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  • 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos

    42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos includes: 6 DVDs + downloadable tab book + Bonuses($84 Value)

    42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos

    Help you improvise your own guitar solos from scratch and you could be able to play the solos of the great guitarists.

    What will this course give you:

    • In depth discussion on gear
    • Learn the different types of guitars
    • Learn the different pickup combination
    • Learn the 3-points of efficient picking: Elbow, Wrist and Finger/Thumb
    • Learn the 17 Criticial Technique.

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    Lessons cover in this course

    • In depth discussion on gear.
    • Different types of guitars
    • Different pickups.
    • Different pickup combination.
    • How to effectively hold your pick.
    • Right and wrong posture in Picking.
    • The 3-points of efficient picking: Elbow, Wrist and Finger/Thumb.
    • Right-hand stability bracing.
    • Palm and string muting techniques.
    • 17 Critical Techniques:
    • Critical Technique #1 - Picking
    • Critical Technique #2 - Scales
    • Critical Technique #3 - Rhythm
    • Critical Technique #4 - Slurs
    • Critical Technique #5 - Bends
    • Critical Technique #6 - Vibrato
    • Critical Technique #7 - Sliding
    • Critical Technique #8 - Efficiency
    • Critical Technique #9 - Open Strings
    • Critical Technique #10 - String-Skipping
    • Critical Technique #11 - Tapping
    • Critical Technique #12 - Harmonics
    • Critical Technique #13 - Whammy Bar
    • Critical Technique #14 - Arpeggios
    • Critical Technique #15 - Power Chord Clean-Up
    • Critical Technique #16 - Octaves
    • Critical Technique #17 - Stretching

    Bonuses (including these four bonuses valued at $(84)

    BONUS #1 ($27 Value) – 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos Quick Reference Guide

    For those times when you're not in front of your computer or TV comes in super handy.

    Downloadable PDF tab book for everything covered in the videos

    Bonus #2 ($19 Value) – Progress Tracker

    Progress Tracker, which will help you chart your daily progress. You can write in the date that you learn each new skill and you’ll know exactly what you should be working on every time you pick up your guitar. It will help you stay on track with a flexible, but structured, practice routine. And it’ll give you encouragement as you see how much you’re learning.

    Bonus #3 ($19 value) – 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos Quick Start Guide

    You'll know exactly how to use al the information in your course so you can jump in and get started right away.

    Bonus #4 ($19 value) – The Ultimate Success Secret

    I wrote this several years ago after a ton of research when i accidentally discovered the "one thing" that the most successful guitarists all have in common.

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    The Rhythm Pyramid Concept for Guitar Soloing

    Avoid The "Frankenstein" Fingers (How to Play Fluidly)

    Holding A Pick

  • 96 Blues Licks

    96 Blues Licks includes: 9 DVDs Jam Track CD + downloadable tab book + Bonuses

    96 Blues Licks

    Let you improvise your own blues solos from scratch. And play practically any solo you want, by your favorite blues guitarists.

    What will this course give you:

    • You'll learn how to transpose it into any keyLearning the chords.
    • You'll learn essential blues solo techniques
    • You'll learn all five positions of each of the major and minor pentatonic scales the blues scale

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    DVD 1, DVD 2

    • Basic blues licks to get you started

    DVD 3

    • Essential blues licks every serious guitarist needs to know

    DVD 4

    • Texas licks in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Johnny Winter.

    DVD 5

    • Blues rock licks in the style of Clapton and Duane Allman

    DVD 6, DVD 7

    • Progressive blues licks used by Jimmy Page and hendrix
    • Funk-blues licks made famous by Freddie King, Albert Collins and Buddy Guy.
    • Rapid-fire blues licks that you can throw in to add that extra kick to any solo

    DVD 8

    • Acoustic blues licks and study of turnarounds

    DVD 9

    • Jam tracks

    Bonuses (including these four bonuses $198 Value)

    BONUS #1 ($47 Value) – Acoustic Blues Licks and Turnaround DVD

    Old school, pre-WWII licks and turnarounds used by guitarists like Big Bill Broonzy, Blind Lemon Jefferson and the Rev. Gary Davis.

    Bonus #2 ($27 Value) – 96 blues Licks Guide Book

    Downloadable book (PDF) that gives you all the tab for everything covered in the videos

    Bonus #3 ($97 Value) – Lifetime access to online customer support forum

    Lifetime access to online customer support forum so you can get the help when you need it most.

    Bonus #4 ($27 Value) – 10 Blues Backing Tracks

    10 downloadable blues backing tracks so you can practice your new solo skills

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    Mixing Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales

    Chuck Berry Style Blues Lick

    Hybrid Picking Blues

  • Caged Made Simple

    Caged Made Simple includes: 3 DVDs + downloadable tab book + Bonuses

    Caged Made Simple

    You'll discover while learning the caged system will completely revoulutionize your guitar playing and your undderstanding between the scales and chords.

