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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 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 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 Power Chords

A Power Chord is a two or three-note chord that’s easy, fun, and POWERFUL!! Start with a 2-note power chord. When you get good at that, switch to the three-note power chord Angle the finger on the 5th string to mute out t...
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
 

 
 

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