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FIGURE 5 psychedelic/classic rock
= 116
(w/light distortion)
D
0
2
3
2
0
2
2
2
0
A E
0
2
2
1
0
0
(play 4 times)
w/palm muting
= 116
0
2
3
2
P.M.
D
0
2
2
2
0
A
D
0
2
3
2
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
A
0
2
2
2
0
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
0
2
2
1
0
0
E
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
FIGURE 4 roots/Sixties acoustic rock
= 126
E
0
2
2
1
0
0
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
sim.
A
0
2
2
2
0
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
FIGURE 3 a la the Beatles/R B/early rock ’n’ roll
= 112
G
3
2
0
0
0
3
(repeat previous bar)
C
3
2
0
1
0
F
3
2
3
1
1
C
3
2
0
1
0
count:
quarter notes
FIGURE 2
Strum Patterns
* = downstroke = upstroke
*
“1
G
3
2
0
0
0
3
2
(repeat prev. chord)
3 4” “1
3
2
0
0
0
3
G
and 2 and 3 and 4 and”
eighth notes 16th notes
“1
0
0
0
0
0
0
G
ee and a 2 ee and a 3 ee and a 4 ee and a”
FIGURE 1 open major chords
Beginner Rhythm Guitar
231
E
0
2
2
1
0
0
123
A
(1
0
2
2
2
0
11)
132
D
0
2
3
2
(3
21 3
G
2
3
2
0
0
0
3
4)
32 1
C
3
2
0
1
0
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F
3
2
1
3
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FIGURE 10 open minor chords
2 3
Em
0
2
2
0
0
0
3 2 1
Am
0
2
2
1
0
2 3 1
Dm
0
2
3
1
3 4 1 1 1
4 fr
Fm
3
3
1
1
1
3 4 1 1 1
Gm
5
3
3
3
5
3 4 2 1
Cm
5
5
4
3
FIGURE 9 modern rock/pop w/sus2 chords
= 88
C
3
2
0
1
0
G
3
2
0
0
0
3
F
3
3
2
1
1
Fsus2
3
3
0
1
1
C
3
2
0
1
0
FIGURE 8 hard rock
= 128
(w/dist.)
A
0
2
2
2
0
D
0
2
3
2
G5
3
X
0
0
3
3
D
0
2
3
2
(play 4 times)
A
0
2
2
2
0
C
3
2
0
1
0
G
3
2
0
0
3
3
D
0
2
3
2
C
3
2
0
1
0
D
0
2
3
2
G
3
2
0
0
3
2
G
3
2
0
0
0
3
D
0
2
3
2
FIGURE 7 a la the Who, AC/DC,
= 128
2 1 3 4
G
3
2
0
0
3
3
Judas Priest
E
0
2
2
1
0
0
FIGURE 6 a la Traffic/Allman Bros./Led Zeppelin
= 84
D
0
2
3
2
sim.
C
3
2
0
1
0
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F|SuPE 1ê classic/modern punk
= 192
(w/dist.)
!
5
7
7
6
5
5
P.M.
5
7
7
6
$
10
12
12
11
10
10
%
12
14
14
13
12
12
(play 3 times)
!
5
7
7
6
5
7
7
6
5
5
$
10
12
12
11
10
10
!
5
7
7
6
5
5
%
0
2
2
1
0
0
!
5
7
7
6
5
5
F|SuPE 15 ALAthe Kinks/Guns `N` Roses/Van Halen
= 116
(w/dist.)
!
5
7
7
6
5
7
7
6
5
5
5
7
7
6
'
3
5
5
4
(play 4 times)
3
5
5
4
3
3
3
5
5
4
$
10
12
12
11
10
12
12
11
10
10
10
12
12
11
#
8
10
10
9
8
10
10
9
8
8
8
10
10
9
!
5
7
7
6
'
3
5
5
4
3
5
5
4
3
3
3
5
5
4
!
5
7
7
6
F|SuPE 14 sixth-string-root major barre chords
Major Barre Chords
3 2 1
%
0
2
2
1
0
0
1 3 4 2 1 1
&
1
3
3
2
1
1
1 3 4 2 1 1
&
2
4
4
3
2
2
1 3 4 2 1 1
'
3
5
5
4
3
3
1 3 4 2 1 1
4 fr
'
4
6
6
5
4
4
1 3 4 2 1 1
5 fr
!
5
7
7
5
5
5
1 3 4 2 1 1
6 fr
"
6
8
8
7
6
6
1 3 4 2 1 1
7 fr
"
7
9
9
8
7
7
1 3 4 2 1 1
8 fr
#
8
10
10
9
8
8
1 3 4 2 1 1
9 fr
#
9
11
11
10
9
9
1 3 4 2 1 1
10 fr
$
10
12
12
11
10
10
1 3 4 2 1 1
11 fr
%
11
13
13
12
11
11
1 3 4 2 1 1
12 fr
%
12
14
14
13
12
12
F|SuPE 13 ALAthe Cure/Counting Crows
= 144
#
3
2
0
1
0
$M
0
2
3
1
!M
0
2
2
1
0
'
3
2
0
0
0
3
3
2
0
0
0
3
#
3
2
0
1
0
F|SuPE 12 descending bass figures: classic rock (ALALed Zeppelin, the Beatles)/modern rock (ALAJet)
= 72
!M
0
2
2
1
0
#'
3
X
2
0
1
0
$&
2
X
0
2
3
2
&
3
3
2
1
1
'
3
2
0
0
3
3
!M
0
2
2
1
0
F|SuPE 11b
= 120
w/distortion
%M
0
2
2
0
0
0
X
X
X
X
#
3
2
0
1
0
3
2
0
1
0
'
3
2
0
0
3
3
X
X
X
X
$
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
2
%M
0
2
2
0
0
0
F|SuPE 11a alternative rock (ALASmashing Pumpkins, U2, Nirvana)
= 120
0
2
2
0
0
0
%M
X
X
X
X
3
2
0
1
0
#
3
2
0
1
0
X
X
X
X
3
2
0
0
3
3
'
3
2
0
0
3
3
X
X
X
X
0
2
3
2
$
0
2
3
2
X
X
X
X
0
2
2
0
0
0
%M
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FIGURE 22 a la the Who/the Strokes
= 152
C
8
10
10
9
F
8
10
10
10
Gm7
10
12
12
11
10
B
6
8
8
7
(play 4 times)
C
8
10
