Learn Guitar Trick #13 – Minor Pentatonic Scale System D minor

The key of Dm is a dark, mysterious key, movie composers use the
key of D minor when they write music to depict night scenes,
guitar players often re-tune their guitar to Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Trick #12 – Minor Pentatonic Scale System C# minor

The key of C# is a favorite of recording artists and sounds
fantastic on guitar ; it’s only one fret higher in pitch than
the familiar sounding key of C but put a capo on the first fret
and play your Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Online – The Best Kept Guitar Secret and how Voice Leading can benefit You

Do you listen to top guitar players and wonder how they get
that beautiful, seamless, logical sounding guitar style? You
know the Mark Knopfler, John Fogerty, Keith Richards type of
sound … they all have it and by now Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Trick #11 – Minor Pentatonic Scale System C minor

The key of C has always been feature key in most ‘Learn to play’
guitar books, in fact it’s difficult to escape songs like ‘Mary
Had A Little Lamb’, ‘Pop Goes the Weasel’ and other such
favorites if you are learning to Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Online – Easy As 1-2-3 the basics – harmony

I remember when I started my first job working in a music store
(actually that was the only ‘real job’ I ever had); my work
consisted of approximately Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Online – Easy As 1-2-3 the basics – melody

Have you ever played your guitar for someone and they ask you
“what was that” you were playing? Now, you might be puzzled why
they asked you that in the first place, after all Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Online – Easy As 1-2-3 the basics – rhythm

So you’ve bought your guitar and ready to start you musical
journey, but where do you start? Without a doubt the only place
to start is at the ground floor; and in music the ground floor Continue reading

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Guitar Chords Ain’t Sexy But The Results Rock, The Mighty Diminished Chord

You can always tell when a diminished chord is in a song …
that’s usually when the guitar stops playing! Seriously,
diminished and augmented chords get a bad wrap with guitarists,
players either don’t Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Trick #10 – Minor Pentatonic Scale System B minor

The key of B is a great sounding key it has a very strong,
powerful, uplifting sound best of all … it sounds fantastic on
guitar. Strangely enough the majority of guitarists Continue reading

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Learn Guitar Trick #9 – Minor Pentatonic Scale System Bb min

The key of Bb is not part of the ‘guitar friendly’ keys in fact
you are more likely to find it in the ‘piano friendly’ keys
department; none the less it’s a Continue reading

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