This video will show you how I approach chords - without learning them!
Discussion on common major and minor 3-note triads demonstrated in studies that use them in different solo rhythm guitar situations and in stand alone chord riffs.
This lesson will teach you some fun variations of common chords that will make your guitar playing shine.
Chords that cover the entire range of the fretboard, are easy to play, and have your guitar playing sound advanced.
Chord shortcuts. This will come in handy if you need to play extensions of big chords. You can say that this concept is a simple permutation of intervals.
In the key of E major we can create awesome sounding chords up the neck with a combination of barre chord shapes and the open B and E strings.
It's a lesson on building interesting and sophisticated sounding chords only using notes from the minor pentatonic scale. There's a backing track video using the chords from the lesson.
An amazingly simple trick to allow you to move chords or any other fingering pattern up and down the string sets. We need to adjust shapes because of the irregular tuning of the guitar strings, and this lesson will show you exactly how you do that.
How to manipulate certain intervals in your chords, to make your progression sound more authentic and interesting.
For those of you too sophisticated to play regular minor triads, or even minor 7s, the minor 9 is your new best friend!
Learn how to build and apply minor 6 chords.
What are the nuts and bolts behind the beauty of Major 7 chords?
How many major 6 chords have you played recently?
I made this lesson to bring an aspect of playing chords to your attention that there is a big chance you don't think too much about, and which can give you a huge number of new ways to play progressions with the voicings you already know.
Learn to create melodic lines using various chords to improve your improvisation skills.
Creating unique progressions using wide-interval "open sounding" guitar chords.
It is possible to convert piano notes to guitar chords using musical scales.
Learn how to get started with a few simple, smooth jazz rhythm guitar grooves.
Big, complex chords don't have to be difficult to play. If you are comfortable with A and E bar chords, and you already know I-IV-V, then there's no reason not to get into jamming with the 11 chord! You can even do it all with one finger!
Learn three fun to work on jazz chord workout exercises!
This lesson is about how to move beyond simple chord progressions when writing music. I focus on individual chords and how they affect the overall song and a good mindset to approach a more liberating form of songwriting.