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How To Play Guitar part 2

How To Play Guitar video series, part 2! In this video I first talk about the open position chords becoming barre chords. As you learn how to do this using the cycle of 4ths exercise you will also learn the names of all the notes on the fret board. Simply call out the name of [...]

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Music Theory Lessons

Music Theory Lessons – Intro As a guitar player you might have learned open position chords, the minor pentatonic and maybe even the major pentatonic scale shapes. If so, you are at the classic next barrier of starting to practice the modes and arpeggios. Up until now you didn’t really need music theory at any [...]

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Spy Tunes Story part 7

You only get back what you put in! Admittedly, at first I couldn’t do much with my newly found chord knowledge musically, but I started to see the patterns of how chords connect horizontally on the neck and more importantly, in each “position”. I practiced this day and night. Since I knew about the modes [...]

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Scott Henderson Pentatonic Secrets

A pentatonic trick from Scott Henderson! Following on from my last Scott Henderson blog, Scott Henderson Melodic Phrasing, let’s take a look at some scale tricks that Scott use. If you are a keen Spy Tunes member you know that I swear by knowing the basics first, avoiding tricks is my philosophy. In fact it [...]

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Scott Henderson Melodic Phrasing

Scott Henderson teach us melodic phrasing! One of the greatest guitar lessons I’ve had came in the form of an instructional video by Scott Henderson called Melodic Phrasing. This is one of those videos that marked a break through in guitar education, Scott Henderson was at the time heavily involved in the legendary GIT in [...]

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