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Beginning soloing

Beginning Soloing: Hum It, Then Play It

Want to start soloing on your electric guitar? I’ve just finished a series for beginners on how to do just that. My Intro video tells you what you’ll need (slinky strings, a decent ear, etc.).

bending, sliding, vibrato, harmonics, hammer-ons, pull-offs

Soloing Section Debuts with “Expressive Techniques”

It took me forever to find an amp that had the right sound for my new Soloing section (the winner: Swart AST Pro), but once that was in place, I was able to film the first few videos, which I call “Expressive Techniques.”

suspended chords 4, 2

Suspender Chords!

Just Kidding–I meant “suspended” chords, of course. You don’t have to wear suspenders to enjoy these handy embellishments to your open major chords.