10
9
FIGURE 21 Seventies hard rock/Nineties alternative rock
= 104
G
3
5
5
4
3
3
C
8
10
10
9
8
8
Em
7
9
9
8
7
Cm
3
5
5
4
3
(play 4 times)
G
3
5
5
4
3
3
a) sixth-string root
FIGURE 20
Minor Barre Chords
2 3
Em
0
2
2
0
0
0
1 3 4 1 1 1
Fm
1
3
3
1
1
1
1 3 4 1 1 1
Gm
3
5
5
3
3
3
1 3 4 1 1 1
5 fr
Am
5
7
7
5
5
5
b) fifth-string root
2 3 1
Am
0
2
2
1
0
1 3 4 2 1
5 fr
Dm
5
7
7
6
5
1 3 4 2 1 1
5 fr
A
5
7
7
6
5
5
1 3 4 2 1
5 fr
Dm
5
7
7
6
5
G
3
5
5
4
D
5
7
7
7
5
7
7
6
A
FIGURE 18b (same example w/distortion)
FIGURE 18a roots rock to metal
= 138
E
7
9
9
9
D
5
7
7
7
A
5
7
7
6
5
(play 3 times)
E
7
9
9
9
FIGURE 19 a la David Bowie/
= 116
A
5
7
7
6
the Darkness
C
3
5
5
5
FIGURE 17 fifth-string-root major barre chord forms
1 1 1
A
0
2
2
2
0
1 3 3 3 1
B
1 3 3 3 1
(4 4 4)
1
3
3
3
1
1 3 3 3 1
B
(4 4 4)
2
4
4
4
2
1 3 3 3 1
C
1 3 3 3 1
C
(4 4 4)
3
5
5
5
3
1 3 3 3 1
4 fr
C
1 3 3 3 1
C
(4 4 4)
4
6
6
6
4
1 3 3 3 1
5 fr
D
1 3 3 3 1
D
(4 4 4)
5
7
7
7
5
1 3 3 3 1
6 fr
E
1 3 3 3 1
E
(4 4 4)
6
8
8
8
6
1 3 3 3 1
7 fr
E
1 3 3 3 1
E
(4 4 4)
7
9
9
9
7
1 3 3 3 1
8 fr
F
1 3 3 3 1
F
(4 4 4)
8
10
10
10
8
1 3 3 3 1
9 fr
F
1 3 3 3 1
F
(4 4 4)
9
11
11
11
9
1 3 3 3 1
10 fr
G
1 3 3 3 1
G
(4 4 4)
10
12
12
12
10
1 3 3 3 1
11 fr
G
1 3 3 3 1
11 fr
G
(4 4 4)
11
13
13
13
11
1 3 3 3 1
12 fr
A
1 3 3 3 1
A
12
14
14
14
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F|SuPE 28 ALAPantera
(w/heavy dist.)
= 132
05
3
5
0
P.M.
0 3
5
0
P.M.
0
A5
5
7
1.,2.,3.
5
7
0 5
7
0 5
7
65
7
9
05
3
5
0 5
7
(A5)
0 5
7
0 5
7
65
7
9
05
3
5
1/4
|.C.(E5)
0
F|SuPE 2I early Seventies British metal
= 76
w/heavy distortion
F 5
2
4
4
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
A5
5
7
7
65
7
9
9
A5
5
7
7
65
7
9
9
|.C.
0
F 5
2
4
4
F|SuPE 2ê using vibrato with power chords
= 116
w/heavy distortion
A5
5
7
7
0
05
3
5
5
F5
1
3
3
3
1
3
(play 4 times)
A5
5
7
7
F|SuPE 25b previous example played with three-note power chords
= 160
E5
0
2
2
P.M.
F5
1
3
3
2
4
4
F 5 05
3
5
5
(play 4 times)
E5
0
2
2
dist.)
(w/heavy
F|SuPE 25a hard rock/thrash metal
= 160
E5
0
2
P.M.
F5
1
3
2
4
F 5 0
3
5
(play 4 times)
E5
0
2
0
`ma = major
2 4
0 2 4
1 2
0
2
F|SuPE 23 sixth-string-root
Power Chords
degree:
scale
root
1
E major scale (E F G A B C D )
`
ma2
two-note power chords
ma3 4 5 ma6 ma7
(octave)
8
E5
F|SuPE 24
E5
0
2
F5
1
3
F 5
2
4
05
3
5
0 5
4
6
A5
5
7
6 5
6
8
65
7
9
C5
8
10
C 5
9
11
05
10
13
E 5
11
13
E5
12
14
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F|SuPE 34 E minor pentatonic scale, ascending, w/hammer-ons
Articulation: Incorporating Hammer-ons and Pull-offs
0 3
0
0
0 2 0 2
0
2
0 2 0 2
0
0
0 2 0 2
0
0
0 3 0 3
0
3
0 3
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3
descending
0
3
0
3 0 3 0
2
0
2 0 2 0
2
0
2 0 2 0
2
0
2 0 2 0
3 0
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 33 E minor pentatonic scale in three-note groups
Scale Exercises
0
ascending
3
0
3
0 2 0 2
0
2
0 2 0 2
0
2
0 2 0 2
0
2
0 3 0 3
0
3
0 3
F|SuPE 31 classic metal
= 120
%
7
9
9
5
7
7
$ !
5
7
7
$
5
7
7
(play 4 times)
%
7
9
9
0 3
0 2
0 2
0 2
0 3
0 3
F|SuPE 32 E minor pentatonic scale (E G A B D)
the minor pentatonic scale
Soloing/Riffs/Scales
degree:
scale
(root)
1
1st octave
3
w/open strings
4 5 7
(octave)
8 3
2nd octave
4 5 7
(root)
8 3
power chords
three-note
!
0
2
2
"
1
3
3
"
2
4
4
etc.
F|SuPE 30 classic metal
= 132
w/heavy distortion
%
0
2
2
P.M.
$
5
7
7
(play 4 times)
!
5
7
7
%
0
2
2
degree:
scale
F|SuPE 29 A major scale
Fifth-string-root Two-note Power Chords
1
(root)
0
ma2
2
(A B C D E F G )
ma3
4
4
0
5
2
ma6
4
ma7
1
(octave)
8
2
!
0
2
!
0
2
1
3
" "
2
4
#
3
5
#
4
6
$
5
7
%
6
8
%
7
9
&
8
10
&
9
11
'
10
12
'
11
13
!
12
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F|SuPE 3ê fast licks w/hammer-ons and pull-offs
Freely



