JTC – Blues Extensions, Minor Scale Soloing Masterclass: Complete Box Set – 9th Day [Tutorial, ENG]

By | October 4, 2019


Manufacturer : Jam Track Central
Distribution Type : Video Tutorial
Posted by : Alex Hutchings, Thiago Trinsi
Duration : 18:43:32
Manufacturer Website : jamtrackcentral.com
Release Year : 2016
Language : English
Translation : None

Description : We returned with another “Original JTC”, as a result of which you received a complete course that contains everything you need, from how to start, to how to master an advanced solo on secondary keys!

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Alex Hutchings: Blues Extensions
Alex Hutchings returns to the JTC hot seat once again to deliver another flawless display of Blues soloing! In this 5 track series, Alex is jamming over some straight forward original Blues tracks, but with a twist! The concept of his soloing in these tracks is all about adding a deeper level of extension to the harmonies. Of course, the sheer amount of new licks here to learn is vast but overall Alex wanted to take some classic Blues licks and phrases and add a whole new level to them!
This is a true masterclass in Blues from a world renowned guitarist and musician. By studying, analysing and learning all of the licks and lines in these great tracks you will achieve a whole new level of inspiration and creativity from Alex which will help you approach your own Blues soloing with a greater knowledge and understanding of improvisation and melodic sophistication!
The backings for this package were written by one of JTC’s backing track gurus James Graydon and contain the perfect blend classic blues, shuffle tracks, up-tempo blues and a sexy bluesy ballad – what’s not to love!
Check out the promo video and prepare yourself for an Alex Hutchings masterclass in blues!
For those that are wondering (and because we get asked a lot) Alex tunes his guitar in straight fourths. This allows for more symmetry in the chord / scale shapes and lends itself better to visualising your way around the neck when improvising and composing. Because of this, Alex’s strings are tuned to EADGCF but don’t fret (pun intended), we have also included the solos / lines transposed into standard EADGBE tuning as well.
As ever, we have accurately transcribed every note and included the TAB / notation in the download, full backing tracks, audio solos and track notes.
Package details
Blues | Advanced | 5 tracks
What you get
5 Video Performances
5 Audio MP3 Files
5 backing tracks
5 jamtracks
Full TAB / Notation
Minor Scale Soloing Masterclass: Complete Box Set

We’re back with another ‘JTC Original’, bringing you a complete course packed with everything you need from how to get started, up to how to master advanced soloing in minor keys!
Each pack is available individually but as this is a full course designed to cover everything you’ll need, we highly recommend picking up this full box set version! No matter what level you are at, you will learn something new or consolidate the fundamentals on your way to mastery!
Each of the three masterclass volumes comes complete with the following:
– A main masterclass PDF file (with diagrams), designed to be your ‘guiding light’ for the course. In this we will cover and explain everything you need from theory concepts to playing tips and explanations.
– Exercises that will help you practise and perfect the masterclass concepts. These will help you drill and absorb the knowledge you’ve learned, applying it practically to the neck.
– Licks created specifically to take the theory out of the classroom and onto the stage! These will help you to apply the practise concepts to bitesized musical examples that can be used and incorporated in your own playing ideas.
– A full solo which acts as your ‘final challenge’ for each volume! Study, understand and master this … and you’re ready to tackle the next part! These solos have been designed to get you playing and jamming on the neck using and applying the concepts / knowledge you’ve learned into a ‘real world’ situation!

Let’s give you an insight into the depth of this full course by outlining just some of the subjects covered in each volume:
The beginner volume will focus on getting you thoroughly up to speed with the basics. We’ll be covering the common minor scales and their theories, followed by a focus on finding the fretboard shapes you’ll need and building the familiarity across the neck (rather than staying inside box positions!).
The intermediate volume will build on the knowledge gained from the beginner volume by dialling in your approach to soloing over certain chords with target tones, seamlessly changing tonal centers mid-solo, and covering the basics of dominant resolution (something that will be covered in detail in the advanced volume). We’ll build up the foundations with more complicated ideas and start preparing you for the advanced material coming later!
In the final advanced volume we will be focusing on pushing the boundaries even further by looking at advanced theory concepts and really testing and increasing your fretboard knowledge. This final volume will solidify everything we’ve worked on in the previous two volumes and provide you with fresh new challenges designed to help you towards mastery of the minor scales! Specifically, we’ll be looking at the infamous minor ii-Vi progression, tension and release with cadences, altered dominant sounds (and theory), further development of target tones as well as a look at which advanced scales / modes are available such as harmonic minor, melodic minor, superlocrian, half-whole diminished and others! Even if you understand the theory behind the minor ii-Vi, you’ll find the licks in this package will show you new ways to approach the progression!
So as you can see, whether you’re new to the concepts, need a refresher on the fundamentals, or looking to push your boundaries and take your soloing to a whole new level, this course will guide you every step of the way through from the basics to complete mastery!
As ever, we have included everything you need to practise and perfect the material in this package. There are video and audio tracks for you to watch / listen and study, accurately transcribed TAB / notation for you to analyse and master, and backing tracks for everything!

