Tag Archives: modes

How To Play Guitar part 4

How To Play Guitar video series part 4! In this final part of the How To Play Guitar video series I take a super simple I – VI – II – V progression and apply the modes accordingly. The I chord would have Ionian, the VI chord Aeolian, the II chord Dorian and the V [...]

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Picking Technique

Picking Technique Dilemmas I get a lot of private messages form students that sometimes turn into long interesting discussions. These can be anything from: what guitar to buy, to modes, arpeggios to practice routine recommendations. They have led both my products in new directions and some rewriting of blogs since there is direct input from [...]

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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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Jazz Improvisation: Tonal and Rhythmic Principles

7 years ago the seed to Spytunes and The Guitar Conspiracy was sown. I had just arrived in the U.K, signed up to a music college and decided that this time I was gonna “lock myself in the shed” as they say and stay there until I got it. I was struggling understanding music as [...]

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