Modes Made Musical

This is the final post from a series digging into the major scale modes and their sound. It will focus on applying the theory and the practical fretboard suggestions from the last two posts and highlight getting the sound into your ear: A.K.A ear training. This lesson is going to concentrate on the aural aspectRead More…

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CAGED System: A Shape

This lesson delves into the A shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

Guitar Repertoire: Context & Perspective

This editorial post is a personal point of view of how choosing the right guitar repertoire can make a difference at an audition; It is all about context and perspective. This personal editorial piece begins, like so many good ones do, with a story about a journey. A journey that pretty much straight away beganRead More…

cgrocks CAGED system

CAGED System: E Shape

This lesson delves into the E shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

cgrocks CAGED system

CAGED System: G Shape

This lesson delves into the G shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

Aguado Study No. 16 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2017 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Dionisio Aguado‘s Study No. 16 by Rhayn Jooste. This lesson delves into playing with your fingers, alternating strokes, speed and coordination. As usual there are two videos that go along with this article, the first is theRead More…