Category Archives: Rhythm

Learn 52 New Blues Rhythms

Tired of those old stale blues rhythms you’ve been playing? As you may have learned by now, most blues falls into a couple of common feels… There’s the slow blues, something like the old familiar “Blues In E” so common at any jam session… And then there’s the shuffle blues so common in songs like “Sweet Home Chicago,” “Tore Down,”…

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Huge List of Fun and Easy Beginner Songs For Guitar

The first part of the year always has lots of new guitar students as they either got guitars as gifts for the holidays or make that resolution to commit to learning to play the guitar so this is the perfect opportunity to give you a fantastic ebook that David Taub over Next Level Guitar put…

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Fun Acoustic Blues Guitar Lesson

There is a new lesson over at Twelve Bar Blues Academy where David Taub and Jeffery Paul Ross of Next Level Guitar show you a fun acoustic blues guitar lesson in the style of Elmore James where you will learn some cool licks in the style of Dust My Broom and learn some fun slide…

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Easy Chord Changes For Beginners

One of the most challenging tasks for a new guitarist can be making chord changes smoothly and quickly, without creating a pause in the music. Often times, coming up with a specific strategy for getting from one chord to the next can make all the difference. Lisa McCormick over at GuitarTricks.com did a great beginner…

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How To Play Guitar and Sing at the Same Time

Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed wrote a great article where he gives you tips on how you can develop the skills to be able to sing and play guitar at the same time. This is something that so many guitar players WANT to do but struggle with it.  It can be like patting your…

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Papastache Hendrix Masterclass

If you enjoyed Marty’s Hendrix Revealed course, you’ll absolutely love Bret Papastache’s brand new 4 DVD course- Hendrix Masterclass. Marty did an awesome job in his 22 video download series, Hendrix Revealed. He gave you a great introduction in to the world of playing guitar like the great Jimi Hendrix. Papastache, in Hendrix Masterclass, turns…

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3 “Real World” Blues Rhythms To Get You Playing Literally Hundreds Of Songs

Here’s an awesome video from guitar instructor, Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed and the HUGELY popular 4 Note Solo…     Imagine just being able to walk into a guitar store, grab a 335 off the wall and sit down and play and have it sound like you know what you’re doing… that’s what we’re talking…

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SRV Pride and Joy Lick Lesson Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a lesson from Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed who did a great lesson on the intro lick from Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Pride and Joy (one of my favorite SRV tunes) In case you missed it, here is the link Pride and Joy lesson Part 1 Well, Griff…

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Ripfire Guitar Scratch and Dent Sale

Dan Denley of GuitarZoom.com and producer of all of the Steve Stine guitar courses is running a huge sale on his mega 20 DVD Ripfire guitar course. I have reviewed Ripfire Guitar before but in case you are not familiar with the course, here are some of the highlights:     – 18 must-know strumming patterns…

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Five Mistakes All Beginner Guitar Players Make

If you are a beginner guitar player, you’ll want to pay attention to this.  There are 5 main obstacles that ALL beginners face. Changing Chords–  Look, first of all, the chord shapes themselves are hardly intuitive. If you’ve never played guitar before, they’re unlike anything you’ve done before. And of course changing chords means abandoning…

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