Guitar Lessons and Tutorials

Mastering Barre Chords – Become An Intermediate Guitar Player

Photo courtesy simon_music Finally, after a lot of time and many requests, I have finally come up with a barre chords lesson. This is one of the most important lessons here on this blog. Before getting into details, lets clear for whom this lesson is intended for. If you are absolutely and surely comfortable with below points: Playing Basic Open Chords. Shifting between Open Chords without the need of looking at the fret board. Have been practicing guitar for at least 8-12 months. If you think that you are ready with all the above things, then continue reading! Barre chords is the key thing to playing variety of chords. Once you master the barre chords, you will be awakened to…
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Developing Your Ear – The Art of Listening !!

Photo by Mohammed Nairooz Hello all !! I would like to stress on the art of listening especially for new is very likely that due to todays technology age, we have the required information at our finger few searches and we have the is good but i would also suggest the newbies to simultaneously train their ears for finding the chords of the Here are a few pointers that will help you improve your ear: Listen to the song a number of times first until you can imagine the tune and the music even without listening! Once you get the feel of the song, find which key the song is in. The key of the song is usually the FIRST…
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6 Tips on Changing Guitar Chords Effectively

Photo by clumsy_jim So, you are able to play the Basic Open Chords very well. Not just the easy ones like D, E or C chord but even the tougher ones like G and F chord too. But what about moving from one chord to another? Suddenly you stop your right hand, focus on the left hand, place the fingers on the required frets and before you can strum your newly formed chord, the rhythm has already gone for a toss! Frustrating, isn't it? (more…)
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Starting To Learn Guitar Chords? Practice Basic Open Chords First

Yes, get these chords under your belt and you are on your way to play many songs and impress your friends! You cannot call yourself even a beginner guitarist if you don't know these chords. Mastering chords gives you the license to play your guitar alongside a singer. Some beginners think that playing guitar only means being able to play a tune of their favorite songs. That is just one side of the guitar. Chords, as the definition will tell you, is a combination of three or more notes played together. So, instead of just plucking a particular string, you would strum multiple strings. (more…)
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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Learning Guitar Right Now!

Photo by aimelee Ok, so you have been through it innumerable times. Right from childhood you thought of mastering that wonderful instrument. You always dreamt of playing it and impressing your friends. There comes a long list of excuses, ahem reasons why you didn't do it. Stop giving excuses, will you? (more…)
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How to Decorate Your Music with Suspended Chords

Suspended chords are those which you should know in addition to the major and minor chords. People often tend to feel mystified with these chords thinking they are tough. On the contrary, they are very simple to play and beautifully ornament the major/minor chords associated with them. I will tell you how. (more…)
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