Guitar Lessons to Develop Frightening Technique!

Guitar lessons to develop ludicrously good technique, focusing on alternate picking, scales, arpeggios, tapping, legato, string skipping and more. Also with numerous explanations of music theory. Get started!

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Tapping - Diminished Triad on One String

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In this exercise we look at yet another triad type - the diminished triad - as a way to take a musically interesting approach to tapping.

In Guitar Lesson: Tapping - Starting with Triad Arpeggios

Dominant 7th Arpeggio on 2 Strings

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In this exercise, I will show you how to play a Dominant 7th arpeggio and its inversions on 2 strings

In Guitar Lesson: Seventh Arpeggios - Cool Sounding Patterns on Two Strings

Minor 7th (b5) Arpeggio on Two Strings

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In this exercise, we look at the last of the 7th arpeggios that come from the Major Scale - the Min7(b5)

In Guitar Lesson: Seventh Arpeggios - Cool Sounding Patterns on Two Strings

Alternate Picking - Two Note Patterns: Putting it Together!

In this alternate picking exercise, we will wrap up our basic alternate picking lesson with a not so basic exercise that reinforces what you practiced in this lesson with a very musical example.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Absolute Basics!

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 2

In this exercise, we continue having you play yet another three note pattern across 2 strings with alternate picking.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 3

In this exercise, we continue our three note across two strings alternate picking studies.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 4

In this exercise, we continue having you play another three note pattern across 2 strings with alternate picking.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 5

In this alternate picking exercise, we move forward with three note patterns across 2 strings.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Three Notes Across Strings, Pattern 6

In this alternate picking exercise, we come to the last of three note patterns across 2 strings.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings

Alternate Picking - Al DiMeola, Paco de Lucia Example

In this exercise, we wrap up the three notes across strings guitar lesson with a great real world example of the concepts you learned.

In Guitar Lesson: Alternate Picking - Three Note Patterns Across Strings