Licktionary Mondays

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[Licktionary Monday, Week 16] –

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! This week we have a one of [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 14]

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 15] – Vinnie Moore Pedal Point Crosspicking lick in A minor!

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! This week we have a one of [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 13]

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 12]

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 11] – Michael Romeo String Skipping A natural minor lick

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! For this week's Licktionary - a very [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 10] – Frank Gambale Sweeping mastery – 3 string sweeping/ alternate picking extended arpeggio combos

For this week's  Licktionary Monday - I have a lick influenced from the amazing  Frank Gambale A series of  3 string sweeping/ alternate picking extended arpeggio combos! Make sure you start these VERY slow - [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 9] – “open” sounding Am11 lick (series of 2-notes-per-string string skipping arpeggios)

For this week's Licktionary, we have an very "open" sounding Am11 lick - which is basically a series of 2-notes-per-string string skipping arpeggios Practice slow initially and take care to avoid any extra string noise [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 8] – Neoclassical pedal point harmonic minor lick! Yngwie style!

Here's a really nice neoclassical lick - based on the playing of the great Yngwie Malmsteen This phrase uses notes from A harmonic minor and uses the technique of single-string pedal point to achieve the [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 7] – A natural minor String Skipping Pattern

Here's one of my favorite String Skipping Patterns - excellent for inserting a high-tech sound to any solo based on A natural minor Pay close attention to the picking directions. Also, muting while string skipping [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 6] – A natural minor fluid legato phrase

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Today i have for you an  A [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 5] E minor 7 extended sweeping arpeggio lick (A natural minor scale)

One of my favorite licks - an #m7 extended arpeggio superimposed over an A natural minor scale. These patterns create very interesting sounding structures, without being difficult to remember! Make sure you follow the picking [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 4] – A Harmonic minor scale lick

This week's lick is based on the A harmonic minor scale and is similar to something the great Swede Yngwie Malmsteen would play. Use strict alternate picking and a metronome - start slowly and build [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 3] – Sweeping & Alternate picking Bonanza! Week 3

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 2] – A natural minor String Skipping lick!

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks – a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]

[Licktionary Monday, Week 1] – A natural minor Pedal Point Lick (in the style of Vinnie Moore)

Welcome to my new weekly instructional series of guitar licks - a series specifically designed to help you expand your musical vocabulary (your Licktionary!) on the electric guitar! Every week i will be posting a [...]