Category: Music Theory

RHYTHM GUITAR: Improving Musical Concentration

Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question, whether I’m jamming with my band, recording a part, or live on-stage I often fumble through repeating the correct verse passes, or playing the right amount of repeats. Is there anything I can do to keep myself better focused on the part I’m playing? This…

Music Theory Lesson 19

IMPROVISATION: Triple Octave Pentatonics

Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question… It seems like all of the great improviser guitar player guys jam-out really wicked long pentatonic lines. I was wondering, if there was some kind of good way to practice this? I know my pentatonic scales fairly well, but I can’t make them sound really…

Guitar lesson by The National on Q TV

As part of Q TV’s ‘How to’ on Q Aaron Dessner from Brooklyn’s The National demonstrates how to play ‘Fake Empire’ and ‘Slow Show’ on guitar.

How To Make Chords On Piano & Guitar

GUITAR THEORY: Arranging Stacked Arpeggios

Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question… I really like the sound of arpeggios. Bands I like to listen to seem to use a lot of them. My favorite styles are definitely those that use the Neo-Classical sound. Could you make a guitar lesson on building arpeggio stacks? If I knew how…

Learn Keyboards & Music Creation Lesson

In this first lesson he covers a small essential part of music theory so people can carry it onto the keyboard. It’s just about some chords. The C chord, F chord and G chord. Then moves over to the keyboard and teach aspects of these chords and how they are made, how they can be…

Music Theory Lesson 18


Music Theory Lesson 17


How To Write, Create & Record A Song From Scratch

This video shows how to create a song from scratch. He starts out with some basic theory to get some chords to work with. Enjoy!