Category Archives: Lead Guitar

Even MORE Help For Your Guitar Soloing Skills

In a previous post we gave you a free one-page chart showing you how to improve your lead guitar skills by showing you soloing avenues that may not have occurred to you, courtesy of David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar (If you missed that free download, then click here to get it.)…

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The Indisputable Laws of Good Guitar Practice

If you’re just starting out playing the guitar or bass, sure, you could just pick up your unfamiliar instrument and bash away, hoping to eventually make the jump from fledgling beginner to competent player. And with enough determination, you might even get there. Eventually. But by following a few guidelines you can get the most…

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Free 1-page chart for better guitar soloing …

Got something totally useful and cool for you today … (Oh, and it’s FREE, too 🙂 David Taub and the team at Next Level Guitar created a one-page chart that will improve your lead guitar skills. How? By showing you soloing avenues that may not have occurred to you. This is huge, because by exploring…

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Free Lead Guitar Jam Track and ebook

If you want to learn more about lead guitar and jamming, then I’ve got something super useful and cool for you today … (and free, btw) … David Taub of Next Level Guitar created an awesome little eBook and paired it with with a fantastic-sounding jam track. And today we want to give it to…

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Learn These Awesome Guitar Licks

JamPlay.com is offering an incredible lesson pack filled with some killer licks in a wide variety of styles. Utilize these licks to add more diversity to your lead guitar playing. From the blazing Bluegrass licks of Tyler Grant, to the scorching hot Country licks of David Wallimann, these tracks are sure to expand your portfolio…

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FREE 20 Killer Blues Jam Tracks

Enjoy these backing tracks to develop your lead playing! Learning the blues is a critical step for any guitar player, as the genre has influenced countless players and famed musicians. These JamTracks will give you the landscape to develop your phrasing, technique and timing while perfecting this unique and timeless style. All courtesy of JamPlay.com…

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Use Call and Response Like a Blues Legend

Have you ever listened to a great player improvise and wondered how they can make spontaneous ideas seem so organized? A great solo is like a great story, everything that happens flows perfectly from the things that came before. The legendary bluesmen achieved much of their soulful sound from the simple technique of call and…

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How To Keep Your Solos From Sounding Like A Scale

There’s a simple trick that guitarists have used forever to sound hot even when the lick is relatively easy. It’s called “efficiency picking.” Basically, you play FOUR notes with only TWO pick-strokes. Here’s how: Let me tell you this… When you have a ton of licks in your playing arsenal, you don’t have to worry…

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Why the CAGED system makes playing guitar 10x easier

Knowing how chords and scales fit together in songs doesn’t have to be complicated.  In fact, there’s a brain-dead easy system that tells you instantly where chord changes are happening and what notes to play.  It’s called the CAGED system and that’s what master guitar instructor, Steve Stine is going to show you in this guitar…

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Steve Stine Helps You Understand the Modes

Steve Stine gets a lot of questions about modes, what they are and how to actually use them when you play. To most guitarists, modes are the annoying theory we have to learn but have no idea what to do with. In this video Steve hopes he can shed some light on the ideas behind…

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