    What will this course give you:

    • You learn how to play licks, riffs and solos across the entire fretboard
    • You learn how to solo over any rhythm track in any key
    • You learn how to follow the chords
    • You learn how to play the caged for major, minor chords and scales
    • You learn how to play completely chords progressions without playing block-chords.
    • You learn how to follow the chords

    Bonuses

    Bonuses (including these two bonuses)

    Bonus #1 – Downloadable tab book

    Caged Made Simple guide book that gives you all the tab and chord diagrams for everything covered in the course.

    Bonus #2 – 10 biggest mistake most guitarist make

    1 hour, online video course.

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    Promo Video 1

    Promo Video 2

    Promo Video 3

  • Songfire

    Songfire includes: 3 DVDs + downloadable tab book + Bonuses

    Songfire

    Teaches you how to end the frustration of learning the guitar and jam with your favorite tunes using a proven 4 step method.

    What will this course give you:

    • You learn how to carefully listen to a song
    • You learn how to quickly analyze the chords and progresions
    • You learn how to figure out w/c chords are used
    • You learn how to stimulate the brain to release dopamine and activate the auditory senses
    • You learn how to employ the memory strategy called chuncking

    Bonuses

    Bonuses (including these two bonuses)

    Bonus #1 – Downloadable tab book

    Caged Made Simple guide book that gives you all the tab and chord diagrams for everything covered in the course.

    Bonus #2 – 10 Biggest Guitar Mistakes

    Online video course by Prof. Steve Stine.

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    Mapping and Clearing

    Chord Theory and Ear Training

    Using Single Notes to Fill in the Pitches

  • Play Blues Now

    Play Blues Now includes: 8 DVDs + downloadable tab book + Bonuses($579 Value)

    Play Blues Now

    You'll learn everything from the ground-up the right way, the fundamentals of creating blues, guitar solos. This will let you play authentic blues fast!

    What will this course give you:

    • Fundamental scales and music theory for blues
    • The four critical root-6th and root 5th barre-chords used in blues
    • A complete, step-by-step explanation of what the 12-bar blues is
    • Essential blues licks
    • The 5 most essential scales for authentic blues guitar
    • The 3 essential blues riff-styles
    • Everything you need to know about TURNAROUNDS
    • How to use chord embellishments

    Short Detail About This DVD’s

    DVD 1

    • How to setup your current guitar and gear (no matter what it is) so you can get that authentic blues sound and tone
    • What the blues really is and why it's a critical style that every serious guitarist needs to know
    • The blues influence on rock, pop and country and why it's important to master blues fundamentals
    • The three most crucial chords for blues and why can't play realy blues without mastering these...
    • Why the blues is the ultimate "jam session" music how you can jump in a play with other musicians…
    • How to get various blues-tones from your existing gear like humbucker vs. single coil pickups, acoustic vs. electric, solid state vs. tube amps, understanding wattage vs. realistic needs, and much more…
    • Fundamental scales and music theory for blues players including the chromatic and diatonic scales and how they're applied to the blues…
    • How to play a simple 12-bar blues so you start playing fast!

    DVD 2

    • The major and minor I-IV-V chord progressions and how to play the both it in the most important keys for blues
    • The four critical root-6th and root 5th barre-chords used in blues: major, minor, min7 and dominant 7th
    • How to play endless variations on the 12-bar blues form so you never get bored
    • Introduction to direct chord substitution so you'll always be able to create new songs
    • 3 simple techniques for massive strumming-control
    • Down vs. upstrumming, aggressive vs. passive strumming, and why strumming less is always better than over strumming…
    • The three critical blues rhythms -- shuffle, straight and swing -- and how to play them all so you can jam with anyone, anytime. Plus, a complete breakdown of the most critical blues strumming patterns...

    DVD 3

    • A complete, step-by-step explanation of what the 12-bar blues is and how it relates to other styles of music
    • The 3 critical parts of every 12-bar blues so you can learn blues songs fast
    • The "call and response" technique and how it's used in blues
    • The blues turnaround and why it's crucial for understanding blues songs
    • How to instantly figure out the rhythm of any blues tunes and apply the "straight vs. swing" test so you can jam along fast
    • How to play the 12-bar blues using basic open chords followed by a demonstration of how to add 7ths and dynamic rhythms to spice it up…
    • How to play the power-chord-blues found in bands like ZZ Top any place on the fretboard, in any key

    DVD 4

    • How to develop your own fast-track practice routine so you can accomplish more in less time so you can play authentic blues and develop your own style mega-fast
    • A simple visualization technique that makes learning new songs a snap
    • Focused-practice vs. "noodling" and why most guitarists never really learn how to play the blues (but you can easily avoid this mistake)...
    • Essential blues licks for electric guitar and how to actually use them in your own soul-stirring solos…

    DVD 5

    • The 5 most crucial solo techniques for playing real, authentic blues solos and how to start using them immediately...
    • The 5 most essential scales for authentic blues guitar...
    • The one real secret about combining scales that all hall-of-fame blues players use, but rookies never figure out…
    • 1 easy way to keep your solo from sounding like a scale...
    • How to avoid getting "stuck" in one place when you're playing a solo...
    • 1 simple way to move in-and-out of different scale-positions so you're solo always has soul...

