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2001

May 3, 2001 - Building a context
May 10, 2001 - Major Chords
May 17, 2001 - Simple Progressions
May 24,2001 - Pentatonic Major Scale
May 31,2001 - Minor Chords
June 7,2001 - Pentatonic Minor Scale
June 14, 2001 - Basic fingerpicking
June 21, 2001 - Simple single-string technique
June 28, 2001 - diminished chords
July 5, 2001 - The major scale (ionian mode)
July 12, 2001 - Keys, Circle of 5ths
July 19, 2001 - Octaves, intervals, transposition
July 26, 2001 - Power chords
August 2, 2001 - The minor scale
August 9, 2001 - harmonizing the major scale in triads
August 16, 2001 - harmonizing the major scale in seventh chords
August 23, 2001 - Inversions, voicings, pt.1
August 30, 2001 - Inversions, voicings, pt.2
September 6, 2001 - Inversions, voicings, pt.3
September 13, 2001 - Dominant Seventh Chord
September 20, 2001 - Mixolydian mode (scale)
September 27, 2001 - Modes of the major scale, pt.1
October 4, 2001 - Modes, pt.2
October 11, 2001 - Modes, pt.3
October 18, 2001 - First Chords (intro to chords, pt.1)
October 25, 2001 - How to read chord diagrams (intro to chords, pt.2) (intro to scales, pt.2)
November 1, 2001 - Where to place your fingers down on the fretboard (intro to chords, pt.3)
November 8, 2001 - How to read TAB (intro to chords, pt.4)(intro to scales, pt.1)
November 15, 2001 - Open major chords (intro to chords, pt.5)
November 22, 2001 - Troubleshooting finger problems (intro to chords, pt.6) (intro to scales, pt.3)
November 29, 2001 - Minor seventh chord
December 6, 2001 - Dorian mode
December 13, 2001 - Chords that go together (intro to chords, pt.7)
December 20, 2001 - Simple strumming (intro to chords, pt.8)
December 27, 2001 - Root notes (intro to chords, pt.9) (intro to scales, pt.11)

2002

January 3, 2002 - Major seventh chord
January 10, 2002 - Lydian mode
January 17, 2002 - Open minor chords (intro to chords, pt.10)
January 24, 2002 - Finding the 5 (intro to chords, pt.11)
January 31, 2002 - Alternating bass (intro to chords, pt.12)
February 7, 2002 - Half-diminished seventh chord
February 14, 2002 - Phrygian mode
February 21, 2002 - Up the neck (intro to chords, pt.13) (intro to scales, pt.12)
February 28, 2002 - Slash chords (intro to chords, pt.14)
March 7, 2002 - Intro to voicings (intro to chords, pt.15)
March 14, 2002 - Intro to arpeggios (intro to chords, pt.16)
March 21, 2002 - General chord theory
March 28, 2002 - Some minor scales (harm., mel., gyp.)
April 4, 2002 - Chromatic scale (intro to scales, pt.4)
April 11, 2002 - Finger Warmups (intro to scales, pt.5)
April 18, 2002 - First Scales (intro to scales, pt.6)
April 25, 2002 - Sus and add chords
May 2, 2002 - Arpeggios, pt.2
May 9, 2002 - Intervals (intro to scales, pt.7)
May 16, 2002 - Step patterns (intro to scales, pt.8)
May 23, 2002 - the major scale (intro to scales, pt.9)
May 30, 2002 - 6, m6, mb6
June 6, 2002 - Articulations (intro to scales, pt.10)
June 13, 2002 - Licks, riffs, etc. (intro to scales, pt.11)
June 20, 2002 - Standard tuning/Relative tuning (intro to the fretboard, pt.4)
June 27, 2002 - Names of notes on the fretboard (intro to the fretboard, pt.5)
July 4, 2002 - Reading standard notation (intro to the fretboard, pt.6)
July 11, 2002 - Standard noation applied to the fretboard (intro to the fretboard, pt.7)
July 18, 2002 - General Scale Theory
July 25, 2002 - Scatting, soloing
August 1, 2002 - Articulations, pt.2
August 8, 2002 - Dominant Ninth Chord
August 15, 2002 - Harmonizing 9th, 11th, 13th chords
August 22, 2002 - Altered chords
August 29, 2002 - the chromatic scale applied to the fretboard
September 5, 2002 - Octaves on the fretboard
September 12, 2002 - creating fretboard maps
September 19, 2002 - Augmented Chord
September 26, 2002 - Minor/major seven chord (m/maj7)
October 3, 2002 - Diminished seven chord (o7, dim7)
October 10, 2002 - Harmonic minor scale
October 17, 2002 - Modes of the Harmonic minor scale
October 24, 2002 - Spanish Major scale
October 31, 2002 - Zone Systems
November 7, 2002 - Caged Systems
November 14, 2002 - Other octaves
November 21, 2002 - Arpeggios, pt.3
November 28, 2002 - Minor ninth Chords
December 5, 2002 - Major Ninth Chords
December 12, 2002 - Intro to the Blues
December 19, 2002 - Blues shuffles
December 26, 2002 - Blues scale

2003

January 2, 2003 - Modes of the pentatonic scales
January 9, 2003 - Melodic Minor scale
January 16, 2003 - Modes of the Melodic Minor scale
January 23, 2003 - Intro to theory: space + time (intro to theory, pt.1)
January 30, 2003 - Theory: pitch notation (intro to theory, pt.2)
February 6, 2003 - Rhythmic notation
February 13, 2003 - Modes and progressions revisited
February 20, 2003 - Harmonics
February 27, 2003 - Capos
March 6, 2003 - Time Signatures (intro to theory, pt.4
March 13, 2003 - Intervals (intro to theory, pt.5)
March 20, 2003 - Intro to scales (intro to theory, pt.6)
March 27, 2003 - Major Scales (intro to theory, pt.7)
April 3, 2003 - Minor Scales (intro to theory, pt.8)
April 10, 2003 - Gypsy Minor scale
April 17, 2003 - Modes of the Gypsy Minor scale
May 1, 2003 - Key Signatures (intro to theory, pt.9)
May 8, 2003 - Triads (intro to theory, pt.10)
May 15, 2003 - Intro to form and style (intro to theory, pt.11)
May 22, 2003 - Alternate Tunings, pt.1
May 29, 2003 - Borrowed Chords
June 5, 2003 - Wholetone Scale and symmetric structures
June 12, 2003 - Transposition
June 19, 2003 - Cadences
July 10, 2003 - Passing Chords
July 17, 2003 - Diminished Scales (W-1/2, 1/2-W)
October 2, 2003 - Create your own scale lessons
October 9, 2003 - Major 11th chords
December 11, 2003 - Dominant 11th chords
December 18, 2003 - Hungarian Scale

2004

January 1, 2004 - Modal families
January 8, 2004 - Minor Eleventh chord
January 15, 2004 - Enigmatic Scale
February 5, 2004 - Major 13 chord
February 12, 2004 - Dominant 13 chord
February 19, 2004 - Scoring
February 26, 2004 - Minor 13th chord
March 4, 2004 - Neapolitan Scale
April 1, 2004 - Neapolitan Minor Scale
April 29, 2004 - Persian Scale
May 27, 2004 - Bop Scale
June 24, 2004 - Hirojoshi Scale
July 22, 2004 - Pelog and Balinese Scales


Last Updated July 22, 2004
Christopher Roberts
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