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Original Composition Lessons from Robben Ford

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads.”

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
freeDont' Worry 'Bout Me16:44($5.99)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through DON’T WORRY ‘BOUT ME, featured on the Soul On Ten album in 2009.FREE
Soft In Black Jeans15:44$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through SOFT IN BLACK JEANS, from the Renegade Creation album in 2010.BUY
Thoughtless22:24$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through THOUGHTLESS, which was featured on the Soul On Ten album in 2009.BUY
Lateral Climb15:33$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through LATERAL CLIMB, which was featured on the Truth album released in 2007.BUY
Freedom7:52$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through FREEDOM, which was featured on the Tiger Walk album released in 1997. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
All Over Again20:16$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through ALL OVER AGAIN, featured on Renegade Creation/Bullet album in 2012. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
Riley B King0:16$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through RILEY B KING, which was featured on the Truth album released in 2007. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
Hard To Please14:18$5.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben steps you through HARD TO PLEASE, which was featured on the Blue Moon album in 2002. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
freeEarthquake: Workshop7:40($3.99)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureLive workshop footage features Robben presenting an overview of EARTHQUAKE. Sourced from SongCraftFREE
Thoughtless: Workshop8:02$3.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureLive workshop footage features Robben presenting an overview of THOUGHTLESS. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
Nazareth: Workshop7:35$3.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureLive workshop footage features Robben presenting an overview of NAZARETH. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
People Like Me: Workshop2:37$3.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureLive workshop footage features Robben presenting an overview of PEOPLE LIKE ME. Sourced from SongCraftBUY
Oasis: Workshop4:53$3.99NotationTXTInteractive TablatureLive workshop footage features Robben presenting an overview of OASIS. Sourced from SongCraftBUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


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Mixed Bag Series from Robben Ford

You can preview 30 seconds of the lesson before you buy. Our videos are delivered through TrueFire.com so you’ll go through their checkout process. You’ll have to create an account if you don’t already have one and once you pay, you’ll be directed to download the files for your course under the “My Downloads” section.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
The Main Ingredients5:14$3.49Robben discusses rhythm, harmony and melody as the "main ingredients" in music.BUY
About Style8:03$4.49Robben talks about his signature style and plays a killer solo blues to demonstrate his approach.BUY
freeMelodic Vocal Styling1:23($1.49)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben discusses early influences and explains the melodic, vocal styling that has evolved into his signature approach. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
Free Yourself of Patterns4:16$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben shows you how to break out of a pattern-based mindset when soloing and improvising with this workout. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Listen. Play. Emulate.6:38$3.49TXTRobben shares insight for speeding up your personal development as a musician emphasizng that you listen, play and emulate. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
freeDevelop Your Musicality2:37($1.49)
FREE
TXTRobben explains why the pentatonic scale and playing the blues establish an excellent foundation to develop your musicality. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
Multi-Task Workout6:40$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben demonstrates a workout that combines alternate picking with scales to develop both speed and fretboard mastery. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Listening0:36$0.49TXTA short but very sweet video excerpt from the live workshop on the subject of listening; “If someone plays high, you play low." Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Go Get It!2:21$1.49TXTKey insight from Robben in this revealing video excerpt from a live workshop, "My weakness becomes a strength." BUY
Keep It Simple2:30$1.49TXTIn this video excerpt from a live workshop, Robben shares a key insight passed on to him by Joni Mitchell. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!

Country Blues Series from Robben Ford

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads” on TrueFire.com.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
School of Little Walter2:41$1.49TXTRobben schools us on some of his early influences in the Chicago blues genre, referred to as the School of Little Walter. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Country Blues6:35$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureInspired by country blues, Robben performs and breaks down a Chicago blues, demonstrating his personal techniques. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues Shuffle in E2:15$1.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben demonstrates a rhythm guitar approach for a Chicago blues shuffle in E spiced with a few tasty fills. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Double & Triple Stops3:24$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureDouble and triple-stops are important tools in any blues genre. Robben demonstrates how to work these into your playing. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Dominant 9th Chord3:53$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben demonstrates various applications of the 9th chord, both as full chords and as a very versatile triple-stop. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!

Rhythm Series

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads” on TrueFire.com.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
Comping Principles2:10$1.49TXTRobben shares key insights for becoming a solid rhythm section player - a strong rhythm player is always in demand. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Comping the Shuffle2:46$1.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben demonstrates how to balance variation with consistency by varying the rhythm guitar figure for each 12-bar section. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
freeComping Breakdown6:29($3.49)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben breaks down his Comping the Shuffle performance and how to craft fills to keep the rhythm part interesting. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
Misdirected Chords5:35$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben walks you through the chord voicings and harmonies for Misdirected Blues. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
freeG Vamp3:38($2.49)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben demonstrates how to leverage voicings, double- and triple-stops and fills and over a simple G chord vamp. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
G Vamp Breakdown12:02$6.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben breaks down the G Vamp performance explaining why he thinks in C even though the chord is a G7. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Playing Rhythm Guitar3:38$2.49TXTDigging deep into the importance of consistency when playing rhythm guitar, Robben shares a few trade secrets. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues in D: Rhythm3:27$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablaturePutting many of the concepts to work in a musical context, Robben performs a rhythm guitar part for a blues in D. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Rhythm Concepts 17:18$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben reflects on and demonstrates some of the influences of the 60’s R&B scene with artists like Junior Walker. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Rhythm Concepts 28:51$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureDemonstration for developing a rhythm part, starting with the basics and then building upon that foundation. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
That Albert Collins Thing4:43$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRespectfully borrowed from Albert Collins, Robben passes on a very distinctive and useful rhythm part. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
3 Rhythm Examples6:56$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMore bonus footage from a live workshop, Robben demonstrates three very tasty rhythm parts.BUY
Combining Rhythm1:05$1.49Some playing, and words on groove and riffing within a groove. BUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!

