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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
 

 
 

Learn Tab and Standard Notation

Learn how to read standard and tab notation – indispensable assets to any guitar player! Reading music is very much like reading words. You read left to right, and you read down the page. In books, you read letters, words...
by Mike Abbott
 

 
 

E Blues Shuffle Rhythm

By learning swing eighth guitar notes and strums, you will give the E Blues Rhythm an authentic blues “feel”. Serious guitar players have to know about the shuffle and about the blues!   The shuffle rhythm is b...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

Guitar String Bending lesson

Although guitar string bending can be done on the acoustic guitar, the electric guitar gave bending it’s reputation 1. You will be pushing or pulling the guitar string to a different pitch(pitch is how high or low the not...
by Mike Abbott