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Lead & Rhythm Techniques
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............................19 Lesson 13: Minor Third Harmony into Diminished Riff ................. 27 Lesson 23: Picking Open Inversion Chords .................................“Head Up High” .................... 40 The Rock House Catalog ................................................................................ 22 Lesson 16: Phrygian Major Riff Rhythm & Lead ...........................33 Lesson 28: Complete Song Structure ..................... 10 Lesson 3: D Natural Minor Legato Sequence ..................................................................................................................................31 Lesson 27: Complete Song Structure ..................................................................................................................................................Lead & Rhythm Techniques Table of Contents About the Instructor . 29 Lesson 25: Palm Muted Chug Rhythm ............27 Lesson 22: Complete Lead .............................................................................................................................................................................19 Lesson 12: Diminished Chromatic Arpeggio ................ ..................................................................................................................................... 24 Lesson 19: Complete Lead ....................................................“The Silent Code” .........12 Lesson 5: Phrygian Major Lead ............................................................................. 16 Lesson 8: Picking Chord Progression ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................“Angels Forgive Me” ..........................................22 Lesson 15: Interval Song Intro ..................................................................................................... 25 Lesson 20: Staccato Interval Rhythm ........................................“Into The Fire” ................................................................... 23 Lesson 17: Chorus Interval Rhythm ....................................................29 Lesson 24: Soulful Rhythm & Complete Lead ................ 26 Lesson 21: Two Part Song Section ...................................................................................................... 8 Lesson 1: Tuning .........................................................................................................................24 Lesson 18: Syncopated Bridge Riff Rhythm ................................................................. 30 Lesson 26: Classical Pivoting into a Complete Lead ....................................................................................................Gus G..............................................................................................................20 Lesson 14: Pivoting Interval Song Rhythm . 15 Lesson 7: Chords & Voicings ...................................................................................................................................................... 5 Introduction .............12 Lesson 4: Harmonic Minor & Phrygian Major\Scales & Patterns .........“Fire & The Fury” .......................................“My Lonliness” ..................37 Lesson 29: Wide Stretch Arpeggios into Phrygian Major Run ..................................... 18 Lesson 11: Diminished Sweeping Arpeggio .......................“My Lonliness” ............................. 7 Icon Key ..................................................41 4 .......................................................................16 Lesson 9: Chorus Progression ..................................................................9 Lesson 2: F Major/D Minor Scale Patterns .............................................................................................. 14 Lesson 6: Soulful Bending Lead .......................................................... 17 Lesson 10: Single String Tapping Technique ................................................................................................................................

may have seemingly come from nowhere to land the job as Ozzy Osbourne’s new guitarist.Although Gus was only at the college for a short amount of time. He knew from a young age that he wanted to make music a career and at 18 years old he made the trip from his home in Greece to enroll at Berkley College of Music. After three successful albums Gus chose to dedicate more time to his true love.Gus G. but the truth is. . He then hooked up with famed Gothenberg producer Fredrik Nordstrom to form power metal legends Dream Evil. a project he’d been working with since 1998.At this time. For many. Nightrage. the knowledge he gained serves him well. his band Firewind. Gus G. Gus’ s singular playing style and ef fortless ability has garnered him a legion of fans across the globe. Gus is already a true phenomenon in European metal circles. Working with melodic death metal act Nightrage let Gus show what he could do and it wasn’t long before Gus was one of the most talked about guitar players on the Euro-metal scene. The band quickly signed to Century Media and soon hit stages around the world. 5 . His career includes stints with Arch Enemy. Mystic Prophecy .Lead & Rhythm Techniques About the Instructor Gus G. a band he also made three albums with. His undeniable work ethic and his instant likeability won the Greek guitar god a raft of admirers throughout the industry. he also ended his working relationships with Mystic Prophecy. Dream Evil and of course the hugely successful Firewind. opening for fellow power metal bands Blind Guardian and Hammerfall.

