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    Full Chords Group 3: Introducing the B Major Chord

    Christopher Schlegel

    In this single lesson tutorial, we're going to learn how to play a B major chord.

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    Walking Bass Line Turnaround

    Gavin Audagnotti

    This tutorial is in the key of G and is a blues based turnaround. You will earn that a blues turnaround is made of dominant 7th chords and you will learn how to connect each...

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    Rock Riffing: 10 Rock Riffs

    Hanspeter Kruesi

    Here you can learn a selection of rock riffs which I created. I'll take you through distinct ten rock riffs that will help you understand what riffs are, and how to start creating...

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    Basic Jazz Chords

    Hanspeter Kruesi

    This tutorial gives you the theoretical background behind basic jazz chords - where they come from and how they are used. Take your time to get familiar with the theory behind it,...

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    Seamless Chord Changes For Beginners

    Lisa McCormick

    One of the most challenging tasks for a new guitarist can be making chord changes smoothly and quickly, without creating a pause in the music. Often times, coming up with a...

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    Mixing Major & Minor Chords 2: C, A minor, F, G

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Mixing Major & Minor Chords 3: A min, C, D min, E

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Mixing Major & Minor Chords 1: G, E minor, C, D

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Practicing Switching Chords 4: A, D, and E Minor

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Full Chords Group 4: A, D, and E Minor

    Christopher Schlegel

    This tutorial introduces the beginning guitar player to the full (non-simplified) versions of the A, D and E minor chords in open position. These are the standard basic chords...

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    Practicing Switching Chords 1: A, D, and E

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Focus: Chords

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    Practicing Switching Chords 2: C, F, and G

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing chords is the first step in guitar playing. Switching between chords is the first great leap in guitar skill. If you can switch between chords, you can play a song. This...

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    Focus: Chords

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    Practicing Switching Chords 3: E, A, and B

    Christopher Schlegel

    Playing the B chord can be very challenging. Switching from B to other chords is also difficult in the beginning. This tutorial for the beginning student introduces changing...

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    Full Chords Group 1: A, D, and E

    Christopher Schlegel

    This series introduces you to some of the basic chords on guitar: A, D, and E.

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    Full Chords Group 2: C, F, and G

    Christopher Schlegel

    This tutorial introduces the beginning guitar player to the full (non-simplified) versions of the C, F and G major chords in first position. These are the standard basic chords...

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    Simple Chords Group 1: Intro To C Major & G Major

    Christopher Schlegel

    This tutorial introduces simplified versions of the C and G chords at a beginner level.

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    Simple Chords Group 2: Intro To A Minor & E Major

    Christopher Schlegel

    This tutorial introduces simplified versions of A, E and C chords at a beginner level.

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    More 12 Bar Blues in A

    Christopher Schlegel

    In this Tutorial Series we are going to expand upon our 12 Bar Blues in the key of A.

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    12 Bar Blues in A

    Christopher Schlegel

    In this Tutorial Series we are going to learning how to play a 12 Bar Blues in A.

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    Simplify: Strip Down Your Chords

    Anders Mouridsen

    In this set of lessons, Anders Mouridsen will teach you how to strip down your chords. Anders will discuss the topic and set a good tone for the lessons, then dissect 6th string...

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    Chord Extensions in Rock

    Anders Mouridsen

    In this set of lessons, Anders Mouridsen will teach you about extensions in rock. He'll discuss the broader concept, then dial in a clean tone before laying out a basic...

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    Harmonic Variations: Substitutions

    Anders Mouridsen

    In this tutorial, Anders Mouridsen will teach chord substitutions. Anders will introduce the concept, then use a Telly tone for the lessons. He'll start with an inversion of the...

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    Add a Finger to Your Open Chords

    Anders Mouridsen

    In this tutorial, Anders Mouridsen will be teaching you how to "embellish" your open chords. This is called "suspension", which is a big word for a very simple thing: adding a...

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    Rock Your Barre Chords

    Anders Mouridsen

    In our second tutorial on rock chords, Anders Mouridsen will teach you how to play basic barre chords in rock. Anders will introduce barre chords to you, then set up a good tone....

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    Freshen Up Your Guitar Playing

    Gavin Audagnotti

    "Freshen Up Your Guitar Playing" is a lesson that hopefully will show you how to see a new way of thinking about the guitar. We are so locked into playing chord shapes covering...

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    Trick of the Week - January 11, 1999

    Jon Broderick

    This is a chord trick in A minor. It is especially useful as a pinky finger exercise. The idea is to leave the barre chord in place (leave the index finger laying across the 5th...

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    Trick of the Week - February 8, 1999

    Jon Broderick

    I was having so much fun with Al Gendron's January 25th Trick of the Week that I wrote one of my own using the same tuning but no slide. It reminds me of a Led Zeppelin...

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    Trick of the Week - August 3, 1998

    Jon Broderick

    This lesson is based on the C major chord. The most common chord trick for the C chord is hammering and pulling off on the D and G strings with your second finger while...

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    Trick of the Week - August 31, 1998

    Jon Broderick

    This is an example of a type of trick called a "walking bass line." The trick is usually placed at the transition between two sections of a song. For instance, you could play...

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