Knowing Your Instrument 1 – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

An introduction to the concept of knowing your instrument or ‘How this crazy thing arranges my notes.’


Duplet Quadruplet Logical Picking Exercise – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

I don’t count quarters, eighths, sixteenths, etc. I count ‘events per beat’.

This is the way the body and mind process rhythm. The other bits are how we write rhythms in our western system of music notation.

Swing Reverse Swing – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

Swing = Long, Short, Long, Short…etc.

Reverse Swing = Short, Long, Short, Long…etc.

The concept applies to a technical exercise in this video, but I’m sure you can develop plenty of applications for music.

(Video has been update to, you know, not be wrong. Good catch by a viewer/commenter.)


Let It Ride – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

Bachman-Turner Overdrive tune.


Hot Blooded – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

Foreigner tune.


Jukebox Hero – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

Another Foreigner tune.


Last Child Solo – Guitar Lessons Lynchburg

Aerosmith tune; solo.