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How to Change Keys on Guitar

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: One very practical skills for guitar players is to be able to change keys. This is especially helpful if you want to play guitar and sing. Oh, if you're playing guitar for somebody else you're singing that's because certain keys are better for the singer than others. Also, there are some things when you're playing they just work...

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What Does the “Key” of a Song Mean?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hi I'm Tomas from Real Guitar. Let's talk a little bit about what it means to be in a ​Key in ​Music and why that's important.   First I'm gonna explain just a little bit of music theory. Now nothing complicated so don't worry and it's nothing you really have to memorize or anything but they will help this explanation go a...

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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...

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