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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

C Major Scale

Easy C Scales for Guitar

In this guitar lesson you will learn the C Major and C minor guitar scale – two of the most basic, open position guitar scales. Learn the shape and sound of each one slowly – it will pay off in the future! Let’...
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



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