Joe Bonamassa Style Sequences

August 9, 2011 No Comments

Joe Bonamassa is an awesome modern day blues shredder, and one of the secrets behind his lead work is his sequential patterns. Today, we’ll break them down for you.

Get Shredding – Skipping Thirds

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Most shredding starts with learning a few patterns and sequences slowly enough that you can drill it into your head, and then slowly bumping the speed. We’ve got a classic for you today!

Four Note Major Scale Sequence

July 8, 2011 1 Comment

We’ve got another technique developing sequence here, this time we’ve got a pattern based off of groups of four. Hope you like it!

3 Up 1 Down Pattern

July 8, 2011 1 Comment

Sequences are one of the best ways to get faster and develop good technique, so we’re going to learn a 3 up 1 down major scale pattern in this lesson.

Sound Crazy – Cross String Pattern

July 5, 2011 No Comments

This next sequence gives the pentatonic scale a sound unlike anything you’ve ever heard. If you like the bizarre, out-there, avant-garde stuff you’re in for a treat!

Shredding Baby Steps – Up 3 Down 1 Pattern

July 5, 2011 No Comments

In this lesson we’re looking at another pentatonic sequence, this time the 3 up 1 down pattern. Another great one used by legends like Jimmy Page

Shredding Baby Steps – Up 4 Down 1 Pattern

July 5, 2011 No Comments

This is our first sequence and a very common one for solos. Practice slowly, as riffs like this will help to improve technique and speed.