Massive Sale ~ TRIADS

Low Income Blues – new solo

I have added a new solo to this course. This one is in the style of BB King. I lifted some licks from a live recording I heard. I think the year was 1971. Really sweet licks in there.

YL40 – Power Up Your Blues with Double-stop Rhythm Riffs

In this video, I am going to show you a fun way to use double stops as a “rhythmic device” over a blues. Let me show you a few practical double-stop riffs that we can use as a different flavour in a blues solo. These types of riffs are a great way to have more […]

YL39 – 6 ways to play Double-stops

In this lesson, I’m going to show you 6 different techniques for playing double-stops. A double-stop simply means playing 2 notes at the same time. We often hear them in solos and fills, in country, rock and blues. It’s almost like a simple chord, but we’re using 2 notes instead of 3. Double stops are […]

YL38 – easy blues solo in A

This time, I improvised an easy blues guitar solo and made it into a lesson. I hope you like it. It’s easy, tasty and fun. Even though the licks are easy, they complement each other well. There are small, greasy bends in here, double-stop pull-offs and chord tone licks. It’s all based around the Box […]

Restructuring YT lessons

Hey guys, in order to make it real easy to find the YL-XX lessons here, I’m setting up a new course. I am adding all of these lesson to this course. They all have Soundslice view available, which is exclusive to MGA members. It will take me a while to put them all in there, […]

YL34 – Learn a sweet blues solo in C

This is a sweet blues solo in C, and it’s fairly simple overall. As with many of my solo lessons, this one has a strong “call & response” theme. I play a lick, and follow it up with another licks that is like an answer/reply to the first lick. This way, you end up having […]

5 Blues Turnarounds

Blues turnarounds are incredibly useful and important when you play blues lead guitar. The name “Turnaround” has a very literal meaning, because we are “turning around” a rhythmic pattern to end the 12 bar blues in a resolving way that leads us back to the beginning. Blues turnarounds adds some depth to the rhythm guitar […]

How to use Major & Minor for blues

Here is ONE way you can use the Major AND the Minor sound when you play blues lead guitar. Hope you find it useful and fun! You can always use just the minor/minor blues scale for all the chords, but it can sound a bit boring sometimes. With this approach I’m sharing with you today, […]

Funk Fundamentals YL29

I have a new course ready for you today! It’s all about the FUNK. You will find a detailed lesson on strumming technique, and a lesson on how to play the funk groove in the intro. For the performance, you have Soundslice views (both front view and fretboard view) available. To access the lesson files, […]

YL28 – Triplet blues lick over a C blues

This is a ton of fun! I have provided the backing track at slower tempos for you as well. You’ll find a link to the lesson files on the Soundslice page. In this lesson, you will learn a really fun and somewhat challenging triplet lick, over a blues in C. You can play this lick […]