IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STUDY THE LESSONS IN THIS SECTION IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE "THEORY I" SECTION ABOVE, ALTERNATING BETWEEN THESE TWO SECTIONS AS NEEDED.
07. Applying Triads. G Major. How to Practice.
08. How to Change Strings.
09. Triads and Playing Bb Blues.
10. Triads and Melody: Twinkle.
11. R 3 7 Chords, Muting Technique, A Blues, Bb Blues.
12. Setting up your amp. Three things to practice daily.
12-1 Practice Tips: Tone Secrets.
12-2 Practice Tips: Fingering Exercises.
12-3 How to Practice.
12-4 Practice Routine to Improve Technique.
14. Four-Note Chord Voicings. Key of F. A Blues.
14-1 Play Blues with 4-Note Dom 7 Chords.
14-2 Dominant 7th Chords: 4-Note Voicings.
14-3 C7(9), v minor and vi minor triads.
14-4 Four-Note Maj7 Chords on Top 4 Strings.
14-5 Four-Note min7 Chords on Top 4 Strings.
32. Reviewing C & F Triads.
40. Rhythm Skills. No Guitar in this Lesson!
55. E Blues Shuffle. Rhythm, Muting, Loop Pedal Tips.
55-1 E Blues Shuffle Groove: 12-Bar Blues Riff.
55-2 E Blues Turnarounds: Learn by ear and by degree.
60. Fingerpicking: Lightnin' Hopkins Style Blues
Three things to practice daily: chromatic scales, triads and playing R 3 7 groove with a metronome. Also: setting up your amp to get the most out of your practice time. This lesson features a classic Fender 1965 Stratocaster and a Nolatone Club Master amp.
Learning four-note chord voicings. Using these to play A Blues. Guitar: Ibanez AZ 2204 Custom. Fender Pro Reverb Amp. IMPORTANT: The "top" note, in each column on the sheet that Tomo displays in this lesson, is the "top" (highest) note of the chord, which is on the first string. So, if you read e...
Learn 4-Note Dominant 7th Chords in Blues: Four Voicings on Strings 1, 2, 3 and 4. Ear Training: Learn by Degree, not by Shape! See Lesson 14 on 4-Note Chord Voicings. Remember, the “Top Note” is the highest note (by pitch) in the chord. Guitar: Kanji TF Signature. Lehle P-Split. Two Fender Pro R...
Dominant 7th Chords: 4-Note Voicings (R M3 5 b7). Play C Blues. “Hearing” the I IV V progression. Connecting the voicings. Guitar: Gibson 1967 ES-335. Fender Pro Reverb (2). D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.
C7(9), v minor and vi minor triads. G minor triad = (C) b7 9 5. A minor triad = (C) R M3 6. Voice leading with the top note. Guitar: Gibson 1967 ES-335. Fender Pro Reverb (2). D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.
E Blues Shuffle. Simple Rhythm Playing. Muting Technique. Tips for improvisation with BOSS RC-1 Loop Station. Guitar: Kanji TF Signature. Lehle P-Split High-Impedance Signal Splitter. Fender Pro Reverb Amps (2). D’Addario Strings. Pickboy 1 mm TF Signature Pick.
E Blues Shuffle Groove: Play a 12-Bar Blues Riff with or without Turnarounds. Triplet Feel. Technique: Picking, Palm Muting, Left-Hand Muting. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.
E Blues Turnarounds. Learn by ear and by degree. See previous lesson on E Blues Shuffle/Riff. Picking. Left-Hand Muting. Grip. Thumb Position. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.