonic shapes across the entire fretboard.