Modes, part 9, modal progressions

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Music by Numbers

Music Theory, 101

Music Theory, Circle of Fifths, part 2 – uses of

Music Theory, Common Scales

Music Theory, How Melody and Harmony Interact

Music Theory, Intervals, Decoding Famous Riffs

Music Theory, Seven Elements of Music


Music Theory, Thinking in Numbers


Practice Tracker

Putting in the Bar Lines

Reading, Brent Block book part 1

Reading, Brent Block book part 2

Reading, Brent Block book part 3

Reading, famous classical pieces

Reading, Hal Leonard

Reading, How to Read Music, part 1

Reading, How to Read Music, part 2

Reading, How to Read Music, part 3

Reading, Mel Bay book 1, audio

Reading, Mel Bay book 2, audio

Reading, multiple level reading pieces

Reading, supplemental play-alongs

Reading, supplemental play-alongs, advanced

Rhythm, Feeling the Afro-Cuban 6/8 Clave on Guitar

Rhythm, for the rhythmically challenged

Rhythm, How to Feel Half-Note Triplets

Rhythm, How to Feel Quarter-Note Triplets

Rhythm, map

Rhythm, Playing at Tempo Extremes

Rhythm, Playing Rhythmically

Rhythm, secrets of rhythm guitar

Rhythm, secrets of rhythm guitar, part 2: clave

Rhythm, starting and ending phrases on certain beats

Rhythm, versatility workout

Rhythm, versatility, intro to

Rhythm, workout for rhythm guitar


Sam’s personal files

Singing and Playing, How to Sing and Play at the Same Time

Singing and Playing, Using Capos Effectively

Soloing, Advanced Guitar Tips

Soloing, alternate picking, part 1: introduction

Soloing, Blues Scale

Soloing, Contour Shifts

Soloing, Creating a Groove with CAGED minor chords

Soloing, Embellishments to the Pentatonics, Double-Stops

Soloing, Embellishments to the Pentatonics, String Bends

Soloing, Embellishments to the Pentatonics, Vibrato

Soloing, Embellishments, Expressive Elements

Soloing, How to Build a Solo

Soloing, How to Really Practice using the CAGED system


Soloing, Hybrid Picking, part 2, live class

Soloing, Legato Playing

Soloing, Licks, Blues

Soloing, Licks, Common Licks & How to Build Your Own

Soloing, Licks, Easy

Soloing, Licks, Repeatable

Soloing, Major Pentatonics

Soloing, major scales

Soloing, major scales, 3 notes per string

Soloing, major scales, ways to implement

Soloing, Melodic Soloing overview


Soloing, Minor Pentatonics as they fit with CAGED

Soloing, minor scales, part 1: introduction

pdf: minor scale “Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 15 – Minor CAGED system overview HD  8:59 “Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 16 – Minor Scales “E” shape HD  5:33 “Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 17 – minor scales “D” and “C” shapes HD  4:51 “Don’t Get CAGED In” – video 18 – Minor […]

Soloing, minor scales, part 2: implementation

“Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 19 – Minor Scales – a different key HD  5:14 “Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 20 – Implementation part 1 HD  7:10 “Don’t Get CAGED In” – Video 21 – Minor Scales Implementation part 2 HD  10:20  

Soloing, Mixing Minor and Major Pentatonics, part 1 – intro

Soloing, Mixing Minor and Major Pentatonics, part 6 – licks

Soloing, Motifs

Soloing, Pathways, part 1, Minor

Soloing, Pathways, part 2, Major

Soloing, Pathways, part 3, implementing

Soloing, Pentatonic Patterns

Soloing, Phrase Ornamentation

pdf: Phrase Ornamentation

Soloing, Phrasing, 2-bar rhythmic repetition

Soloing, Phrasing, introduction

Soloing, Phrasing, packet

Soloing, Phrasing, using 8th note displacement