Intermediate

How to Adapt Drop 2 Chords

This video and tablature lessons shows how to take several inversions of the G Minor 7 chord and easily make new chord types simply by moving one note in each fingering.

 

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This is an excellent series of exercises designed to give you the fastest results:

Video Lesson: 4 Ways to Play G to C

The G major to C major progression is one the most popular in all of music. It has the strong feeling of resolution you get when a chord built off of the 5th degree of the scale (dominant function) moves to a chord built off of the Root note of the scale (tonic function).

Video Lesson: Iron Man - Beginner Guitar Tab Reading

One of the best things about guitar is the ability to easily use guitar tablature (TAB) to quickly learn songs and licks.

Video Lesson: The Back & Forth Pentatonic

This is a simple pattern that lets you explore the 3 note per string pentatonic patterns horizontally on one string using hammer-ons and pull-offs. To me it sounds like something that Dimebag or Zakk would play if they were lucky enough to be as uncool as I am.

Part 15 - Extended Triplet Rotations

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 15 - Extended Triplet Rotations

Part 14 - 16th Note Triplets

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 14 - 16th Note Triplets

An important part of modern rock guitar playing revolves around lines of aggressive 1/16th-note triplets.

Part 13 - Arpeggios

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 13 - Arpeggios

Finally, here are ideas based on the 4-note arpeggios formed from each scale step. These are much more technically demanding, so go slowly and always use the correct picking.

Part 12 - Triads

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 12 - Triads

Now lets look at some three note patterns (Triads) with the A Major Scale

Part 11 - 16th Note Scale Sequences

77 Picking Exercises for Modern guitar, Part 11 - 16th Note Scale Sequences

Here are several four note patterns with the A Major Scale.