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Free blues backing tracks to jam over. Gain the chops,riffs and licks you need to be a Guitar Improvisation artist par excellence. Jam tracks help sharpen your solo skills
3 types of common Guitar Pentatonic Scales, with tabs and charts for each type.
Guitar Modes - Easy to learn method to master modes.
Free Printable Guitar Scales - Here you will learn the 14 most useful and common guitar scales for soaring and effortless solo guitar and improvisation.
The minor pentatonic scale guitar. Here you will learn all 5 positions and how to use them all over the fretboard
Here you will learn the major pentatonic guitar scale. Commonly used in many types of music. You need this.
The Diminished Scale for Guitar. A funky, jazzy scale for variety and interest in your soloing. Own it.
Here you will learn the whole tone scale for guitar. Very dreamlike for Jazz and Fusion. Own it
Here you will learn about the Melodic Minor Scale for Guitar. Useful for Jazz, funk and fusion. Own it.
A harmonic minor scale guitar lesson. A spookey sounding scale that works great in quite a few styles. Own it.
The Natural Minor Guitar Scale - Also known as aeolian is used to express the emotion of sadness and pain.
The locrian mode has a sinister sounding mode that comes in handy for a jazz and metal. Own it.
The Mixolydian mode guitar scale is used in the most popular exciting music today. Make it yours.
Lydian mode guitar solos have a tense, aggressive feel give your guitar playing attitude. Learn to play it now.
Phrygian mode guitar scales are very useful to make metal and latin solos rock. Own them by learning all five positions now.
The guitar major scale is the first scale you should master. Once you have this scale, you are on your way. Own it.
Guitar practice techniques, practical advice on practice routines, practical habits of daily routines that build guitar skills fast. Scales, chords, hand exercises
Guitar speed exercises. Sprinting towards your goal of being the fastest player you can be.
Choose the best guitar effects pedal for the sound you are looking for. Easy to understand guide to finding the right effects pedal for the sound you are looking for.
Learn Guitar Chord progressions and how they work. Here you will find easy explanations of guitar progressions and a beginner guitar chord chart with easy to read chord progressions for guitar.
Find out what makes a great guitar. Discover 9 critical things to look at in a guitar along with acoustic guitar reviews to help you find your perfect guitar.