Triads Will Teach You How To Understand Chords

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hiMost guitarists play chords by learning shapes. By learning commonly used shapes, you have the tools to play thousands of songs. This is a great way to enter the world of chords and start playing music. One of the downfalls of this is that it is … [Continue reading]

How To Improvise When You Never Have

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What would you do if you had to improvise a guitar solo and had never done it before? Let’s say you were in a band situation and you only had a few minutes to figure out what you were going to do. Analysing a chord progression and figuring out … [Continue reading]

Do Arpeggios And CAGED Work Together?

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If you've been reading up on the many lessons relating to scales on this site, you will most likely know the importance of learning scales in five positions (known as the CAGED system). By learning scales in five positions, we cover the entire … [Continue reading]

Tips On Playing And Practising Chords

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One of the reasons why strumming can be a difficult and confusing topic for beginners is because in popular music, the pros rarely strum the same rhythm from bar to bar. This is because there is a natural variation that usually occurs with strumming. … [Continue reading]

A Dream’s Embrace (Chord Study and Melody)

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This post will simply include a piece from the book 'open chords made easy'. If you have read the extracted lessons from the book, you should be able to read and play the piece. This piece contains a chord chart and strumming guide. The melody … [Continue reading]

Only The Beginning (chord study and melody)

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This post will simply include a piece from the book 'open chords made easy'. If you have read the extracted lessons from the book, you should be able to read and play the piece. This piece contains a chord chart and strumming guide. The melody … [Continue reading]