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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
 

 
 

Music Theory Basics

Music Theory is not rocket science! It is important to know that before you start learning about it. It is simple math – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You don’t need to know anything about mus...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

Classic Rock Styles

From Dylan to Nirvana, many classic rock styles survive the test of time! Classic Rock Strumming Try both strums with other chords also like Cand D – How do I play these chords? Click Here   Classic Strum 1 because o...
by Mike Abbott