descending, w/pull-offs



ascending, w/hammer-ons
F|SuPE 35 E minor pentatonic scale in four-note groups

descending, w/pull-offs

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F|SuPE 40 whole-step bends
String Bending

full

full

full

full

F|SuPE 41b

full


F|SuPE 41a
typical A minor pentatonic licks w/string bending

full


descending (play w/pull-offs also)



ascending (play w/hammer-ons also)
F|SuPE 39 A minor pentatonic scale in four-note groups

descending

ascending
F|SuPE 38 A minor pentatonic scale in three-note groups

F|SuPE 3I A minor pentatonic scale (A C D E G) w/fretted notes (the ~box¨ position)
degree:
scale
1
(root)
3 4 5 7 8
(octave)
3 4 5 7 8
(octave)
3
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1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
1
3
1
3
1
3
1
3
1
4
1
4
1
4
1
4
1
fret hand:
FIGURE 43 A minor pentatonic scale w/vibrato
1
5
4
8
1
5
3
7
1
5
3
7
1
5
3
7
1
5
3
8
1
5
3
8
wrist vibrato: shake string
7 7 7
w/stiff wrist
7 7 7 7 7
finger vibrato
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
wrist vibrato
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
8
full
(8) 5
5
10
full
(10) 8
10 10
FIGURE 42 finger vibrato: shake string w/finger joint
Vibrato
7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
FIGURE 41c
8
full
(8) 5
5 5
FIGURE 41d
10
full
(10) 8
10 10
FIGURE 41e
7
full
(7) 5
7
8
full
(8) 5
5
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 3b four picks per note (play backwards also)
0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
0
sim.
0 0 0 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 3a alternate (down-up) picking
0
eight picks per note
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0
sim.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 2 upstrokes
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0
sim.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
a) picking exercises
FIGURE 1
Intermediate Rhythm Guitar
0
P.M. throughout
downstrokes
E minor pentatonic scale
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
sim.
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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FIGURE 7 Sixties classic rock
Combining Arpeggiated Picking and Strumming
= 72
D5
0
w/distortion
(w/pick)
2
3
0 2
3 (0)
F
3
2
1
C
3
0
1
0
1
G
3
0
0
3
0
0
3
3
0
0
0
2
1
3
X
0
0
0
3
X
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
D5
0
2
3
3
3
G
0
0
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
3
0
0
C
3
1
2
0
3
1
2
3
1
2
0
3
1
2
Am
0
1
pick hand:
FIGURE 5 Travis picking
t
m
fingerstyle
C
3
1
t
2
i
0
t
3
a = ring finger
i = index finger
m
1
t
0
t = thumb
m = middle finger
FIGURE 6 classic rock
= 92
0
1
let ring throughout
fingerstyle
Am
2
2
0
1
2
0
1
2
2
0
1
2 0
1
Dm
2
3
0
1
2
0
1
2
3
0
1
2
3
Csus2
3
0
0 (0)
3
0
3
G
3
3
0
3 (3)
3
0
3
D
0
3
2
2 (2)
3
2
3
0
FIGURE 3e one pick per note
0 3
0 2
0 2
0 2
0 3
0 3 0
3 0
2 0
2 0
2 0
3 0
etc.
FIGURE 4 classic rock
Arpeggiated Picking
= 112
(w/chorus effect)
let ring throughout
0
D
3
2
2 (2)
3
2
3
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 3d three picks per note
3 3 3 0 0 0
3 3 3 0 0 0
sim.
2 2 2 0 0 0
2 2 2 0 0 0
2 2 2 0 0 0
3 3 3 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3
0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 3c two picks per note (play backwards also)
0 0 3 3
0 0 2 2
0 0 2 2
0 0 2 2
0
sim.
0 3 3
0 0 3 3
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FIGURE 13 classic rock/Emo/metal
= 100
let ring
Em7
0
2
2
0 0
0 (0)
3
0
2
0
2
2
2
2
0 (0)
3
0
0 0
2
3
D5
3
X
0
3
Csus2
0
2
2
Em7
0
0 (0)
3
0
2
8
10
10
10
F
8
10
10
10
11
F7
(play 4 times)
FIGURE 12 sixth-string root
Minor 7th Chords
1
Em7
2
0
0
0
0
0
2 3 4
Em7
2
0
2
0
3
0
2 4
Em7
2
0
0
0
3
0
1 3 1 1 1 1
5 fr
Am7
7
5
5
5
5
5
1 3 1 1 4 1
5 fr
Am7
7
5
5
5
8
5
FIGURE 11a funky classic rock
= 92
8
10
8
9
w/slight distortion
C7
8
10
8
9
8
8
8
10
8
10
F7
(play 4 times)
FIGURE 11b
= 92
8
10
8
9
C7
8
10
8
9
11
FIGURE 9a sixth-string root
Dominant 7th Chords
2 1
E7
0
2
0
1
0
0
2 3 1 4
E7
0
2
2
1
3
0
2 1 4
E7
0
2
0
1
3
0
FIGURE 9b
1 3 1 2 1 1
5 fr
A7
5
7
5
6
5
5
1 3 1 2 1 1
5 fr
A7
5
7
5
6
8
5
FIGURE 10a fifth-string root
1 2
A7
0
2
0
2
0
1 1 1 3
A7
0
2
2
2
3
2 3 4
A7
0
2
0
2
3
FIGURE 10b
1 3 1 4 1
5 fr
D7
5
7
5
7
5
1 3 3 3 4
5 fr
D7
5
7
7
7
8
3
2
3
3
F
