Dominant 7th Arpeggios have many versatile hidden secrets that most players aren’t aware of. In this lesson we’re going to learn how to harness the true powers hidden within the dominant 7th arpeggio.
Most players who are familiar with music theory will associate the dominant 7th arpeggio with the mixolydian mode (mode number five) of the major scale. While this is true, it is just one of many ways in which we can derive this arpeggio. In this lesson we’re going to look at other scales and modes that contain this arpeggio as well as some modern triad pairings to create some super cool altered dominant sounds to add to your arsenal. Let’s Go!Continue Reading
Welcome back! We’re going to look at a cool Arpeggio Sequence using B minor and A Major with some additional scale extensions. We’ll go over the shapes & positions, how to play it, and how to develop speed and accuracy.
We’ll throw in an inversion of Bm too for a bit of fun and extend the arpeggios to Bm(add11) and AMaj(add11). This arpeggio sequence is good for people who are new to sweeping. It will help you to get used to, and develop the technique. However its also fun to play really fast so if you’re already a good sweeper you may still enjoy this one!Continue Reading
Today we’re going to learn how to play an arpeggio using two handed tapping. We’ll focus on Dm7 and go over some ways of practicing it. Then we’ll look at how to start using it to improvise over a backing track. The aim is to get to a point where you can play the arpeggio fast and cleanly.
However you also want to be able to use it melodically. Once you get to grips with it you will be able to incorporate tapped arpeggios into your playing. Then you can mix it with other techniques too.Continue Reading
Welcome to this intervallic tapping webisode! In this quick lick lesson we’re going to use big intervallic sounds with chord extensions to create a tapped arpeggio sequence.
In this intervallic tapping lesson we’ll be in the key of A Major. That’s the notes A B C# D E F# G#. We’ll also be tapping the extensions Add 9 and Add 11. In addition we’ve included a bonus extended lick in the downloadable tab book as well. You can download the tab now or read the lesson first and then download the tab at the bottom.Continue Reading