Includes all 10 Morning Workouts! Start your morning (or any time of the day for that matter) exercising your brain and fingers with 10 graduated workouts that will build your chops, improve your dexterity and ear plus help you master the fretboard all while having fun playing along with the included Mp3 practice tracks. 212 minutes of video lessons demonstrated slowly with close ups, fully explained plus printable PDF of exercises written in tab and notation and includes Mp3 practice tracks for each lesson.
These workouts are progressive in skill and information so they are most effective when used in sequence.
1. Major scale & major seventh arpeggio in the "E" shape 2. Major scale & maj 7th arpeggio with the "G" shape & combining the E & G shape 3. Major scale and major 7th arpeggio with the "C" shape 4. "A" shape major scale & maj 7 arpeggio & combining with the C shape 5. Develop right hand speed picking & study major scale & maj 7 arpeggio in the D shape. Plus begin Dorian mode & min 7 arpeggio in "E" shape. 6. Dorian mode and min 7th arpeggios in A &G shapes. 7. Switching from harmonic minor to major scales using the Locrian #6 mode, useful for hearing altered tones. 8. ii V7b9 I arpeggios, the main arpeggios of a key, in every key around the cycle of 4ths. 9. Diatonic arpeggios of major key as four note chords found in one shape & played around the cycle of 4ths with much detail given to economy picking. 10. Play scales & arpeggios with a triplet feel plus counting & economy picking patterns best to gain speed and improve this technique.
If it all sounds very confusing, don't worry Rich explains how and why these exercises can be beneficial to your playing, demonstrates them slowly and close up plus gives his insights and approaches on using them.