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A great way to explore your chords is to take their shape and move them around.  What do I mean by this?  Say you finger a D chord.  You’ve got covered the 2nd fret of the G string, the 3rd fret of the B string,...

To create a harmonic with your pick hand, allow part of your thumb to touch the string as you pick it.  This is done while holding the pick.  As you pick the string, turn your thumb slightly down so that the outside edge of your...

When it comes to soloing, creativity, flexibility, and dynamic ability are paramount.  You may solo fast over a melody with a fast tempo, matching or even increasing the speed.  You can also do the opposite and play slow over a melody with a slower tempo. ...

As guitar players, many people tend to just carry around their lessons and play what they know (they’re setting up walls in their mind by doing that); eventually you have to go beyond all that and take a dive into the unknown.  There’s a basic...

As a guitarist your intent should be focused on playing with perfect timing.  When playing music, timing and rhythm should be foremost in your mind.  As you progress, this will come naturally; but it takes years of hard work.  Perfect practice makes perfect, so for...

Jimi Hendrix was one of the most unique players in that he was constantly going way beyond all the boundaries.  Anyone trying to play Jimi is basically haunted by every note he played, because when he played he took it to a whole new dimension. ...