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Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

SMG Legends: Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Page

Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

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As with all scale patterns, it's important to learn it in a way that is musical, so that you'll have some ideas to branch off from while improvising. Here's an easy beginner exercise using only the notes in this scale pattern.

SMG Guitar Lesson #28: Blues Scale in 5th Octave Position

As with all scale patterns, it’s important to learn it in a way that is musical, so that you’ll have some ideas to branch off from while improvising. Here’s an easy beginner exercise using only the notes in this scale pattern.

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The JetSlide is a simple, yet uniquely shaped and effective guitar slide. The slide portion is a solid bar of brass, stainless steel, or copper that runs nearly finger length and curves up at the end, giving the appearance of a jet plane’s fuselage and tailpiece.

SMG Review: Ring it and Rock it with JetSlide!

The JetSlide is a simple, yet uniquely shaped and effective guitar slide. The slide portion is a solid bar of brass, stainless steel, or copper that runs nearly finger length and curves up at the end, giving the appearance of a jet plane’s fuselage and tailpiece.

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In this lesson we'll cover the blues scale in the fourth octave position, how to play it, as well as a beginner and an intermediate level exercise.

SMG Guitar Lesson #27: Blues Scale in 4th Octave Position

In this lesson we’ll cover the blues scale in the fourth octave position, how to play it, as well as a beginner and an intermediate level exercise.

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In this lesson Robert Johnston covers the 3rd octave of the blues scale - learn the stretch back and improve your chops!

SMG Guitar Lesson #26: Blues Scale in the Third Octave Position

In this lesson Robert Johnston covers the 3rd octave of the blues scale – learn the stretch back and improve your chops!

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Intervals are the key to unlocking your inner guitar god. But if you want to master this most important aspect of guitar playing, you'll need to make sure that you're...

SMG Guitar Lesson #25: How Intervals Relate to Blues Scales

Intervals are the key to unlocking your inner guitar god. But if you want to master this most important aspect of guitar playing, you’ll need to make sure that you’re…

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