One Minute Lessons

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Reel Lick #18

Open String Lick in E

Reel Lick #17

Contrary Motion (a la Ted Greene)

Reel Lick #16

Jazz, Blues and Country - All in one lick!

Reel Lick #15

Nice Jazzy Line over Bb7

Reel Lick #14

Interesting roll in A

Reel Lick #13

Counterpoint in E

Reel Lick #12

Blazing lick in A!

Reel Lick #11

Western Swing Lick in A

Reel Lick #10

Bluegrass lick in G!

Reel Lick #9

Counterpoint in A!

Reel Lick #8

Fun FAST lick in A!

Reel Lick #7

"Pull-off lick in E!

Reel Lick #6

Triplet roll in E!

Reel Lick #5

Enjoy this cool lick in G!

Reel Lick #4

Triplets and pull-offs in E!

Reel Lick #3

A fun "bluegrassy" lick in G!

Reel Lick #2

A nice triplet idea using arpeggios within the key of E minor.

Reel Lick #1

This technique is much easier to play than it sounds!

Minor II V I Tip!

Enjoy this Minor II V I lick in D minor!

Great Lick in E minor

Hope you will like this great lick in E minor!

"Life Hack" over F7

In this lesson, we're using an open string to quickly change position on the guitar neck!

Fun Lick over E7

This is a great line over E7, using the mixolydian mode with the added minor 3rd!

II V I Lick in C major

The II V I is the most common progression in Jazz music! Try out this nice line over a II V I in C!

Open String Lick a la Tommy Emmanuel

Check out this cool open string lick in C! Tommy used this lick in "Waltzing Matilda"!

Line over G7

Cool bebop line over G7!

Lick in C using ROLLS

Check out this fun open string lick in C, a la Chet Atkins!

II V I Lick in F major

It's very important to learn how to play over II V I progressions if you'd like to become a better improviser! This one is in the key of F major.

Harmonizing the Mixolydian Mode

A great exercise on harmonizing a mode. In this lesson we focus on the mixolydian mode.

The Chromatic Scale

The Chromatic Scale is incredibly useful!

Diminished Substitution

Learn more about the Diminished Chord!

Django Lick in A

One of the most iconic Django Reinhardt licks of all time!

Country Blues Riff in A

This is a fun funky Country Blues riff that is perfect for when you're jamming with a friend!

Counterpoint Lick in C

Try this really cool counterpoint idea in C!

Learn the fretboard!

This is one of the best ways how you can learn the freboard of the guitar, and not get lost when you're soloing!

"Pull Off" Lick in G

Here's a great FAST "Pull Off" Lick in G! Works great over G7!

Bebop Lick in A

Another Jazz Line over a dominant sound! Works perfectly over A7 or Em7!

Great Ear Training Exercise

This is a great Ear Training exercise that will develope your ear really quick! Do this for 5 minutes per day!

Amazing Bebop Lick in Bb

Learn this great right hand technique to be able to execute this cool bebop lick!

Chet Atkins Style Ending Lick in A

Just by using two simple triads, you'll get this really weird (and cool) sound!

Tommy Emmanuel Lick

Here's a CRAZY Tommy Emmanuel Lick in E!

Counterpoint Turnaround

Learn this classic Blues Turnaround that has one line going up, and one line going down at the same time!

"Pull Off" Lick in A

This is a fun "Pull Off" idea in A. This technique enables us to play fast without having to work hard!

The "Jimi Hendrix" Chord

Discover the magic behind the Jimi Hendrix Chord, and how to solo over it!

The Lydian Sound

Learn how to use two simple triads to create the beautiful Lydian Sound!

Open String Lick - Fmaj7

Using a couple of open strings can make it possible for you to move up the guitar neck in a beautiful way!

Banjo Rolls

Learn how to play Banjo Rolls on Guitar!

Stevie Ray Vaughan Lick

Learn how to use open strings and "pull-off's" in a Blues Shuffle, just like the great Stevie Ray!

