Jason Isbell teaches a great slide guitar lick for standard tuning with his '53 Tele

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One of the positive effects of lockdown is musicians having more time to share insights with fans - and for guitarists this can mean video lessons like we've seen from Eric Johnson. Now Jason Isbell is sharing some of his vast well of playing knowledge on Instagram.

Because his slide lick below is in standard tuning it's even more accessible for beginners too. A vintage 1953 Blackguard Fender Telecaster is optional…

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And here's a great blues triplet lick lesson from him in the key of C from him too… 

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Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar in the UK. When I'm not rejigging pedalboards I'm usually thinking about rejigging pedalboards.