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In this book, I’d like to show you what I discovered about teaching scales to intermediate guitarists, as well as the one thing that really made a difference to their ability to improvise in a musical way, rather than running aimlessly up and down CAGED shapes or 3NPS scale patterns.

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Veevar Guitar: Interview with the Creators

A while back, we did a review of the new online and offline guitar community, Veevar Guitar, which you can check out here. Veevar Guitar is a community of guitar students and teachers using the same syllabus both online and offline in the form of face-to-face lessons (UK only). We caught up with the creators…

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When NOT Breaking Out of the Box is a Good Thing

You’ve probably seen a ton of stuff on the internet, and particularly on YouTube, about ‘breaking out of the box’, which basically means you’re stuck in a scale pattern and want to somehow break free of it to play more interesting stuff. The internet suggests a variety of remedies for saving you from boring yourself…

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A More Practical Way to Learn Triads

I’m constantly looking for more practical ways to learn things on guitar, especially the tedious stuff like scales, arpeggios and triads. Triads are a great place to start but as so often happens, the rote learning of shapes doesn’t always translate to practical use when you want to incorporate them into your playing. In this…

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