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 (opens in new tab). Now Jason Isbell (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.