The Secrets of Learning the Fretboard
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How Do I Learn Chord Progressions

If you are here, it means you are interested in getting started with some chord progressions. You probably heard from a friend or teacher that you should start out learning the note names and perhaps […]

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LRT-006 Funk Rhythm Riff
Licks, Riffs, and Tricks

LRT-006 Funk Rhythm Riff

This riff uses an Em7 and some palm muting to create a funky rhythm.  You’ll notice the classic sixteenth note Funk rhythm. The audio and a backing track are included below.

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Learn the fretboard with Horizontal Ladder Exercises
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Ex-018 Horizontal Ladder Exercise

Improve your fretboard knowledge with this rut-breaking ladder exercise from my upcoming book on learning the fretboard.  This exercise can be applied to any sequence of notes, such as a scale, mode, or arpeggio.