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Start Soloing on Your Acoustic Guitar With These Essential Building Blocks

Essential Building Blocks To Start Solo on Your Acoustic Guitar

THE PROBLEM You’re comfortable with chords and holding down rhythms, but when it comes to lead playing or taking a solo, you don’t know where to start. THE SOLUTION Familiarize yourself with some musical building blocks—scales, arpeggios, and melodic approaches—to write and improvise your own lead lines. Start with Pentatonic Scales A …

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How to Play Slap Harmonics For Acoustic Guitar

How to Play Slap Harmonics For Acoustic Guitar

Learn the technique of slap harmonics to add creativity and zip to your acoustic repertoire.  Matthew Schroeder director of Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop breaks this technique down masterfully and makes this art easy to learn.   Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop: Player’s Tips with Mathew Schroeder Hello and welcome. My name is Matt Schroeder.  I am music director …

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Intro Guitar Lesson For Harp Harmonics, Slap Harmonics And Harmonic Chords With Rob Scallon

Intro Guitar Lesson For Harp Harmonics, Slap Harmonics And Harmonic Chords With Rob Scallon

Learn  three ways to play harmonics and assimilate into your musical repertoire.  In this introductory video, Rob Scallon lays the groundwork and teaches the basics behind harmonics. Then reveals techniques for creating slap harmonics and harp harmonics sounds.  Finally, Rob takes this lesson and viewers to the next level incorporating chords and quickly plucked fingerstyled harmonics.

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