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Music Theory Basics

Music Theory is not rocket science! It is important to know that before you start learning about it. It is simple math – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You don’t need to know anything about mus...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Basic Guitar Chord and Scale Theory

In this basic guitar chord lesson,you will learn how to build a guitar chord two different ways: Using Major and minor third intervals and by building a basic chord scale. There are many benefits to learning basic guitar chord ...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

Basic Barre Chords

Although barre chords can be intimidating, without them, some of the greatest rock and roll guitar riffs wouldn’t exist! What is a barre chord? A barre chord is a chord which is played at least partly by using one finger ...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

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