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So i have chord practice in my practice sheldue, because i think it is just as important as lead. However, how do i really "practice" them? Callaway X-22 IronsSwitching or what? I play mostly prog metal and some jazz. Sorry for noob question.
Last edited by Marian123 at Oct 28, 2011,
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Put a metronome on, and make the clicks the 2nd and 4th beat. Then comp a blues or a maybe a simple standard.
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#3
Dedicate time to new voicings for chords, improvise progressions and see how chords interact in a practical setting, and work on playing the chordal accompaniment in conjunction with a melody. Being able to play an interesting bass-line, chords, and a melody at once on guitar is an extremely useful tool.
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Hey man i have some articles that can help you with chord changes:

First try these caged system shapes:

http://www.guitarlearningtips.org/music-theory/the-caged-system-minor-shapes-and-how-to-practice-them/


Then you can try these chord inversions songs. They are designed to train your chord changes and learn the sound of every inversion. They do have a jazzy feel so i guess that you will like them

Here you go:

For Root position : http://www.guitarlearningtips.org/guitar-technique/how-to-practice-root-position-chord-triads/

For 1st inversion: http://www.guitarlearningtips.org/guitar-technique/how-to-practice-chord-triads-first-inversions/

For 2nd inversion :http://www.guitarlearningtips.org/guitar-technique/how-to-practice-chord-triads-second-inversions/


Good luck, hope they help
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How I first learned was to find multiple chords, learn and memorize their shapes, then play them as fast as I could, and change as quickly and as cleanly as I could.

This is before I knew how useful a metronome could be.
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