Music Theory for Guitar

Learning music theory can greatly assist in your ability to play guitar for ALL styles of music. These free video lessons will help you learn harmony, chord scale relationships, what works and WHY it works.

Skill Level:

Advanced

Summary:

No need to fear those big scary chords you don't know anymore!

 

Learn how to quickly simplify extended and altered chords to play just the basics if you are unfamiliar with the complex chord voicings.

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Skill Level:

Advanced

Summary:

In this lesson we take a look at using the melodic minor scale to play some tasty licks that lead perfectly from the VI7 to a iim chord in a jazz flavored blues.

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Summary:

Here we take a look at ways to surround and target the chord tones of a dominant 7th chord. We look a different ways to approach a note by playing the notes above and below the targeted note, then the targeted chord tone. We also practice using this technique when changing chords to really demonstrate the sound.

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