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Recording Yourself

A great way to keep track of your progress on the guitar or any other instrument is to record yourself regularly. This is also a good way to build a repertoire of songs or instrumentals. In ordinary practice sessions, we tend to focus more on technical skill building activities like picking, note bending, improvising, playing […]

Lesson – Blues Guitar Improvising

Click here to view video It’s easy to get stuck in a rut playing the same old licks over and over. A good way out of this is to restrict yourself to limited playing possibilities – like improvising using only one string. When you do this, you can’t play standard licks, so you have to […]

Styles of the Greats: BB King

One of the best ways to develop your playing is to study the masters. Today we’ll look at BB King, one of the original blues legends and a true innovator of the electric guitar. BB really knows how to get the most out of a few notes. His solos may only contain five or six […]

Finding Your Own Voice

When you hear a great Blues player for the first time, what is it that makes you stop what you’re doing and zero in on the sound? You may initially be struck by the tone, the tonality or the rhythm but it’s usually the way the notes are being expressed that draws us in. The […]