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Guitar Notes and Symbols

In the picture below are different music and guitar notes and symbols. Try to memorize the symbols and any note relationships. The sharp symbol raises the pitch of a note by a half step The flat symbol lowers the pitch of a not...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Easy Blues Solo for Guitar

In this lesson, we will tackle a fairly easy-to-play solo in the key of E. If you haven’t yet explored string bending, hammer-ons, or slides, please go to those lessons first. It will also be helpful to review the E Blues...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Guitar Technique Lesson

In this guitar technique lesson, you will learn left and right hand positions that will improve your guitar playing immediately! RIGHT HAND SINGLE NOTE TECHNIQUE: 1. The Pinky finger should lightly rest on the pickguard or guit...
by Mike Abbott
 

 

 

Strumming Basics

Learn the basics of guitar chord strumming and switching! Strumming a Guitar chord – Lightly and quickly brush the guitar pick across the guitar strings using your arm and wrist. If your guitar chords don’t ring cle...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Beginning Rhythms for Guitar

After you learn music notes and rhythms, reading tab or standard music notation will be right around the corner! Here are the four basic types of music notes:     Examples of a rhythm used in 1 measure:     ...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

E Blues Rhythm

The E Blues Rhythm is a must for all blues guitar players, rock players, and lovers of the 2-note guitar chord! Blues guitar players gave this form it’s sound by using the 2-note guitar chord. It is one of the main reason...
by Mike Abbott