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Joe Bonamassa LOVES Thirds!

Joe Bonamassa LOVES Thirds!

I came across this guitar lesson from Joe Bonamassa recently, and as I was watching, I realized that a lot of the movements he really loves are based on thirds and inverted thirds! He doesn’t call them inverted thirds, but he should, I guess! An inverted third is simple a normal third turned upside down. […]

Guitar Lick Using Inverted Thirds

Guitar Lick Using Inverted Thirds

Okay – QUICK – before anybody’s eyes glaze over… an inverted third is simply another way for saying “this sounds awesome!” in musical geek-speak. I know that sometimes throwing around lingo like this shuts some people down, but it is my firm belief that understanding what we play makes us better players. But never fear, […]