Fast Open String Lick

This lick really shows how to use open strings together with fretted notes, to be able to fly across the fretboard!

Using Chromatics

Try this idea where we use some chromatics over a regular Em7, to make it a bit more jazzy!

Ending Lick in E

This cool "pull-off" technique is a great tool if you want to play fast!

Counterpoint LICK in E

One of the most iconic Jerry Reed licks of all time! Counterpoint idea... in the key of E!

Open String Lick in A

A fast run using open strings and right hand rolls! Enjoy!

II V I Lick in D major

Learn this "must know" JAZZ LINE in D major!

Major and Minor Pentatonic

If you know the minor pentatonic, you already know the major pentatonic as well! Check this out!

Fast Lick in G

Enjoy this Tony Rice style lick in G major!

Guitar Warm-Up

Great excercise for warming up, and also for learning the arpeggios in the major scale!

Super Fast Lick in E minor

Hope you'll enjoy this fingertwister! Fasten your seatbelts!

Minor Pentatonic Tip

A great little tip for the Pentatonic Maniacs out there! Have fun!

Bebop Lick in F

Here's a great bebop jazz line over F7 in the style of Charlie Parker.

Nails or Fingertip?

Should I use Nails or Fingertip?

Fast Country Lick

A great little SUPER FAST country lick that works perfect over E7, A7, D7 and G!

Nice Chord Shapes

A nice alternative for your II V chord shapes!

Fun Jazzy Swing Lick

Enjoy this great jazzy swing lick in C!

Bossa Nova Fun!

The Bossa Nova rhythm is a "must-know" for any guitarist, and here's a idea to try out!

Bluesy Turnaround

Enjoy this bluesy turnaround in the style of Tommy Emmanuel and Chet Atkins!

WHY Should I learn "Licks"?!

Explaining why it's important to learn licks, riffs and ideas on the guitar. (There are no TABs for this video.)

Accuracy when playing Harmonics

This is the best way to learn how to get the accuracy when your picking the harmonics!

Awesome Lick in C!

An interesting way of using an open string to quickly change position on the guitar. A fun idea in C major!

Fast Lick in G minor!

We're using the classic "Pentatonic" scale to create this cool fast line in G minor. Enjoy!

Ghost Notes!

Demonstrating the Ghost Notes using a great lick in G!

Jazzy Intro in C

Emil explains how you can create a great sounding intro for your Jazz arrangement!

Mixolydian Lick in C!

Using the Mixolydian scale, we're creating this great sounding line over C7.

Cool lick in D!

Bluesy and Jazzy idea in D. Learn how to phrase in the swing style!

Using 6ths!

To learn how to use the 6th intervals on your instrument is essential! Enjoy!

Fun Lick in C!

This ending-idea in C major will make you smile, for sure!

Brent Mason FUN!

Cool fast lick in G from one of the greatest guitarist on the planet, Brent Mason.

Chet Atkins Ending in C

Using two different arpeggios create this cool sound as a way to end your song!

Right Hand Technique

Some interesting thoughts on how to find your own right hand technique! (There are no TABs for this video.)

Paisley Magic!

The Country guitarist Brad Paisley is one of the greatest on this planet. Check out this lick that is a typical Paisley idea!

Add some SPICE to your licks!

This technique is used by master guitarists like Tommy Emmanuel, and it's a cool way to create some dynamics in your playing. (There are no TABs for this video.)

Larry Carlton Turnaround

A really interesting Turnaround a la Larry Carlton!

Interesting Strum Technique

A wonderful strum technique to really make chords sound beautiful! (There are no TABs for this video.)

II V I in Bb

Learn this great lick over a II V I in Bb. It's kind of a bebop line, and in the style of Charlie Parker!

Open Run in E

A fast "Open String" lick in E!

Do you know your Triads?

Build a great foundation and knowledge about the triads on the guitar!