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Learn to Play "I Had But 50 Cents"
Today’s excerpt from Traditional Songs with Jody Stecher invites you to play the first eight measures of “I Had But 50 Cents.”
Learn to Play the Classic Jazz Tune "After You've Gone"
Play this eight-bar excerpt of “After You’ve Gone” (taken from Early Jazz and Swing Songs for Guitar) at a moderate tempo.
Travis Picking Basics
In this excerpt from The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method, David Hamburger introduces us to travis picking and explains the steps involved in establishing the bass notes.
Use the Flatted Fifth in Your Blues Scale Licks
Today’s excerpt from Acoustic Rock Essentials shows you three different ways you can use the flatted fifth in your blues scale licks.
George Lowden On the Tonal Characteristics of Different Woods
The renowned Northern Irish guitar maker discusses the properties of different woods and stresses the importance of choosing the right wood for you.
Presented by Lowden Guitars
Go Beyond Fingerpicking Patterns
If you feel stuck with playing basic patterns Don Ross’ new finger independence series could be just what you need!
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