9
6
Cadd9
3
2
0
3
3
G
3
2
0
0
3
3 3
3
0
3 (3)
3
0
3
3
0
3
FIGURE 8 Eighties hard rock
= 88
let ring throughout
G
3
2
0
0
3
3 3
3
0
3 (3)
3
0
3
3
0
3
Cadd9
3
2
0
3
3 3
3
0
3 (3)
3
0
3
3
0
3
G
3
2
0
0
3
3 3
3
0
3 (3)
3
0
3
3
0
3
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Gm7
5
7
6
6
5
7
6
6
A7sus4
7
9
8
10
Am7
7
9
8
8
7
9
8
8
5
7
6
8
G7sus4 Gm7
5
7
6
6
5
7
6
6
0
2
1
3
D7sus4
FIGURE 17 Eighties alternative rock
= 108
D7sus4
0
2
1
3
Dm7
0
2
1
1
0
2
1
1
0
D7sus4
0
2
1
3
Dm7
0
2
1
1
0
2
1
1
G7sus4
5
7
6
8
Gm7
5
7
6
6
5
7
6
6
5
7
6
8
G7sus4
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
FIGURE 16 fourth-string root
2 1 1
Dm7
0
2
1
1
1 3 2 2
5 fr
Gm7
(1 4
5
7
6
6
2 3)
0
2
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
3
Dm7
5
7
5
6
5
7
5
6
8
5
7
5
6
8
5
7
5
6
5
7
5
6
8
5
7
5
6
8
Am7
0
2
0
1
FIGURE 15 combining sixth- and-fifth-string-root minor chords
= 108
Am7
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2
0
1
3
0
2
0
1
3
Em7
0
2
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0 (0)
3
0
2
0
FIGURE 14 fifth-string root
2 1
Am7
0
2
0
1
0
2 3 1 4
Am7
0
2
2
1
3
2 1 4
Am7
0
2
0
1
3
1 3 1 2 1
5 fr
Dm7
5
7
5
6
5
1 3 1 2 4
5 fr
Dm7
5
7
5
6
8
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E
0
2
2
1
0
0
FIGURE 21 a la U2/Rush/Van Halen
= 120
Badd4
7
9
8
0 (0)
0
7
7
Badd4
7
9
9
8
0
0
Amaj7
5
X
6
6
0
0
Cmaj7
3
5
4
5
0
Amaj7
5
X
5
6
5
0
FIGURE 20 open-string common tones
= 104
(w/chorus effect)
0
7
9
9
0
0
E5
Dmaj9
5
7
6
7
0
Gmaj7/6
3
X
4
4
3
0
root
sixth-string
FIGURE 18
Major 7th Chords
1 3 4 2
5 fr
Amaj7
5
X
6
6
5
root
fifth-string
1 3 2 4 1
5 fr
Dmaj7
5
7
6
7
5
1 3 3 3
7 fr
Amaj7
root
fourth-string
7
9
9
9
4 3 2 1
4 fr
Amaj7
7
6
5
4
FIGURE 19 Emo/modern rock
= 92
Amaj7
5
X
6
6
5
0
Dm7
3
2
1
1
3
2
1
1
D7sus4
0
2
1
3
Dm7
0
2
1
1
0
2
1
1
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7 7
5
7
7 9 7 5
7
FIGURE 25c same riff, two octaves higher (a la Jimi Hendrix/SRV)
= 104
N.C.(E5)
14 X
12 X 14 14 14
full
15
14 14
12
15
14
full
(14) 12
1/4
14
3
FIGURE 25a a la Led Zeppelin/Rage Against the Machine
= 104
(w/dist.)
N.C.(E5)
0 0 3 3 5 5 5 7
5
0 0 3
5
5 7 5 3 0
FIGURE 25b
= 104
N.C.(E5)
7
same riff, octave higher
7
5 5 7 7 7 9
7
FIGURE 24 A minor pentatonic scale, extended pattern
5
3 5 7
5 7
5 7 9
8 10
8 10 12 15 17
FIGURE 23 E minor pentatonic scale, extended pattern, in ascending four-note groups
0 3 5 7 3 5 7
5
5 7
5 7
7
5 7
5
5 7
5 7
7
5 7 9 5 7 9
7
7 9
7 9
9
7 9
8
7 9
8 10
9
8 10 12 8 10 12
10
10 12
10 12
FIGURE 22 E minor pentatonic scale, extended pattern
How to write single-note riffs
0 3 5 7
5 7
5 7 9
7 9
8 10 12
10 12
Add2
5
7
6
0
0
0
0
6
0
7
7
F 7add4
2
4
3
0
0
0
0
3
0
4
2 2
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5
7
8
sim.
G5/A
0 0
5
7
8
0 0
5
7
8
0 0
F5/A
0 0
7
5
6
0 0
3
5
6
0 0
G5/A
5
7
8
0
5
7
8
0
P.M.
3 2
5 3 5
FIGURE 31 power rock/pop metal
= 132
(w/dist.)
A5
0
7
9
10
0
P.M.
A7(no3)
0
7
9
8
0
P.M.
G5/A
0
5
7
8
0
D/A
7
7
7
7
(play 3 times)
0
P.M.
0
A5
0
7
9
10
FIGURE 32 speed/thrash metal
= 160
A5
0
P.M.
0
7
9
10
0
P.M.
0
7
9
10
0
P.M.
0
P.M.
0 2 0 0 3 0 0
C5
3
5
B5
2
4
B 5
1
3
N.C.(E5)
0
Fourth-string-root Power Chords
FIGURE 30
1 3
D5
0
2
3
1 3 4
5 fr
G5
5
7
8
5
5
5
C/A
P.M.
0 0 0 0 0
7
7
7
D/A
7
7
7
P.M.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7
9
8
A(no3)
FIGURE 29 Eighties metal
= 138
N.C.(E5)
0
P.M.
(w/dist.)
2 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 0 5 0 0 6 0
0
5 7
0
7 5
5
7
5 7 3
1/4
A5
0
2
FIGURE 28 a la AC/DC, ZZ Top, Jet
= 120
(w/dist.)
A7(no3)
0
7
9
8
0
P.M.
0 0 0 0
7
7
7
7
7
7
D/A
0
P.M.
0 0 0 0 0
FIGURE 26 a la Led Zeppelin/modern hard rock
= 88
5
(w/dist.)
N.C.(A)
7 5 7 5
7 3 5 3
5 3 5
3
5 7 5 7 5
7 3 5 3
5 3 5
FIGURE 27 classic hard rock
Pedal Tones
= 88
N.C.(A5)
0
5 7
0
7 5
5
7
0
5 7 7 5
7
7
5
1/4
GUITAR DVD 17
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Soloing/Riffs/Scales
FIGURE 33
string bending w/vibrato
w/finger vibrato: w/wrist vibrato: finger vibrato wrist vibrato finger vibrato wrist vibrato finger vibrato wrist vibrato
shake string shake string
w/finger joint w/stiff wrist
full full full full
full full full full
7 7
8 8
8 8 10 10
FIGURE 34 bending w/vibrato exercise
A
(play 4 times)
C D E
full full full full full full full full
7
5
5
8
5
5
10
8
8
11
8
8
12
10
10
13
10
10
10
12
12
15
12
12
Soloing Building Blocks
