Learn some of the licks Sister Rosetta used and how to apply them into a traditional gospel chord progression and beyond.
Learn a few different examples of rhythm-guitar ideas that jump around harmonically and also feature the incorporation of suspended chords.
A guitar solo is the highlight of any Stevie Ray Vaughan song, and the solos he performed in his 1983 hit “Pride and Joy” are among his finest.
Performing arpeggio patterns in this style poses interesting technical and fingering challenges that have been embraced by guitarists of every ilk.
Even though we tend to think of scale playing as the ultimate speed test, speed itself isn't really the problem. It's switching strings.
Look at a few examples of fairly well-known songs from the modern era that utilize the dim7 chord in interesting, effective ways.
Testing the accuracy of your bends and vibrato is a good way to judge how developed you are as a guitarist and a musician.
Learn how to visualize the notes across your entire fretboard more easily and clearly with this lesson.
Learn a new approach to playing arpeggios—specifically in regard to fret-hand technique—from our new columnist, Jason Richardson!
In this bite-sized lesson, Joe Satriani provides some useful exercises for improving your legato technique.
Incorporating dominant seven arpeggios into your improvised lines is a simple way to expand note-choice possibilities.