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Guitar Lessons - Intro to Syncopation: Explanation
Intro to Syncopation: Explanation
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Rhythm
Style: Any Style
Welcome again to another tutorial! This time around we'll be discussing one of the most important elements of music, rhythm. More specifically, syncopation. As a beginning to intermediate guitarist, one of the most difficult things to grasp onto is the concept of syncopation. What some players don’t realize is that syncopation is extremely important ...
Guitar Lessons - Intro to Syncopation: Chordal Example
Intro to Syncopation: Chordal Example
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Rhythm
Style: Any Style
In this first exercise we'll be using an E7 shell voicing but really any chord will do. I've set my metronome to 80bpm and like I stated in the last video, I start on the down beat and move the 16th note over 1 beat every measure. This gives me accents on "off" beats. The following may help: 1(e&a) 2(e&a) 3(e&a) 4(e&a) (1)E(&...
Guitar Lessons - Intro to Syncopation: Using in Solos
Intro to Syncopation: Using in Solos
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Rhythm
Style: Any Style
The technique used in the previous videos can also be applied to soloing ideas. In this section, we'll take a simple 8 note scale shape (E mixolydian) and we'll play its using a descending 4 note sequence that is common in many styles. The same thing applies in this exercise. We'll start on the downbeat (the 1) the first time, then we'll start on the "E", t...
Guitar Lessons - Intro to Syncopation: Using in Solos - Example
Intro to Syncopation: Using in Solos - Example
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Rhythm
Style: Any Style
Like I said in the previous video, this might be a little more difficult so please play at a slower tempo if needed. A good starting point would be 60bpm if 80 is uncomfortable. Also pay close attention to the tab. The descending sequence is the same pattern each time, starting and ending on the same notes as well as the exact same notes within. The only t...
Guitar Lessons - The Only Lesson You'll Ever Need (April Fools 2014)
The Only Lesson You'll Ever Need (April Fools 2014)
Al Joseph
Level: Crazy!
Topic: Technique
Style: Metal
*April Fools 2014* Welcome to April, folks. Just press play and watch the video...and you're there...the peak level of human metalness. If you can play this, you can play anything. Enjoy, AJ
Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking Basics - Explanation
Alternate Picking Basics - Explanation
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Welcome! Today is about tackling alternate picking in an analytical way. Whether you're one of the following... Alternate Picking - (-down-up-down-up-etc.)Economy Picking - (down-up-down-down-up-down-down) ...it doesn't matter. Today is about focusing on synchronizing these hands together to create an even and smooth sound even at huge speeds! Let's ana...
Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 1: Arpeggiated
Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 1: Arpeggiated
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Example 1 in an arpeggiated context. Be sure to practice the example using various rhythmic subdivisions (quarter notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes) 1. Use both hands to play the lick2. Relax3. Take your time (if the tempo is too high, start lower)4. Try singing the lick (realize it)
Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 2: Scallic
Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 2: Scallic
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Example 2 in a scallic context. Be sure to practice the example using various rhythmic subdivisions (quarter notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes) 1. Use both hands to play the lick2. Relax3. Take your time (if the tempo is too high, start lower)4. Try singing the lick (realize it)
Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 3: Intervallic
Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 3: Intervallic
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Example 3 in an intervallic context. Be sure to practice the example using various rhythmic subdivisions (quarter notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes) 1. Use both hands to play the lick2. Relax3. Take your time (if the tempo is too high, start lower)4. Try singing the lick (realize it)
Guitar Lessons - Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 4: Pentatonic & Wrap-up
Alternate Picking Basics - Ex. 4: Pentatonic & Wrap-up
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Example 4 in a pentatonic context. Be sure to practice the example using various rhythmic subdivisions (quarter notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes) 1. Use both hands to play the lick2. Relax3. Take your time (if the tempo is too high, start lower)4. Try singing the lick (realize it) Thanks for visiting guys. If you have questions t...
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Guitar Lessons - Exploring the Sixth - Blues Application

Exploring the Sixth - Blues Application

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