Chord Series from Robben Ford

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads” on TrueFire.com.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
freeChords Are Everything3:06($2.49)
FREE
TXTChords are everything to Robben and he stresses how important it is to possess a versatile vocabulary of voicings. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
More on the 9th Chord5:53$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben demonstrates characteristic voicings of the 9th chord and how they were used by his seminal influences. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Jazzed Blues Chords12:08$6.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben presents applications for the 13th, b13 add 9, b13 #9, and #9 chords and also illustrates how to change the root note. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Movement & Themes14:57$7.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben presents the concept of chordal movements and themes in this enlightening segment. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
12 Bar Blues in A4:41$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Working over a 12-bar form in the Texas blues tradition, Robben demonstrates a variety of applications and rhythmic ideas. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
More Chord Applications8:51$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben demonstrates how to use a diminished chord to move from the IV chord back to the I chord in the key of A. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Chordal Movement7:28$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureEar-opening demonstration of three ways to approach chordal movement with chromatics, pentatonics and/or scales. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues Chord Voicings5:08$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureThis excerpt from a live workshop covers tasty chord voicings and themes for the blues ala Robben! Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!

Scales Series from Robben Ford

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads” on TrueFire.com.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
Altered Scales8:32$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben drills down on scales to play over altered chords where the 5th, 9th or 13th has been raised or lowered. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Triads & Modes17:31$9.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureThis lesson illustrates how to derive triads from a major scale and then apply different bass notes to create modal tonalities. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Scale Applications 16:24$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureFirst part of a 3-part series of lessons covering a variety of scale applications and substitutions for soloing and improvisation. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Scale Applications 29:40$5.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureSecond part of a 3-part series of lessons covering a variety of scale applications and substitutions for soloing and improvisation. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Scale Applications 39:49$5.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureThird part of a 3-part series of lessons covering a variety of scale applications and substitutions for soloing and improvisation. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Chords & Scales10:14$5.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureThis 10-minute excerpt on chords and scales from a live workshop is extraordinarily insightful! Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
E Pentatonic (Part 1)8:03$4.49This is the first part of a 2-part lesson where Robben discusses and demonstrates pentatonic scale applications.BUY
E Pentatonic (Part 2)8:06$4.49This is the second part of a 2-part lesson where Robben discusses and demonstrates pentatonic scale applications.BUY
freeEssential Triads1:25($1.49)
FREE
Robben presents essential triads and demonstrates many rhythmic applications.FREE
C Diminished10:10$5.49Robben reveals and demonstrates his approach for using the diminished scale in his solos and improvisations.BUY
freeDiminished Scale Blues0:58($.49)
FREE
More discussion and demonstration on Robben's approach for using the diminished scale in his solos and improvisations.FREE


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!

Soloing Series from Robben Ford

Browse the library and click the “Preview” button for a 30-second preview. If you like what you see and hear, click the “Buy” button. You’ll checkout at TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) after which you’ll be able to download your lesson immediately from “My Downloads” on TrueFire.com.

LessonDurationPriceVideo IncludesFocusPreviewBuy
Playing Over Changes14:44$7.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben presents valuable insight and guidance related to playing over changes and how he approaches it. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Soloing Example5:19$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben performs an extended improvisation demonstrating how to build a solo to make it more exciting as it progresses. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Improvisation16:32$8.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureFor Robben the essence of improvisation is "taking a leap" and feeling confident enough in your mastery of the fretboard. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Crafting a Guitar Solo9:18$5.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben discusses how to approach crafting a guitar solo and finding your own voice on the instrument. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
freeMisdirected Blues2:32($1.49)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3In this lesson, Robben solos over the Misdirected Blues track using many of the principles presented in other lessons. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
Technique17:23$9.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben presents the physical techniques that support his style along with advise for developing them on your own. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Vibrato8:23$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben demonstrates his own vibrato technique, and presents the various ways he works his vibrato into his playing. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues Solo in A3:29$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben performs a solo in the key of A demonstrating many of his techniques, concepts and principles. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues Solo in D3:18$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Robben performs a solo in the key of D demonstrating many of his techniques, concepts and principles. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Solo Blues4:39$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben performs a solo blues improvisation demonstrating how to play the blues with no accompaniment. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Open String Licks3:58$2.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureSome tasty open-string lickage from Robben, generously presented here in this excerpt from a live workshop. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Diminished Applications8:15$4.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMore diminished wisdom from a live workshop, to give you a little more perspective on diminished applications. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Solo Blues in E6:11$3.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureA solo blues performance, no accompananiment, in the key of E from a live workshop. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY
Blues in G3:49$2.49Robben performs a solo slow blues in G with no accompananiment, and then breaks it down.BUY
freeFive Pentatonic Notes2:50($1.49)
FREE
NotationTXTInteractive TablatureMP3Lot's of music can be made with the pentatonic scale. Robben demonstrates with this soloing example in the key of G. Sourced from Blues RevolutionFREE
One Chord Vamp2:12$1.49NotationTXTInteractive TablatureRobben solos over a one chord vamp sticking strictly to the five notes of the E pentatonic scale with melodic, vocal styling. Sourced from Blues RevolutionBUY


How it Works

Students browse, preview and select their lessons from Robben Ford’s Guitar Dojo, but will be taken to TrueFire.com (Robben’s educational partner) to purchase and download each lesson.


What You Get

Guitar Dojo Video Lessons are downloaded to the student’s computer and comprise one or more videos (in .mp4 format) and a suite of learning tools. Use the legend to determine which learning tools are included.


Legend


 

  • MP3MP3 Jam Track
  • NEW!Newly Added
  • Free LessonDownload for FREE!