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Learning Legato Guitar - 025

6/20/2018
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Today I take a look at legato playing. I go through all of the components of this smooth flowing technique, and how to incorporate it in your own playing! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/025 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:34:37

Speed Up Your Guitar Playing - 024

6/13/2018
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Today on episode 24, I talk about speeding up your guitar playing! If you've had a hard time playing faster, this is the show for you! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/024 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:28:44

Chord Tone Soloing - 023

6/6/2018
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Today on episode 23 of Play Guitar Podcast, I introduce Chord Tone Soloing! It's a different approach to soloing that could take your guitar playing to the next level! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/023 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:35:39

Blues Electric Guitar Tone - 022

5/30/2018
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On today's show, I continue my blues mini series by talking about blues electric guitar tone. It's all about what gear to get for great blues tone and tips to use it effectively. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/022 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:30:25

Best Blues Chords For Guitar Players - 021

5/23/2018
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On today's show, I take a look at the Best Blues Chords For Guitar Players! Having a solid knowledge of the blues is essential. So today I’m going to make sure you know the chords you need to play the blues! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/021 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:42:33

Understanding Blues Guitar- 020

5/16/2018
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On today's show, I take a look at learning the Blues. Just a little knowledge of how to play Blues guitar can help you in so many different ways! I also have listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/020 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:35:10

Effects Pedals, The Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 3 - 019

5/9/2018
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On today's show, I continue the path to great guitar tone with effects pedals. I look at the different types of effects and tips on what order to put them in. I also have listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/019 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:47:49

Amplifiers, The Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 2 - 018

5/2/2018
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On today's show, I breakdown the basics of guitar amplifiers. Once you understand how classic amps are used for different styles of music, you will be able to make better decisions with your own gear. I also have listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/018 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:40:14

The Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 1 - 017

4/25/2018
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Today, I’m going to start to help players who are unsure of what guitars to use for different styles of music. This is a big topic and there is never an easy answer. But when you take a look at the classic recordings of your favorite style of music, you start to see some similarities in the gear that is used. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/017 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:41:46

Trapped In The Pentatonic Box - 016

4/18/2018
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Today I’m going to share a technique that I use to help guitarists who can’t seem to get past playing pentatonic scales. You know there are different sounds. You can hear them. You want to play them. But, it always seems that you just keep going back to the pentatonic over and over again. This easy approach may be just what's needed to open up new ideas in your guitar playing! Also, I have some listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/016 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:50:56

Bust Out Of Your Guitar Plateau! - 015

4/11/2018
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Today, I help players get through the dreaded guitar plateau. I’ll break down the reasons that this might happen and what you can do to bust through your guitar rut! Also, I have some listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/015 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:37:13

How To Make Your Guitar Solos Sound Better - 014

4/4/2018
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On today's episode, I take some time to really understand the things that are holding lead guitarists back. Have you ever struggled with lead guitar? I think we all have. It’s not easy. I breakdown the four main challenges that lead guitar players have and find ways to breakthrough those problems. Also, I have some listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/014 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:36:56

The Minor Pentatonic Scale - You're Already Playing Outside - 013

3/28/2018
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Today, I talk about why the minor pentatonic scale works so well... when it shouldn’t! Then I explore some other ways of getting "outside" sounds over 7th chords. Also, I have some listener feedback and another installment of creating the band. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/013 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:38:56

What Chords Sound Good Together On The Guitar? - 012

3/21/2018
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Today, I answer the question: What chords sound good together on the guitar? To do that we are going to start learning all about Diatonic chords. These are the chords with the strongest relationships and the ones that are heard most often in popular music. Also I have some great Listener Feedback! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/012 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:37:34

How Would You Help A Beginning Guitarist Get Started? - 011

3/14/2018
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Today, we are going to help new guitar players get started in the right direction. You would think learning guitar would be very simple with all of the resources we have available to us. But, it's very tough to stay on track and not get overwhelmed. This is a resource that will put new players in the right mindset and help them get more out of the guitar right away. Also I have Listener Feedback and some great news! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/011 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar...

Duration:00:46:01

How To Avoid Frustration When Learning Guitar - 010

3/7/2018
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The steps to take to avoid frustration that could be ahead of you on the guitar. Also I have Listener Feedback and another installment of creating the band! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/010 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:27:17

Sliding Guitar Scale Patterns Into New Keys - 009

2/28/2018
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Today, I start sliding guitar scale patterns around into different keys. You can get a lot of mileage out of just one scale pattern. Also I have Listener Feedback and another installment of Creating the Band! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/009 C

Duration:00:36:10

Improvising Over Chords - 008

2/21/2018
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Today, I talk about soloing over chords, and the four sticky situations you need to plan for! Also we have some Guitar News and another installment of creating the band! Show notes at www.playguitarpodcast.com/008 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:37:15

007 - Getting Into Lead Guitar

2/14/2018
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Today on episode seven of the Play Guitar Podcast, we start getting into lead guitar. What is it all about and what are the tools you need to get started. Show notes at www.playguitarpodcast.com/007 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast

Duration:00:25:25

006- Really Understanding Guitar Scales

2/7/2018
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Today, I unpack guitar scales! It’s not just about memorizing a bunch of patterns. Once you know what they really are and how to use them, you will be unstoppable!

Duration:00:39:27