Christmas Past

Christmas Past

The Christmas album I recorded many years back, began as a test of sorts. I had three DA-88 digital recorders (24 tracks) and a 32 channel board that I wanted to learn how to use. I was determined to do a one-man band concept, so I purchased a list of gear to...
Lloyd Green – Pt I

Lloyd Green – Pt I

As I promised from the announcement of the Method, I would have guest teachers to share their perspectives with the class. The legendary Lloyd Green is our first guest professor, and I am so excited to bring the interview to you. A Conversation With Lloyd Green (Part...
Lloyd Green – Pt 2

Lloyd Green – Pt 2

This is the first truly in-depth and extensive interview ever captured with Lloyd that’s focused entirely on the pedal steel guitar. Lloyd is a true genius and innovator and I am honored that he allowed me to bring this long overdue concept to fruition. In Part...
Lloyd Green – PT 3

Lloyd Green – PT 3

In this latest installment, Lloyd and Paul continue their wide-ranging discussions, here talking about tuning the guitar, using technology in the studio, getting tone from your bar, and various blocking...
CHORD CADENCES

CHORD CADENCES

Learning where all of your chords are on the neck is an essential skill for all musicians on any stringed instrument. Applying that knowledge by practicing real world examples of how chords are often used helps solidify it in your memory. We can build up a chord...
Threes and Fours

Threes and Fours

From a Paul Franklin Method Facebook Group post: Threes and Fours I improvise thinking in 3 and 4 note combinations. I learn everything this way. Thinking in small amounts frees my mindset to rearrange any of those note choices as I combine them into longer phrases....