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Chords & Progressions Lessons


  • Neo Soul Chords

    by Chris Harrington

    Tasty Neo Soul Chords and fun fills you can add to them!

    Tags: jazz, soul, Neo Soul, Bb Major, Bb Ionian, Instagram, Insta guitar, Instagram Guitar, social media, new jazz, modern jazz
  • Power Chord Control

    by Diego Budicin

    Make your rhythm guitar sound massive with this tight chord progression.

    Tags: Power Chords, Alternate Picking, Downstrokes, Sixteen notes, Heavy Metal, Ac/DC, Iron Maiden, Alter Bridge, Andy Timmons, D minor, Strumming, Muting, Legato
  • Basic Rock Guitar: Advanced Power Chords

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Learn some interesting advanced power chords that can spice up your riffing.

    Tags: rock guitar, power chords, 4ths, 5ths, riffs, rhythm, muted strings, strumming, Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, van halen, B minor, D# minor, extended chords, inversions, palm muting, downpicking, groove, rock rhythm, triads, arpeggios, double stops
  • Beginner Chord Strumming

    by Darius Wave

    Right hand mechanics - 4 different rhythms,.

    Tags: right hand mechanics, rhythm guitar, G major, open chords, rhythm, chord progression, groove, how to play pop songs, comping, beginner chords, right hand technique, timing
  • Power Chord Variations

    by Darius Wave

    8 variations of power chords, that have been used in rock and metal music for years.

    Tags: E minor, metal rhythm, palm muting, strummed chords, strumming, power chord inversions, arranging, arrangement, groove, timing, metal rhythm, riffing
  • 3 Chords Metal Practice

    by Diego Budicin

    Let's play over 3 chords using a modal approach!

    Tags: Metal, Shred, Bending, Vibrato, Tapping, Alternate Picking, A minor, G# lydian, F mixolydian, modulation, improvisation, modes, modes & scales, John Petrucci, Rick Graham, Metal Phrasing, Metal soloing, modern metal, shredding
  • Basic Chordal Hendrix

    by Javier Aviles

    Walk the fine line between rhythm and lead, just like Jimi!

    Tags: double stop, soul, chords, riff, A major, chords, hybrid picking, chord progression, John Mayer, voicings, caged, arranging, arrangement, strumming
  • Beginner Power Chords Strumming

    by Darius Wave

    Lesson dedicated for beginner players. Strumming power chords is usually the very first step we make, while we start our adventure with electric guitar. When we switch on the distortion for the first time, we should get familiar with some essential differences between chord strumming on acoustic guitar, and chord strumming on distorted electric guitar tone. Here's a lesson that will introduce You to electric guitar rhythm playing.

    Tags: power chord, strumming, rhythm playing, backing guitars, E minor, modern rock, comping, arranging, arrangement, nu rock, alternative, strum, groove, changing chords, nu metal, alternative metal
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Golden Oldies

  • Open Chords Rock Rhythm

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Gabriel Leopardi presents a rhythm lesson in the style of Poison, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Buckcherry and many other hard/glam rock bands. This lesson is suited for beginner/intermediate players.

    Tags: Poison, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Buckcherry, glam rock, hard rock, 80, power chords
  • Arpeggio Etude - Around the Chord

    by Piotr Kaczor

    Focuses on chords and arpeggios. An arpeggio is a chord taken in pieces.

    Tags: chord, passage, triplets, alternate picking, sweep picking, vibrato, tapping, arpeggio
  • Atmospheric Open Chords

    by Emir Hot

    Alternate picked open chords with focus on constant "let ring" notes. This lesson is designed to teach writing complex chord formulas.

    Tags: chord progression, A minor, alternate picking, Writing complex chord formulas, extended chords, embellish chords, let ring, arpeggios, arpeggiated chords, inversions, clean chords
  • Hard Rock Chord Progression

    by Jonathan Burgos

    At the request of several students, today we will be seeing a rhythmic lesson of Hard Rock!

    Tags: E Major Pentatonic, rhythm guitar, progression, whitesnake, 80s, Danger Danger, Legato, Palm muting, Alternate picking, Vibrato, Slide, downpicking
  • Interval Series - Tritone with Dom7 Chords

    by Pedja Simovic

    This lesson demonstrates usage of Tritone with Dominant 7th chords.

    Tags: Dominant chords, Tritone, Augmented 4th, Diminished 5th, double stops, harmonic intervals, comping, blues, blues chords
  • Open Chords Rock Lesson Solo

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    In response to a gmc user request - Gabriel wrote a solo over his previous "Open Chords Rock Lesson". It includes licks in the style of Angus Young and Richie Kotzen.

    Tags: Angus Young, Richie Kotzen, rock solo, legato, vibrato, alternate picking, bending
  • First Steps 8 - Striking a Chord

    by Andrew Cockburn

    In this lesson we learn the basics of open chords and how to play them.

    Tags: basic chords, Hey Jude, The Beatles, open chords, tutorial, theory, harmony, strumming, changing chords, C major, C major chord, F major chord, G dominant chord, chord notation
  • Advanced Power Chords

    by Muris Varajic

    If you think power chords can only be played one way - you need this lesson. Muris presents chord inversions and shapes you probably haven't thought of - get creative!

    Tags: left hand muting, power chords, inversions
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