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How to Memorize Notes on the Guitar Fretboard

How to Memorize Notes on the Guitar Fretboard

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Knowing the notes on the guitar fretboard are will help you in several different ways. It’ll help you with learning bar chords, learn songs, techniques, and generally get around the guitar fretboard more easily.I’m going to show you several techniques for easily identifying the notes on the neck. Then I’ll give you an exercise to help you memorize them easily in...

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Guitar Theory That Doesn’t Suck

Guitar Theory That Doesn’t Suck

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There are a lot of people who have been asking me over the years about music theory. Some were even asking me at my music school if they really need to learn theory before learning to play guitar. Theory is not critical to be a good player.

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Harmonic Minor Scale in A | How to Play And Improvise

Harmonic Minor Scale in A | How to Play And Improvise

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    One of the scales I like to use a lot in my improvisation is the harmonic minor scale. It's very similar to a regular minor scale (also called natural minor). There is only one note difference.     Some Harmonic Minor Theory The harmonic minor scale is very similar to the basic minor scale. The harmonic minor scale has all the same notes with the exception of...

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Understanding Guitar Chords – Triads And 7th Chords

Understanding Guitar Chords – Triads And 7th Chords

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    Guitar Theory Made Easy Part Two   In the previous lesson I talked about triads which are basic three note chords. If this is all brand-new to you I would encourage you to review that lesson. I'll include a link below. Today I'm going to talk about a slightly different way of understanding chords that is very common and useful. I'll show you how chords are...

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How Chords Work Easy Guitar Theory Lesson

How Chords Work Easy Guitar Theory Lesson

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Guitar Theory For Us Non-Theoreticians   This will help you tremendously in feeling confident when playing the guitar. I found when I first learned these ideas it really opened up my eyes and helped me realize that there is a system underlying music. Also it will help you to learn new things on the guitar faster and more easily because you'll begin to see the...

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