5 Basic Guitar Chords & 20 Easy Guitar Songs for Beginners
Are you ready to learn 5 basic guitar chords that are the basis of dozens of easy songs? In this blog post, we'll take a look at a few simple open-string chords on the guitar that you can use to play many beginner guitar songs.
You'll learn how to read guitar chord grids and tips for memorizing these 5 important guitar chord shapes. Well also take a look at a chord-change exercise that will help you get your chord playing skills up to speed in no time.
How to Play 20 Guitar Songs with 5 E
6 Common Questions About Beginning Guitar
Thinking about taking guitar lessons? It's one of the most popular instruments for beginners! While it's pretty easy to pick up the guitar and start plucking, if you really want to master the chords and songs you hear from your favorite artists, working with an experienced guitar teacher is important. Here, Brooklyn guitar teacher Amit P. discusses six of the most common questions new guitar players have before starting lessons...
1. "Am I too young or too old to start learn
Learning to Play Guitar: How Often Should I Take Lessons?
You've chosen a beautiful guitar. You have picks, a capo, a tuner, and a guitar teacher. Congratulations! You've begun your journey to becoming a great guitar player. But how often should you take lessons?
Mastering the guitar requires blending many skills together, and using your body and mind in unison to create music. You must perfect your muscle memory and fine motor skills, while remembering many chords, chord progressions, and how to find particular notes on your guitar. Playing electr
What is Guitar Technique? And Why Does it Matter?
What's the deal with guitar technique anyway? Guitar teacher Alexander A. explains a few of the fundamentals and why they are so important...
If your teacher is cracking the whip every lesson because your hands arent in the proper position you may be asking yourself, Does my guitar teacher hate me? The answer is no at least, I certainly hope not! More than likely, your teacher is trying to make you a better player by guiding you to play with good technique.
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Five Tips For Writing A Jazz Song On Guitar
Take the plunge into writing jazz songs on guitar with these tips from guitar teacher Samuel B....
Although jazz guitar is a formal discipline, you can mix it into your repertoire of original songs without formal training. Here are five easy ways to do this:
Include Triads In Your Songs
Triads (three-note chords) are your most accessible ally. There are two basic ones.
I refer to the first one as the L. It looks like this:
Although it can be strummed, the L chord sou