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Holding the Pick Always point the pick directly down towards the guitar Do not allow it to spin while picking Make sure your grip is comfortable Guitar Lesson World: Lesson 8 - Flatpicking Technique Guitar Lesson World: Lesson 8 - Flatpicking Technique
Make your guitar soloing more believable by using runs and ideas! Your guitar soloing will sound boring and aimless if you just string a bunch of guitar licks together. If you combine runs and ideas with a careful choice of licks, your guitar soloing will sound more exciting and interesting.A "RUN" is a part of [...]

Chord Progression and Chord Theory Lesson at Access Rock

Chord Progression and Chord Theory Lesson at Access Rock
Guitar Lesson World: Lesson 8 - Flatpicking Technique
Play The 7 Modes in 7 Days (Tabs Incl.)

Play The 7 Modes in 7 Days (Tabs Incl.)

Photo by Marta Monleón Modes are used in all kinds of musical styles like Jazz, Rock, Metal, Flamenco, etc. They create a certain mood or feel to your playing. If you feel like you are stuck playing solos using just Major/Minor or Pentatonic/Blues scales all the time, you’re ready to call on the modes and dive a little deeper. When I first got introduced to modes I was a little bit overwhelmed, but also excited to explore this whole new world of boundless possibilities.
10 Essentials On Guitar Improvisation Photo by Simone13 AKA John Pastorello Besides writing and playing songs I just love improvising. When I practice improvising I always first pour myself a cup of green tea, I put on some folk music (e.g. Ray La Montagne, Damien Rice, Stephen Fretwell, Glen Hansard, Sheryl Crow, etc.) on Last.fm or Spotify.com and then I start to improvise over these songs. I get totally caught up in the moment and let my fingers carry me away.

10 Essentials On Guitar Improvisation

Free Music Theory Worksheets!

Free Music Theory Worksheets! Material on this page is free.NEW! you can now consult an index of terms used in these worksheets. Also explore a page of worksheet extras: Worksheet Answers, Test Templates and Flash Presentations.
Musicsandbox2425 - home

Musicsandbox2425 - home

Type in the content of your new page here. 1. What is a Staff? answer: A staff is a series of 5 equally spaced horizontal lines on which music is written. EXAMPLE: Both the lines and the spaces between the lines are used to place notes.
Scales and emotions Following up and expanding on a post about learning music theory with Auto-tune. See also a post about the major scale modes and an intro to minor keys. So maybe you want to write a song or an instrumental in a particular mood or style, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the scales. Here’s a handy guide to the commonly used scales in western pop, rock, jazz, blues and so on. They’re shown in the way you’d program them into Auto-tune.

Scales and emotions

You don’t need a “1000 Chords Dictionary” to be able to read and play chords. You can learn how to form chords on your own, because chords are built using simple formulas. A chord is three or more notes played at the same time. It’s as simple as that. Of course, the trick is to know which three notes… How to construct chords - Piano Clues: Free tips and lessons for playing piano, organ and electronic keyboard

How to construct chords - Piano Clues: Free tips and lessons for playing piano, organ and electronic keyboard

Harmonic Progressions | Learning and Loving Music Theory

Harmonic Progressions | Learning and Loving Music Theory

Kelvin, You actually caught a mistake on the roman numerals! Thanks, I’ll have to fix that.
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