FIGURE 35a FIGURE 35b FIGURE 35c w/open strings
A E E
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
15 12
12
15 12
12
15 12
12
15 12
12
3 0
0
3 0
0
3 0
0
3 0
0
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 36a FIGURE 36b FIGURE 36c w/open strings
A E E
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
12
15 12
12
15 12
12
15 12
12
15 12
0
3 0
0
3 0
0
3 0
0
3 0
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 37a combining shapes FIGURE 37b FIGURE 37c
A E E
8 5
5
5
8 5
8 5
5
5
8 5
15 12
12
12
15 12
15 12
12
12
15 12
3 0
0
0
3 0
3 0
0
0
3 0
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
More Soloing Building Blocks
FIGURE 38a FIGURE 38b FIGURE 38c
A E E
5 8
5
5 8
5
5 8
5
5 8
5
12 15
12
12 15
12
12 15
12
12 15
12
0 3
0
0 3
0
0 3
0
0 3
0
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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C
8
11
full
11
8
full
D
10
13
full
13
10
full
E
12
15
full
15
12
full
G
15
18
full
18
15
full
A
17
20
full
20
17
full
C
13
15
full
15
13
full
D
15
17
full
17
15
full
E
17
19
full
19
17
full
FIGURE 46 B and high E
A
5
8
full
strings
8
5
full
Unison Bends
FIGURE 44 G and B strings
E
5
7
full
5
7
full
FIGURE 45 unison bends w/vibrato on G string
E
7
5
full
7
5
full
G
8
10
full
10
8
full
A
10
12
full
10
12
full
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 41
A
8
full
5
5 8
full
5
5 8
full
5
5 8
full
5
5
FIGURE 42
A
8
1/2
5
5
8
1/2
5
5
8
1/2
5
5
8
1/2
5
5
FIGURE 43 all three licks together
A
7
full
5
5
8
full
5
5
8
(play 4 times)
full
5
5
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 39d
A
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
FIGURE 39e
A
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
5
8 5
Essential Licks
FIGURE 40
A
7
full
5
5
7
full
5
5
7
full
5
5
(play 4 times)
7
full
5
5
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
A Minor Pentatonic Scale in Three-note Groups
FIGURE 39a
A
8 5
7
8 5
7
8 5
7
8 5
7
FIGURE 39b
A
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
FIGURE 39c
A
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
5
7 5
GUITAR DVD 19
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F|SuPE 8 ALABlack Sabbath
= 138
%
7
6
7
8
0 0 0 0 0 0
'
5
5
7
$
5
7
7
5
5
7
' $
5
7
7
5
7
7
%
7
6
7
8
5
7
7
sim.
5
5
7
$
5
7
7
!
5
5
7
$
6
6
8
%
6
8
8
"
8
8
10
&
8
8
10
8
10
10
#
5
7
7
!
5
7
7
F|SuPE I
1 3 4
'
5
7
8
fifth in the bass
1 1 3 4
5 fr
'
5
5
7
(8)
'
5
5
7
5
7
7
$
#
3
3
5
'
3
5
5
#
3
3
5
3
3
5
(play three times)
'
3
5
5
!
5
7
7
P.M.
5
7
7
F|SuPE ê prog rock, ALADream Theater
= 152
w/heavy distortion
!
5
7
7
5
7
7
$
5
5
7
!
5
7
7
$
5
5
7
"
1
1
3
&
1
3
3
3
3
5
#
3
3
5
'
3
5
5
!
5
7
7
F|SuPE 3 tremolo picking (trem. pick)
P.M.
gradually increase speed
0
(alternate pick as quickly as possible)
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
trem. pick
0
F|SuPE 4 ~Big¨ E5 chord
0
2
2
X
0
0
%
F|SuPE 5 ALAPantera/Queens of
= 144
P.M.
w/heavy distortion
5
7
7
!
the Stone Age
7
7
9
0
$
5
5
7
5
5
7
0
#
3
3
5
3
3
5
3
3
5
"
1
1
3
1
1
3
%
0 0
2
2
X
0
0
F|SuPE 1
Power Chords: Putting the Fifth in the Bass
Advanced Rhythm Guitar
root-fifth
1 3
7 fr
%
7
9
fifth in the bass
1 1 4
7 fr
%
7
7
9
F|SuPE 2 speed metal/progressive rock
= 176
7
7
9
(w/heavy dist.)
%
0 5
5
7
$
5
5
7
0 7
7
9
%
7
7
9
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ADVANCED RHYTHM GUITAR
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7
0
5
X
7
4
X
6
A5
0
2
2
E5
0
2
2
X
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0 0
2
X
4
4
X
6
5
X
7
F|SuPE 14 modern rock
= 132
|.C.
2
X
4
4
X
6
0
5
X
7
(E7)
0
5
7
0
5
X
7
0
5
X
7
7
X
9
0
11
X
13
11
13
0
11
X
13
0
9
X
11
7
X
9
0
5
X
7
0
X
2
X
4
2
X
6
4
X
7
5
X
9
7
4
X
6
5
X
7
7
X
9
X
9
11
X
11
13
X
12
14
X
14
16
11
14
X
12
15
X
14
17
X
F|SuPE 13 E Mixolydian mode in octaves
F|SuPE 12
= 132
(w/dist.)
7
X
9
|.C.(E5)
0
7
X
9
0 0
5
X
7
7
X
9
0
7
X
9
7
9
0
7
X
9
0 0
5
X
7
7
X
9
7
X
9
0 0 7
X
9
5
X
7
7
X
9
5
X
7
5
7
3
X
5
0 0
7 9
6 7 9
6 8 9
7
9
F|SuPE 10
Octaves
%
E major scale (E F G A B C D )
%
E octave shape
0
X
2
3
X
5
5
X
7
7
X
9
5
X
7
7
X
9
5
X
8
7
X
10
9
X
12
7
X
10
9
X
12
F|SuPE 11 E minor pentatonic scale in octaves
F|SuPE 9 ALAMetallica/Megadeth
= 132
A5
7
7
E5
7
9
0
05
5
5
5
5
05
5
7
0
C5
3
5
3
5
65
2
4
E5
0
2
2
X
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
