42 Unique Ways To Play 1 Chord

In this lesson we’re going to explore how you can take one chord and play it in many different unique ways. In the previous lesson on triads and inversions, we learned how to form the major and minor triad and play inversions on the first three strings. You can read that lesson here. Here’s a brief summary of that lesson. The Major Triad The Major triad is made up of the 1, 3 and 5 of the major scale. For example, the C Major triad contains the following notes: C - E - G The minor triad is made up of the 1, b3 and 5 of the major scale. For example, the C minor triad contains the … [Read more...]

How To Strum On The Guitar For Beginners

Strumming on the guitar can be a bit of a mystery for beginners. There are a hundreds of easily accessible chord diagrams out there and lots of songs to put these chords to use. But there seems to be a lack of guidance when it comes to strumming and the correct approach. … [Read more...]