Guitarz Forever Hey Folks, Scott Thomas here... I love music and everything and anything guitar. I am revamping the site as we speak and will be updating on a daily basis from now on.
Welcome to Yet Another Web Page on CAGED theory. (If not one of the first.) I taught guitar in Salt Lake City, Utah for many years and hammered out a lesson from CAGED Theory in the mid 1980s to help my students learn fingerboard mechanics faster and better. CAGED Guitar
6 Basic Major Scale Sequences / Melodic Patterns Photo by Gideon When I first learned to play sequences I didn’t know what all the fuzz was about. Why was it so important to learn all these “sequences” or as some prefer to call them “melodic patterns”?
Music Theory for the Challenged from FolkBlues.Com
Geeks Note: If you have not studied the previous lessons in this series, please do so BEFORE you study this lesson. This lesson will draw on the previous lessons for knowledge and examples. If you do not have a basic understanding of Major Scales, Minor Scales, Intervals and the notes of the Equal Temperment Chromatic Scale then this lesson will not make much sense to you. Learning Objectives Welcome to Free and Easy Guitar - Music Theory: Circle of 5ths
The CAGED Guitar System Explained The CAGED guitar system can be very useful to help you find your way around the fretboard. The idea is based on the relationship between common major chord and major scale shapes. It is also a very useful method for visualising chord tones across the neck of the guitar. If you can easily find the notes on the fifth and sixth strings of the guitar then all it takes is a bit of practice with the CAGED system and you will be able to find any major chord tone very easily anywhere on the neck. There are two main things you need to learn.
Guitar Warm-up - Short Exercises to Start Your Guitar Practice
Guitar Chops - Improve Your Guitar Technique The following exercises are destined to improve your technique as a guitar player. The examples are divided in five chapters and they come in two shapes: as Sibelius Scorch - .sib web page where you can also listen in MIDI to the exercise (besides seeing or printing it) and in jpeg - .gif format for those who don't want to download the Scorch software. Practice the exercises in a slow tempo at first and increase the speed gradually until you master them. 1 - index; 2 - middle; 3 - ring; 4 - small.
Tuck &Patti: Pick &Fingerstyle Techniques [Note to the reader: Eventually I hope to offer illustrations or video clips to exemplify the various technical details I describe here, but I don't have that ability yet. Meanwhile I have tried to be as clear as possible using words to describe hand positions.] 1.1 Pick technique: Ways to hold the pick
Welcome to our main guitar lesson list page, where you'll find all of our video guitar lessons. Check out our beginner guitar lessons and learn easy guitar songs by clicking the watch lesson buttons adjacent to the song of your choice. As you'll know, learning to play songs will really advance your guitar skills and allow you to practice in a fun way, so get your guitar and start practicing! You need to log in and already be a premium member to have full access to the video tutorial on songs and downloadable tablature. Filter lessons (difficulty, guitar type, song genre, etc.) Easy Guitar Songs, Video Lessons | The Guitar Lesson.com
Send me an email message if you would like to receive an email notification when I publish a new lesson. Book 1 -- Lesson 1 -- Basics The goal of lesson 1 is to identify and explain general areas that need to be addressed if you are to be successful at learning to play classical guitar. These areas include mental attitude and physical control. The necessary mental attitude requires you to open yourself to new ideas, let go of old habits, and free yourself to expand musically. Proper physical control requires removing all tension from your body while playing, learning to use only the motion of your body absolutely required to make music, and making the instrument an extension of yourself. The Total Classical Guitar Method (tm) Lesson 1-Basics
The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines
Photo by John W. Tuggle If I have to name two things that took my guitar playing to the next level I would say music theory and memorizing the fingerboard. It made me understand the big picture. Combining music theory (understanding scales, modes, chord structure, improvising over chord progressions, etc, etc.) and knowing all the notes on the fingerboard will open up a whole new world.
Free online guitar lessons with guitarist/composer StoneDragon
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Welcome to Neal's Intervallic studies for the guitar. My goal here is to teach players to break away from the usual linear and scalar pattern approach to the guitar. I always found it more musical when using a wide intervallic style of playing like Eric Johnson and several Fusion Jazz Players. So for now, I have placed a few examples below to get you guys started.