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Steve Stine Teaches You How to Improvise Guitar Solos

Here is a great guitar lesson from the world’s #1 guitar teacher, Steve Stine where he teaches you the first steps in learning how to improvise your own killer guitar solos. If you ever get “stuck” soloing in one or two positions, then check this out… Steve is going to show you one simple trick for…

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It’s All About Moderation

I used to be an avid runner and easily got out every day for a long run but life sort of got in the way and with a wife, kids, job, house etc that all competed for my attention, I was lucky to get out once or twice a week Lately, though, I’ve been reading…

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How to increase your “Blow Away” factor on guitar …

I get it.  You’re into the blues … Or classic rock … Or folk, country, fingerstyle, funk, grunge … … metal, jazz, reggae, soul, R&B … … ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s … Doesn’t matter, I could go on and on for HOURS, listing everything from art punk to zydeco, lol … … but you know…

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9 Things You Should Consider Before Buying a New Guitar

Whether it’s your very first guitar, your 10th, or your 100th, buying a guitar is always a super fun and exciting time. To make sure you’re making the best guitar-buying decisions, take a look at these nine things to consider before buying your next guitar. 1. Why are you guitar shopping? This is a very…

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How To Get Hooked On The Guitar

I know we’re all hooked on guitar to some degree or another, but there’s a really good reason for that… it’s a little challenging at times…   And what gets us through those challenging times is our love for playing music and how it makes us feel… the more “hooked” you are, the more you…

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Killer Slide Blues Guitar

You know, a lot of players go to their pedal board when they want “authentic” blues tone.  But let me tell you, no stompbox can bring mojo to a solo like a well-played slide lick. And that’s what my buddy Rob Ashe is going to show you in today’s video… Not familiar with playing slide…

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Learn These Chuck Berry Style Licks

The whole world knows Chuck Berry. The duck walk, the pencil moustache, the 335, and of course the guitar riffs that changed popular music. Berry didn’t invent the style – his playing is deeply rooted in the blues – but he supercharged it by cranking up the tempos, putting the guitar front and center, and…

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Three Soulful Licks to Boost Your Guitar Playing

As part of their Weekend Warrior series, JamPlay put together a great lesson where they teach you 3 great Memphis style soul licks. These three licks, based on popular songs that will surprise you, will add a lot of soul to your playing. Whether or not you are into Soul or R&B music, these licks…

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the trick for changing chords on time

I think every single beginning guitarist has trouble switching chords… and some of the more intermediate ones do to! It’s pretty much the entire focus of your practice time for the first several months. And as much as I hate to admit it, there’s a little trick that’s probably been kept from you all this time. Check out…

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Guitar Gear Buying Tips

I love guitar gear – amps, guitars, pedals, slides, picks, strings, straps, cases, cables… you name it, I’m into it. But guitar gear can be a frightening thing if you’re new to the sport… A lot of money can be spent, and like most things there is a point of diminishing returns. Does a $400…

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