Therefore, ‘50 Guitar Hacks for the Advancing Guitarist’ targets that gray area between intermediate and advanced, filling in the gaps along the way, and hopefully inspiring you into advanced territory on the instrument.
Here’s the full rundown of what you’ll find in, ‘50 Guitar Hacks for the Advancing Guitarist’, which is available on your local Amazon Kindle Store. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can still read it on any device thanks to Amazon’s Free Kindle Reader App.
1. The Secret to Fast Playing that Everyone Overlooks
2. How to Move Beyond Pentatonic Scales
3. Do You Need a Mentor Rather than a Teacher?
4. How to Get into Melodic Soloing
5. How to Use the Other Four Minor Pentatonic Boxes
6. Why Your Solos Still Sound like Scales and How to Turn It Around
7. What’s Your Specialty?
8. When to Learn the Notes on the Neck
9. How to Get the Gig
10. How to Learn New Scales without Learning New Patterns
11. How to Balance Your Pickups for a Sharper Sound
12. Write This Down Before Every Practice Session
13. How to Get Free Gear
14. Buy Tons of Picks
15. The ‘Hendrix’ Chord and When to Use It
16. How to ‘Johnny B. Goode’ Any Scale
17. Scale Fragments: Practice This to Increase Your Speed
18. Repetition Is Only Half the Story
19. Split the Fretboard
20. Zone in to Improve Your Phrasing
21. Take Advantage of Your Own Hindsight
22. How to Spice Up Your Chord/Rhythm Playing
23. How to Memorize New Material Faster
24. The Hearing Lag
25. Beyond the ‘Hendrix’ Chord
26. The Reason You Find Chord Tone Soloing Hard
27. The Real Meaning of ‘Less is More’
28. Stop Learning Guitar Solos
29. Sweep Picking Made Easy
30. How to Play the Minor Pentatonic Scale Over Almost Anything
31. 4 Neglected Pentatonic Scales
32. Are You Using Your Best Picking Technique?
33. What Do I Use This for?
34. How to Know What to Learn Next
35. How to Make the Most of Backing Tracks
36. How to Tap into an Infinite Supply of Riffs, Licks and Ideas
37. Instant Jazz/Fusion Soloing with 9-Note Scales
38. How to Take the Tedium Out of Learning Arpeggios
39. Improve Your Phrasing with the Pivot Technique
40. The Law of Overcompensation and Fretting Hand Strength
41. The Best Books for Learning to Sight Read
42. How to Find the Right Gear for You
43. If You Use Tablature, You Must Do This
44. The Dreaded, ‘Now Practice This in All 12 Keys…’
45. Is It Time to Forget Scales?
46. More Than Repertoire
47. Make Time for Noodling
48. A Healthy Obsession You Should Have
49. How to Play Over Changes without Getting Frustrated
50. Are There Any Skeletons in Your Musical Closet?