Useful Suspended Chord Voicings

Here’s some useful suspended chord voicings. A suspended (sus) chord is a chord in which we replace the 3rd with either a perfect 4th or 2nd/9th. You can download the PDF file (link above the video). Enjoy / Steph More courses you may like : Spain : 20 Fusion Licks The Chicken : 20...

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Spain : Fusion Guitar Lick

Here’s a fusion lick in the key of D. The chord progression is a classic 2/5/1/4 : Em7/ A7 / Dmaj7 / Gmaj7.Over the A7 chord I use the A altered scale/mode, also known as the super locrian scale/mode. This scale allows us to play ‘tension’ notes like the b9, #9, #11 & b13.Remember, to play...

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Cool Country Pedal Steel Guitar Lick

Here's a cool pedal steel lick in the key of D. Have fun! Steph - Download the Tab / PDF here - More Country courses you may like : 25 Country Licks Chicken Picking Workout

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Funk Rhythm Guitar : Skank Technique + 16th Note Triplets

This Funk rhythm guitar part uses the « skank » technique : we have to isolate the played notes and at the same time mute adjacent strings (still with the fretting hand fingers). In other words we should play and hear the note(s) and the percussive elements of the muted strings. So it’s quite...

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Mixolydian Fusion Lick & Chromatic Passing Tones -

The lick starts with the C7 arpeggio in bar 1: notice the addition of the major 6th.In bar 2 we can see the Gm7 arpeggio followed by lot of chromatic passing tones adding tensionsto the line. The idea is to enclose inside notes by outside notes and also to «fill in the blank» by playing &...

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10 Beautiful Open String Voicings

Here you'll find 10 'beautiful' guitar chords/voicings using open string. When we use open string(s) we can easily get wider intervals and some intricate and more complex sounding chords. There's a lot to explore ! Here's 10 voicings that I like a lot. Enjoy / Steph Checkout the Drop 2 Chords...

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Joe Bonamassa Blues Rock Lick

Here's a very interesting lick by Joe Bonamassa : both powerful and melodic this lick is build around the Em pentatonic scale and the E Dorian mode. Notice the nice sounding scale sequence/pattern in bar 3&4, great for your alternate picking technique ! Enjoy / Steph Checkout the full...

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The Chicken - Fusion Guitar Lick

Here's a nice line over the Bb7 chord of this great standard : The Chicken (P.W. Ellis)The lick starts with the Bbm pentatonic scale and then uses the F melodic minor scale also known as the Lydian b7 or Lydian Dominant mode. it's basically a Mixolydian mode with a #4 or #11 (instead of the...

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