The B Diminished Triads On Strings 123 & 234

The Bdim Triads This is a continuation of free lesson blogs: Major Triads in C on strings 123 Major Triads in C on strings 234. Minor Triads in C on strings 123 Minor Triads in C on strings 234 Dim triads consist of 2 minor 3rd intervals stacked on top of one another. When youRead More »

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 10:39 am

Am, Dm and Em Triads on Strings 234

Minor Triads in C On Strings 234 This is a continuation of free lesson blogs: Minor Triads in C on strings 123 Major Triads in C on strings 123 Major Triads in C on strings 234. Reading the above blogs first is only going to take about 5 minutes of your time, but will speedRead More »

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | 10:05 am

Minor Triads in C

Minor Triads in C On Strings 123 This is a continuation of free lesson blogs: Major Triads in C on strings 123 Major Triads in C on strings 234. Reading the 3 above blogs first is only going to take about 4 minutes of your time, but will speed up your progress learning the followingRead More »

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | 10:01 am

Major Triads in C on Strings 234

Major Triads In C on Strings 234 This is a continuation from last week’s free lesson blog, which you can check here: Major Triads in C on strings 123 C Triads Learn the C chords first. The 10/9/8 shape (10th fret, 9th fret, 8th fret) is what you call “root position”. The notes from lowRead More »

Posted on: 2 February 2018 | 10:28 am

Major Triads In C

Major Triads In C “Triads” are 3-note chords. There are major chords and minor chords. Major chords consist of a root, a major 3rd (above the root) and a 5th (above the root). i.e. C E G Minor chords consist of a root, a minor 3rd (above the root) and a 5th (above the root).Read More »

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | 10:59 am

In Position Soloing over the Vm Modal Interchange

In Position Soloing Over Cmaj7 Gm7. This is a continuation of last week’s free lesson, which you can check here: Solo In Position over Cmaj7 Abmaj7. Check this blog first. It will make everyting in today’s lesson easier to follow. Today we’ll talk about some advanced improvising with the 7 in position scale fingerings. IfRead More »

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 10:17 am

In Position Soloing Over Cmaj7 Abmaj7

In Position Soloing Over Cmaj7 Abmaj7. Today we’ll talk about some advanced improvising with the 7 in position scale fingerings. If you don’t know those scale patterns yet, you can learn them here: The 7 C Major Scale Fingerings You will be soloing over this chord progression. ||: Cmaj7 | Cmaj7 | Abmaj7 | Abmaj7Read More »

Posted on: 12 January 2018 | 10:07 am

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We’ll take a little break from free lessons and blogging, and will be back early January 2018 We’re looking forward to lots of amazing guitar playing and music in the new year. 2017 has been a heck of an amazing year, 2018 is going to be even better. ThankRead More »

Posted on: 22 December 2017 | 11:03 am

Chords In Songwriting and Composition.

Chords In Songwriting and Composition. I, IV, V The 1st, 4th and 5th chord in a scale are the main chords that serve as a frame work to which any chord progression in any song can be reduced to. Look at any song or composition: and you will see that the most common chords inRead More »

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 10:38 am

Jazzing Up The 12-Bar Blues

Jazzing Up The 12-Bar Blues When blues guys play the blues, they usually play following progression: I | IV | I | I | IV | IV | I | I | V | IV | I | V || In the key of C for example, this would give you following chords C |Read More »

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | 10:50 am