Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases “Lead Guitar Lesson on Chromatic Licks - Learn to Play Chromatic Licks on Guitar - Part 3”

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GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches part 3 of a lesson on chromatic licks.

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Today I want to show you even more chromatic licks

“Today I want to show you even more chromatic licks,” says Johnson. Claude demonstrates a lick based in the first position of the B minor pentatonic scale that incorporates some passing tones using the chromatic scale as follows. First Claude slides into the 9th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger and then moves to the next note of the pentatonic scale on the 7th fret of the 3rd string with first finger and then moves up chromatically to the 8th, 9th and 10th frets with his 2nd, 3rd and 4th fingers and then to the 7th fret of the 2nd string with first finger. And finally Johnson ends by going back to the 7th fret of the 3rd string and then ending on the note that the lick started on, 7th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger. Claude continues by performing variations of the lick to emphasize different notes of the scale to give it different flavors. Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy beginner lead guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.

The Chromatic Scale is a scale that uses 12 pitches each of which are one semitone above or below one another. Each semitone is the same size, 100 cents, and is equally spaced from one another.

A Pentatonic Scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave and is very common and found all over the world.

Claude Johnson
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com

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