Guitar Advanced

How To : Play advanced guitar

In these advanced guitar lessons on video, learn how to develop your skills even further. Our expert will show you how to play guitar in the seven modes, or interval frameworks, of diatonic music (in the key of A). Part 1 of 16 - How to Play advanced guitar. Play advanced guit ...more

How To : Play advanced bass guitar in the key of G major

With this video series you will be able to learn about the bass guitar and everything you need to know to start playing. Begin by learning the parts of the guitar. Our expert will break down the parts of the bass guitar so you understand what each part does. Part 1 of 16 - How ...more

How To : Perform advanced jazz guitar techniques

Jazz guitar music, in particular, is rooted in minor 7th chords and diminished 3rds; its sound is as distinctive as any in the jazz family. Advanced jazz guitarist will also need to know their 9, 11 and 13 chords as well, popular chords in Bossa Nova style jazz. In this series ...more

How To : Play advanced bass guitar in Eb

In this video series, watch as jazz musician Ryan Larson teaches advanced bass guitar lessons in all twelve keys. Learn how to read tab and relate it to scale names, how to walk through various bass lines, and how to play a Latin walking bass line. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play a ...more

How To : Play advanced bass guitar octave scales and modes

In this video series, watch as jazz musician Ryan Larson teaches advanced bass guitar lessons in all twelve keys. Learn how to play different two octave scale and modes, how to read the music, and how to know when to apply different particular scales. Part 1 of 18 - How to Pla ...more

How To : Play advanced pentatonic scales on guitar

Learn how to play guitar like Robben Ford with these pentatonic scales. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practic ...more

How To : Play "Angeles" by Elliott Smith on acoustic guitar

Elliott Smith was more than a great songwriter; he was a great guitar player. This video guitar lesson presents a step-by-step walkthrough of Elliott's "Angeles." While this tutorial is geared toward intermediate and advanced players, even beginners will find much to take away ...more

How To : Play "Between the Bars" by Elliott Smith on guitar

Elliott Smith was more than a great songwriter; he was a great guitar player. This video guitar lesson presents a step-by-step walkthrough of Elliott's "Happiness." While this tutorial is geared toward intermediate and advanced players, even beginners will find much to take aw ...more

How To : Play "Redemption Song" by Bob Marley acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, you'll learn to play Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" on the acoustic guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced players, any guitarist will be well served by the close-up shots it presents of the player's left and right hands.

How To : Play "Why Don't You Do Right" by Peggy Lee on guitar

In this tutorial, you'll learn to play Peggy Lee's "Why Don't You Do Right" on the guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced players, any guitarist will be well served by the close-up shots it presents of the player's left and right hands.

How To : Play "Johnny B. Good"

Justin is here again to teach us to play this Chuck Berry classic, "Johnny B. Good" on the guitar. This is definitely a video for advanced players.

How To : Play the bass line to David Bowie's "Let's Dance"

Want to play "Let's Dance," the hit single from David Bowie's 1983 album of the same name, on your electric bass guitar? This free video music lesson will show you how it's done. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players (advanced ones should be able to figur ...more

How To : Use Elliott Smith-style Milonga flamenco picking

Elliott Smith was more than a great songwriter; he was a great guitar player. This video tutorial demonstrates a small chord progression highlighting the Milonga style of picking. It was a strong influence on the development of Elliott Smith's fingerpicking style and a lot of ...more

How To : Sound like the Rolling Stones on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Robert Johnson's "Kind Hearted Woman Blues"

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Use Delta blues-style rhythm on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the b ...more

How To : Play a Delta blues-style slide riff on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Jimi Hendrix style rhythm guitar

In this advanced lesson you will learn a few Jimi Hendrix style rhythm guitar tricks that you can use in many situations. This first part shows a trick with the A Shape barré chord. Part 2 will look at E Shape tricks, useful progressions and sounds. Taught by Justin Sandercoe. ...more

How To : Play A Simple Blues Lead Guitar Lick

There is a lot of mystery and voodoo surrounding blues guitar these days. With the common opinion claiming that in order to play the blues you have to really feel the music and respond with your playing. While this is certainly the case when improvising, I would argue that a g ...more

How To : Play left hand accents on guitar

Check out this instructional funk guitar video that shows you how to play left hand accents on guitar. This lesson demonstrates beginning left hand funk techniques to go with the right hand technique. This tutorial is great for beginners and advanced guitar players. Practice l ...more

How To : Use legato patterns to play pentatonic scales

This advanced guitar lesson video demonstrates how to use legato patterns to increase the speed with which you play pentatonic scales. These techniques can be used for any pentatonic scale, and should really help you improve your playing of these important scales on electric g ...more

How To : Play inversions of Dm triad on strings 1 2 3

Check out this instructional guitar video that demonstrates how to play inversions of a D-minor triad on strings 1 2 3. This tutorial video is a great way to learn the fretboard and get familiar with triads. This video is more for advanced guitar players who have achieved some ...more

How To : Play "Pretty Fly for a White Guy"

This lesson is for advanced guitar players and there are some sticky moments in the chorus. Follow along and see how Justin breaks down playing The Offsprings "Pretty Fly for a White Guy".

