A Linear Approach To Intervals

Intervals are the most important tool you can use on the guitar.They can help you create your songs by using chords and scales.It is a good idea to understand the sound of each interval.I view the notes in music by 5 different levels or rather 5 different tools. I...

Practicing With Guide Tones

We are going to discuss a couple different options for practicing with guide tones. I feel that this topic is extremely important and will allow guitarists to have a better understanding of the notes on the fretboard. Guide tones are the backbone of  Jazz music. So...

Guide Tones & Seventh Chords

Over the weekend I was reading a book on Jazz harmony and I stumbled upon on a very interesting and useful topic-guide tones. You probably have never heard of them before. I found that this little piece of knowledge is extremely useful when you are writing a...

The Superimposed Pentatonic Scale

What is a Superimposed Pentatonic scale? The Pentatonic scale is the gateway to many different genres of music.There are many techniques you can do within the pentatonic system. One technique that we will discuss today is called the superimposed pentatonic scale....

Top 10 Modern Blues Albums

We have compiled a list of some of the most influential  Modern Blues albums. We feel that it is important for guitarists to listen to outstanding blues guitar players. We can learn many things from listening to these albums. Check them out! Feel free to add your own...

Learn Lead Guitar

Lead guitar is the most rewarding activity you can do on the guitar. I have been the lead guitarist in many bands over the years and my knowledge of music theory has helped me accomplish a lot as a lead guitarist. I am getting ready to teach a private course with some...

Learn Guitar Fast

In order to learn guitar fast, students must complete a 2 part process. The first part is understanding fundamental music theory concepts and the second part is practicing those concepts on the instrument. You will not learn the guitar fast if you ignore either of...

Understanding Fretboard Notes

Understanding fretboard notes is a great challenge for many guitar players. Many students don’t know where to start. When I first started learning the guitar I had a desire to master the fretboard notes. It has taken many years and many days of practicing but...

Learn Blues Guitar With FretDeck

Blues guitar has never been easier with the FretDeck. We are obsessed with Blues guitar and we have created a learning tool for everybody who loves Blues guitar. Mastering the guitar is a daunting task,but, the FretDeck  assists guitarists in mastering the instrument....

How To Transpose With The FretDeck

The FretDeck can help guitarists to think quickly and more efficiently. There are many different ways to use the FretDeck. Today we are going to talk about how to transpose with the FretDeck. Transposing  is the process in which, you take the chords or melody of a...