‘Between Heaven and Hell’ and ‘Burning Earth. For the next two years Firewind toured in support of ‘Allegiance’ (opening for Dragonforce and All That Remains) in three continents and clocking up thousands of miles. Four years later Gus was invited to audition for the guitar role in Ozzy’ s band. Gus was f rst in line. the eagerly anticipated follow up to their highly rated ‘The Premonition’ release due at the end of 2010. . Despite the band’s success. where he ripped through Ozzy classics. “The Premonition” also charted in Japan.’ The band began touring the world. it was the follow up ‘Allegiance’that really put the band on the map. 6 . Gus was always ready to get back out on the road so when Arch Enemy needed a temporary replacement for their guitarist MichaelAmott. He was then asked to perform with the band at ‘Blizzcon 2009’.Lead & Rhythm Techniques Firewind signed with Leviathan Records who put out the band’s f rst records. remembering to stay faithful to the original songs but adding enough of his own individuality to ensure that his appearance was met with a unanimous ‘thumbs up’ from the fans. The f rst album as part of that deal (‘Forged by Fire’) further established the band. including a Japanese run with Rob Rock and a worldwide deal with Century Media was soon signed. The end of 2010 will be an equally busy year for Gus with not only the new Ozzy Osbourne album hitting the shelves but there’s also a brand new Firewind CD. The hard work paid off as both “Allegiance” and the acclaimed follow up “The Premonition” albums made it to the Top 10 in Greece and the “Mercenary Man” single became a Top 5 hit. it was on Arch Enemy’s 2005 Ozzfest appearances that Gus f rst caught the eye of the Osbourne camp. but.Gus G.

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LeadLesson & Rhythm 1 Techniques Tuning In this program Gus uses a six string guitar tuned to “D” tuning. (Thinnest) 1st String 2nd String 3rd String D 9 A F 4th String 5th String (Thickest) 6th String C G D . The tuning notes are. .Gus G.

.LeadLesson & Rhythm 2 Techniques F Major/D Minor Scale Patterns 1 3 4 1 3 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 2 4 1 1 2 4 1 3 5 2 4 1 2 4 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 3 3 5 4 1 2 4 2 1 3 4 1 3 4 5 6 8 6 8 10 5 6 5 6 8 6 8 10 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 7 7 7 6 Third Position 4 7 9 1 2 1 2 3 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 2 7 3 3  5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 9 8 8 8 4 1 1 3 3 6 7 2 5 1 1 3 5 Second Position  1 2 2 2 3 4 1 1  1 1 First Position 4 Fourth Position 3 8 10 12  8 10 11 7 7 7 6 9 10 8 10 8 10 8 10 4 9 10 .Gus G.

Lead & Rhythm Techniques 1 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 4 2 4 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 3 1 2 3 12 9 10 12 8 10 12 8 10 12 8 10 12 4 1 2 4 3 10 12 13 10 12 13 10 12 14 10 12 14 11 13 15 12 13 15 15 2 3 Sixth Position  1 1 11  2 1 Seventh Position 4 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 12 10 12 13 10 11 13 12 1 1 Fifth Position 4 2 9 4 15  17 12 13 15 12 13 15 12 14 15 12 14 15 13 15 17 13 15 17 . .Gus G.

Gus G.Lead &McGrath Rhythm Buz Lesson 3 Techniques D Natural Minor Legato Sequence H P P H P 12 13 12 10 12 10 H 13 10 P 13 11 13 11 H P 10 11 10  H  12 9 12 10 12 10 H  8 P H P 8 10 H 12 H P 8 12 8 12 10 12 10 10 12 P H 10 12 10 H P 8 10 9 10 H 8 12 8 P 9 P 12 10 12 10 P 10 8 10 Lesson 4 Harmonic Minor & Phrygian Major\Scales & Patterns 1 3 1 1 2 3 1 2 3 12 13 16 17 4 1 15 A Harmonic Minor 4 2 2 4  17 13 15 17 13 14 16 12 14 15 12 14 15 = Root Note 12 . .

.Lead & Rhythm Techniques 1 2 1 1 1 2 E Phrygian Major 3 2 13 16 17 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 2 3  13 15 17 13 14 16 12 14 15 11 12 14 15 12 13 3 12 15 17 Example 1 H P P 16 17 16 13 17 16 13 17 15 13 17 15 13 17 15 13   15 14 12 15 14 12 15 14 12 16 15 15 13 14 16 14 13 16 14 13 16 14 13 15 14 13 15 14 13 12 Example 2 5  13 7 8 10 12 13 16 17 19 20 15 14 12 .Gus G.

