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Continuing the lead timing series, here I show you some powerful guitar timing exercises to help you transition smoothly between different note values (durations)...


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  1. Powerful Guitar Timing Exercises for Your Lead Playing

    These guitar timing exercises will bring your lead playing to life, with easy to follow timing diagrams and print sheets to create your own exercises.

  2. Develop the Lead Guitar Timing of The Greats

    This lead guitar timing series will show you how to develop impeccably accurate timing on guitar, starting with note values and the basics.

  3. How to Use Arpeggios in Your Guitar Solos

    Learn how to seamlessly insert arpeggios into your guitar solos using the exercises in this lesson. Includes backing tracks, video and diagrams to help you nail arpeggios in solos.

  4. Shortcut to Great Sounding Guitar Chord Vamps

    Use these patterns to create guitar chord vamps that will accompany any solo or other melody. Learn how to improvise your vamps.

  5. The Right Guitar Playing Style for You? Not What You Think

    Not sure which guitar playing style is right for you? This article will change how you think about style and get you in the right mindset for becoming an open minded, creative musician.

  6. Beginner Guitar Chord Chart - Major, Minor & 7th Chords

    Free printable beginner guitar chord chart showing you all the essential open chords. Diagrams are positioned how you see the fretboard.

  7. Printable Blank Fretboard Diagrams - Right and Left Handed

    Get your free blank fretboard diagrams with print sheets here. Various types and sizes available, plus you can request a free bespoke diagram.

  8. Playing Guitar With Feeling - The Chromatic Approach Method

    Learn a really simply way to play guitar solos with feeling and emotion and turn even simple three and four note scale phrases into something meaningful and expressive.

  9. How to Learn Guitar Licks - 10 Crucial Tips

    Use this 10 point check list on how to learn guitar licks in the most productive way possible. Turn one lick into ten by using just 2 of these tips.

  10. 10 Guitar Playing Rules You Should Never Break

    Following these ten rules will ensure your guitar playing is as good as it possibly can be. Most of them are so obvious yet so important.



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