Someday [JC-Arpeggios]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATIONWITH MELODYSLOWMEDIUMFAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK I did an experiment with this one. Check out the tab “WITH MELODY” and let…

Most Important Scale [Movable Major]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION NOTATION JAM TRACK A moveable scale is a scale that uses the same shape in…

Flying High Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Flying High has a really cool lick that should be a good challenge. It uses…

Guitar Improvising Tips

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION JAm TRACKS DESCRIPTION I think it’s important to know that there’s no “right” way to improvise on guitar. If…

Improvising Using the Blues Scale – 1

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION JAm TRACKS DESCRIPTION NOTATION JAM TRACK Improvisation is an important song of guitar playing. Not just for soloing, but…

Movable Blues Scale – 1 [JC Key: G ]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Moveable scales are important to know because you can play them anywhere. The shape stays…

Blues Riff #3 [Key: G]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You don’t have to play a lot of notes to make an interesting riff. In…

Blues Riff #2 [Key: G]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION I like to teach Blues riffs because they’re so versatile. Even though this is labeled…

Girl From San Jose – Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This companion melody for the Girl From San Jose rhythm lesson descends down the fretboard…

Double Note Bluff Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The term double stop on guitar means two harmonized notes on neighboring strings played at…

Hard Driving-Lick [JC key Em]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The pull off technique is one you’ll find yourself using all the time once you…

Hard Driving-Muted Arpeggio [JC key Em]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION If you’ve been here for a while you know that I love teaching with arpeggios.…

Cantankerous Cody Blues

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION It’s important to have a good sense of rhythm as a guitarist. For both rhythm…

Two String R & R Strum [key A]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This little lick/strum/pattern is what Rock N Roll was made of. You’ve probably also heard…

Get Down Lil’ Doggy Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Pull off licks like this are very common in Bluegrass. You’ll often see these licks…

Shuffling On Home – Lick #1

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST​JAM TRACK DESCRIPTION As guitar players it’s a good idea to have a lot of licks in…

A Minor Eagle’s Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You may recognize this lick from a very popular Eagles song. It’s basically an A…

Happy Birthday Shuffle Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You can spice up a traditional melody by adding a little “flair” to it. In…

Pact With The Devil Lick (key E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Legend has it that Robert Johnson made a pact with the devil in exchange for…

Baby Blues (12 bar in E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION For this 12 Bar Blues pattern we’re going to add a tasteful lick in the…

Winter Jasmine Sleeping-TAB

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This melody is a good workout on its own. But I want to use it…

Island Wind – Chorus Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Double stops are two notes being played at the same time. They’re not chords, but…

Island Wind – Verse Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FASTJAM TRACK DESCRIPTION Island Wind is a melody out of the C Major scale. The melody is…

Rockin’ Downtown Madrid Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FASTJAM TRACK DESCRIPTION Today’s lesson is going to challenge your lead playing chops. Pull offs are a…

Challenge of the 6ths (Intervals)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION NOTATION JAM TRACK The term interval really just means the distance between notes in music…

Slinky Boy Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK This lick combines open strings and unison notes. Unison notes are where you…

Sunset in Blue [JC]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This lick is built out of the F# minor Pentatonic scale and is played in…

Pulling And Sliding Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUMFast DESCRIPTION Pull offs and slides are called embellishments on guitar. They’re simple techniques that add a lot…

Roaming The Countryside – Arpeggio

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Arpeggios come in many varieties but they’re all the same thing: A chord played one…

Coming Into Port – Chords

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION We’re going to squeeze a lot out of three chords. Not only is this a…