By Jason Wilford If I had to single out the most essential and important trick for me when it comes to playing blues lead guitar, it would be exactly what I'm going to talk about here. Obviously blues lead guitar can't be singled down to just one aspect - there are so many facets to the blues that it would be impossible to contribute the sound to just one thing. But for me, this trick is definitely my favourite and most used. To find out what I'm talking about, click and watch the lesson below. I have also included some supplemental material for you to work with, but it will make more sense once you watch the video. Supplemental Materials
If you've ever wondered what makes a guitar lick or melody sound good, all you have to know is that emphasizing the chord tones of the chords you are playing is the most important element. In this mini-lesson I will go over a great sounding chord tone line that also utilizes some tension and release (also a very important element). Check out the video below, and the tablature directly underneath.
(click below for tablature) Are you unhappy with your progress on the guitar? Do you feel like you've been stuck at the same level for a long time? Or would you like to easily play licks like the one in the video above? If you're near Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton or Brampton Click here to tell me more about yourself and find out how I can help you become a better guitar player
How To Spice Up Your Open Chords - Part 2 By Jason Wilford (This lesson is going to build off of 'How To Spice Up Your Open Chords - Part 1'. If you haven't completed that yet, click here ) Something I hear often from guitarists who are already quite familiar with their open chords is that after a while they become boring to play. I know personally that it can feel pretty stale to just strum the same old chords over and over if you don't have ways to make them more interesting for yourself. I've even seen guitarists who stop working on their rhythm guitar playing because they say it's too boring... but that doesn't have to be the case. The
The Top 5 Reasons Why Learning To Read A Chord Chart Will Benefit You As guitarists in the 21st century, we’ve become accustomed to the wealth of resources that we can access with just a click of a button on our computers, tablets and smart phones. It’s great to be able to access the information that we’re seeking so easily, especially when it comes to learning how to play songs on the guitar. When you’re not able to figure out the chords to a song by yourself, there are two written mediums that can be easily found online for free: guitar tablature, and lyric sheets (with the chords written above). While these can work well to get the general idea
Open chords are something that many beginners strive to master, but after a while the basic shapes of these chords can become boring and stale, which will leave you looking for ways to spice up these chords. This can be done quite easily, but many guitarists don’t know where to start. My aim with this lesson is to break you out of your comfort zone and help you learn a few ways to make your chords more fun and interesting. ***By definition, an open chord is a chord that uses at least one open string, but for the sake of this article we will also say that only the first 3 frets are used.*** There are countless variations of open
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