September 22, 2015

Triads: A Closer Look

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] Triads are chords made of three notes. There are only four types of triads that appear in western music. The four types of […]
September 22, 2015

Constructing Chords from Scales

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] Triads are chords made of three separate notes. These notes are chosen from the scale of whatever key you’re writing in. Select any […]
September 19, 2015

Using a Capo

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] The Capo is a popular device used to shorten the strings of a guitar in order to raise their pitch. Using […]
September 19, 2015

Natural Harmonics

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] Another way to play notes on the guitar is by using natural harmonics. These bell like tones are created by placing […]
September 19, 2015

Finding the Notes

There are two approaches to learning all the notes on the neck. The first way is to simply drill them into your head one at a […]
September 19, 2015

Reading Grids

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] Reading chord and scale grids is just one of many shortcuts that make playing guitar easier. You may have come across […]
September 4, 2015

The Melodic Minor Scale

The Modes of the Melodic Minor Scale are good to learn if you’re interested in jazz improvisation. The main reason for this is because its seventh mode is […]