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Getting Rhythm – Three Tips for Guitar Beginners

By Keith / December 19, 2017

If you are just starting out learning guitar one of the hardest things can be getting a good rhythm and keeping that rhythm going while you change chords with your left hand. When I first started learning guitar I would strum along happily until the chord change and then my right hand would stop while […]

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How to skip strings when strumming

By Keith / October 24, 2017

There’ll be times when you need to strum a chord and avoid playing certain strings. This is hard to do when you first start playing guitar, but don’t worry, it gets easy quickly. Let’s have a quick refresher on string numbers before we begin. How often will I have to skip certain strings? Often. I’d […]

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Flats vs Sharps

By Keith / October 24, 2017

When Should I Call Something ‘Sharp’ or ‘Flat’? This is a question I’ve been asked many times over the years. F# and Gb are the same chord, we play them both in exactly the same way, so when should you call it “F#” and when should you call it “Gb”? Sadly the answer to this […]

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E Guitar Chord

By Keith / October 24, 2017

The chord of E is one of the most fundamental guitar chords of all. (It’s full name is “E Major” but most people just call it, “E”.) It crops up in most styles of music, but is most widely used in blues and rock music. In its full form it looks like this: E Major (If you […]

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Em Guitar Chord

By Keith / October 24, 2017

The Em guitar chord is one of the most common guitar chords of all. There’s several different ways you can play it and I’m always urging my students to learn them all because they all sound great! In this free lesson you will learn: How to play a standard Em guitar chord 3 easy ways […]

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