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2-String Sweeping

This virtual CD ROM focuses on 2 String Sweeping. It breaks down the fundamentals of sweep picking. Beginning with 2 string sweeping and progressing through subsequent lessons, the student is able to achieve a very disciplined and well trained sweep picking hand.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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3-String Sweeping

This virtual CD ROM focuses on 3 String Sweeping. Included are various custom 3 string challenges, including arpeggios, scales and melodies employing this technique. Melodic use of sweeping is highly emphasized throughout the exercises.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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4-String Sweeping

This virtual CD ROM focuses on 4 String Sweeping. Based on a technique used in Paganini's Caprice No.1, it continues and further presents new demands on the sweep picking student that are both unique to the guitar and extremely challenging.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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5-String Sweeping

This virtual CD ROM focuses on 5 String Sweeping. Covering a wide range of harmonic sonorities typically not found in rock guitar. Both modern jazz and classical progressions are used to excercise the harmonic content and develop the technique.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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6-String Sweeping

This virtual CD ROM focuses on 6 String Sweeping. All information that has been studied thus far can be applied to 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 string guitars. Chordal sweeping, arpeggios, scales, and patterns are covered in this lesson.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Scales and Modes

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Scales and Modes. It covers 21 different scales and modes, ranging from simple to complex. The formulaes and fingerings for all modes are explained and demonstrated on video.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Chords

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Chords. It covers a wide range of types, from triads and 7th's to complex altered dominants. Chords are shown on fretboard diagrams that play, while using roman numerals and simple formulaes for analysis.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Chromaticism

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Chromaticism. It covers pure chromaticism, diatonic scales with passing tones, and various intervalic / chromatic relationships. Alternate picking, legato and sweep picking are used to demonstrate the examples.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Chord Progressions

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Chord Progressions. It covers a wide range of progressions, with an emphasis on classical. Progressions are presented in 4 part Choral style, and also use roman numeral analysis. All progressions are played.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Improvisation

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Improvising. It encourages students to use what they've learned thus far by improvising over various song examples. George demonstrates and then gives the student custom backing tracks to practice with.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Rhythm and Meters

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Rhythm and Meters. George uses several songs from his albums demonstrating the use of odd meters and complex rhythms. Rhythm sections are broken down individually and also include seperate solo versions.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...
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Melodic Patterns

This virtual CD ROM focuses on Melodic Patterns. George demonstrates 30+ single note excercises. Each example is presented twice, once as the plain pattern and then again in a contrapuntal style with extra guitar solos.

Lesson Includes:

  • Jam Tracks
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Music Scores (Tab and Standard)
  • Video
  • Audio
  • MIDI Files
  • and more...