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Extended-range guitars can unlock new creative possibilities, soundscapes, and textures for us, but how exactly do we approach or use the additional strings? Join JD McGibney for this course as he gives us an insight into utilizing the extended range that the additional string provides, specifically focusing on how it applies to playing hard rock and heavy metal.
Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.
Course filmed with 6 cameras for the perfect angles.
All tabs and notation provided in PDF and Guitar Pro formats.
Download tabs, helpers, JamTracks and docs included with lessons.
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JD will demystify the extended range guitar by showing us how to build scales, chords, harmonies, and melodies starting on the low B string, then working our way up the fretboard. In addition to these core concepts, we will also learn how to shred a few searing solos!
Let's join JD for an overview of the course.
We will kick things off by getting to know our instrument
For this lesson, we will learn a simple exercise that will help us get a feel for the wider neck and extra string.
Now we will take a look at the major scale pattern and how to apply it with an additional string
JD shows us the minor scale pattern using the extended range of the 7-string guitar in this lesson
In this lesson, we will take a look at power chords and how they work on the additional B string
For our next lesson, JD will teach us how to build and use major and minor triads
Now that we can build major and minor triads, we will learn how to stack harmonies on top of each other
JD will teach us our first melody using the extended range of the 7-string guitar in this lesson
In our next lesson, we will learn how melodies work in conjunction with chordal harmonies
To wrap up this course, JD will teach us each individual part of a song, capping it off with a tasteful solo
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