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Dan Peeke

Exercises that will challenge you to build a deeper connection with your guitar.

April-May 2021
Simon Candy

A little technique can go a long way if you know how to apply it creatively.

April-May 2021
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Moving the Phrygian Dominant scale in a more horizontal fashion across the neck.

February-March 2021
Dan Peeke

Get the most you can out of the rehearsal time you have scheduled.

February-March 2021
James Rosocha

Here is a minor cadence used in hundreds of Real Book tunes.

February-March 2021
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Examples that will help strengthen your picking, constructed in a more musical fashion.

December-January 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

A great way to connect the five basic major scale patterns.

October-November 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Great when learning modes - hear the sound of each mode over a tonal center.

August-September 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Strengthen your upstrokes so they are as strong as your downstrokes.

June-July 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

If you know all of your scale patterns, but are not sure how to connect them, this lesson will help you.

June-July 2020
James Rosocha

Resolving to the 3rd of the chords in a chromatic fashion.

April-May 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Stuck inside? Take advantage of the time and challenge yourself to get to the next level.

February-March 2020
James Rosocha

When used correctly, guide tones outline the flavor of the chords you’re improvising over.

February-March 2020
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Creative ways to move around the fretboard at a blazing fast speed.

December-January 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

This scale is most common in jazz, but can be applied to any style of music.

October-November 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Taking the diminished scale and incorporating it with a basic blues scale box.

August-September 2019
James Rosocha

More about the chords, triads, and arpeggios that are built from the major scale.

August-September 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Even more ideas to spice up your arpeggio sequences by altering the order of the notes.

June-July 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Time to build technique and spice up your arpeggio sequences by altering the order of the notes.

April-May 2019
James Rosocha

Gaining knowledge of all the chords, triads, and arpeggios that are built from the major scale.

April-May 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Now, Mike mixes up the rhythms when practicing scales to make things that much more interesting.

February-March 2019
Bobby Kittleberger

Showing the benefits of music education, and how it positively impacts the lives of students.

February-March 2019
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Building your chops while making practice time more interesting and even, fun.

December-January 2018
James Rosocha

Altering the sound of the pentatonic scale by plugging in an additional note.

December-January 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike digs a little deeper into the Altered scale, aka Super Locrian.

October-November 2018
Simon Candy

Simon takes a close look at the use of chords in this popular tuning.

October-November 2018
James Rosocha

An endless variety of melodic phrases can be derived from the permutation of chord tones.

October-November 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike teaches soloing over chord changes with a track from his album, "The Fire Within".

August-September 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike has a new album, "The Fire Within". and breaks down a few of the notable tracks.

June-July 2018
Simon Candy

Learn the sophisticated, awe inspired, and flat out mind-blowing style of percussive acoustic guitar.

June-July 2018
James Rosocha

Additional rhythmic variations to practice using the pentatonic scale as the vehicle.

June-July 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike delivers the keys to unlocking specific sounds, such as the Phrygian dominant mode, from the Harmonic Minor scale.

June-July 2018
Chris Byrd

Deepen your knowledge of the Minor Pentatonic scale, free yourself from the “5 boxes slavery”, expand your phrasing vocabulary and stimulate your creativity.

June-July 2018
Luca Sellitto

Deepen your knowledge of the Minor Pentatonic scale, free yourself from the “5 boxes slavery”, expand your phrasing vocabulary and stimulate your creativity.

April-May 2018
James Rosocha

Rosocha teaches permutations - altered scale shapes based on fretboard position.

April-May 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Gaining fluency with triad arpeggios will help your soloing and rhythm playing.

April-May 2018
Simon Candy

Play great songs such as “Landslide”, "Dust In The Wind" and "The Boxer".

February-March 2018
Simon Candy

Slide guitar offers a very cool and unique sound that cannot be emulated any other way.

February-March 2018
Tom Hess Opus 2

Anyone (including yourself) can learn to develop creativity by using the proven methods and strategies for reaching this goal.

February-March 2018
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike shows you several ways to spice up your riffs, lines and solos with some chromatic passing tones.

December-January 2017
Simon Candy

A technique that allows you to play both the melody and accompaniment parts of a blues tune at the same time.

December-January 2017
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike teaches you scale sequences (in the Hanon style, adapted from piano) that are great for your dexterity and precision.

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