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Palm Muting

Palm Muting the guitar strings will inject attitude into your playing! Palm Muting Tips: Lay the right edge of your palm(opposite your thumb-see picture) on top of the bridge. As you are strumming (with palm muting), get more w...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Guitar Licks with Rests

In this lesson, find out how using rests completely changes the sound of a guitar lick! RESTS are just silent rhythms. Here are the 4 basic types of rests that you will see. Mute the note before a rest by either laying your lef...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Classic Rock Styles

From Dylan to Nirvana, many classic rock styles survive the test of time! Classic Rock Strumming Try both strums with other chords also like Cand D – How do I play these chords? Click Here   Classic Strum 1 because o...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

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