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Alternate Tunings, Guitar Maintenance, And Jams

Alternate Guitar Tunings

In this section of lessons we will be taking a look at some alternate tunings and how to use them. An alternate tuning is when you tune any of the open strings to any other notes besides the standard EADGB and E notes. There are some popular open tunings that you will see quite often. […]

DADGAD Guitar Tuning

In this guitar lesson we are going to be learning about the alternate tuning called DADGAD. The word sounds a bit funny but it is really cool because the name of the tuning corresponds to the names of the notes that the strings are tuned to. This makes it a bit easier to remember the […]

Drop D Guitar Tuning

In this lesson we will be learning about drop D tuning. This is going to be a fun lesson if you are in to rock or metal because those kinds of music use drop D tuning quite often. First we will go over how to tune your guitar to drop D and then we will […]

Open G Guitar Tuning

This guitar lesson is going to be about open G tuning. When I was putting this lesson together I was watching a bunch of lessons on open G tuning and they were all about the Rolling Stones. To change this up and maybe give you something new, I busted out my acoustic guitar and came […]

Basic Guitar Parts

This lesson covers the basic parts of the guitar that a beginner might need to know. It is important for you to know the parts of the guitar in order to be able to communicate to other musicians about your instrument. Knowing the parts of your guitar is also important in case your guitar breaks […]

Changing Acoustic Strings

In this guitar lesson we are going to take a look at how to change acoustic guitar strings. Changing strings is a skill that every guitarist should have. This lesson will let you know when you should change your strings, what you need to change your strings, and how to change your strings. Knowing when […]

Changing Electric Guitar Strings

In this guitar lessons we are going to take a look at how to change electric guitar strings. Changing strings is a skill that every guitarist should have. This lesson will let you know when you should change your strings, what you need to change your strings, and how to change your strings. Knowing when […]

How To Clean A Guitar

Let’s talk about how to clean a guitar. There are several options that you have when cleaning your guitar. We will go through each option in order of how dirty your guitar might be. The first option that I like to use is a plain, dry polish cloth. It is great to keep a polish […]

Setting Your Guitar Intonation

Have you ever tuned your guitar and then played some notes high up on the neck just to find that they did not sound like they were in tune. This is probably because the intonation on your guitar was a little bit off. In this lesson, you are going to learn how to set the […]

Guitar & Djembe Jam

This little jam is something that my friend Jared Falk and I came up with pretty much on the spot. It is in the key of E minor and it was a blast to play. It was the last video of the day and I was just dead tired but playing with another musician, especially […]

Guitar Solo #1

This guitar solo is something that I came up with when I was really getting in to the blues fusion style of music. Blues fusion is basically blues played fast with some distortion on the guitar. This style also uses more than just the regular minor pentatonic scale or blues scale to play over the […]

Guitar Solo #2

In this lesson we will be looking at a solo that incorporates a great melody and some other tools that will help you start learning how to play over simple chord progressions. This solo is probably considered to be an upper intermediate solo. You will need to know a few pentatonic scales as well as […]

Major Scale Masterclass

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