    DVD 6

    • The 3 essential blues riff-styles that make up 90% all electric blues music
    • The boogie-blues, Chicago riffs and the Texas Shuffle
    • The most important blues riffs and song styles that every blues lover should know...
    • 2 "forgotten" blues song-forms that are found in all kinds blues music today. Hint: master these to make learning new songs fast and easy...
    • The 8-bar-blues and why it's crucial to being a complete blues guitarist...
    • The 16-bar-blues and how to use it to play mind-melting blues solos...

    DVD 7

    • Everything you need to know about TURNAROUNDS… including how to play them backwards and forwards, and how to use hybrid-picking to bring that down-home, Delta "flare" to your turnarounds...
    • What turnarounds are and how they're used so you'll never be lost when you're shredding the blues...

    DVD 8

    • 4 little-known ways to breath new life into a tired, worn-out 12-bar-blues using chords that blues-newbies will never play...
    • How to use extended chords like dominant 9ths and altered dominants (#9) to play endless variations on the blues songs you already know...
    • How to use chord embellishments to get the Eric Clapton/SRV sound that gives your playing that instant "WOW!" factor...
    • The coveted "walk-up" technique that instantly transforms your playing from raw-rookie to grizzled blues-veteran!
    • Powerful pinky-embellishments and simple palm-muting that make your blues playing sizzle...
    • The open power-chord-blues -- what strings to strum and why -- and how to get that authentic blues-rock blues anywhere on the fretboard...
    • The one surefire way to guarantee your playing gets better each and every day automatically
    • How to put it all together and become a complete, blues guitar player, who's confident, bold and ready to play almost any style...

    Bonuses (including these four bonuses valued at $138)

    Bonus #1: 10 Southern Blues Jam Track CD ($27 Value)

    So you can jam along with and back you up when you're ready to solo like a blues legend

    Bonus #2: A complete, note-for-note tab transcription (PDF) ($27 Value)

    A complete, note-for-note tab transcription (PDF) of everything taught in the DVDs so you can easily follow along and you're never get lost! (NOTE: we can professionally print this book for you if you choose. You'll see this option when you check out)

    Bonus #3: Progress Tracker ($17 Value)

    Conveniently found at the back of your books so you can chart your daily progress which will help you stay and on track and motivated.

    Bonus #4: 24/7 access to our GuitarZoom community forum ($67/Year Value)

    24/7 access to our GuitarZoom community forum where there's tons of guitarists who are ready and willing to help you in any way they can so you won't be trying the learn the blues all by yourself.

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    Muddy Waters Inspired Lick

    12 Bar Blues Open Chord Basics

    Combining Major And Minor Pentatonic Scale

  • Real World Soloing

    Real World Soloing includes: 5 DVDs + downloadable tab book + Jam Tracks

    Real World Soloing

    Give you the skills and techniques to play musical guitar solo over any songs, in any style and will help you learn the solos of your favorite songs in half the time.

    What will this course give you:

    • Logical (music theory) vs. Illogical ( rock and roll )
    • Understanding the pentatonic blues, major and minor scales and how to combined them
    • Creative Shaping

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    LESSONS COVER IN THIS COURSE

    • How to look at a song
    • Analyze the chords
    • Instantly know which scales to use
    • What are Illogical Songs
    • Quickly choose the most obvious scale for your solo
    • How to figure out alternative scales that you can mix and match[/list_li]
    • How to choose the right scale
    • How to explode your scale-possibilites.
    • Walks you through determining the key, scales, and shapes you could use
    • And more!!!!

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    Scale Threading

    Memory Trick

    5 Pillars of Soloing

  • Firestorm Guitar

    Firestorm Guitar includes: 4 DVDs + Bonuses

    Firestorm Guitar

    Discover the critical techniques in guitar playing and will help you start scratching out the rhythm in a matter of minutes.

    What will this course give you:

    • You'll learn the the Ocean Effect.
    • You'll learn the Spider Technique.
    • You'll learn techniques in Sympathetic Vibration.
    • and a lot more!!!

    Short Detail About This DVD’s

    DVD 1

    • A fool proof, 3-step method to quickly and easily strum along with any song
    • String-scratching -- and why it's critical
    • The two most common rhythm patterns used in over 90% of ballads, folk and pop songs.
    • The Essential 10 open-chords
    • Organic strumming and why you'll never be a musical guitarist until you master it.
    • Why, Patternized-Strumming is kryptonite for your playing
    • How to use inward and outward movement
    • How to shut off your logical brain and play with feeling
    • A simple hear and replicate technique
    • Why it's a huge mistake to always start your strumming with a downstroke
    • The #1 strumming mistake rookies make and how to avoid it
    • Why you must learn to swing from the wrist
    • Step-by-step breakdown of "Ocean Effect" and how to use it immediately
    • How to use lateral-movement strumming to change the tone of a song.
    • How to avoid over thinking and let loose to find your mojo
    • The Kick-and-Snare Strumming Technique
    • String-targeting
    • Closed vs. Open Strumming
    • Elbow vs. wrist movement
    • How to bring attitude and guts to your playing...

