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How To Play Like Dickey Betts

The Allman Brothers Band has served as breeding ground for some of the greatest guitarists around, namely Duane Allman, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks. While t...

Guitabulary: Tal Farlow

He's one of the most under-heralded geniuses of the jazz guitar. After cutting his teeth on the NYC bebop scene of the late '40s, and building a rep with vibrap...

Guitabulary: Rockabilly Jazz

Rockabilly is a kissin' cousin of Jazz, with twangy tone and playful techniques disguising an often very sophisticated harmonic and melodic structure. Jim Campi...

Guitabulary: Blues Sixths & Jimi Hendrix

Chances are good that when Jimi Hendrix was playing timeless blues intros like the opening notes of Red House - he wasn't consciously thinking. I'm now fret...

Allman To ZZ – Part 2

Another one of Andy Ellis' six-string history lessons, Allman to ZZ looks at slide playing from myriad angles, from Blind Willie Johnson's pocket-knife lick fro...

Allman To ZZ – Part 1

Another one of Andy Ellis' six-string history lessons, Allman to ZZ looks at slide playing from myriad angles, from Blind Willie Johnson's pocket-knife lick fro...
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Paul Rishell – Shake ’em On Down

Bonafide country blues guitar master, Paul Rishell introduces and performs Shake ‘em On Down from his TrueFire guitar course Dirt Road Blues. This classic Tommy...

The Memphis Sound

Keith Wyatt explores the Memphis sound from the axe of Steve Cropper, who was the guitarist for Booker T and the MGs. First, he fleshes out the rhythm part of t...

Guitabulary: The Way to Ladyland

Revered as one of the best firebrand lead guitarists to ever strap on a Strat, Hendrix was also an innovative rhythm guitarist. Joe examines Jimi's chordal sens...

Guitabulary: Voodoo Blues Scale

There's one fistful of notes that never gets old, it's the blues scale. Once it finds its way into the hands of a young, inspired guitarist, it typically stays ...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an a...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou ...