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.
If you have a few guitar chords under your belt, chances are good that you want to start learning some riffs. But where do you start, and what techniques do you need?
If you have no experience playing jazz but want to pick up some chords and techniques, this video is the perfect place to start.
Steve Lukather is one of the most accomplished guitarists and has a thorough mastery of techniques. He’s also completely entertaining to watch when he straps on a guitar.
In one of Jude Gold’s recent No Guitar is Safe podcasts, we got to hear from fusion extraordinaire Dean Brown on a bunch of interesting topics.
Some of you might recognize Steve Stine, the guitarist in the July 2016 video below, from his many lessons (which include tab and video) on GuitarWorld.com (click here to see 'em all).
If your rhythm work consists only of chords, you’re missing out on a lot of color and character that you could be including.
Continuing our exploration of jazz-blues, in this lesson, I present an example of how to craft a solo over a swing-eighths feel played at a moderately slow, laid-back tempo and tastefully shift...
In the video below, guitarist Danny Young lays down a challenge that's quite familiar to Guitar World readers: "Betcha Can't Play This"!
Playing the same old barre-chord shapes isn’t just boring—it sounds boring too.
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...
Imagine Zakk Wylde and Chuck Berry playing the same lick through the same rig. It would sound totally different because Zakk and Chuck manipulate guitar strings very differently.
If you typically put in hours every week working on your guitar playing, you may sometimes feel like woodshedding is a chore.