    DVD 2

    • The Power 5 (power-chords for acoustic and electric)
    • 3 Quick and easy ways to control sympathetic vibration
    • Locomotive Palm Muting
    • Aggressive vs. Passive Strumming
    • Hybrid power chords
    • AC/DC inspired riffs
    • Karate-chop string-deadening
    • 6th and 5th string barre chords
    • 4 finger string-scratching for funk & jazz
    • String-deadening vs Palm Muting
    • A quick and easy 8-note pattern exercise for honing your palm muting technique
    • The spider Technique that makes chord changes as easy as microwave popcorn

    DVD 3

    • How to morph any riff from blues to rock.
    • Kicked up strumming, scratching or palm-muting
    • The one thing you must do avoid playing "shy" and gain the confidence you need to develop your own style
    • Why playing "closed" and trying to control the sound too much can completely screw up your playing and stifle your creativity...

    DVD 4

    • Single-note riffs
    • Percussive riffs
    • How to give any riff an instant "funk-factor"
    • TX Blues-grooves in the style of SRV
    • Funky "chordal" playing (Hendrix, Clapton, Doobie Bros, John Frusciante)
    • In-depth study of the blues guitar
    • rhythms and song-structure
    • A simple "mop-up" section that recaps everything you've learned

    Bonuses

    Bonus #1 – Firestorm Guitar Tab Book

    Downloadable course book, w/c gives you a note for note tab transcription of each lick.

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    The Ocean Effect

    String Scratching

    Open vs. Closed Strumming

  • About

    Beginning

    I began playing guitar at the age of 13. I was obsessed with music of the 60's and 70's, But the moment I saw KISS, I wanted to be Ace Frehley. Bands like The Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Aerosmith, Rush, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and countless others in the early 80's compelled me to commit my life to the study, performance, and instruction of music.

    I studied under the tutelage of Mike Coates at Moorhead State University, and began teaching guitar at the age of 17. I have been in bands since high school, but the most notable ones would be available for you to read about below. Most notably is the band "GrimmStine" in which I formed an incredible friendship and music relationship with Steve Grimmett from Grim Reaper, as well as my friends from Sons Of Poseidon, and the CD is now available around the world on 2 major labels.

    Guitar instruction is important to me simply because I have experienced so much in my life and have learned a number of key concepts of what to do to understand the guitar (and what NOT to do!). I believe I am very good at teaching, not simply because I understand the guitar, but because I understand the students.

    When I am not teaching guitar, I am also a:

    Guitar Instructor at the innovative Elevate Rock School in Fargo, ND
    Music Teacher at the Red River Valley Academy in Moorhead, MN
    Tech and Repairs at Schmitt Music (for 19 years now)
    Instructor of DVDs at GuitarZoom.com

    Play in 5 bands, including the worship team at Prairie Heights Community Church in Fargo, ND
    I am also the Professor of Modern Guitar Studies at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND

    I am married with 2 wonderful children.

    Guitar playing and instruction means more to me than simply a paycheck, I try to instill positive qualities in my students along the way, and teach them not only to play, but the world of music itself (writing, recording, performance, business).
    If you are interested in references, I can supply you with some from past and present students, educators, parents, fellow musicians and such.
    If you would like to enroll, contact me directly to see what else is available that fits into your schedule by clicking on the tab "Contact" and I will get back to you ASAP.

    Remember, there are ONLINE LESSONS available as well if you are not local, or would rather stay at home for your lessons. Please click the tab "Guitar Lessons" and check it out!
    Thanks for your time in reading this, and please give me an opportunity to take your lessons to a new level!

    Steve Stine

    My Bands

    • AVIAN

    • SIX CHAMBER

    • METHUSELAH

    • GRIMMSTINE

    • PRAIRIE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CHURCH

    • My old and wonderful band, Dozer!

  • Solofire

    Solofire includes: 6 DVDs + 1 Jam Track CD + downloadable tab book + Bonuses($97 Value)

    Solofire

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    What will this course give you:

    • Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock
    • Play all the most important scales including major, minor, pentatonic and blues
    • Learn all the must-know solo skills
    • Learn all about Transposition.
    • Learn the secret to gliding across the strings.
    • Learn to choose the right picks and strings gauge for your style and tone.

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    DVD 1

    • Well cover all the basics: How to choose the right picks and string gauge for your style and tone.
    • Right and Wrong wrist position. Down-Picking vs alternate picking
    • You’ll learn: Why metronome practice is crucial to razor-sharp timing. How guitar pickups really work, which ones to use, and when.
    • Improvisation, volume and tone tips and fundamentals of creating solos.
    • Going to show you the 5 Essential techniques exercises, 3 crucial technique exercise, essential palm muting techniques and a simple mind-trick to instantly visualize the fretboard.

