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Sitting and playing

Much of your guitar playing will be taking place while you are sitting so let’s talk about the best way to hold the guitar in this position. I see many beginning guitar players struggle unnecessarily because they tend to stabilize … Continue reading

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From chord to chord

O.K. , so you’ve got some chords under your belt and now it’s time to put them together. What we are looking for is the ability smoothly transition from one chord to the next. I have a couple of tricks … Continue reading

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Guitar Anatomy

I will often refer to different parts of the guitar in these posts, so here is an annotated shot of my old Gibson S.G.(bonus question:what does S.G. stand for?). It has been around much of the world the world with … Continue reading

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Tablature, explained

Tablature or “tab” for short is another way to write things down for guitar, and other stringed instruments. It differs from musical notation staff in some key ways: 1) It has six lines instead of five. One line for each … Continue reading

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Totally Extreme Grids

Most of the time, you get boring old guitar grids to learn your chords on. And those are fine, really. But these new ones I just made are at least 33 percent more radical, don’t you agree? Flying V chord … Continue reading

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Chord Grids(doodley-doooo-do-do-do)

For those who don’t know already, chord grids explained. Chord grids  are just a visual representation of the guitar fretboard positioned vertically. so this…….. means do this…… and it should look like this: By the way, this chord is called E Major. … Continue reading

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Blank guitar tablature with chord grids

Often it helps, when the writing down tabs wholesale mlb jerseys for certain arpeggios , to be able to see Lesbo the chord shape too. I think the cheap jerseys eye can Those make quicker sense of what is happening, … Continue reading

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Names of the strings, part two

Especially with young beginners, the a Sony mnemonic device really helps to memorize the names of HP the notes on each open string: 1 E is for  every or elephants for example 2 B Guitar is cheap jerseys free shipping for___________________ … Continue reading

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Names of the strings

Sometimes beginners get confused so…….. The thinnest string, closest to the floor cheap NFL jerseys as you are holding wholesale mlb jerseys the guitar to play wholesale MLB jerseys is string number one. It is normally tuned to the note “E“. … Continue reading

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