Doing More With Less - The Blues
You’ll learn how to tastefully solo over a blues progression while understanding how your entire fingerboard works. From shuffles to swing, you’ll understand what makes a solo really tick. You’ll also learn how to use the CAGED system so that you can transpose what you’ve learned into any key. PLUS, I'll show you how to use TARGET NOTES which will make your solos really POP!!
43 pages of tab
Over 2 1/2 hours of videos
11 backing tracks to practice with.
I'll break down a wonderful solo by David Bromberg, showing you how he uses the very same techniques that I will show you.
Doing More With Less - Country Pickin'
You’ll learn how to solo in all the positions, from old-timey styles in the open position all the way up the neck. There’s all kinds of tricks that the pros use to make their country solos sound great, and I’ll be showing them to you. From target notes to double stops, passing tones to mixing in the blues, you’ll develop the means to take a very tasty solo. As in The Blues, you’ll see how the CAGED system will enable you to transpose your solos into other keys. Finally, we'll use TARGET NOTES that will make those solos really stand out!
• Over 2 1/2 hours of videos.
• 45 pages of tab
• 11 backing tracks for you to practice to.
I break down the solos of Bill Kirchen and Doc Watson. We'll go over every aspect of the techniques they use so that you can inject those into your own playing.
Doing More With Less - Mastering the Modes
Mastering the Modes
You’ll learn how to use the same Major scale in a wide variety of styles. I’ve given them nicknames like ‘Garcia,’ Santana,’ ‘Spanish’ and ‘Flower Power.’ Yes, all of these modes can be derived from just ONE scale, and I’ll show you how to get the most out of it. Finally, you'll learn how to transpose this scale to any other key and to any place on the fingerboard.
9 pages of tab, over an hour of instructional videos and 6 backing tracks.
Level: Intermediate. Some knowledge of lead playing would be needed.