## Notes on the ‘D’ string

This article deals with the notes on the guitar and not why you should learn them.  Why learn notes on the guitar? Notes on the ‘D’ string: Highlighted in Red Sharp notes on the ‘D’ string. Flat notes on the ‘D’ string. D# = Eb F# = Gb G# = Ab A# = Bb C# […]

## Notes on the ‘A’ string

This article deals with the notes on the guitar and not why you should learn them.  Why learn notes on the guitar? Notes on the ‘A’ string: Sharp notes on the ‘A’ string. Flats on the ‘A’ string. Understanding that: A# = Bb C# = Db D# = Eb F# = Gb G# = Ab […]

## Notes on the bottom E string – Neck Knowledge

This lesson is focussed on the bottom E string.  In this article we are looking at how important it is to understand the relationship between the E string and Barre chords or Scales can be. The letter or the note as it should be referred to is usually called the root/tonic – in Chords or Scales […]

## Understanding Barre Chords(part 1)

What is a barre chord? The barre chord is a movable chord that uses the first finger to lie across the strings pressing them all down whilst other fingers fret chord shapes. Effectively your first finger becomes the guitar nut or works like a capo. Understanding how a barre chord works can take some real […]

## Key Signatures – How to learn

One way to learn your key signatures is this: Key Signatures with Sharps Take the Cmajor Scale – it has no sharps or flats, C D E F G A B C Count up five degrees of the scale to G Start the scale from G, G A B C D E F G – […]