Gus G.Lead & Rhythm Techniques Example 3 4 5 7 4 5 7 5 7 8 5 7 8 7 8 10 7 8 10 8 10 12 8 10 12  10 12 13 10 12 13 12 13 16 12 13 16 13 16 17 13 16 17 16 17 19 16 17 19  Fast Example Only  17 19 20 17 19 20 19  Lesson 5 Phrygian Major Lead “Fire & The Fury”   12 9 10 12 10 9 12 9 10 12 10 9 12 9 10 12 10 9 13 10 12 13 12 10 13 10 12 13 12 10 13 10 1. .  12 9 101210 9 12 9 101210 9 12 9 1012 10 6 9 10 9 6 10 6 9 10 9 6 10 6 2.  8 101210 8 9 1012 1210 9 10 9 14 .

13 15 12 10 12 11 10 13 12 12   P. 1/2 full 12 15 18 17 H P sl.Gus G.M. . full P 18 17 18 17 15 17 15 14 15 14 17 full 15 18 H P P 17 14 full 15 15 18 18 17 P 17 15 17 15 14 15 14 H P 17 14 17 18 15 full 15 15 18 full 15 15 18  P 17 15 17 15 14 15 14 17 14 16 17 .LeadLesson & Rhythm 6 Techniques Soulful Bending Lead “My Lonliness”  Play using a Wah Pedal full  full 13 12 full 13 12 13 12 full 13 12 P  12 full 13 13 12 10 12 12 10 sl. 10  full 13 15 13 15 13 15 10 12 12 8 8 8 12 10 12 10 13 13 15 15  17 HP 15 17 15  15 17 HP 18 15 full 15 18 13 12 10 10 1 1/2  full full 15 18 10  13 15 13 17 15 18 18 15 17 18 15  full 12 sl.

1 2nd fr.LeadLesson & Rhythm 7 Techniques Chords & Voicings Am9 B7sus4 X X 7th fr. .Gus G. 1 2 4 3 R A R A b3 9 C B 5 b7 R F# Ab B R B 5 E Am9 B7sus4 0 0 5 7 0 0 0 2 4 2   3 E Lesson 8 Picking Chord Progression P  0 2 3 0 3 2 2 3 1 0 3 2 3 0 3 3 1 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 3 3 P  0 2 3 0 3 2 2 3 3 1 0 3 2 3 0 3 1 3 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 16 .

7 7 7 7 sl. 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 sl. 7 sl.  sl.LeadLesson & Rhythm 9 Techniques Chorus Progression “My Lonliness”  7 5 7 5 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 3 1 X X X X 3 1 X X X X X X X X X X X X 3 1 X X X X X X X X 3 1 X X X X X X X X 5 3  7 5 7 5 X X X X X X X X X X X X 3 1 3 1 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 3 1 X X X X 3 1 5 3 6 4  W/ Harm. . X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 5 3 7 5 Melody Section sl. sl. 17 sl. 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 14 14 15 7 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 12 8 8 8 9 11 11 . 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 10 10 7 5 5 5555 5 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 sl.Gus G.  sl.

H TP 13 15 13 12 10 12 13 12  T P 13 P 12 sl. 20 19 20 19 17 15 H TP T P P P sl. H P H 7 5 4 5 4 5 TP P 7 5 sl.LeadLesson & Rhythm 10Techniques Single String Tapping Technique Natural Minor TP T P P sl. H 8 7 T P 8 10 T P 8 10 P 8 sl. H T P 17 19 17 19 17 15 13 15 T P P sl.Gus G. H T P 17 15 17 15 13 12 13 15 T P P sl. H 10 8 T P 10 12 T 10 P 12 P 10 sl. H 7 T P T P 7 8 P 5 7 8 7 5 T P P sl. H P H  Phrygian Major P H T P P sl. H P H 12 10 8 7 8 7 T P P sl. H P H T P P sl. H P H 8 10 8 7 5 7 5 7 TP 8 P sl. H 17 16 17 19 17 16 13 P H T P P sl. H P H 4 1 4 1 4 TP P P 5 4 1 0  18 . H 16 13 16 17 16 13 12 13 P H 12 13 16 13 12 10 12 10 12 13 12 10 8 10 8 10  T P P sl. .

