In this lesson, I’ll show you some fingerpicking exercises based on some of my blues in DADGAD ideas.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 13 hours ago
Autore: Bill Evans
Try this approach to make a chord-melody version of Django Reinhardt’s iconic interpretation of “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 13 hours ago
Autore: Bill Evans
One of the pleasures of DADGAD and other open tunings is letting open strings add lush extensions to chords, as in this arrangement of "Wish You Were Here."... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 14 hours ago
Autore: Bill Evans
“Yiddishe Hora” is a piece written in the early 20th century by composer, violinist, and bandleader Alexander Olshanetsky. Here it is arranged for solo guitar.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 14 hours ago
Autore: Bill Evans
The ZZ Top legend’s third solo album, Hardware, is out in June... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 18 hours ago
These video and/or audio files are bonus content related to the July 2021 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue (starting May 18, 2021) on newsstands or at MagazinesDirect.com.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 4 days ago
BY KATE KOENIG Welcome to the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard. In the last lesson, I showed you how to transition between the I and ii chords in A and E major. This time I’ll teach you... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 5 days ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
It's nearly impossible to improvise over a tune without hitting a dominant chord. They are ubiquitous in rock, pop, jazz, country, and nearly every other type of Western music. I'm sure you've heard the phrase about how all music is based around tension and release? Well, I want to teach... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 6 days ago
Autore: Matthew Stevens
Here are two ways to make a living with the acoustic guitar that don't involve making a hit song or being on the road most of the year.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 7 days ago
Autore: Adam Perlmutter
Having learned your first chords, it's time to put them together with some easy techniques to make your transitions easier... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 10 days ago
Sponsored by Elixir® Strings: Combining techniques like percussive slaps, harmonics and left hand hammer-ons is a great way of coming up with complex guitar parts containing both rhythmic and melodic interest. Composer and Elixir® Strings artist Calum Graham illustrates the various techniques he uses in his stunning track Ma Lumiére. In this... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 12 days ago
Autore: Tanya Gonzalez
BY KATE KOENIG Welcome to the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard. In this lesson, I’m going to show you how to switch between the I and the ii chords in the keys of A major and E... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 13 days ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
Travis picking is an accompaniment style you'll learn in this basics lesson excerpted from the Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 13 days ago
Autore: Lyzy Lusterman
James DePrato pairs contrasting tunes—Jerry Reed’s rollicking instrumental “Kicky” and Charlie Chaplin’s wistful “Smile” from the classic film Hard Times—in a virtuoso display on this 1993 Gibson J-200 VS, one of 27 guitars offered in the Acoustic Guitar Auction that begins May 13, 2021. Learn more about this exciting event,... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 14 days ago
Autore: David Lusterman
Is it kosher to play Led Zeppelin tunes on a Steve Howe signature model guitar? Yes! James DePrato solos on “What Is and What Should Never Be” and Ramble On” with the help of this 1999 Martin 00-18SH. Patterned after Howe’s original 1953 00-18, the guitar has a vintage vibe, thanks... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 16 days ago
Autore: David Lusterman
The New Regime multi-instrumentalist and youngest living member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on recording latest album Heart Mind Body & Soul, why he's a fuzz maniac, and what it takes to play with Nine Inch Nails and Angels & Airwaves... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 16 days ago
In this Acoustic Guitar Chord by Chord video lesson you'll learn 5 ways to play B minor chords.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 20 days ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
A lesson on how to play fingerstyle blues in this popular open tuning, using examples from classic songs by Elizabeth Cotten, Robert Johnson, and more.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 21 days ago
Autore: Lyzy Lusterman
It's easy to fall into the trap of playing chords in the same, predictable way. But if we realize that a chord is just a collection of notes, we can easily and musically change how we stack those notes for new sounds. We call these chord "inversions," because we are…... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 27 days ago
Autore: Doug Munro
It's easy to fall into the trap of playing chords in the same, predictable way. But if we realize that a chord is just a collection of notes, we can easily and musically change how we stack those notes for new sounds. We call these chord "inversions," because we are…... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 27 days ago
Autore: Doug Munro
In this installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard, we explore C sharp minor.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 27 days ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
These video and/or audio files are bonus content related to the June 2021 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, gear reviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue (starting April 20, 2021) on newsstands or at MagazinesDirect.com.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Learn the basics of acoustic slide guitar... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Adam Perlmutter
This song is surprisingly easy and fun to play and sing. Learn a basic picking pattern and get rocking!... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Lyzy Lusterman
Chord by Chord is a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard on acoustic guitar. This time, I’ll show you a new minor chord, F#m.... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
We're going to look at a simple jazz progression and talk about the struggle to make sense of some of these moves in the context of music theory. I want you to leave this lesson with new ways to think about chord progressions, and perhaps a different way to think... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Marc Schonbrun
In this beginner lesson, learn the building blocks of rhythm guitar... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Sponsored by Elixir® Strings: Award-winning fingerstyle guitarist Maneli Jamal demonstrates in this short acoustic guitar lesson how to play a two-hand tap exercise that really pushes our ability to multitask with left and right-hand coordination. This is done with a capo on the 2nd fret as it makes tapping with the fingers... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Tanya Gonzalez
BY KATE KOENIG Welcome to the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard. In previous lessons, I showed you how to transition from the I to the V in the keys of C, G, and A major. This time,... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Joey Lusterman
Want to take your guitar playing to a new level? Take inspiring lessons with master artist-teachers in the comfort of your own home? And build your personal library of outstanding instructional books and videos? Then it’s time to enter Acoustic Guitar’s Be a Better Guitarist Giveaway. As the lucky top... Leggi tutto
Pubblicato: 1 month ago
Autore: Tanya Gonzalez