Lead Guitar Lessons
Let's face it, the reason many of us started playing guitar was because we want to play lead. These lead guitar focused modules all deliver practical knowledge and cool tracks to play.
Yes, we look at the skills, techniques and scales, but we also consider how to get the feel because ultimately it's this that is the most satisfying.
If you're a beginner then First Lessons for Electric Guitar is the best way to start. It will show you how to get going, and give you some good material to practise.
You'll look at lead technique, scales, and picking, and go through exercise drills to build up speed and flexibility.
The lead solos, while fairly basic, are really satisfying and are based on rock and Indie styles. More...
If you've already got the basics of lead guitar under your belt then Electric Guitar Improver lifts you on to the next level. It introduces you to techniques such as slides, bends, and vibratos that really give your lead playing an edge.
As well as important scales and exercises, you'll learn some great tracks in rock and blues styles. The backing tracks also act as jam tracks, so with Electric Guitar Improver you can even experiment with making up some of your own riffs. More...
Blues is one of the coolest styles of lead guitar, and the stunning tracks in Play Blues guitar will not disappoint.
Based on the lead guitar styles of Albert King, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry and Stevie Ray Vaughan, you'll find the solos challenging and inspiring at the same time.
The animated fretboard and slow-motion lead audio tracks mean you'll be able to work things out quickly, before moving on and playing full speed with the band tracks. It's easy to jam along and create your own licks as well.
Play Blues Guitar is a great lead guitar module that will give you lots to work on and play. More...
Guitar Songs and Styles is aimed at acoustic lead, where you're main job is to flatpick the tunes in some excellent songs. It's not rock and roll but it’s a great ability to have, because this kind of lead playing requires loads of skill and precision.
If you've never tried this type of playing before it's great because it makes you listen carefully to the other players in the band. You're also really exposed, because all the attention is on you rather than a singer.
From simple country to aching blues, Guitar Songs and Styles is immensely satisfying for lead guitarists whatever style you're in to. More...