The Guitar Theory And Technique Blog

Here you will find information regarding guitar course updates, guitar tablature for my vertical video guitar lick series and other guitar-related news.

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25/09/22

Dorian Mode Licks

The Dorian mode is easy to use if you understand what it is and you have a few basic ideas. These licks will give you some great Dorian mode ideas.
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18/09/22

Sweep Picking Guitar Licks

Sweep picking works really well when attempting to emulate melodic ideas played on other instruments.
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11/09/22

ii v i Licks For Guitar – Part 2

Another batch of ii v i jazz guitar licks for your repertoire.
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04/09/22

ii v i progression

The ii v i progression is such an important chord progression that needs to be mastered. These licks will give you plenty of inspiration.
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28/08/22

Minor scale modes

These guitar licks use various minor scale modes to create exciting sounds. Melodic minor scale modes and a hexatonic scale included.
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21/08/22

Diminished scale intervals

The diminished scale contains all musical intervals and is awesome for practising intervallic ideas. These licks will inject some intervallic creativity into your solos.
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14/08/22

Odd Note Groupings

Odd note groupings create interest when writing melodies and improvising. Check out these licks with guitar tab and add creativity to your solos.
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07/08/22

Jazz Improvisation Examples

Jazz improvisation examples of lines that you can use in your improvised solos.
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31/07/22

Diminished Scale Guitar Licks – Sequences 7, 8 and 9

Another three diminished scale guitar sequences to challenge your picking technique. Use these ideas with other scales for awesome guitar solos.
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24/07/22

Sweep Picking Licks

Sweep picking allows you to effortlessly play fast phrases when crossing the strings. It’s actually quite easy to do if you understand the technique.
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