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Blues Shapes, Part 2: More on Using Triadic Forms as Soloing Templates

Last month, we explored using triadic (three-note) chord shapes as a means to fortify a deeper understanding of chord “grips” and intervallic relationships on the fretboard, as well as how one can use these shapes as a springboard for improvising single-note solo melodies. ... …

Examining Jimi Hendrix's Rhythm-Guitar Genius

Jimi Hendrix's stature as rock's greatest guitarist is by now an absolute and indisputable fact. In this edition of "In Deep," I'll examine his genius within the realm of rhythm guitar. ... …

Blues Shapes: Using Triadic Forms As Soloing Templates

A common area of study for all guitarists is the understanding and musical application of chord forms, which is essential to the development of rhythm guitar parts, arrangements and accompaniments. ... …

Configuring Triadic Chord Shapes within the 12-Bar Blues Form

As I mentioned last time, many students over the years have asked me for a systematic approach to learning how to visualize chord shapes all over the neck, as well as how to connect them when navigating through a specific chord progression. ... …

Creative Approaches to Rhythm Guitar

As much as guitarists love to solo, the reality is that, for most of us, the majority of time spent in a band setting is applied to playing rhythm guitar. ... …

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