    DVD 2

    All about learning the notes on the fret boards : A minor pentatonic scale in all five positions

    • Discover how each scale pattern is connected
    • Why it’s critical to target the root note in your solo
    • How to play the same licks in different places across the fretboard on different strings
    • The crucial importance of pentatonic position #2 in rock and roll history
    • Practical ways to use music theory
    • Alternate Picking
    • Simple ways to shift between scale shapes

    DVD 3

    Focuses on Melodic Techniques:

    • How a simple lick can be the starting poing for a great solo
    • Why the 2 most critical techniques for the lead are bends and vibrato
    • Different typs of bends and when to use them all
    • Discover the secret to gliding across the strings
    • How to instantly alter the sound of lick.
    • 3 quick ways to eliminate unwanted noise and feedback
    • How to stop sore fingers and dead notes
    • Learn all the must-know solo skills

    DVD 4

    How to tap anywhere in the minor pentatonic scale using your fingers or a pick

    • How to tap and slide at the same time
    • How to develop a fluid, effortles motion
    • Essential string-skipping techniques
    • A simple way use solo licks while playing rhythm guitar
    • How to solo with using one string

    DVD 5

    • Two String Movement
    • Solo Contrasting Exercises
    • How to combine Scale Patterns
    • Interval-jumping
    • Advanced Palm muting techniques

    DVD 6

    Jam out with steve over classic and hard rock songs

    • Discover the secrets of using powerful, aggressive, confident playing
    • Develop your own signature licks, riffs and solos

    Bonuses (including these three bonuses valued at $(97)

    BONUS #1 ($49 Value) – Solofire Jam Track CD

    You get full-band backing tracks and a complete transcription of each song. And all the tracks were recorded with live instruments guitar, bass and drums in a professional studio. So, there’s no computer-generated sounds.

    Bonus #2 ($29 value) – Solofire Guitar Tab Book

    Course Book, which will give you all the task so that you could easily follow along.

    Bonus #3 ($19 Value) – Progress Tracker

    Progress Tracker, which will help you chart your daily progress. You can write in the date that you learn each new skill and you’ll know exactly what you should be working on every time you pick up your guitar. It will help you stay on track with a flexible, but structured, practice routine. And it’ll give you encouragement as you see how much you’re learning.

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    Guitar Solo - Bends, Vibrato, Sliding

    Guitar Solo - Adding the 9th to the Pentatonic Scale

    How to Deaden Strings to Keep your Solos Clean

  • Kids Rock Guitar

    Kids Rock Guitar includes: 10 DVDs + 1 Jam Track CD + downloadable tab book + Bonuses

    Kids Rock Guitar

    Give your child the fundamental training he or she needs to play the main guitar parts to practically any song, in any style.

    What will this course give you:

    • Learning the chords.
    • Progressions Techniques.
    • Music Theory.

    Short Detail About This DVD’s

    DVD 1

    • How to tune and properly hold the guitar
    • The different parts of the guitar
    • Right and wrong hand positions
    • The three most important strumming patterns
    • How to chose the right picks and strings
    • String-scratching and the most important rhythms for pop, rock-n-roll and blues.

    DVD 2

    • Five must-know major chords using open-strings
    • Helpful practice techniques and how to build finger-strength
    • How to read chords-charts and fretboard diagrams

    DVD 3

    • The most important minor chords
    • Important chord progressions
    • Power-chord
    • Introduction to blues

    DVD 4

    • Introduction to dominant chords
    • How to use these chords
    • How to easily recognize them in songs

    DVD 5

    • How to adjust the guitar and amplifier
    • Palm muting
    • How to memorize the notes on the fretboard
    • The different positions on the guitar
    • Technique and picking exercises

    DVD 6

    • Power Chords
    • The chromatic scale
    • The three critical rock-rhythms including the gallop, straight-eigth and shuffle
    • Short intro to finger picking for rock ballads

    DVD 7

    • Advanced chords
    • Flat Picking
    • The most common strumming patterns for acoustic
    • How to use capo

    DVD 8

    • Barre chords
    • 3 most important barre chord forms
    • How to play them across the entire fretboard

    DVD 9

    • All the chords, scales, strumming, techniques and rhythms
    • How to apply all this knowledge to learning songs fast and easy
    • writing music from scratch

    DVD 10

    • GUitar types and brands
    • Strings
    • Amplifiers
    • Pedals
    • Effects

    Bonuses (including these four bonuses)

    BONUS #1 – 96 downloadable musical examples

    YOu'll find a complete recording of each lick. This is a quick and easy way to pick out the licks you like the best so you can learn them first.

    Bonus #2 – Downloadable course book

    CD with 33 full band jam tracks.

    Once you've master just a few of these licks, you'll be ready to rock. Each track is clearly labeled with the track number and key so you'll know exactly w/c scale to use for your solo.

    Bonus #3 – Buyer's Guide

    DOwnloadable course book, w/c gives you a note for note tab transcription of each lick.

    Bonus #5 ($19 Value) – Progress Tracker

    Progress Tracker, which will help you chart your daily progress. You can write in the date that you learn each new skill and you’ll know exactly what you should be working on every time you pick up your guitar. It will help you stay on track with a flexible, but structured, practice routine. And it’ll give you encouragement as you see how much you’re learning.

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    Strumming Patterns

    3 Critical Skills

    Power Chords

  • Advices

    First things first

    • 1. Set your goal for this practice session
    • 2. Warm-up
    • 3. Play through your piece. Note where you are struggling
    • 4. Once through the piece, Jot the trouble sections down
    • 5. Begin to break down the piece into the trouble sections
    • 6. Evaluate
    • 7. Finish this practice session with a final run-through of your piece

    Set It Up!

