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Most files are for everyone but some were created with a specific Fretroom Guitar student in mind. Either way, have a browse and download whatever you need.
Exercises to get your fingers moving fluidly within one of the '3 notes per string' scale shapes.
Use alternate picking throughout and take care to follow the recommended fingering.
Blank sheet with Stave and Tab format for 6 stringed instruments.
Sketch out your ideas before you forget.
Neck diagram, Blank Fretboard.
14 Blocks with 7 Frets each.
Nice example of playing with thumb and fingers for a Bluesy Rhythm
It starts of basic and adds a little more each time.
3 Blocks, each with 24 Frets.
10 Blocks with 7 Frets each.
Great Slash solo. Nice bendy bits that need to practised as it makes or breaks the solo.
Nice little runs plus the great little run at the end.
Guns 'N' Roses play with their guitars detuned a half-step, that means instead of E, A, D, G, B e. they used Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb eb.
This transcription is written as if you HAVE NOT detuned your guitar, this way you can play along to the song.
An outline of the chords used for this song.
I read somewhere that the solo for this song is benchmark for any emotive solo. Probably agree with that.
Just get used to the chord changes, make them smooth
5 Blocks with 12 Frets each.
A fretboard diagram to show the chord formula in action using the notes from the C Major scale.
Take the 1st, then the 3rd and finally, the 5th note from the scale. That would be C, E, and G:
Those three notes make up the C chord.
Do the same thing starting from F, that would be F, A, C. G would be G, B, D....
The octave shapes are key to understanding the CAGED system.
Start on the low E, move along the fretboard until you find the next E.
That would be the 2nd fret on the 4th string.
Octave shape 1
The E chord contains this octave shape, and that is why the E chord is shape 1.
Modes are just Scales.
The C Major Scale is C, D, E, F, G, A, B.
The scale has 7 notes, so seven starting points
Each of these starting points has a name:
This is an intro sheet, check it out to get you on the path to modal madness.