Package details
Mix | Intermediate | Masterclass box set
What you get
Masterclass PDFs
Exercises (Videos / Audio)
Licks (Video / Audio)
Full Solos (Video / Audio)
Extended backings
Full TAB / Notation
Metal Method Complete 1992 Basic Course

This is the original version of The Complete Basic Course on DVD. Itâ € ™ s divided into six Levels and is available in this three DVD set. Each level includes a guitar tab booklet. This is perfect for electric guitar but also works with acoustic. It doesnâ € ™ t just teach heavy metal. Itâ € ™ s also great for classic rock, hard rock and blues guitar.
Although this was recorded in 1992 it is still quite relevant. Yes, the Complete Basic Course 2007 is the revised version of this program. Still, there are a lot of great exercises and motivation tips here not found in the current program. It is recommended that you use this material as supplemental for todayâ € ™ s program, The Complete Basic Course 2007 Revision.
Itâ € ™ s good enough that we didnâ € ™ t need to revise it for fifteen years. Thatâ € ™ s pretty good. How is it different from todayâ € ™ s version? Well, we did learn a thing or two over those fifteen years. Thatâ € ™ s why we revised the course. But the cool thing about this version is, itâ € ™ s closer to our roots, and most students think itâ € ™ sa bit heavyier. The exercises are a little more intense.

It doesnâ € ™ t matter whether you just want to learn to play guitar or to become a better guitarist. This course is easy enough for beginners yet challenging for advanced players. These are the guitar lessons that made us famous. The course is divided into twenty-four weekly lessons. Each lesson covers technique, theory, equipment pointers and motivation tips. Weâ € ™ ll teach you how to set attainable goals and have a lot of fun achieving them.
The Complete Course 1992 DVDs utilize a menu system for easy navigation. You can find and repeat each exercise at the touch of a button. This includes six hours of video recorded on 3 DVDs with six guitar tab booklets which will be sent to your email address.
You love todayâ € ™ s version of The Complete Basic Course donâ € ™ t you? Why not check out our roots? Order this one today.

