Lesson Topics

Lesson #1 – Body awareness; Technique; Warm-Up Exercise; Song

Lesson #2 – Sustain; Listening

Lesson #3 –  Learning and Playing New Chords

Lesson #4 –  Pick Direction and Technique in Strumming

Lesson #5 – Review; Playing Rhythm Accurately

Lesson #6 –  Single Note Technique, cont’d

Lesson #7 –  Strumming

Lesson #8 –  Listening/Developing Pitch Sense

Lesson #9 –  C Scale, first position

Lesson #10 –  Rhythm/Metronome  

Lesson #11 – Melody (Sing!)

Lesson #12 –  Memorization

Lesson #13 – Ascending Ligado (Hammer-On)

Lesson #14 – Ascending Ligado, cont’d (Using it in chords)

Lesson #15 – 12-Bar Blues

Lesson #16 – 12-Bar Blues, cont’d

Lesson #17 –  Fingerstyle Guitar

Lesson #18 –  Fingerpicking Patterns

Lesson #19 –  Pick Control

Lesson #20 –  Time Signatures and Counting

Lesson #21 –  Playing With Time

Lesson #22 – Using the C Scale to Make Music

Lesson #23 – Writing a Chart

Lesson #24 – Rhythms

Lesson #25 – How to Simplify a Song

Lesson #26 – Dynamics

Lesson #27 – Fingerstyle: Bass-Grab

Lesson #28 – Knowing the Fretboard…Better and Better!

Lesson # 29 – The Major Scales

Lesson # 30 – The Circle of 5ths

Lesson # 31 – The Circle of 5ths and Chord Progressions

Lesson # 32 – Play!/Practice Plan

Lesson # 33 – Improvising/Open Tuning

Lesson # 34 – The Capo/Understanding Keys

Lesson # 35 – Barre Chords

Lesson # 36 – Melodic Line

Lesson # 37 – Recording: A Practice Essential

Lesson #38 – Playing With Other Musicians

Lesson #39 – Bass Lines

Lesson #40 – Moveable Scale Patterns

Lesson #41 – Random Manipulation of the Scale

Lesson #42 – Three-String Chords

Lesson #43 – Three-String Chords, continued

Lesson #44 – Playing Thirds

Lesson #45 – More on Strumming

Lesson #46 – When to Use Barre Chords

Lesson #47 – How to Transpose a Song

Lesson #48 – More Fingerpicking Patterns

Lesson #49 – Writing it Down

Lesson #50 – Using the Left Hand to Create Rhythm

Lesson #51 – Playing the Melody

Lesson #52 – Understanding Chords

Lesson #53 – Descending Ligado

Lesson #54 – The Minor Scale

Lesson #55 – Analyzing the Melodic Rhythm

Lesson #56 – Arpeggios From Scales

Lesson #57 – Arpeggios, continued

Lesson #58 – Scale Pattern #2

Lesson #59 – The Pentatonic Scale

Lesson #60 – Developing Your Ear: Chords

Lesson #61 – Patterns Within Patterns

Lesson #62 – Using a Jam Track

Lesson #63 – Creating a Solo

Lesson #64 – The Chromatic Scale

Lesson #65 – Patterns in Patterns: Arpeggios

Lesson #66 – Connecting Your Ear to the Guitar

Lesson #67 – How to Improve Your Song Playing, Part 1

Lesson #68 – How to Improve Your Song Playing, Part 2

Lesson # 69 – Double stops: Thirds

Lesson # 70 – Sixths Played as Double Stops

Lesson # 71 – More Patterns in Patterns

Lesson # 72 – Octaves

Lesson # 73 – Melodic Intervals: Sixths and Octaves

Lesson # 74 – Know Your Numbers

Lesson # 75 – Listening for Chord Changes

Lesson # 76 – Listening for Chord Changes, part 2

Lesson # 77 – Listening: Modulation and Secondary Dominants

Lesson # 78 – Rhythmic Improvisation

Lesson # 79 – Harmonics, Part 1

Lesson # 80 – Harmonics, Part 2

Lesson # 81 – Signs and Symbols

Lesson # 82 – Suspended Chords

Lesson # 83 – Making Melodies: Rhythm

Lesson # 84 – Creating Strong Melodic Content: Arpeggios

Lesson # 85 – Creating Strong Melodic Content: Arpeggios, Part II

 

 

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