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2 4
2
0
2
2
0
0
F|SuPE 20 fifth-string root
Suspended 2nd
1
(root)
A
ma2
B
ma3
2 3
!SUS
3 5
2
0
2
3
0
F|SuPE 21 fourth-string root
1
(root)
D
ma2
E
ma3
1 3
$SUS
2 4
1
4
X
0
0
2
0
F|SuPE 22 sixth-string root
1
(root)
E F
ma2 ma3
1 4
%SUS
F|SuPE 19 classic/modern rock
= 104
(w/dist.)
$SUS
0
2
3
3
$
0
2
3
2
0
!SUS
0
2
2
3
!
0
2
2
2
0
%SUS
0
2
2
2
%
0
2
2
1 1
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
(play 3 times)
0
2
$
3
2
$SUS
3
w/bar
(3)
0
$
2
3
2
$SUS
3
w/bar
(3)
0
!
2
2
2
!SUS
3
w/bar
(3)
0 0
2
2
F|SuPE 18 psychedelic/alternative rock
= 112
0
let ring throughout
!
2
2
2
!SUS
3
w/bar
(3)
0
!
2
2
2
!SUS
3
w/bar
(3)
0
%
1
2
2
2
w/bar
%SUS
(2)
0
%
1
2
2
2
w/bar
%SUS
(2)
0
2 4
1 2
0
2
2
2
0
0
F|SuPE 15 sixth-string root
suspended 4th
Suspended Chords: sus4, sus2
1
(root)
E
ma2 ma3 4
A
2 3 4
%SUS
2 4
2 3
0
2
2
3
0
F|SuPE 1ê fifth-string root
1
(root)
A
ma2 ma3 4
D
1 1 3
!SUS
3 5
2 3
0
2
3
3
F|SuPE 1I fourth-string root
1
(root)
D
ma2 ma3 4
G
1 3 4
$SUS
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= 152
Th
0sus4
10
X
12
12
10
10
0
Th
10
X
12
11
10
10
Asus4
Th
5
X
7
7
5
5
3
0
1
1
Fsus2 F
3
2
1
1
3
0
1
1
Fsus2 Fsus4
3
3
1
1
3
3
1
1
3
0
1
1
Fsus2 F
3
2
1
1
F|SuPE 28
~Thumbed¨ Chords
T 3 2 1 1
A
5
X
Th
7
6
5
5
F|SuPE 29
T 3 4 1 1
Asus4
5
X
Th
7
7
5
5
F|SuPE 2ê
3 2 1
C
3
2
0
1
3 4 1
Csus4
3
3
0
1
3 1
Csus2
3
0
0
1
3 2 1 1
F
3
2
1
1
3 4 1 1
Fsus4
3
3
1
1
3 1 1
Fsus2
3
0
1
1
F|SuPE 2I country rock
= 84
3
0
0
1
Csus2 C
3
2
0
1
3
0
0
1
Csus2 Csus4
3
3
0
1
3
3
0
1
3
0
0
1
Csus2 C
3
2
0
1
3
X
0
0
3
2
0raj7 0b
3
X
0
0
3
0
0raj7
3
X
0
0
3
2
05
3
X
0
0
3
3
0raj7
3
X
0
0
3
2
3
0
0
3
2
0b
3
X
0
0
3
0
0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
0
0sus2 0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
3
0sus4 0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
0
0sus2 0
0
2
3
2
F|SuPE 25 classic rock
= 80
0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
0
0sus2
0
2
3
2
0 0sus2
0
2
3
0
0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
3
0sus4 0
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
2
0
2
3
0
0sus2 Csus2
3
X
0
3
3
X
0
3
2
Csus2 11Csus2
3
X
0
3
0
Csus2 11
3
X
0
3
2
Csus2
3
X
0
3
3
Csus2 11
3
X
0
3
2
3
X
0
3
2 0
3
0
3
X
Cadd2 05
3
X
0
0
3
F|SuPE 24 new wave
= 132
P.M. throughout
0
2
2
0
Asus2
0 0 0
2
2
2
A
0 0 0 0
2
2
0
Asus2
0 0 0
2
2
2
A
0 0 0
0
2
4
Esus2
0 0 0
2
2
1
E
0 0 0 0
2
4
Esus2
0 0 0
2
2
1
E
0 0 0
0
2
2
0
Asus2
F|SuPE 23 ALAthe Police/the Pretenders/the Beatles/Jet
= 120
Asus2
0
2
2
0
0
A
0
2
2
2
0
0
2
2
2
0
Asus2
0
2
2
0
0
A
0
2
2
2
0
0
2
2
2
0
0
2
4
X
0
0
Esus2 E
0
2
2
1
0
0
0
2
2
1
0
0
Esus2
0
2
4
X
0
0
E
0
2
2
1
0
0
0
2
2
1
0
0
Asus2
0
2
2
0
0
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7
9
8
7
7
B7 9
7
X
9
8
10
10
7
Th
10
X
12
11
10
D
FIGURE 36
Th
B7 9
7
X
9
8
10
10
7 7 7
0
0
0
0
0
0
Detuning
Drop-D: tune low E string down
one whole step to D
D A D G B E
FIGURE 35 rock ’n’ roll
= 144
Th
10
X
12
11
10
10
D D7
10
X
12
11
13
10
X
12
11
10
D6
10
X
12
11
12
D
10
X
12
11
10
A
Th
5
X
7
6
5
5
5
X
7
6
5
5
A7
5
X
7
6
8
5
X
7
6
5
A
5
X
7
6
7
A6
5
X
7
6
5
A
Th
12
X
14
13
12
E
12
X
14
13
15
E7
12
X
14
13
12
E
12
X
14
13
14
E6
12
X
14
13
12
E
Th
7
X
9
8
7
7
B
FIGURE 33 thumbed major-type chords
T 3 2 1 1
5 fr
A
5
X
Th
7
6
5
5
T 3 4 1 1
5 fr
Asus4
5
X
Th
7
7
5
5
T 3 4 1 1
5 fr
A 11
5
X
Th
7
8
5
5
T 3 2 4 1
5 fr
A6
5
X
Th
7
6
7
5
T 3 2 4 1
5 fr
A7
5
X
Th
7
6
8
5
T 3 2 1 4
5 fr
Aadd9
5
X
Th
7
6
5
7
T 3 2 1 4
5 fr
A 9
5
X
Th
7
6
5
8
FIGURE 34 thumbed minor-type chords
T 3 1 1 1
5 fr
Am
5
X
Th
7
5
5
5
T 3 1 1 4
5 fr
Am
5
X
Th
7
5
5
8
T 3 1 1 4
5 fr
Am9
5
X
Th
7
5
5
7
T 3 1 4
5 fr
Am7
5
X
Th
7
5
8
T 3 1 4
5 fr
Am6
5
X
Th
7
5
7
FIGURE 31
Chord Embellishment w/Thumbed Chords
T 3 2 4 1
5 fr
A6
Th
5
X
7
6
7
5
T 3 2 1 4
Aadd9
5
X
Th
7
6
5
7
3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 32 a la Jimi Hendrix
= 80
Th
5
X
7
6
5
5
let ring
w/Uni-Vibe
A
5 7 5
5 7 5
6 7 6
7
3
Th
X
5
4
3
3
G
3 5 3
3 5 3
4 5 4
5
Th
Gsus4
3
X
5
5
3
3
G
Th
3
X
5
4
3
3
B
Th
7
X
9
8
7
7
Th
A
5
X
7
6
5
5
Csus4
Th
8
X
10
10
8
8
C
Th
8
X
10
9
8
8
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~Drop-C¨ tuning
(drop-D down one whole step)
C G C F A D
F|SuPE 43 ALAOzzy Osbourne/Zakk Wylde/Pantera
= 116
`All notes and chords sound one whole step lower than written (key of C).
`

