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Guitar Chords Lessons
In this lesson we will focus on just 5 open chord shapes; G, C, D, E, and A, and how to make come alive by adding embellishments.
Learn two colourful chord types that are very common in gypsy jazz.
I'll show you 8 ways in which you can play power chords to bring more life to your riffs and blow some heads off with such Power! Perfect for rockers.
Jazz Guitar Minute Study #5: How to comp for a vocalist, 50s style. "I Should Care" - Barney Kessel and Julie London• Author: @janjakut
How to comp for a jazz singer, 50s style: an excerpt from the transcription & arrangement of "I Should Care" as performed by Julie London and the great Barney Kessel.
We're going to be moving forward with chords. Diminished Chords. 3rds, 6ths,Secondary Dominants. This will help get your fingers familiar with new chords as well as new sounds.
Barre Chord Workout for those of you trying to get through your barre chord phase. Just keep playin' em.
Do you feel trapped in a mediocre chord progression bubble? Are your chord progressions not sounding as good as they used to? Looks like you are ready to start learning some tricks to take your progressions to the next level.
Create chord shapes from the scale tones to find new sounds.
By using this basic formula 1x2x3x4=24; we arrive at a finite number of 4-note chords, i.e. seventh chords (Root, 3rd, 5th,7th). A list of these chord voicings/permutations is given with some examples of how to practice them. Technically you'll find some that aren't suited to guitar, but I find them essential to filling in a complete picture of the fingerboard.
In this lesson I want to demonstrate a set of voicings that are fairly easy to play on the guitar and very useful for playing chords with extensions. I also want to talk a bit about how you approach playing chords in terms of interpretation of chord extensions, substitutes, connecting or voice-leading the chords.