Gus G.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 11 Techniques Diminished Sweeping Arpeggio Sweeping Diminished Arpeggios 13 10  12 10 12 9 12 9 10 9 10 10 13 10 12 11 12 9 12 9 11 10 11 Lesson 12 Diminished Chromatic Arpeggio 16 13 15  10 7  19 9 16 13 16 10 7 10 15 9 13 16 15 14 13 14 15 16 13 7 10 9 8 7 8 9 10 7 13 10 7 4 12 6 13 10 13 7 4 7 12 6 10 13 12 11 10 11 12 13 10 4 7 6 5 4 5 6 7 4 . .

LeadLesson & Rhythm 13 Techniques Minor Third Harmony into Diminished Riff  4  5 7  4 5 4 7 5 4 7 5 sl.Gus G. 7  H P  7 9 10  14 13 12 17 20 . .  4 5 7 4 5 Harmony Section   7 9 10 5 7 5 7  9 10 5 7 5 7 4 7 4 4 5 10 9 9 9 10 7 9 10 5 8 10 9 12  7 9 10 7 9 10 9 9 9 7 10 7 7 9 10  14 13 14 7   7  4 7  sl. sl.

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  P. 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 H  P.Lead & Rhythm Techniques  Main Riff and Speed Pick Part H  21 H 5 7  P. . H P H 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 H P H H P H H P H 7 10 7 10 6 5 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 4 7 8 5 8 9 6 9 .M.Gus G.M.M.

M.M.M.M.M.M.M.  P. P.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 14 Techniques Pivoting Interval Song Rhythm P.M.  0 0   P.M.  2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0  P.M.M. 3 sl. P.M.M. 0 0 0 2 0 0 P. P.  2 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   P. 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0  2 2 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 P.Gus G.  P. 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 3 5 P.M. . P. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  P. 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 P. 2 2 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 Verse sl.M.M.M. P. P.M. 5 3 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 0   3 0 0 0 1 0 2 3  P. P.M. 0 2 0 P.M. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 P. P.M.M.M. 3 0 0 P.M.M.M.    2 0 0  P.M. P. 0 H  3 3 3 5 5 1 1 1 3 3 P.M. 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 2 0 2  1 Lesson 15 Interval Song Intro H 5   0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1  Harm.  P.M. HH P. 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 P. 0 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 5  3 5 3 3 3 5 5 5 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 22 .

M. PP 0 0 0 0 0 0 2. H TP T P P sl. 0 P 1613  8 7 5 7 P P 8   P. 1.M. go to the Lesson Support site and check out the Ear Click Trainer! Here! 23 . H  TP P 19 20 22 20 22 20 19 17 19 20 19 20 19 17 16 17 19 17 16  18 17 15 17 16 14 13 To develop good musicianship.M. a trained ear and a strong musical awareness. .M.M.Gus G.M. PP H H TP P P 13161922191613 12 14 14131413 13 14 131613101316 161916131619 14121412 13 H TP TP P sl.    P. PP  P. 0 0 0 0 P 0 7 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 2 2 2 8 7 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lead full 16 16   16 7 5 7 0 P 0 0 5 P 5 5 7 7 H P P HH 7 8 8 8 H H TP P P H P P HH 10131619161310 15121512 3 1 0 0 0  13 15   P.   8 7 5 7 0 0 0  P.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 16 Techniques Phrygian Major Riff Rhythm & Lead  P.

8 7 6 8 7 6 5 7 0 0 0 0 5 8 0 0 0 0  P. 9 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0  P.M. 7 5 8 8 8  5 3 5 3 0 0 0 3 5 0 9 8 8 8 8 7 8  5 5 5  P.Gus G. 10 5 8 0 0 0 0 8 7 5 P 7 5 0 0 0 0 7 6 5 7 6 5 2. 3 1 0 5 5 5 0 3 1 0 5 3 3 1 2 0 Lesson 18 Syncopated Bridge Riff Rhythm H  H  P.M. 5 5 5 5 5  P.M. . 5 3 0 0 0  P. 1.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 17 16 Techniques Chorus Interval Rhythm  P.M.M.M.  5 7 P   P.M.M. H  P. H  P.M.M. 2. 8 7  P.  8 7 5 8 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 3 24 .M.   P.M.  0 0 0 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 1.M. 0 0 5 5 5 5 5 5  P.   10 0  P.M.M. 5 3 10 8 0 0 0 P.

