Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 4: Turnarounds

In the fourth part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets turned around… Last time we looked at some new chords you can throw into your 12-bar blue rhythms to spice up the sound. This lesson we will be looking at turnarounds. A turnaround is something that typically happens over the last 2 bars of the progression or sometimes More...

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Extensions
By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 3: Chord Extensions

In the third part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets a shuffle… In the last instalment we looked at turning a few simple chords into a fully-fledged blues shuffle. Now that you’re More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 2: The Shuffle

In the second part of our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge adds some rhythm to the 12-bar blues format that we learned last time…  In part one of the series we looked at the form of a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 1: The 12-Bar Blues

In this first lesson in our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge explains the classic 12-bar blues and shows you how you can take three chords and get your blues playing kick started… If you’re More...

Joe
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Learn To Play… Hey Joe Solo by Jimi Hendrix

In the latest installment of our tuition videos in collaboration with Your Guitar Academy, Dan Holton talks you through the solo to Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix. Based in the E minor pentatonic shape 1, Dan takes More...

Pride
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Learn To Play… Pride & Joy by Stevie Ray Vaughan

In our second tuition video in collaboration with Your Guitar Academy, we take a look at Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble’s modern blues classic, Pride & Joy, from the 1983 debut album Texas Flood. In More...

Hey Joe
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Learn To Play… Hey Joe Intro By Jimi Hendrix

We’ve teamed up with online guitar tutors Your Guitar Academy to bring you weekly YouTube videos featuring tips, tutorials and lessons of the most iconic players in the industry. In the first instalment of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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All About… Frets

There are many metal parts on a guitar that impact your tone and playability, but your frets might be the most important of all. Huw Price puts it all on the wire to help you work out what the right frets are for More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Interview: JD Simo – New Vintage

Nashville-based guitarist JD Simo counts Joe Bonamassa as a friend and fan, and is rapidly becoming one of the one of the most hotly-tipped players in blues-rock. As his band prepare to drop a new album, Simo talks More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Josh Rand’s Top 10 Guitar Playing Tips

Josh Rand is a founding member of Stone Sour, a Berklee College of Music graduate and an accomplished rock guitarist. Here, he shares his tips on becoming a better player… Interview Sam Roberts 1. Playing More...