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Pull-Off Guitar Lesson And Exercise

Pull-Off Guitar Lesson And Exercise

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links:​Pull offs are an essential part of playing the acoustic guitar and they serve two purposes. One is it does add some character to both your melody and when you're doing these runs in between chords but they also like you to play a little bit faster. You actually get several notes sometimes one two with only one strike of the right...

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How to Fix those Crappy Sounding Notes

How to Fix those Crappy Sounding Notes

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: I got a message from one of my YouTube subscribers who was trying to form a partial barre chord. I believe and she says in paraphrasing "Every time I tried to play this kind of chord, my notes sound muted or blunted and I can't find any kind of instruction on how to fix that. They all say, you know, how to make the chord but they...

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Easy Method To Sing and Play Guitar

Easy Method To Sing and Play Guitar

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When you’re learning to play guitar, the natural next step is to play and sing your favorite songs. This can be a big challenge for new guitar players.As guitar players, we’re constantly multitasking. Our left hand and right hand are doing different things. We’re thinking about the next chord or phrase. We’re trying to stay in time. And that’s all a big challenge in...

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How To Change Keys Using A Capo

How To Change Keys Using A Capo

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​ Using a capo is a valuable skill for anyone learning guitar. Fortunately it's not difficult to learn how to use a capo properly, though there are a few things you need to know to get the maximum benefit from this simple but powerful tool.There are several different ways to use a capo on the acoustic guitar. However 90% of the time it's used to change the pitch of...

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Guitar Notes: Best Method And Free Guitar Notes Chart

Guitar Notes: Best Method And Free Guitar Notes Chart

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Among the many questions beginning guitar students ask I get this one often: “Do I need to learn how to read guitar notes?” Some might think it’s obvious that if you want to play any instrument that you must read music. Others point to the many rock guitarists that apparently don’t read a note and question if they should waste their time with following little dots on paper.

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