How to Make 7th Chords - Guitar Theory Lesson (chords series, Ep. 8) beginner guitar chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales Dec 08, 2020

This is a lesson on the music theory of how to make 7th chords - Guitar chords don't have to just be shapes we memorize!

I've had students who knew a bunch of awesome chord shapes but were stuck not making progress.

Once they learned the underlying theory behind the chords they loved I watched...

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Guitar Scale Theory (chords series, Ep. 2) beginner guitar chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales Oct 27, 2020

In this 2nd episode of "How to Learn Guitar Chords" we work on guitar scale theory as the source of chords

About This Lesson

Playing guitar becomes so much more fun, rewarding, and expressive when we understand what's going on in the music that we're playing.

This second episode of my lesson...

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Major Scale Modes - Guitar Modes Explained ear training modes music theory scales Oct 13, 2020

There are many major scale modes guitar lessons that exist and many ways to approach getting the guitar modes explained clearly.

My approach in this lesson focuses on seeing the difference between each of the major scale modes on the fretboard by identifying the defining note of each of the...

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How to Connect Scales on Guitar scales Jun 02, 2020

Wondering how to connect scales on guitar? In this in-depth lesson I'm going to show you exactly how so you can play all over the fretboard in any key using the five major scale guitar shapes .

Other scale lessons mentioned in this video:
• How to Master Major Scales on the Guitar (5...

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How to Practice and Hear Modes on the Guitar scales Mar 17, 2020

There’s a lot of information on the theory of musical modes out there, but very little on how to actually practice them or use them.
 
If you understand what modes are but haven’t yet figured out how to work on them or apply them, then this video is for you! 
 
And if...
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How to Master Major Scales on the Guitar (5 levels) scales video lesson Feb 11, 2020

There’s a reason scale diagrams are so popular: because it’s relatively straightforward to sound good improvising within a scale while looking at a diagram.
 
But to get to the next level of music knowledge on the fretboard we need to learn how to rapidly switch between scales,...
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Best Left Hand Fingering for Playing Scales on the Guitar (how to shift positions) scales technique Feb 04, 2020

In order to play guitar in any key all over the fretboard we have to learn how to play the same scale in five different ways. 
 
The better we know these scale forms the better off we are as guitarists. 
 
Unfortunately three out of the five of them can be awkward becuase we...
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