Category Archives: Instructional Material

Spice Up Your Boring Chord Progressions

Here is a great lesson from Guitar Tricks where you will learn how to spice up your boring chord progressions with some new techniques that will add new life to your standard chords.  You’ll learn some cool riffs in the style of Dave Matthews Band, Neil Young and others. Check it out!      …

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Steve Stine Shows You His #1 Chord Soloing Secret

Do you ever trip over your fingers or get “stuck” in one spot playing your guitar solos? That happens because you can’t move freely across the fretboard. So, today Steve Stine is going to show you his secret chord chasing technique that will help you move with confidence and play the “right” notes every time:   When…

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Sweet Tips For Sour Bends

BENDS SUCK!!! And there are a few reasons why… Your hands Your ear Your instrument Here is a great article from JamPlay cofounder Chris Dawson where he shows you why you’re struggling with bends and how to practice to quickly get better at them.There’s also a 17 minute video that’s perfect for beginners that will leave…

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Steve Stine Shows You 1 Shortcut for “Authentic” Sounding Solos

When you start soloing, one of the toughest challenges is figuring out how to thread scales and licks together to play “authentic” sounding solos. If you want to take the “robotics” out of your guitar playing, check out this shortcut: As you’ll see, you can thread phrases together using easy-to-master techniques such as picking and…

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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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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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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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Next Level Guitar Just Got Better!

I have some GREAT news … David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar have just implemented something that will make your guitar learning even easier and faster … Before I give you “The Big Reveal” about this new and “ninja” feature, let me first tell you WHY they did this … (And this…

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