H H P P P P sl. H P H HP sl. 1/2 full 10 8 7 1210 8 1210 8  10 8 6 HP  14 17 14 12 16 13 16  HP 13 161412 14 16 121412 12 15 161413 15 1214 151412151412 15141211 H P H P 12 17 12 H 12 1512 P H TP P full 12 171217 191712 17  17 1417 171417 full 20  20 17 17 18 171417 15 1217 P H TP P P sl. 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 7 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 Second Section 2. . H TP P sl. H 17 16 17 19 17 16 13 16 13 16 17 16 13 12 13 25  HP P 14161412 15 17 131513 16 H  17 14 Third Section  17 20 14 13 17 16 12 1316 HP 131513 1216 1216 19 19 14 16 H T P P sl. 12 13 16 13 12 10 12 13 12 10  13 12 10 9 10 9 .Gus G.LeadLesson & Rhythm 19 Techniques Complete Lead “Into The Fire” First Section   8 0 0 1.

.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 20 Techniques Staccato Interval Rhythm Use your 2nd & 3rd fingers to pick each interval.Gus G.    0 0 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 7 7 7 0 0 8 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 13 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 8 8 0 0 10 10 0 0 3 0  26 .

 2 4 2 4 2 4 2 4 2 6 4 0 6 4 6 4 4 2   3  3 sl.   sl. 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 sl.  sl. 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 9 7 2 0 Delay Effect Over Rhythm 12 11   12 11 12 11 12 9 10 9 10 9 12 11 12 11 12 11 12 11 12 11 11 7 7 6 7 7 9 11 12 14  Lesson 22 Complete Lead “Angels Forgive Me” P 6  27 sl. sl. 7 7 9 7 9 10 10 sl.Gus G. sl. . 12 12 14 12 14 12 .  3  2 4 6 4 4 2 2 2 6 1 1 2 1 4 2 2 4  P.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 21 Techniques Two Part Song Section sl.  Harm.M. sl.

. 12 10 10 12 12 14 full 12 T 10 11 10 12 13 12 sl.  sl.  12 14 15 14 H  17 10 12 10 12 15 13 15 H 13 15 13 12 13 12 13 12 sl. sl.Gus G. TP H H 15 10 13 sl.  22 17 15 13 15 17 17 17 22 22  28 .Lead & Rhythm Techniques  sl. 13 15 14 10 12 TP H 15 10 13 TP H  8 10 15 13 11 10 10 13 15 TP H 13 15 T P 11 10 H TP H 8 10 11 H 9 12 12 13 12 10 9 10 11 8  TP P P 15 10 12 14 15 14 12 10 12 10 12  12 T P H 10 sl. 12 T P 10 12 10 H 12 T P 12 H 13 12 13 T P H 15 12 10 T P 13 15 H 13 T 15 17  P H TP H H TP TP P P H H TP TP P P H H TP 13 15 17 13 15 17 18 17 18 17 15 13 15 17 21 17 21 17 15 13 15 17 22 17 TP P P H H sl. full 13 H 12 15 10 12 17 10 13 15 10 13 full 12 15 13 15 15 TP H H 1 1/2 full 10 12 12 14 TP H 14 10 12 HP 14 14 H TP H  17 H P sl.

Gus G.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 23 Techniques Picking Open Inversion Chords   0 0 5 5 0 5 7 7 5 5 7 0 7 6 5 7 0 2 0 5 5 7 0 2 0 3 0 5 7 0 7 5 0 5 5 7 0 5 7 7 6 7 7 7 6 8 6 7 Lesson 24 Soulful Rhythm & Complete Lead  Rhythm H  0 0 5 7 Phrase 1 7 0  29 5 7 5 H 0 5  Phrase 2 full 15  H H 7 4 4 4 3 3 2 Phrase 3 full  0 0 5 7   7 5 0 5 7 H 0 5 7 5 3 7 5 Main Solo 1/2 12 15 15 12 14 12 14 14 14 12 12 1512 15 12 12141210 13121012131210 12119 7 9 11 9 7 10 9 7 9 10 7 . .

