Albert Lee - Tech Session by Lee Hodgson

Welcome to the ultimate guitar learning experience with "Albert Lee - Tech Session" by Lee Hodgson, available exclusively at This comprehensive set of guitar lessons offers you an in-depth look at the playing style and techniques of the legendary Albert Lee. Our sessions include Performance Half Speed and Performance Full Speed, designed to cater to guitarists at all skill levels. Let's dive into what makes this product an essential addition to your guitar learning journey.

Performance Half Speed

In the Performance Half Speed section, Lee Hodgson meticulously breaks down each technique, allowing you to grasp the nuances of Albert Lee's playing style at a slower tempo. This approach is particularly beneficial for beginners and intermediate players who need to build a solid foundation before tackling faster passages. Here’s a closer look at some of the techniques covered:


Mastering vibrato is crucial for adding expressiveness to your playing. In these lessons, you will learn how to control the pitch and depth of your vibrato, making your notes sing with emotion.

Alternate Picking

Alternate picking is essential for achieving speed and precision. Lee Hodgson demonstrates how to alternate pick efficiently, ensuring you develop the dexterity and coordination needed for complex passages.


Legato playing involves smooth transitions between notes. You will explore hammer-ons and pull-offs to create fluid, connected lines, which are a staple in Albert Lee's style.

Performance Full Speed

Once you've mastered the techniques at a slower pace, the Performance Full Speed section challenges you to apply what you've learned in real-time. Playing along with Lee Hodgson at full speed helps bridge the gap between practice and performance, ensuring you can keep up with the demanding tempos often found in Albert Lee's music. Here’s what you’ll focus on:

Double-Stop Bends

Double-stop bends are a signature element of Albert Lee's sound. These lessons show you how to bend two strings simultaneously, adding a rich, harmonic texture to your solos.

Hybrid Picking

Hybrid picking combines pick and finger techniques to allow for greater speed and fluidity. This technique is vital for replicating Albert Lee's intricate picking patterns.

Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs

Hammer-ons and pull-offs are fundamental for creating smooth, legato phrases. These techniques are demonstrated in various musical contexts to show their versatility.


Slides are essential for creating seamless transitions between notes. Lee Hodgson covers different slide techniques to enhance your melodic playing.

Why Learning Techniques in Performance Context is Useful

Watching Lee Hodgson perform these techniques in a musical context is invaluable. It allows you to see how each technique fits into a song structure, helping you understand their practical applications. This method of learning bridges the gap between isolated practice and real-world performance, making it easier for you to incorporate these techniques into your own playing.

Benefits of Learning Guitar Techniques

Each technique you learn not only enhances your skill set but also broadens your musical vocabulary. Here’s a brief look at the benefits:

  • Vibrato: Adds emotion and character to your notes.
  • Alternate Picking: Increases speed and accuracy.
  • Legato: Creates smooth, connected phrases.
  • Double-Stop Bends: Adds harmonic richness.
  • Hybrid Picking: Enhances picking fluidity and speed.
  • Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs: Facilitates smooth legato lines.
  • Slides: Creates seamless note transitions.

These skills collectively improve your versatility as a guitarist, enabling you to tackle a wider range of musical genres and styles.

List of Guitar Techniques Covered

Here is a comprehensive list of the guitar techniques you will master in the "Albert Lee - Tech Session" by Lee Hodgson:

Embark on your guitar learning journey with "Albert Lee - Tech Session" by Lee Hodgson and unlock the secrets of Albert Lee's legendary playing style. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, these lessons will elevate your technique and inspire your musical expression.

About The Tutor

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Lee Hodgson

"Lee's contribution here at LickLibrary is a masterclass in classic guitar playing, from Hank Marvin to Simon & Garfunkel, but that certainly isn't the limit of his skills. In reality, Lee is one of the most technically able country guitar players we've ever seen, in fact his book ""Hot Country""...

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