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Truefire Ted Ludwig’s 30 Jazz 2-5-1 Licks You MUST Know TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Ted Ludwig’s 30 Jazz 2-5-1 Licks You MUST Know TUTORIAL The most commonly encountered chord progression across the entire jazz standard songbook is the 2-5-1 in both major and minor keys. The broader your vocabulary of 2-5-1 lines, the more creative you can be with your solos. And once you understand how to craft your own 2-5-1… Read More »

Truefire Tom Dempsey’s Practice Sessions: Jazz Melodic Approaches TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Tom Dempsey’s Practice Sessions: Jazz Melodic Approaches TUTORIAL Melody is king in Jazz music, perhaps even more so than in any other style. Students of jazz guitar frequently find themselves overwhelmed by scales, arpeggios and theory, which can be a barrier to getting to the sound and feel of jazz. Having a solid grasp on melodic devices,… Read More »

Truefire Tyler Grant’s Song Lesson: Ramblin’ Man TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Tyler Grant’s Song Lesson: Ramblin’ Man TUTORIAL Taught by our top educators, TrueFire’s Song Lesson System is a hands-on contextual music-making experience designed to accelerate the learning process and simulate a full-band setting. Whatever level of player you happen to be, from beginner to advanced, there’s a rhythm or lead guitar part you can learn to play… Read More »

Truefire Andy Aledort’s My Guitar Heroes TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Andy Aledort’s My Guitar Heroes TUTORIAL Every musician has a long list of other musicians, past and present, that have inspired, influenced and helped shape their own sound and musicality. It’s the natural evolution of music. We asked Andy Aledort to pass on to you some of the key learnings that were passed on to him from… Read More »

Truefire Vicki Genfan’s 30 Fingerpicking Innovations You MUST Know TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Vicki Genfan’s 30 Fingerpicking Innovations You MUST Know TUTORIAL Having command of a wide and versatile range of fingerpicking patterns is one of the most valuable creative resources for all players, electric or acoustic, across all styles from Rock to Folk, Country to Pop, to Funk and everything in between. Whether you’re a songwriter, touring sideman or… Read More »

Truefire Vicki Genfan’s Body of Rhythm TUTORIAL

By | January 14, 2022

Truefire Vicki Genfan’s Body of Rhythm TUTORIAL Developing solid rhythmic chops and a strong sense of “groove” is not just about working on your timing with a metronome, developing a wide vocabulary of rhythmic patterns, or learning the rhythmic approaches of your favorite players. Of course these are all really important elements to focus on, but it’s really… Read More »

Truefire Evan Taucher’s Classical Melodies Handbook TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Evan Taucher’s Classical Melodies Handbook TUTORIAL Musicians, composers, and even listeners across all genres of music would all agree that “melody is the essence of music,” to quote Mozart. Whatever style of music you study as a guitarist, exploring classical melodies will reveal countless key learnings about performing instrumentals and composing your own original melodies and songs.… Read More »

Truefire Jack Ruch’s Shades of Blues TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Jack Ruch’s Shades of Blues TUTORIAL Most blues tunes share very similar chord progressions and so, if you’re stuck on using just pentatonic approaches when you solo — you’re greatly limiting your creative potential. On the other hand, if you know how to apply a variety of relatively simple — yet still sophisticated — harmonic, melodic and… Read More »

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 1 TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 1 TUTORIAL Hi, I’m Brad Carlton. Welcome to Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Part 1. This course will guide you through melodic moves involving triad chord tones for the I and IV chords of a I IV V progression in the key of E. The… Read More »

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 2 TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 2 TUTORIAL Hi, I’m Brad Carlton. Welcome to Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Part 2. This course will guide you through melodic moves involving triad chord tones for the I and IV chords of a I IV V progression in the key of E. The… Read More »

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 3 TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Brad Carlton’s Guitar Lab: I IV V Melodic Moves Vol. 3 TUTORIAL This course will demonstrate the application of the condensed add9 arpeggio (1,2,3,5) over a I IV V progression in the key of E. You will be presented with 24 permutations of the four chord tones. These permutations will be organized on the fretboard in a… Read More »

Truefire Andy McKee’s Modern Fingerstyle Foundations TUTORIAL

By | January 8, 2022

Truefire Andy McKee’s Modern Fingerstyle Foundations TUTORIAL Learning how to enrich the polyphonic qualities of fingerstyle with string slaps, body percussion, tapping, harmonics, and many other “modern” techniques can seem like a daunting task at first. Andy McKee’s Modern Fingerstyle Foundations presents a tried and true approach to breaking down modern fingerstyle techniques into smaller, more manageable parts… Read More »