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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 Vibrato Lesson

Like string bending, vibratos will make a guitar lick stand up and be heard! Vibratos are like many bends and releases strung together on the same note A release is when a the note moves from the bent state back to the non-bent...
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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

Palm Muting

Palm Muting the guitar strings will inject attitude into your playing! Palm Muting Tips: Lay the right edge of your palm(opposite your thumb-see picture) on top of the bridge. As you are strumming (with palm muting), get more w...
by Mike Abbott