    Set your goal for this practice session

    Do I need to build stamina? Work a difficult leap? Master some stylistic issue or rhythmic passage? Am I struggling with a fast passage or run? Once you have identified what you want to accomplish then…..

    Warm-up

    Simply warm up your fingers

    Play through your piece. Note where you are struggling

    whether it be with unsure notes, struggling for notes, lack of ability/prowess/energy on a note or a passage, word, stylistic, rhythm, or interpretation issues.

    Once through the piece, Jot the trouble sections down

    use measure numbers, words, or page numbers to indicate where the trouble spots are. Hang on to these notes for your next practice session and/or lesson!

    Begin to break down the piece into the trouble sections

    just work those areas individually- for instance a small three measure section- and incorporate the tips you have learned at your lessons to master a trouble spot. Once you can play that section successfully, repeat it multiple times. (I find that is the charm to strengthen muscle memory!) Move on to the next trouble section.

    Evaluate

    Have I accomplished the goal/s I set for this practice session? Determine this by….

    Finish this practice session with a final run-through of your piece

    incorporating your new mastery. Once you have completed working on the trouble spots – or as many as you can conquer during that session. Save your notes for your next practice session.

    In truth,

    for most players, the hours you spend practicing do not count as much as how effectively you practice.

  • 96 Rock Licks

    96 Rock Licks includes: 4 DVDs + 2 Jam Track CD's + downloadable tab book + Bonuses($155 Value)

    96 Rock Licks

    Help you master the must-know techniques of lead guitar playing and equip you with an arsenal of red hot-licks that you can use in your own solos.

    What will this course give you:

    • You'll learn the lead guitar styles and techniques from the 1960's, 70's, 80's and 90's.
    • You'll learn how to use each lick exactly.
    • You'll discover how to plan a solo from start-to-finish.
    • You'll learn to think like a lead guitarist.

    Short Detail About This DVD’s

    DVD 1

    • Discover the most critical guitar techniques every series lead guitarist must know
    • You'll learn licks 1 - 5
    • Vibrato
    • Ascending and Descending slides
    • Half, full, and 3-fret bends
    • Ghost-bends and double stops
    • Hammer-ons and pull-offs.
    • Transposition

    DVD 2

    • You'll learn licks 6 - 29
    • These licks use the pentatonic minor and major scales.
    • Repeating patterns
    • How to connect the different pentatonic shapes across the fretboard.
    • How to move in and out of the box-positions, so you'll never be stuck in one place.

    DVD 3

    • You'll learn licks 30 - 60 which focus on melodic licks that use hammer-ons and pull-offs
    • You'll discover subtle musical devices like legato playing w/c makes your solos sound effortless.
    • Proper bending using two and three fingers
    • The right and wrong way move through scale patterns
    • How to play the same lick in different octaves
    • How to play a lick vertically and horizontally
    • How to use articulation to completely change the sound of lick

    DVD 4

    • Focus on learning a ton of licks
    • You'll learn 36 licks.
    • You'll have the complete, note for note tab transcription
    • You'll be able to see exactly where to place your fingers.
    • You'll also learn how to plan your solo from start-to-finish
    • How to modify the licks to match the feel of a song.

    Bonuses (including these five bonuses valued at $155)

    BONUS #1 ($49 Value) – 96 Rock Licks CD

    YOu'll find a complete recording of each lick. This is a quick and easy way to pick out the licks you like the best so you can learn them first.

    Bonus #2 ($39 value) – 33 FUll-Band Jam Tracks CD

    CD with 33 full band jam tracks.

    Once you've master just a few of these licks, you'll be ready to rock. Each track is clearly labeled with the track number and key so you'll know exactly w/c scale to use for your solo.

    Bonus #3 ($29 Value) – 96 Rock Licks Tab Book

    DOwnloadable course book, w/c gives you a note for note tab transcription of each lick.

    Bonus #4 ($19 value) – 5 Critical Guitar Scale

    There are five critical scales every rock guitarist must know

    • Pentatonic Minor
    • The blues Scale.
    • The hybrid Blues
    • Natural Minor
    • Dorian Mode

    Bonus #5 ($19 Value) – Progress Tracker

    Progress Tracker, which will help you chart your daily progress. You can write in the date that you learn each new skill and you’ll know exactly what you should be working on every time you pick up your guitar. It will help you stay on track with a flexible, but structured, practice routine. And it’ll give you encouragement as you see how much you’re learning.

    Grab your copy of 96 Rock Licks!

    Have your copy of 96 Rock Licks at the price of $119.97.

    Watch This Videos of 96 Rock Licks

    Video 1

    Video 2

    Video 3

  • Instructional DVDs

    Check out my Guitar Lessons!

    • Play Blues Now
    • Real World Soloing
    • Firestorm Guitar
    • 42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos
    • Songfire
    • Caged Made Simple
    • 96 Blues Licks
    • Solofire
    • Kids Rock Guitar
    • 96 Rock Licks
    • Music Theory Made Easy
    • Beginner Guitar Mastery

    Play Blues Now

    You'll learn everything from the ground-up the right way, the fundamentals of creating blues, guitar solos. This will let you play authentic blues fast!

