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TrueFire continue to offer some great free guitar lessons on YouTube, in addition to their excellent catalogue of paid-for lessons. This one is with Sheryl Bailey, creator of the Bebop Dojo. It’s part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series – check out the original TrueFire page here.

Sheryl shows how you can create great jazz lines using chromatics  to approach and embellish normal chord tones.

Well worth checking out!

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Here’s the second of three great free lessons from the excellent TrueFire. Check out the original TrueFire page here.

The lesson is part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series. It features FAREED HAQUE demonstrating a useful lick you can start deploying in your solos straight away.

Check it out!

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Here’s an excellent lesson on using chromatics from the ever-helpful, ever-great guys at TrueFire. Check out the original TrueFire page here.

The lesson is part of TrueFire’s ‘My Favorite Thing’ series. It features Tom Dempsey showing how it’s done in his straightforward, no-nonsense way. Tom is a fantastic guitarist with a cv to die for.

Check it out!

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Here’s the second part of the video from Larry Coryell demonstrating some advanced rhythm guitar techniques. From the DVD “Larry Coryell’s Jazz Guitar Volume 3.” More info at http://www.guitarvideos.com/products/guitar-workshop-instructional-dvds/larry…

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A gift that lasts a lifetime

Five lesson voucher front

Five lesson voucher inner

Five lesson voucher back

Why not buy someone special a truly special gift? Ashdown Guitar Lessons offers Gift Vouchers in a range of values:

  • Single lesson – £30
  • Two lessons – £60
  • Three lessons – £90
  • Four lessons – £120
  • Five lessons – £150
  • Ten lessons – £300

Or you can mix and match to any value of your choice. You can receive your Gift Voucher by email ready for you to print out or as a pre-printed hard copy.

They come as an A4 sheet: fold twice and you have your voucher.

Whatever the value, every Gift Voucher has a space for you to fill in any special details and your personalised message. Once your recipient has the voucher they simply call or email to schedule their first lesson (later lessons can be booked at the same time or at the first lesson).

To order Gift Vouchers or to find out more just get in touch:

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Jazz great Larry Coryell demonstrates some advanced rhythm guitar techniques. From the DVD “Larry Coryell’s Jazz Guitar Volume 3.” More info at http://www.guitarvideos.com/products/guitar-workshop-instructional-dvds/larry…

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Following on from a earlier post, here’s Joe Satriani with Part Two of his lesson on using modes in your improvisation.

He talks here about different situations and styles of music, and when mixing up the modes works and when not.

The emphasis is on expression and emotional impact rather than scales; expressing something with artistic value, not just ‘sounding technical’.

It’s great stuff from a great artist!

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