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Ella Fitzgerald - "Take the A Train" Solo

The classic Ella Fitzgerald solo from Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook (1957)
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Fundamentals

Dil Kya Kare Groove

Three-part guitar arrangement of the groove from Dil Kya Kare.
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Fundamentals

You Really Got Me - Beginner Groove

A three-part guitar arrangement for grooving to "You Really Got Me"
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Fundamentals

Born Under a Bad Sign (Riff)

A classic blues riff from the great Albert King (Stax Records, 1967).
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Fundamentals

Who Knows (Riff)

A classic riff by Jimi Hendrix —from Band of Gypsies, Live at the Fillmore East (1970)
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Fundamentals

Heart of Gold

Learn the intro & verse strumming pattern for this classic Neal Young tune.
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Fundamentals

Best Part

Try this beginner R&B progression by Daniel Cesar & H.E.R.
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Intermediate

Thank You (Riff)

Learn the riff and chord stab from this iconic funk tune by Sly & the Family Stone.
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Fundamentals

Cissy Strut

An iconic funk riff by The Meters—off their self-titled 1969 album.
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Intermediate

Californication Guitar Solo

John Frusciante's solo on "Californication"
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Intermediate

Wind Cries Mary

The essential parts of this classic Hendrix tune
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Intermediate

Don't Think Twice

A simplified version of "Don't Think Twice"—great for working on your fingerpicking.
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Intermediate

For the Love of God Intro Lick - Steve Vai

The opening lick from a live performance
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Intermediate

China Cat Sunflower (Grateful Dead)

The main melody from this classic Grateful Dead tune. This is from a live recording released on the Europe '72 album.
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Intermediate

Slow Dancing in a Burning Room (Melody)

Explore the main melody from this iconic John Mayer balled. Includes a simplified version, embellished version, and high harmony. Check out the harmonized scale exercise at the end!
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Intermediate

Althea Intro (Grateful Dead)

The intro melody from the classic studio recording.
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Intermediate

Just the Two of Us

Learn chord voicings for this classic minor progression—popular in soul, R&B, and jazz: VI - V7 - i - III7
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Intermediate

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Lick - "Sahib Teri Bandi"

This lick comes from a chant at the midpoint of "Sahib Teri Bandi" from the album The Last Prophet (1994)
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Advanced

Melvin Sparks Lick - Miss Riverside

A hip tritone substitution lick from soul jazz legend Melvin Sparks
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Advanced

Cannonball Adderley Lick - "Milestones"

The iconic opening lick from Cannonball Adderley's solo on Milestones
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Kenny Garrett Lick - "Night and Day"

A burning Kenny Garrett lick on "Night and Day" from the album Triology (1995)
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