    Real World Soloing

    Give you the skills and techniques to play musical guitar solo over any songs, in any style and will help you learn the solos of your favorite songs in half the time.

    Firestorm Guitar

    Discover the critical techniques in guitar playing and will help you start scratching out the rhythm in a matter of minutes.

    42 Days To Blazing Guitar Solos

    Help you improvise your own guitar solos from scratch and you could be able to play the solos of the great guitarists.

    Songfire

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    Caged Made Simple

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    96 Blues Licks

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    Solofire

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    Kids Rock Guitar

    Give your child the fundamental training he or she needs to play the main guitar parts to practically any song, in any style.

    96 Rock Licks

    Help you master the must-know techniques of lead guitar playing and equip you with an arsenal of red hot-licks that you can use in your own solos.

    Music Theory Made Easy

    Help you learn music theory and know the basics, fundamental and foundation of music .

    Beginner Guitar Mastery

    Give you a strong musical foundation to play any style of music you want.

  • Music Theory Made Easy

    Music Theory Made Easy: 7 DVDs + 18 Full Band Jam Tracks and Downloadable PDF book

    Music Theory Made Easy

    Discover how to create solos and master playing lead guitar in Blues & Rock, and learn guitar techniques.

    What will this course give you:

    • Learn the basics of guitar
    • Fundamentals of guitar
    • Foundation of music and how it applies to guitar
    • You’ll understand how all notes, scales and progressions fit together.

    Short Detail About This DVD’s

    DVD 1

    • The seven, primary notes of music and the musical alphabet (A, B, C, D, E, F, G)
    • All about sharps (#) and flats (b) – how they’re used on the fretboard and in chords and scales
    • The 12 notes of the chromatic scale and how to play it on the 6th string (and once you see this, you’ll understand why 12th fret has two dots)
    • How the same note can be played on multiple strings
    • Octaves – what they are and why they’re important to understanding scales and chords

    DVD 2

    DVD 2 is all about the Major Scale. Which is the foundation of all the other scales. In this DVD you’ll discover:

    • How to play the major scale on one string using the whole-half step formula
    • The diatonic scale which has 7-notes and how it differs from the pentatonic scale which has 5-notes
    • How to play the major scale in any key, starting on any note, from any place on the fretboard
    • Why some scales use sharps (#) and some have flats (b)
    • How to quickly and easily memorize all the most important key signatures for guitar (and which ones you can ignore)
    • How the major scale can be played in different positions across the fretboard and why…
    • How to play the major scale in closed and spread-finger position (3 notes to a string) so you have total flexibility

    DVD 3

    In DVD 3 you’ll learn how chords are created by combining different intervals from the scale. And you’ll discover…

    • What makes a chord major, minor or diminished
    • Which seven chords come from the major scale and why
    • How the primary chords use three notes called "triads"
    • And how intervals are the building blocks of all chords

    DVD 4

    DVD 4 is all about extended chords:

    • Maj7
    • Min7
    • Dominant 7ths
    • 9th
    • 11ths

    DVD 5

    In DVD 5 you’ll learn the entire CAGED system. Which means you’ll be able to play any major chord in at least five different ways across the fretboard. And this is a total game-changer and is easily worth your entire investment in this course.

    DVD 6

    In DVD 6 Steve will give you an an in-depth understanding of the 7-modes, how they’re directly related to the major scale and how and when to use them in your next guitar solo.

    • Ionian
    • Dorian
    • Phrygian
    • Lydian
    • Mixolydian
    • Aeolian
    • Locrian

    DVD 7

    In DVD 7, you’ll take everything you’ve learned and apply it to real-world situations. Because all this new knowledge won’t do you a bit of good if you don’t know how to actually use it.

    Bonuses (including these three bonuses valued at $(151)

    Bonus #1: Lifetime Access To Online Customer Support Forum ($97 value)

    Bonus #1 is lifetime access to our customers-only support forum so you can get the help when you need it most. And Steve posts answers to questions personally each week.

    Bonus #2: Music Theory Made Easy guide book ($27 value)

    You also get the downloadable, 210 pg. Music Theory Made Easy guide book that gives you all the tab and chord diagrams for everything covered in the course. And we can professionally print this book for you and include it in your shipment, if you choose. (You’ll see this option when you check out).

    Bonus #3: 18 Full Band Jam Tracks ($27 value)

    After all that theory, you might be ready to just kick back and jam. And that’s where these 18, downloadable, full-band jam tracks will come in handy.

    Grab your copy of Music Theory Made Easy!

    Have a copy of Music Theory Made Easy at the price of $78.00.

    Watch This Videos of Music Theory Made Easy

    Why is the Chromatic Scale so Important?

    The Easy way to Play the Major Scale

    Using Music Theory to Write New Music

  • Guitar Lessons From Steve

    Lesson Plans

    • Elevate Rock School
    • Learn at your own pace with Pre-Recorded Classes
    • Private In-Home Guitar Lessons
    • Online lessons thru your computer
    • Online Group Guitar Classes for You and Your Class
    • Custom Guitar Instruction Videos Created JUST FOR YOUR NEEDS

    Download Steve Stine's App Now!