Guitar Wizardry – Learn Nine Inspiring and Otherworldly licks
60 minutes of video
Everything gathered in ebook with examples on how to create your own style and licks
BONUS – Stunt Guitar Licks program
Nine completely over the top licks representing a combination of mind blowing techniques that will kick start your own creativity
Guitar insanity
This program presents some of the most outrageous ways to play guitar with complete denial of what is possible on the guitar. What this will do for you is to discover or rediscover the passion for the instrument, and why is that important you may ask. Well the passion for the anything in this world is what gets you moving, in other words what makes you practice to reach the goal you set for yourself
Get inspired
So when you get inspired to play guitar you avoid the trap of having to force yourself to play and practice. I think we can agree that when you have to force yourself to do anything you lack the passion and therefore it becomes a chore which in many cases leads to quitting in the end. So what this means to you is that you will get the motivation to play and practice all the time which will eventually lead to Mastery
Reaching your goals
Imagine yourself looking forward to practice and just sitting down with the guitar and having that juice for the instrument. So whenever you are not with your guitar you cant wait to get home and practice. If you have not tried this before I can promise you that once you get this passion for the instrument, is what will make you reach your stretch goals on the guitar. And ultimately that passion is what you will get when you are inspired and that in many situations comes from visualizing yourself playing something that common sense seem way out of reach
From guitar player to musician
I urge you to start creating licks yourself because when start creating material yourself it even makes more sense to practice what you have come up with personally, the idea of ​​the totally over the top techniques in this program is to get your own creativity flowing and either create something new from scratch or taking concepts and ideas that you already know but combining them in a new way ultimately creating something brand new
Sweep Picking 8 Finger – the ultimate guitar technique
Making the “impossible” easy
In the mother program I will show you exactly how to master sweep picking 8 finger tapping. Follow the steps that makes something that is almost impossible really easy. When these steps are followed with no deviation you will be playing techniques that will blow your mind before you know it. All the elements that when combined seem pretty much un doable is divided into little parts that when put together will make your audience lose their minds
At last using the modes
You will learn to use all the seven modes in the Major scale making use of all the cool subtleties in each and every mode so you are able to express what ever mood or shade you want to that fits to any situation or style of music from modern fusion a la Allan Holdsworth to extreme shred a la Buckethead or Yngwie Malmsteen.
Express way to mastery
This video shows you the express way to use these extreme licks in your own playing. This new method makes it so simple to use over the top chops in your solos so you will actually be using the material in this program in no time so this does not just become one of those typical guitar instructional programs that teaches you a bunch of stuff that will never leave your house and into the hearts and minds of your audience where they belong
The Ultimate Techniques Explained
The 8 finger tapping technique can be combined with sweep picking in so many ways so in this part we will get creative to the max and you will learn all the completely insane ways that sweep picking 8 finger tapping can be utilized. You will learn to throw in 8 finger tapping in the middle of a sweep picking pattern and combined with out of this world legato lines. Theres no end to the fun and creative way you can use these techniques
Evolution of the supreme
As if it wasn’t enough to combine sweep picking triads with 8 finger tapping we are now going to combine 8 finger tapping with sweep picking minor seven, major seven, dominants and minor seven flat fives. But not only that, you will also learn extremely cool combinations with legato lines, slides and add to that new awesome inversions of the arpeggios.
Thiago trinsi
Location: Härjedalen, Sweden
Date of Birth: 22nd December 1978
Been playing guitar since: 1991
Born in Porto Alegre, South of Brazil, I was exposed to a strong mixed culture of music from Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. I started to play guitar in my childhood, at the age 13 and under influence by Mark Knopfler, David Gilmour, Jimmy Page and Stevie Ray Vaughan. I took private lessons and few years later I started to teach in some music schools in Porto Alegre and by doing that I got involved in projects like guitar clinics, master classes and I also become a session player. Besides that, I was also studying music and I graduated in Music Performance and later on in Guitar & Technology, Music Pedagogy. I am also an orchestrator certified by Berklee USA.
While in Brazil I also worked for advertising companies in Porto Alegre Brazil, and this was considered to be in one of the greatest schools in my life, to be able to understand the message and create musical ideas quickly, playing and recording many styles .. . This was definitely one of the greatest schools in my journey. I studied music for 10 years … studied? Actually I never stopped learning, few months ago I was studying Jazz Improvisation through a Berklee online courses with Gary Burton! For me this is an endless process I am always learning something new.
Late in 2005 I got a job as a music teacher in Iceland, I stayed there for 8 years teaching the elementary, gymnasium and high school level, and in 2011 during my Summer vacation I started to do guitar clinics in USA. I went to New York, Tampa, FL and in 2012 in Orlando, FL. During this time I also took part in various Festivals and International guitar competitions around the globe and it has been 4 years that I make to the Top 3.
I was very honored to play at the Ziua Chitarelor II guitar festival in 2010 in Bucharest Romania with some of the greatest icons of the guitar world like Brett Garsed, Greg Howe, Michael Angelo Batio, Andy Timmons, Richard Hallebeek and Willian Stravato. That was a great teaching moment as well, and also very inspiring.
In 2013 a lot of things happened in my life! I recorded some guitar tracks in a project of a Grammy-nominated composer / producer Rick Hale, also for Darkyra black (Metal Project from Australia), vital Science (Progressive Metal Band from Estonia / Latvia). I took part in a great project called Guitar Wizards by Versailles Records and I am one of the guitar players in the project and in my team I had Garry King on Drums (Jeff Beck, Joe Lynn Turner), Mike Lepond (Symphony X) and Sergey Boykov on the Keys (Vital Science).
This collection bringing many of the top guitarists including solos from Damon Johnson (Brother Kane, Thin Lizzy), Jake E Lee (Ozzy Osbourne Band, Badlands), Keri Kelli (Alice Cooper Band, Ratt, LA Guns, Slash’s Snakepit, etc), Jimmy Crespo (Aerosmith), Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Blues Saraceno (Poison), George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob), Gilby Clarke (Guns N Roses, Heart, MC5), Ira Black (Metal Church, Lizzy Borden) on a track that also features Chris Slade (AC / DC), and Chris Poland (Megadeth), Glen Alvelais (Testament), and Jan Hammer (Miami Vice Theme Writer) among others.
2013 was also the year I moved from Iceland to Sweden and here I teach music and technology and I also teach online via Skype and work with music production, orchestration for films, games and now I am one of the instructors at GMC! I am always ready to Rock!
Playing and influences
I grew up listening to folk music from the south of Brazil but also Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, Led Zeppelin 80s Ballads, and later on Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Malmsteen, Vinnie Moore, Greg Howe, Frank Solari, Eric Johnson, Kiko Loureiro , John Petrucci, Andy Timmons, Michael Angelo Batio, Brett Garsed, and Guthrie Govan.
At gmc
I am very excited to be part of such a great team of instructors, it is a great opportunity to share music experience and concepts with everyone here and learn from the other instructors!
Solo selection
Name Level Type Technique Category
Warrior in Battle 9 of 10 Full Song Alternate Picking Metal – Epic
Fusion Brazilis 8 of 10 Full Song Legato (both hammer-ons and pull-offs) Jazz Fusion
Baiao do Capiroto 8 of 10 Full Song Alternate Picking Metal – Progressive
Neo – Vintage 7 of 10 Full Song Phrasing Blues
Country Roll 7 of 10 Full Song Legato (both hammer-ons and pull-offs) Country
Sigh of Pain 8 of 10 Full Song Picking (more than one type) Metal – Classic
Veio Ze 6 of 10 Full Song Alternate Picking Traditional
Eyes Of Fire 9 of 10 Solo Tapping Metal – Progressive
Dark Rose 8 of 10 Full Song Tapping Hard Rock

Format : MP4, MOV
Video Codec : H.264
Audio Codec : AAC
Video : AVC, 1920×1080, 1280×720 (16: 9), 30.000 fps, ~ 5 124 Kbps avg, 0.082 bit / pixel
Audio : 44.1 KHz, AAC LC, 2 ch, ~ 192 Kbps


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