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"This course will teach you how to master your fretboard, understand music theory, and most importantly, how to use these tools to craft your own unique sound."
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This course is a multiple part, interactive, step-by-step, all HD video course which teaches you everything you need to play with complete confidence and control in any genre of music!
By the end of this course you will know the foundations and fundamentals of electric blues guitar to create your own style. You will learn how to play with feel but also the theory behind blues guitar. We will start from the basics, go over technique, learn the theory, examine the styles from the blues greats. We will go over chords, scales, and modes, especially the ones used in blues. Learn how to incorporate other styles like jazz, country, and rock to create your own style. We will go over common blues chord progressions and solo over them. We will go over tone, gear, feel, versatility, and stylistic approaches. We will go through techniques from string bending, hammer ons, pull offs, vibrato, legato, and much more. We will go through picking styles like alternative and economy picking. We will go through basic theory like intervals, modes, scales, and chords. You will learn to create your own unique sound and licks. We will study innovative blues players.
Practice is essential to success. I genuinely care about your personal success and will be happy to answer any questions via email.
I have been playing and teaching guitar for 10+ years. I was Guitar Center's King of the Blues Southwest district champion meaning I was one of the top twenty competing guitar players picked in the nation. I was also a 3 year store winner in Arizona.
After completing this course, if you wanted, you will have the tools to be a working professional guitarist... Or, you could just be a great guitar player and have a TON of fun. Either way, I personally GUARANTEE you won't find another course as streamlined, simple, and effective as this one. I've spent my whole professional life crafting this unique approach to the guitar, and I stand by it 100%.
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|Section 1: Scales|
G Major ScalePreview
Combining G Major Scale Patterns
Learning Intervals: Tones That Make Up The Major Scale
|Section 2: Chord Theory|
G Major Chord
Theory of Major Chords, Minor Chords, Major 7 Chords, Minor 7 Chords
G Major & G Minor Chords
Dominant 7 Chords
Minor 7 Chords
Major 7 Chords
CAGED Technique (C Shape & A Shape)
G Shape of CAGED Technique
E Shape of CAGED Technique
D Shape of CAGED Technique
CAGED Technique Example
|Section 3: Using Modes in Solos|
Overview of ModesPreview
How to Solo Using Each of the Modes
Using Modes in Solo Example (In Key of G)
Soloing Using Dorian Mode (Over A Minor)
Soloing Using Phrygian Mode
Soloing Using Lydian Mode
Soloing Using Major 5 Mode
Soloing Using Relative Minor to G Major
Soloing Using 7th Mode Half Diminished Chord
|Section 4: Pentatonics|
Overview of Pentatonics
G Major Pentatonic ScalePreview
A Minor Pentantonic Scale
Combining Major and Minor Pentatonics
Advanced Pentatonics & Basic Soloing over Blues Progression
Pentatonic with Color Notes
|Section 5: Advanced Scales|
Melodic Minor Scale
Diminished Scale (Arpeggios)
Harmonic Minor Scale
Whole Tone Scale
|Section 6: 1-4-5 Blues Chord Progression|
Overview of 1-4-5 Blues Chord Progression
Color Notes Over 1-4-5 Chord Progression
Soloing Over Minor 1-4-5 Chord Progression
|Section 7: Blues Guitar Techniques|
Picking Techniques: String Bending, Legato, Pull off/Hammer On, Economy Picking
Warming Up and Ways to Improve Picking Technique
|Section 8: Style|
2-5-1 Chord Progression
Blues Licks: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hendrix, Eric Johnson
How to Play in the Style of Guitar Greats & Get a Really Good Blues Sound
Sequences (in a Major Scale)
Stetson is a child guitar prodigy. From a very early age, 13, Stetson would play on the street and amass huge crowds. At one time the crowd was so big that a police officer gave him a ticket for public disturbance.
At the age of 17, he won the Southwest division of the King of the Blues Contest and was picked as one of the top 20 Blues guitar players competing across the nation! He went on to be a 3 year store winner in Arizona.
Throughout his 10+ years of guitar experience he has personally trained and coached many other guitar players. He has coached at music stores. He also does one on one Skype sessions.
He is Guitarist and songwriter for The Veragroove. His bands have opened for big names including Alice Cooper and many others.
Overall, he is passionate about music and helping you be the best that you can possibly be.