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Lead & Rhythm Lesson 26 Techniques Classical Pivoting into a Complete Lead First Section  10 13 12 13 13 12 13 10 13 12 13 9 10 13 12 13 12 15 13 15 13 12 13 13 12 13 10 13 12 13 8 12 10 12 10 15 13 15 12 15 13 15 12  10 13 12 13 10 13 12 13 10 13 12 13 10  13 12 13 9 12 10 12 7 10 8 10 8 15 13 15 13 17 15 17 12 13 12 13 10 10 8 10 6 17 15 17 13 17 15 17 13 17 15 17 13  19 17 15  15 17 15 18 18 17 19 17 15 18 17 15 18 17 15 18 17 15 18 17 15 17 16 14 16 17 Second Section H P P 17201317  31 151718 1715 13 20 13 17201317 19 151718 141517 14 17191417 19 171914 14 1517 1817151315171513 1514 . .Gus G.

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modes and chords in this program. . head to the support site and check out the Guitar t Professor! 36 .Gus G. PT P P P H P P H P P H P P P 0 3 7 0 3 7 0 7 12 0 7 12 0 12 15 0 12 15 15 19 20 19 17 15 19 17 15  17 16 14 17 16 14 13 Bridge (Octave Higher Version) 7 8 7 10 8  8 7 10 8 7 10 9 7 8  9 8 11 9 9 8 11 9 8 7 10 8 7 10 9 8 11 9 8 11 11 9 8 7 10 10 8 11 9 11 10 13 11 8 10 8 11 10 13 11 8 9 8 11 9 10 8 7 9 11 10  7 8 7 10 8 10 8 7 8 11 10 13 11 10 13 13 11 10 12 10 11 10 13 11 10 13 13 11 10 12 10 Melody Over Bridge     full 12 14 15 12 14 15 12 14 14 15 17 14 15 17 14 15 15 17 19 15 17 19 15 17 22 17 19 22 19 17 22 17 19 22 19 17 22  Click Here! Now that you’ve learned the scales.Lead & Rhythm Techniques Fourth Section H H P H H H H H H H H H H sl.

M. .   P. 3 3 1 3 3 1 0 5 3 .M.Lead & Rhythm Lesson 28 Techniques Complete Song Structure “Head Up High”  P. P.  P.M.M. F 0 3 3 1 8 6 0 8 6 6 4 5 3 Chorus Cm  37 4 5 5 3 4 5 5 3 P.M.M.H. Prechorus  3  P.  P.  P. P.M. 2 3  3 2 2 6 4 5 3 6 4 6 4 6 4 X  1 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 3 1 0 3 2 3 5 1 3 3 3 1 3 1 3 1 X 0  P. Intro  7 0 7 7 0 8 5 0 5 0 5 0 7  P.  P.M. 3 3 1 3 3 1 Bb 3 3 1 0 P.M.H.Gus G.M.M.M.M. G# 0 6 6 4 4 5 5 3 6 6 4 6 6 4 P. 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 P  P. 3 Verse  0  P.  P.M.M. 6 4 0 3 2.M.  0  P. 6 4 6 4 X P.M.M.H. 0 5 5 5 5 1 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 3 5 6 4 6 4 X X X X X X 6 4 6 4 6 4 0 1. 3 1 3 1 3 1 0 3 1 P. 6 4  P.

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M. 10 10 8 8 8  . 12 8 8 8 P. 10 5 5 5 12 8 10 8 10 8 0 P.M. 39 13 10 13 12 17 15 14 13 10 17 16 13  15 12 22 16 19 22 19 16 19 13 16 19 16 13 16 10 13 16 1/2  15 13 14 16 14 17 17 15 9 7 7 7 9 7 7  P.M. 10 7 7 7 P.M. 10 10 5 5 5 0 0  P.M. 10 10 7 7 7 0 0  P. .M. 9 7 9 7 9 7 10 7 10 7 10 7 10 5 12 8 10 5 0  P.M.Gus G. 9 7 7 7  P.  P.M.M.M.  P.Lead & Rhythm Techniques Em7  14 15 17 14 16 17 14 16 17 15 17 18 15 17 18 2 19 15  2. E  15 16 17 16 14 17 13 17 15 12 10  17 15 13  16 14 13 15 14 14  Keyboard Solo Rhythm P. P.M.M.

Lead & Rhythm Lesson 29 Techniques Wide Stretch Arpeggios into Phrygian Major Run 19 13  13 17 17 16 H 19  13 19 13 17 20 P P 19 13 20 13 17 16 H 17 19 13 17 19 P P H 17 16 H 16 13 20 13 17 13 17 16 P 17 17 P P H P 16 18 18 17 18 17 15 17 15 15 17 17 16 14 13 40 . .Gus G.

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