In this John Petrucci lesson, learn how to move diagonally across the fretboard to connect scale positions.
If you’re looking for a way to make your minor pentatonic licks, riffs and solos more interesting, it might be as simple as adding this one note.
Learn how to improve your fretboard control and reduce instances of missed, buzzing or fumbled notes during solos.
When it comes to shred, few guitarists can rip like Paul Gilbert. In this insightful multi-part lesson, he breaks down the mechanics of his various playing techniques.
Learn how to take a run-of-the-mill chord progression and create a compelling and unforgettable guitar part.
Learn how to handle odd-length phrases and unusual 16th-Note syncopations in this Tosin Abasi lesson.
Shredding is fairly easy to learn but hard to master. Learn how to truly master it with these exercises.
Slide guitar, at the beginning, can be quite tricky. Here are five technical tips to get you started.
Learn how to take a fretboard shape for a given note sequence and “octave mirror” it by “previewing” each note an octave higher.
One of the most commonly used but tricky scales in jazz guitar is the half-whole diminished scale. Learn how to master it here.
Learn some compositionally effective ways in which first-inversion chords have been used in popular music.
Nita Strauss shares her preferred warm-up and practice methods and demonstrates some effective exercises for developing fret-hand dexterity and finger independence.