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Guitar modes In this lesson I would like to explain the key of C Major, the guitar modes and the chords that make up the major scale. The key of C major has no sharps or flats. If you were sitting at the piano, it would be all the white keys. The black keys on […]

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Guitar Secrets Play along jam track example.

Song 1: C blues. Listen to this track with a lead guitar part added. I just played something using Cm pentatonic. Our Play along jam tracks are highly recommended to jam over.

This guest post by Marc-Andre Seguin -jazzguitarlessons.netwill help you understand
the basics of guitar strumming. - Learn the basics of Guitar Strumming

 Learn the Basics of Guitar Strumming - PDF 

Here's an original idea I'm working on. The song is in the key of Em.
The video will go on to explain a little about the key of G major and how the Em is the relative to G major.

 

 

 

 
 Intro to the fret-board
Guitar fret-board basics and strings
 
     
Guitar fret-board notes
Guitar notes and placement
 
     
Picking hand exercises 
Guitar picking exercises.
 
     
Fretting the notes pick control 
Picking and fretting exercises
 
     
A minor pentatonic scale 
A minor pentatonic scale all positions.
 
     
Using the pentatonic scale
A minor pentatonic scale continued.

     
Pentatonic scale continued 
A minor pentatonic exercises. 
 
     
Guitar Lesson 8 
Open position chords and tablature.

     
Guitar Lesson 9 
A minor pentatonic continued.

     
Guitar Lesson 10 
Guitar timing and exercises.
 
     
Guitar Lesson 11 
Easy guitar progression

     
How to construct progressions
Chord formulas and guitar progressions.

     
Must know, Play in position 
Play C, G, D and A major in one position

     
Guitar Lesson 14 
Playing lead over the G major progression.

     
Timing-scales and symbols 
Learn timing symbols and exercises

     
Guitar arpeggios
Arpeggio construction scale relationship

     
C major modes 
Learn the modes in the key of C major.
 
     
Major scale theory
Constructing major scales.

     
Key signature theory
Key signatures and the major scale.
 
     
Using F major modes 
F major modes playing lead over changes.
 
     
Learn guitar inversions 
Guitar Chord Inversions
 
     
Guitar Lesson 22 
Major Scale Cadences, harmonic and melodic minor scale construction.

     
Guitar Lesson 23 
Cadence, modulation, harmonic, melodic, minor and major scales. 
 
     
 Guitar lesson 24
Cadence

     
Guitar Lesson 25 
Modulation, part 4.

     
Guitar lesson 26 
Modulation, C major and closely related keys,

     
  Guitar modes in G 
Key of G major, using the E Aeolian mode at the 12th fret.

     
Arpeggio in G major 
G Major diatonic triads using type 2 fingering.


     
  G major scale exercise 
Learn how to play the type 3 major scale positions.
 
     
D major and using 5 positions 
play 5 different positions in the key of D 

     
Harmonizing 
Learn how notes harmonize
 
     
Harmonizing in 3rds 
Play two notes together in the key of C major and in Am

     
  Harmonizing with triads 
Learn how to play triads, (three note chords) and inversions up and down the fret-board.
 
     
C major exercise 
Learn how to play the C major scale and exercises
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  C major scale exercises 
Great guitar scale exercises using the C major scale.