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Rock 107 – E minor pentatonic Perfect for E minor pentatonic and E blues scales and phrases. Even though though the chords include Emajor, G major and A major something happens when you use the E minor pentatonic and blues scale – it just works. Great for improvising slow blues/rock lead and building licks and […]

Guitar Exercises: Part 1

Simple finger strength building exercises: Use your 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th fingers. With these exercises same finger number as the fret you are playing. Expand each exercise by playing the same pattern through all six strings. Use ‘Alternative Picking’. Start slow, get a clean sound, don’t snap at the note. Try and stretch but […]