05

F

05

F5

05

A 5

05

F5

05

F5

05

F5



F|SuPE 42 fast speed metal
= 200
|.C.(05)

P.M.

F5

05 F5

E sus2

05

3
F|SuPE 41 heavy single-note riffs
= 104

|.C.(05)


1/4

F|SuPE 39 sus2 chord form
5 fr
05

in Drop-D tuning
5 fr
0sus2

F|SuPE 40 ALAKillswitch Engage/Mudvayne
= 120
(w/heavy dist.)
Csus2

C5

6 sus2

6

05

0sus2

05

Fsus2

F

E 5

3 3
F|SuPE 38 ALAZakk Wylde/Rage Against the Machine
= 88

(w/heavy dist.)
|.C.(0)



(play 3 times)




1/4

1/4

F|SuPE 3I modern hard rock
= 126
(w/heavy dist.)
05

F5

05

F5

05

A 5

05

F5

05

F5

05

F5
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3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4Id

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4Ie

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4If

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4Ia
Hammer-ons

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4Ib

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4Ic




3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êe

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êf

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êg

3 3 3 3

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êd





3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êa
Pull-offs (descending)
Articulation exercises: pull-offs/hammer-ons
Soloing/Riffs/Scales

Gradually increase speed for all examples
3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êb

3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 4êc




F|SuPE 44 ALAAlice in Chains
= 144
`
$

P.M. throughout
%

%

&

&
(play 4 times)

'
F|SuPE 45 speed/thrash metal
Palm Muting
= 144
`
P.M. throughout
$

&

!

'

$

%

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0 3
0 1 2
0 2
0 2 3
0 3
0
0 3 5 6 7
5 7
5 7 8 9
7 9
8 10 11 12
10 12
FIGURE 49 E blues scale (E G A B B D)
The Blues Scale
degree:
scale
1st octave
(root)
1 3 4 5 5 7
(octave)
8
2nd octave
3 4 5 5 7 8
(octave)
E blues scale, extended pattern
1st octave 2nd octave 3rd octave
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2 5
3 5 3
5 2 5
3 5 3
5 5 7
5 8 5
7 5 7
5 8 5
7
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
7 10
7 10 7
10 7 10
7 10 7
10
5 7
5 7 5
7 5 7
5 7 5
7
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
FIGURE 48e
5 7
5 7 5
7 5 7
5 7 5
7
2 5
2 5 2
5 2 5
2 5 2
5
3 3 3 3
FIGURE 48c
5 8
5 7 5
8 5 8
5 8 5
8
3 3 3 3
FIGURE 48d
3 5
2 5 2
5 3 5
2 5 2
3
3 3 3
0 2 4
0 2 4
0 2 4 0
3 3 3 3
FIGURE 48a
Gradually increase speed for all examples
Hammer-ons and Pull-offs together
0 3 5
3
5 3 0 3 5
3
5 3
3 3 3 3
FIGURE 48b
3 5
3 5 3
5 3 5
3 5 3
5
3 3 3 3
FIGURE 47g
0 2 4 0 2 4 0 2 4 0 2 4
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
0 2 4
0 2 4
0 2 4
0 2 4
0 3 5
0 3 5
0 3 5
0 2 4
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3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
F|SuPE 55
!
5 8
8 7 5
7
5 8
8 7 5
7
5 8
8 7 5
7
5 8
8 7 5
7
5
F|SuPE 5ê ALAJimi Hendrix
= 92
!
8
full
8
1/2
8 7 5
7 5
7
(play 3 times)
6 5
8
1/2
5
!
5
8 5
8 7 5
7 5
5
1/4
7
5
8 5
8 7 5
7 5
7 5
1/4
7
F|SuPE 54
!
7
full
5
5
8 5
8 7 5
7
7
7
(play 4 times)
5
F|SuPE 53
Soloing with the Blues Scale
= 92
!
5
8 5
8 7 5
7 5
5
1/4
7
#
8
11 8
11 10 8
10 8
8
1/4
10
$
10
13 10
13 12 10
12 10
10
1/4
12
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
ascending three-note groups (play descending also)
F|SuPE 52a A blues scale
5 8
5
8
5 6 5 6 7 6 7
5
7
5 7 5 7
5
7
5 7 5 7 8 7 8
5
8
5 8 5 8
5
8
5 8
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
ascending three-note groups (play descending also)
F|SuPE 51 E blues scale
0 3
0
3
0 1 0 1 2 1 2
0
2
0 2 0 2
0
2
0 2 0 2 3 2 3
0
3
0 3 0 3
0
3
0 3
5 8
5 6 7
5 7
5 7 8
5 8
5 8
5
3 5 6 7
5 7
5 7 8 9
8 10
8 10 11 12 15 17
F|SuPE 50 A blues scale (A C D E E G)
Blues Scale Exercises
degree:
scale
1
(root)
1st octave
3 4 5 5 7 8
(octave)
2nd octave
3 4 5 5 7 8
(octave)
3
A blues scale, extended pattern
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7 5
8 5
7 5
8 5
7 5
8 5
7 5
8 5
3 3 3 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
5 3
3 3 3 3
3
5 3 0
3
5 3 0
3
5 3 0
3
5 3 0
3 3 3 3
5
5 7
5
5
5 7
5
5
5 7
5
5
5 7
5
3 3 3 3
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
3 3 3 3
5
7 5
8
5
7 5
8
5
7 5
8
5
7 5
8
3 3 3 3
8 5
7 5
8 5
7 5
8 5
7 5
8 5
7 5
3 3 3 3
5
7 5
7
5
7 5
7
5
7 5
7
5
7 5
7
3 3 3 3
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
7 5
3 3 3 3
F|SuPE ê1
More Essential Licks
8

5
8 5 8

5
8 5 8

5
8 5 8

5
8 5
3 3 3 3
F|SuPE ê2
8

5
8 5
8

5
8 5
8

5
8 5
8

5
8 5
3 3 3 3
F|SuPE ê3
5
8 5
7
5
8 5
7
5
8 5
7
5
8 5
7
F|SuPE ê0 A minor pentatonic
Trills
3 (5) 5 (8)
3 (5) 5 (7) 7 (10)
5 (7)
5 (7) 7 (9)
5 (8) 8 (10)
5 (8)
5 5 5 5
F|SuPE 58 ALAStevie Ray Vaughan
%
0 1 2
0
2 1 0
3
0 1 2
0
2 1 0
3
0 1 2
0
2 1 0
3
0 1 2
0
2 1 0
3 0
F|SuPE 59 ALASRV
%
2 3 2 0
2
2 3 2 0
2
2 3 2 0
2
2 3 2 0
2
A blues scale, 10th position
F|SuPE 5I the ~B.B box¨
12
10 13
10 11 12 12

Slowly
12
!

