Learn how to use triadic arpeggio forms within your riffs and solos as a tool to create rich-sounding, poly-chordal sounds.
Dive into the second part of John Petrucci's arrangement of Chopin's Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus No.2.
Learn how you can utilize simple triadic shapes and patterns in order to imply more complex and varied chord qualities.
Try to nail John Petrucci's six-string arrangement of Chopin's Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus No. 2.
Adding nothing but the open E and B strings to a major barre chord will drastically change its makeup and expand its harmonic function.
John Petrucci teaches you how to use the chromatic scale as a melodic device to add color to your playing.
In this John Petrucci lesson, learn how to move diagonally across the fretboard to connect scale positions.
John Petrucci teaches you the formation of specific scalar patterns, or “shapes,” and how to connect them while traversing the fretboard.
In the following videos, guitarist John Petrucci talks about the new Dream Theater album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, and shows you how to play the song "On The Backs Of Angels."