Learn a Country Lick Using Ringing Notes

Our new free lesson will teach you how to play a Cascading Country Guitar Lick. This original lick by Jody Worrell uses a series of ringing notes to create a textbook country sound. Jody will guide you through playing the lick with note by note instruction. You have several options when it comes to right hand technique. You can use just a pick, hybrid picking, or go with just fingers. After you learn the lick and get the tone you want, we’ll practice against the jam track to work on timing.


Learn to Play Like Albert King

Our Albert King Style Lick is a new free lesson that will teach you a guitar lick in the style of a blues legend. Albert’s bends were his calling card and we’ll tackle a few in the middle of this fun lick. Jody will walk you note by note through the lick explaining the techniques that will help you develop the right tone. Once you have the lick down, practice along with Jody and the backing track to work on your timing.


Learn a Beginner Country Guitar Lick

Our Basic Country Lick lesson will teach you how to play a simple lick over an A7 to D7 chord progression. The lick uses a mixture of double stops and single notes and focuses on hammer-ons and slides instead of more difficult bends. Jody will teach you how to play the lick with note by note instruction and then demonstrate it along with the rhythm track.


Learn a Country Rock Guitar Solo

Our new lesson by Jody Worrell will teach you how to play a Country Rock Guitar Solo over a D, C, and G progression. The solo will use a mixture of the D Major Pentatonic Scale along with chord tones. This solo was written in the style of Toy Caldwell and The Marshall Tucker Band. It’s an intermediate level piece that straddles the line of Country, Rock, and Southern Rock.

Working through the 12 bars, the solo will advance up the neck and use big bends to create a soaring climatic sound. Along the way, Jody will provide detailed instruction on how to play the solo correctly. You’ll learn special techniques like using your pick to mute the string at the top of a bend. Small tone choices like this will really help you define the sound of your lead playing.


How to Play a Slow Blues Guitar Turnaround

Slow Blues Turnaround is our new free guitar lesson by Jody Worrell. You will learn how to play a turnaround lick over a slow blues progression in D. At this slower tempo, it’s important to make sure that your note choices are interesting and your technique is spot on. Jody will take you step by step through each of those decisions and you’ll end up learning how to play a tasty lick. Watch the video and follow along with the on-screen tab and practice along with the jam track.