    Elevate Rock School

    Elevate Rock School students have lessons once a week, alternating between a Core Lesson and a Rock Band Session. At a Core Lesson, two students with similar ages, skill level, experience and chosen instrument will be paired and will benefit in a shared class. At a Rock Band Session, Elevate students will jam together just like what a real life band does, learning the art of live performance along the way.

    Learn at your own pace with Pre-Recorded Classes

    Here, you can watch the classes anytime you want, and view them again and again in the comfort of your own home. A great way to get started or brush up on your skills.

    Private In-Home Guitar Lessons

    Live in or near Fargo ND? Private, one on one, guitar lessons in an inviting home studio may be right for you! Equipped with a full recording studio and all the materials you'll need, these lessons are state of the art, with an emphasis on equal amounts of education, motivation and fun! All you have to do is bring a guitar and the rest is taken care of!

    Online lessons thru your computer

    I have spent a large amount of time trying to find the best software to give you an "at home" feel to the lesson as well as the ability to share lesson materials together, so it really feels like a personal guitar lesson. An internet connection is required, and a webcam with audio is preferred if you'd like to interact with me, but is not necessary. You can also interact thru a chat service that is included in the lesson! All lesson materials will be made available for immediate download after the lesson, and each lesson can be recorded on your computer to keep as a reference! There is NO special software to buy, NO 3rd party sign-up, you just meet me at a website address at the time of the meeting, and we begin!

    Online Group Guitar Classes for You and Your Class

    Do you have a group of friends, a church group, boy or girl scout troop, school classroom or any gathering in which you'd like to take guitar lessons together? The Online Group Guitar Class is for you!! You can choose to meet in one place and interact with me thru a large computer screen or monitor, or you all could be at the comfort of your own homes, and meet me online for a group class in which we would all interact together. The choice is yours! Classes last an hour each.

    Custom Guitar Instruction Videos Created JUST FOR YOUR NEEDS

    Looking to learn a certain song, solo, or technique, but don't have time for a lesson? With Custom Guitar Videos, you can let me know what you need, and I will create it for you and email it directly to you! Whether it's a guitar solo you can't figure out, the chords for a song for your church group, ideas for a jam you have coming up, or a technique you need explained further, these lessons are catered to showing you HOW in the most effective manner.

  • Beginner Guitar Mastery

    Beginner Guitar Mastery includes: 10 Hours of video, Jam Tracks and Downloadable PDF book

    Beginner Guitar Mastery

    Give you a strong musical foundation to play any style of music you want.

    What will this course give you:

    • Learning the chords.
    • Progressions Techniques.
    • Music Theory.

    Short Detail About This Course

    Module 1

    • How to tune and properly hold the guitar
    • The different parts of the guitar
    • Right and wrong hand positions
    • The three most important strumming patterns
    • How to chose the right picks and strings

    Module 2

    • Five must-know major chords using open-strings
    • Helpful practice techniques and how to build finger-strength
    • How to read chords-charts and fretboard diagrams

    Module 3

    • The most important minor chords
    • Important chord progressions
    • Power-chord
    • Introduction to blues

    Module 4

    • Introduction to dominant chords
    • How to use these chords
    • How to easily recognize them in songs

    Module 5

    • How to adjust the guitar and amplifier
    • Palm muting
    • How to memorize the notes on the fretboard
    • The different positions on the guitar
    • Technique and picking exercises

    Module 6

    • Power Chords
    • The chromatic scale
    • The three critical rock-rhythms including the gallop, straight-eigth and shuffle
    • Short intro to finger picking for rock ballads

    Module 7

    • Advanced chords
    • Flat Picking
    • The most common strumming patterns for acoustic
    • How to use capo

    Module 8

    • Barre chords
    • 3 most important barre chord forms
    • How to play them across the entire fretboard

    Module 9

    • All the chords, scales, strumming, techniques and rhythms
    • How to apply all this knowledge to learning songs fast and easy
    • writing music from scratch

    Module 10

    • GUitar types and brands
    • Strings
    • Amplifiers
    • Pedals
    • Effects

    Bonuses (including these four bonuses

    BONUS #1 96 downloadable musical examples

    You’ll find a complete recording of each lick. This is a quick and easy way to pick out the licks you like the best so you can learn them first

    Bonus #2 Downloadable course book

    CD with 33 full band jam tracks. Once you’ve master just a few of these licks, you’ll be ready to rock. Each track is clearly labeled with the track number and key so you’ll know exactly w/c scale to use for your solo.

    Bonus #3 Buyer’s Guide

    DOwnloadable course book, w/c gives you a note for note tab transcription of each lick.

    Bonus #4 – Progress Tracker

    Progress Tracker, which will help you chart your daily progress. You can write in the date that you learn each new skill and you’ll know exactly what you should be working on every time you pick up your guitar. It will help you stay on track with a flexible, but structured, practice routine. And it’ll give you encouragement as you see how much you’re learning.

    Grab your copy of Beginner Guitar Mastery!

    Have a copy of Beginner Guitar Mastery at the price of $78.00.

    Watch This Videos of Beginner Guitar Mastery

    Guitar Strumming Tricks

    3 Critical Guitar Skills

    Killer Strums

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