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Guitar Slides and Slide Licks

Slides are one of the easier guitar techniques to play and one of the coolest! In this lesson, learn how to play a slide in a guitar lick! Begin each slide from the 1st fret Quickly slide your finger up to the fret # specified ...
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
 

 
 

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 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
 

 
 

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