Lesson Category: Improvisation-Melody

Flying High Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The Flying High melody uses a similar lick for all 3 of it’s sections. They’re…

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Flatpick Heaven Lick #4

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The last lick is based around the Cadd9 again, but with some differences. Since this…

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Flatpick Heaven Lick #2

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The second lick is based around the C (add9) chord. This is a common version…

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6-38 Island (Rake-Mute) Strum

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION NOTATION This Island strum (also known as the rake strum) adds a tropical feel to…

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TGIF

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Let’s dive into a classic Rock n Roll inspired lick! This lick combines chords and…

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Truck Stop Jam [JC key: A]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK To start our dive into jamming, we’re going to learn a new scale. Most of rock music…

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Embrace – Melody [key G]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Sometimes melodies sound better when you play less. The space in between the notes are…

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Let The Rain Come – Melody (Part 2)

DOWNLO​​AD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The second part of this melody focuses on just four notes. The pattern repeats with…

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Let The Rain Come – Melody (Part 1)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Learning a melody in specific scales is an effective way to memorize the scale. Going…

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Cool Hand Luke – Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION How about something a little different? Cool Hand Luke is an ascending melody that uses…

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Skipped A Beat Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Learning melodies can be a big task. There can be a lot of notes and…

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Jewel In The Ring Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Jewel In The Ring features two melody sections: a single note lead and a harmonized…

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Lazy Day Shuffle Bass Riff

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Do you ever dream about sitting under a big shady tree on a lazy Summer…

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Wanna Bee [Am Blues Lick]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Wanna Bee is a repeating pattern lick. Repeating pattern licks are very common in lead…

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Improvising The Blues In A Minor

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION jam track DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK Improvising can be intimidating when you first start to do it. It’s also a really fun…

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Stand By Me Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Stand By Me has an instantly-recognizable lick. It sounds pretty straightforward. But it has a…

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Holy Roller (Peace Train Lick)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Harmonized melodies find their way into most musical styles. You start with your basic melody…

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Whispering Wind Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Chords can be played all over the neck and in different “shapes” then open chords….

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Light Morning Rain Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Adding ‘embellishments’ to a melody adds a certain amount of interest and color. We can…

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Lazy River Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION A great way to practice anything on guitar is in the context of a song….

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Jazzy Night Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Let’s mix things up a bit! This melody is played over a jazzy chord progression….

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Slippery Slope Melody #1

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You’ll be sliding all over the place in this melody!  The melody is played a…

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Designated Survivor Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Do you ever play guitar while watching TV? It’s a great way to practice without…

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Day Tripper Riff

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You know the song, so let’s learn the riff! The riff isn’t too complicated, but…

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Vanilla Maple Syrup Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION One of the most enjoyable ways to learn and practice is by playing songs. And if…

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Shaggy Dog Day – Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION A flamenco inspired lick to practice leads, arpeggios, and slides. Oh my! This melody can be…

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Greater Joe’s-Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION How about a new and fresh sounding melody? This lick may sound odd when you…

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Hop Skip And A Jump Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK As you progress as a guitarist, you can combine several techniques and elements…

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Dirty Harry Lick (Key E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK In this lesson we’ll revisit the E Blues scale and learn a Western…

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All For E (Pentatonic Scale)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK Similar to how chords can be played in different areas on the fretboard,…

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