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Learn To Read Standard Notation

I just stumbled upon this great article on how to read standard notation. I've considered doing a video series on it...but here is a great step-by-step article if you desire to learn how to read! https://www.musicnotes.com/blog/2014/04/11/how-to-...

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#FreeLessonFriday #2 - Keeping A Practice Log

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Matt Sickels' Incredible Chord Melody Arrangement of "Yesterday" by The Beatles

Here is Matt's wonderful rendition of "Yesterday." This arrangement is available in the store!

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Free Diagonal Pentatonic Ebook Download

If you didn't already know...My ebook is available as a free download. Nearly 5,000 people have downloaded it! I've gotten so much incredible feedback about it. Please head on over to the site and grab your copy! http://promo.progressiveguitarlessons.com/ebook-di...

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Corey Congilio Lesson With Tim Pierce

My friend Corey Congilio recently did an awesome interview/lesson with Tim Pierce. There is some great information in this video that you should check out!

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Free Lesson Friday #1: Mastering Chord Fingerings

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​Diving into Improvisation

The idea of improvising can sound elusive, challenging, and baffling…especially for players picking up the guitar for the first time. But in reality, we do it all the time in our day-to-day lives. True improvisation may seem mysterious on the guitar, but if players can do it while navigating...

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​The Power of Chord-Melody

There aren’t many greater feelings than hearing one of your favorite guitarists play an awe-inspiring, soul-stirring solo that gives you goosebumps down to the bones. Add a killer band with rhythms that groove and tones that please, and the music is undeniably powerful. Any guitarist or...

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