If you know your chords, and you know your patterns, then this lesson will benefit your playing immensely. Knowing how chords and scales relate to each other helps you to find them more easily than […]
Jazz Progressions are simply common chord progressions in jazz music. One of the most common progressions is the ii-V-I progression. The ii-V-I sounds at its best when you use seventh chords and their expanded voicings. […]
This lesson is going to familiarize you with the chord tones within the scale patterns. Yes, that’s right now you have to learn the notes instead of blazing trough patterns. Why should you learn them… […]
Learn the major and minor pentatonic scales, their patterns, when to use them, and why they’re the scale shortcut.
Learn diminished and diminished seventh chord grips, how they’re constructed, and when to use them. You’ll learn how dim7 chords form a fun pattern that can be played in many locations.
Learn everything you need to know about slash chords in this quick and easy lesson.
Power chords are used in many musical styles, but Rock music may be the most common. These chords sound thick and raw. Power chords are easy to play because they are played using modified versions […]
First let’s define Bar Chords. Bar Chords are chords that have your index finger holding down more than one string and not playing with any open strings. Confused? Well let me clarify things. I’ll show […]
Learn several ways to solo over a chord progression by knowing the key or by knowing the chord. Learn to use several methods of approaching each method.
This lesson will teach you progressions in several styles so you can learn from known progressions and styles. This lesson will cover the 50’s progression, the Let It Be progression, jazz progressions, blues progressions, and […]
Learn how to play, form, and use the major scale effectively. This is arguably the most important scale you can learn. It is used in improvisation, chord construction, diatonic harmony, and much more.
Objectives Learn all the intervals. Learn the fretboard patterns for the intervals. Learn both ways to play intervals. The video cannot be played because your browser does not support HTML 5 video. What Are Intervals? […]
Learn beginner finger picking techniques and the song, House of the Rising Sun!
Learn strumming, alternate picking, and sweep picking in this lesson that covers an introduction to each.
This lesson will show you how to read chord diagrams, fretboard patterns, and rhythm charts. These diagrams are a perfect way to quickly communicate what you are playing with other guitarists and musicians.
Although, we love to listen to music, we need to be able to read and write it. This lesson show you how to read (and write) tablature and notation.
Learning the fretboard is a challenge that this lesson will help you tackle efficiently. Did you know that a 22-fret guitar contains 138 notes? It is a huge task that challenges both beginner and experienced guitarists. […]
Learn the fundamental and common beginner techniques that every guitarist must know.