Playing a guitar chord is essentially to play several strings on the guitar with one hand at the same time you have some fingers pressed down with the other hand. So in other words, first position your left-hand fingers according to a certain chord shapes (more about actual shapes later) and when play one or many strings with your right hand. There are two main options: you can strum – you play over many strings – or you can pick – you play one string at a time.
If you look to guitarists playing fast blues licks, you might think to yourself that you will never get these under you fingers. In this article I will prove to you that these powerful blasts of speed are quite manageable if you break down the licks and learn to play them step by step.
Think back to the moment when you just learned to improvise on guitar and played your first licks in the minor pentatonic scale. It felt awesome to be able to play over a backing track, to create your own guitar solos and to express the way you felt by means of guitar playing. You saw your improvisation qualities improve rapidly and it felt like some kind of magic. As you mastered the minor pentatonic scale completely, you may have noticed that you got stuck and your soloing didn’t improve much anymore. In this article we will talk about a few simple techniques to break through these limitations and take your blues guitar soloing to a whole new level. Continue reading Chord Tone Soloing – Dominant Pentatonic Scale
Before committing yourself to a blues guitar jam session, there are a couple of things that you should know. Especially if you have a certain fear of not being able to jam with the ‘big guys’. This is a fear that is shared by a lot of guitarists. Even experienced guitarists who play for many years are sometimes still struggling with their inner voices from time to time, regardless of the technical mastery of their instrument. So let’s take a look at exactly what is holding you back to get up on that stage and what is necessary to turn yourself into the perfect guitar jamming partner.
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There are different types of guitars. You will often notice this when bands are playing. Have you ever tried playing a bass guitar? If you don’t know how to play one, then you can start to learn bass guitar playing. Continue reading Learning Bass Guitar – Playing Bass Guitar by Bobby G. Webb
One great thing about the guitar is that there are many stuff you can learn to play on the guitar without needing to understand any music theory. Continue reading Learn Guitar – Ways to Get a Grip on Guitar Theory by Cruz Durham
Finger picking is a technique of playing the classical guitar where you use your thumb plus at least one added finger to pick or pluck notes, using your fingernails, finger picks or else fingertips. Various really gifted players be capable of use all 5 fingers on top of their picking hand, but most guitar players only use 4 fingers with use their pinky finger as being a support in the acoustic guitar.
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Ever dreamed of playing a guitar? But having second thoughts because you don’t know how to start as a beginner? Don’t fret because today there are numerous obtainable guitar lessons for beginners to help you. In starting your guitar lessons, it is crucial to learn the primary guitar techniques to achieve success in guitar playing.
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Electric guitar effects pedals are a useful way to get the particular sounds from the electric guitar you’d like to have from a specific circumstance. It is not necessarily consistently attainable to duplicate the particular sounds you are looking for with no help and that is exactly the place this kind of device gets truly helpful to virtually any guitarist. When you initially have a look at electric guitar effects pedals the selection you’ll find is really sizable. Continue reading Electric Guitar Effects Pedals – A Wonderful Accessory For Your Guitar by OLiver Clark