How To : Play variations of the I VI II V chord sequence

The I VI II V jazz chord sequence was first popularized by the George Gershwin song "I've Got Rhythm" and later had its popularity reaffirmed for the masses by The Flintstones theme song. This guitar lesson teaches you how to play ten different versions of this chord progressi ...more

How To : Play "Nowhere Man" by The Beatles on guitar

In this instructional acoustic guitar video, Rob shows you how to play cool songs on your guitar. In this lesson, learn how to play the song "Nowhere Man" by the Beatles. This video is great for beginners and advanced guitar players. This is a great and easy song to perform. L ...more

How To : Play Dave Van Ronk's "Come Back Baby" on guitar

This is a very brief guide to playing the guitar backing for Dave Van Ronk's classic version of Walter Davis's "Come Back Baby". This video is great for advanced and advanced beginner guitar players. Play "Come Back Baby" by Dave Van Ronk and improve your guitar playing skills ...more

How To : Play basic and advanced-shape power chords

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play basic and advanced power chords on a guitar in standard tuning (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar l ...more

News : Rock Band 3 unveiled! (Keyboard!)

Rock Band 3, coming this Fall, was revealed at none other than USA Today. Fully functional 25 key keyboard, 80+ songs including The Doors and Bohemian Rhapsody, Pro mode, updated guitars, and a kitchen sink are included in this new sequel. From the article:In addition to the n ...more

How To : Play "Blues Licks" in A on guitar

Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play Blues Licks in A on acoustic guitar. It provides a few tips for beginners. It may be too basic for advanced and intermediate guitar players. Learn how to play "Blues Licks" in A on guitar and improve your guitar ...more

How To : Play the song "The Trapeze Swinger" by Iron & Wine

This acoustic guitar tutorial explains how to play the song "The Trapeze Swinger" by Iron and Wine on the acoustic guitar. There is Capo on the second fret. This is a great instructional video that teaches you an easy method and the more advanced way for acoustic guitar enthus ...more

How To : Become A Better Guitar Player

How to be a better guitarist Have you ever just wanted to pick up that old guitar that is just laying around? Or found yourself bursting with creative ideas but don't know how to express them with a guitar? I want to show you my way on becoming the best guitarist you can be, ...more

How To : Play "Numb" by Linkin Park on acoustic guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Numb" by Linkin Park on acoustic guitar. Start out with putting your middle finger on the second fret of the A string and play an E minor. Now, move your ring finger to the third fret of the A string and your pointer finger on the E string. ...more

How To : Improve your chord changes on acoustic guitar

In this video, we learn how to improve your chord changes on an acoustic guitar. Start off by playing slowly so you figure out exactly where each of the chords are. Then, start to play in faster and faster, making sure your chord changes are clean and not messed up. After you ...more

How To : Play "Carry on My Wayward Son" by Kansas on guitar

In this song tutorial, you'll learn how to play the main riffs from Kansas' "Carry on My Wayward Son." While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Carry on My ...more

How To : Play the intro to "Crazy Train" on electric guitar

Looking for a guide on how to play the introductory riff to Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" on your electric guitar? You've found it. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players (advanced ones should be able to figure out the song themselves), beginning guitarist ...more

How To : Play Eric Clapton style blues guitar

Want to play like Slowhand? In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how to play Delta Eric Clapton-style blues guitar. While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, there's much for beginning players to take aw ...more

How To : Play Plain White T's "Hey There Delilah" on guitar

In this instructional acoustic guitar video, learn how to play the song "Hey There Delilah" by the Plain White T's. This tutorial is great for advanced and beginners alike. Finger pick this fun song by the Plain White T's and improve your guitar playing skills. Practice playin ...more

How To : Build a G major scale on an open G string

Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play a G major scale and build on an open G string. Building a G major scale on the open G string is a good exercise to play to help improve your guitar skills. This short lesson is great for advanced beginners wh ...more

How To : Play a simple guitar boogie in G

Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play a simple guitar boogie in G. This instructional video provides fret diagrams and live action to show how to play a simple boogie in G. This video is aimed at budding fingerstyle guitar players, but can be adapte ...more

How To : Play "I Summon You" by Spoon on acoustic guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar like Britt Daniel from Spoon? In this how to video you can learn how to play "I Summon You" by Spoon on the guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate to advanced guitarists because it assumes some prior knowledge of guitar playing. Wit ...more

How To : Play "Modern Girl" by Sleater Kinney on guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar like Sleater Kinney? In this how to video you can learn how to play "Modern Girl" by Sleater Kinney on the guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate to advanced guitarists because it assumes some prior knowledge of guitar playing. With ...more

How To : Play "The Underdog" by Spoon on guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar like Brit Daniel from Spoon? In this how to video you can learn how to play "The Underdog" by Spoon on the guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate to advanced guitarists because it assumes some prior knowledge of guitar playing. With ...more

How To : Play advanced ukulele strumming techniques

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this how to video, Aaron shows some other methods ...more

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