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.

If you are only interested in guitar lick video posts, please visit my Free Guitar Lessons – Guitar Licks Videos page.

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28/10/21

Beginner Guitar Lesson Series On YouTube

This beginner guitar lesson series covers basic guitar fingerboard knowledge, how to learn basic chords, etc., so that my guitar students can move on to more advanced topics sooner.
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12/08/21

Ear Training – Free Mini Course

I have recently created an ear training mini course using audio files that I recorded many years ago. These audio files helped me to easily train my ears and I have made them available for anybody to use… for free!
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29/07/21

Guitar Posture Causing Back Problems?

Guitar posture is extremely important when playing the guitar, especially whilst sitting down with an electric guitar. The K&M Guitar Performer Stand (14760) is my latest purchase and I now use this stand whenever teaching in schools or working on guitar ideas in my studio.
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27/02/21

The 3 Things That Every Guitarist Needs To Practise

There are 3 main things that a guitarist needs to practise to play well. These 3 things must be included when practising to really help with a guitarist’s progression on the instrument.
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05/02/21

Diminished 7th Arpeggio Sandwich Shapes

Yes, I’m talking about sandwiches! When it comes to learning, the brain often works better when relating to something ridiculous. In this case, the two dim7 arpeggio shapes look to me like sandwiches, so why not?
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25/01/21

How To Create Backing Tracks In Logic Pro using iReal Pro

For last week’s YouTube video, I decided to have a bit of fun improvising over a very common jazz chord progression which is often referred to as ‘rhythm changes’. Here is how I easily create backing tracks in Logic Pro, using iReal Pro songs.
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13/01/21

Learn This Major Pentatonic Finger Tapping Lick

Guitar tablature for my YouTube video ‘This Major Pentatonic Scale Guitar Lick Includes Fingertapping And Creates Many New Lick Ideas’. This lick is built on the legato idea from last week’s video, which explains how this lick was created.
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07/01/21

Learn This Major Pentatonic Scale Lick

Here is the guitar tablature for my YouTube video ‘Learn This Major Pentatonic Scale Lick – Legato Workout For Your Left Hand’.
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01/01/21

Happy New Year – Let’s Make 2021 A Great Guitar Playing Year!

Now that 2020 is behind us, download free guitar lesson packs to help boost your guitar playing in 2021. Also check out my new guitar video course and the benefits of online guitar lessons.
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23/04/20

Exciting News!

First came the book in print, then it became available in digital format on the iTunes store, supporting material via subscription soon followed, and now I am entering the next phase in the life of The Paul Hill Guitar Theory And Technique Book… Online Courses!
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