12 11 10
13 10
12
13 10
in time = 92
!
12

12 11 10
13 10
12
13 10
(play 4 times)
10
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scale degree:
N.H. pitch:
F|SuPE êê sixth string
E
(root)
5
N.H.
G
(ma3)
4
B
3
(5)
2.6
D
( 7)
2.4
E
(root)
F
2
(ma2)
1.8
G
(ma3)
1.6
A
( 4)
1.5
B
(5)
1.4
C
(ma6)
F|SuPE êIa fifth string
A
(root)
5
N.H.
C
(ma3)
4
E
3
(5)
2.6
G
( 7)
2.4
A
(root)
B
2
(ma2)
1.8
C
(ma3)
1.6
D
( 4)
1.5
E
(5)
1.4
F
(ma6)
N.H. pitch:
fourth string
D
N.H.
12
F
9
A
7
D
5
third string
G
12
N.H.
B
9
D
7
w/bar
G
5
second string
B
12
N.H.
D
9
F
7
B
5
first string
E
12
N.H.
G
9
B
7
E
5
F|SuPE ê4
Natural Harmonics (N.H.)
Harmonics
¯Lightly rest fret-hand finger on string
*N.H.
5
directly above fifth fret, then pick string.
N.H. pitch:
F|SuPE ê5
scale degree:
sixth string
E
N.H.
12
(root)
G
(ma3)
9
B
7
(5)
E
5
(root)
fifth string
A
12
N.H.
C
9
E
7
A
5
F|SuPE ê8 riffs w/natural harmonics
5
%M
N.H.
7
w/bar
12 12
7
12
7
12
7
12
7
12
0
12
w/bar
F|SuPE ê9 natural harmonics
12
12
12
12
12
12
w/bar
w/whammy bar
7
7
7
7
7
7
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
9
9
9
9
9
9
F|SuPE êId second string
B
(root)
5
N.H.
D
(ma3)
4
F
(5)
3 2.6
A
( 7)
2.4
B
(root)
C
(ma2)
2 1.8
D
(ma3)
1.6
E
( 4)
1.5
F
(5)
1.4
G
(ma6)
F|SuPE êIe first string
E
(root)
5
N.H.
G
(ma3)
4
B
(5)
3 2.6
D
( 7)
2.4
E
(root)
F
(ma2)
2 1.8
G
(ma3)
1.6
A
( 4)
1.5
B
(5)
1.4
C
(ma6)
F|SuPE êIb fourth string
D
(root)
5
N.H.
F
(ma3)
4
A
(5)
3 2.6
C
( 7)
2.4
D
(root)
E
(ma2)
2 1.8
F
(ma3)
1.6
G
( 4)
1.5
A
(5)
1.4
B
(ma6)
F|SuPE êIc third string
G
(root)
5
N.H.
B
(ma3)
4
D
(5)
3 2.6
F
( 7)
2.4
G
(root)
A
(ma2)
2 1.8
B
(ma3)
1.6
C
( 4)
1.5
D
(5)
1.4
E
(ma6)
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6 6 6 6
F|SuPE II
(12)
T
%M
0 7 10 12
T
7 10 0 7 10 12
T
7 10 0 7 10 12
T
7 10 0 7 10 12
T
7 10
6 6 6 6
F|SuPE I8
Tapping on Two Strings
10
T
!M
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
5 8
10
T
6 6 6 6
F|SuPE I5
T
%M
(7) 0 3 5 7
T
5 3 0 3 5 7
T
5 3 0 3 5 7
T
5 3 0 3 5 7
T
5 3
6 6 6 6
F|SuPE Iê
(10)
T
%M
0 5 7 10
T
7 5 0 5 7 10
T
7 5 0 5 7 10
T
7 5 0 5 7 10
T
7 5
F|SuPE I3
7
T
%M
0 3 0 7
T
0 3 0 7
T
0 3 0 7
T
0 3 0
F|SuPE I4
(7)
T
0
%M
3 5 7
T
0 3 5 7
T
0 3 5 7
T
0 3 5 7
second string
10
P.H.
(39.4) 10(39) 10(38) 10(34) 10(30)
first string
12
P.H.
(41.4) 12(41) 12(40) 12 (36) 12 (32)
3 3 3 3
F|SuPE I2
Gradually increase speed for each example
Fretboard Tapping
`silent tap
*T
(7) 0
%M
3
T
7 0 3
T
7 0 3
T
7 0 3 7
T
F|SuPE I1 pinch harmonics
fifth string
2
P.H.
(36.4) 7(36) 7(35) 7(31) 7(26)
fourth string
2
P.H.
(36.4) 7(36) 7(35) 7(31) 7(26)
third string
9
P.H.
(38.4) 9(38) 9(37) 9(33) 9(28)
N.H.
(4)
-8
(4)
`pull up on bar
`
+1
(4)
1/2
(4)
(slack)
scale degree:
T.H. pitch:
F|SuPE I0
Artificial ~Pinch¨ and ~Touch¨ Harmonics
`While fretting A, 6th stg./5th fret, pick string w/thumb while
location indicated in parentheses.
lightly touching it w/index finger above theoretical fret
touch harmonic
*T.H.
G
( 7)
5 (34.4)
(5)
E
5 (34)
(ma3)
C
5(33)
(root)
A
5(29)
(5)
E
5(24)
``graze string w/thumb of picking hand (while using a
``
pinch harmonic
in parentheses.
pick) directly over theoretical fret location indicated
5
P.H.
(34.4) 5(34) 5(33) 5(29) 5(24)
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7
!
FULL
15
4
7
FULL
15
4
7
!
FULL
17
4
7
FULL
17
4
7
!
FULL
19
4
7
FULL
19
4
6 6 6 6
2
!
5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
2 5 10
4
F|SuPE 81
Tapped Bends
7
!
FULL
10
4
7 (7) 5
F|SuPE 82
7
!
FULL
12
4
(7)
FULL
12
4
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
4
"$
7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
4 7 12
4
3
"
6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
3 6 12
4
6 6 6 6
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
6 6 6 6
F|SuPE 80
12
4
5
%M
8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
5 8 12
4
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
12
4
7 10
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
13
4
8 11
14
4
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
F|SuPE I9
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
10
4
5 8
`move figure up one fret.
`
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
11
4
6 9
`
12
4
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3
5
7 5 (5) 3
5 3 0 5
3 3 3 3
5 7 5 7 7 9 7 9 9 12 9 12 12 14 12 9 12 9 7 9 7 5 7 5
7
F|SuPEP 8I hammered ~scoops¨/~dips¨
5
A minor pentatonic
3 5 3 5 3 5
3 5 3 5 5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7
5 7 5 7 5 7 5 7
F|SuPE 8ê raising the pitch w/bar
0
`pull up on bar
`
+1
(0)
1/2
(0)
0
`
+1
(0)
1/2
(0) 7
N.H.
(7)
`
+2 1/2
(7)
(slack)
5
N.H. +2
5
1/2 +2
4 4
F|SuPE 85 ~Boinging¨
Whammy Bar
`Flick Floyd Rose-style tremolo bar upward in order to ¨bounce' tremolo unit.
*
7 (7) (7) (7) 5 (5) (5) 7 9 (9) 12 (12) 12 9 7 5 7 5
7 5
6 6 6 6
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
6 6
F|SuPE 84
Sweep Picking
12
Am
15
14
14
13
12 17
T
12
13
14
14
15
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7 9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
F|SuPE 83 A Dorian mode (A B C D E F G)
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
8
T
5 7 8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7
8
T
5 7
9
T
5 7