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Free Guitar Lesson: 1 String Exercise

Getting your fingers to untwist themselves can be a frustrating process. Practice is king – for the exercise we’re going to use the ‘G’ string as our basis and the notes from the A minor(natural) scale have been used – this will hopefully give us a few things, Learn how to use our fingers properly. […]

Strumming 1 2 +(3)+ 4 +

The following lesson is primarily a series of strumming exercises that can also benefit chord changes. Each example has an audio example for you to listen to. In each example the strum is played once for each bar. The strum shown below is quite a comfortable strum to learn but usually it is learnt by […]

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 5

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 1: Dsus4 and Dsus2 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 2: Em7, Cadd9 and Dsus4 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 3: Cadd9, Cmaj7, Asus2 and Asus4 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 4: Slash Chords Advanced Chord Lessons Part 5: Slash Chords Each example chord progression and strum has an audio examples for you listen and […]

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 4

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 1: Dsus4 and Dsus2 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 2: Em7, Cadd9 and Dsus4 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 3: Cadd9, Cmaj7, Asus2 and Asus4 Advanced Chord Lessons Part 4: Asus4 and Asus2 Each example chord progression and strum has an audio examples for you listen and learn. Example 1:A, Asus4 and Asus2 […]

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 2: Em7, Cadd9 and Dsus4

Advanced Chord Lessons Part 1: Dsus4 and Dsus2 The following lesson involves the Em7, Cadd9, A7sus4 and the previous lessons chords Dsus4 and Dsus2 chords. Each example chord progression and strum has an audio examplem for you listen and learn. Example 1: Em7, G major, Cadd9 and Dsus4 Example 2: G major, Em7, Dsus4 and […]

Strumming – 1 2 + 3 4

Note: Click on an image to make it bigger Learning to strum properly and consistently is very important to guitar playing. Learning to count a rhythm can be invaluable in learning how to do this. That said though being able to hear and recognise rhythms is more important. A combination of the two will improve […]

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt4)

Previous article: Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt3) Continuation of guitar primer lesson involving how to hold plectrum, how to read tab and which fingers to use. Click above picture to play sequence… This is the TAB that is being played, A few tips to try: ‘Alternative picking’ V = Down Stroke X = […]

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt3)

previous article(pt2) Hopefully you’ve read the previous free guitar lessons giving you a few ideas and tips on correctly holding your plectrum. This the 3rd article in this primer will talk about fingers in relation to TAB or tablature. —Dealing with TAB— Reading guitar tabulature: Lines = Strings The ‘Bottom E’ is the thickest string […]