Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Guitar Music Theory

Jun 25, 2021

In this free guitar lesson, I have another installment of How Does This Song Work? featuring “Moondance" by Van Morrison. This song is in the general key of A minor and mixes chords from parallel scales including Aeolian mode (natural minor), Dorian mode, and harmonic minor. It is also played using a swing feel, which...


Mar 4, 2021

In this free guitar lesson, I answer the question, What Does Playing Over Chords Mean? If you’re interested in soloing over chord changes, outlining chord progressions, or using chord tone soloing, I’ll explain what you need to do.

 

🎸 What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do in order to play guitar better? Visit...


Sep 11, 2020

In episode 64 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I talk with Carrie Underwood guitarist Matt Reviere. I ask him what it’s like being part of such a big live show, which pieces of gear he uses, and how he prepares for his performances.

 

🎸 What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do in order to play guitar better? Visit...


Aug 7, 2020

In my latest podcast episode, I explain the difference between the major and minor pentatonic scales. You get to know how the two different tonalities are applied to music by listening to examples from Tom Petty and The Beatles.

 

🎸 What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do in order to play guitar better? Visit...


Jun 11, 2020

In this free guitar lesson, I have another installment of How Does This Song Work featuring “Hard to Handle” by The Black Crowes. You get to know how this song uses a blues-influenced composition technique that involves mixing major and minor tonalities. 

🎸 What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do in order to play...