Why Certain Notes Are Used When Forming Guitar Chords

C Major chord notes

There is a reason why specific notes are used for creating chords on the guitar. This is called chord-embellishment theory. What is a chord-embellishment? This is the understanding of what notes are used in creating guitar chords. When learning guitar

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development

Picking hand

Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development This is another very important step in your learning development of playing rock guitar.  All the rhythm you create will be done with you picking hand.  That is why it

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review Lesson 4 Power Chords & Creating Rhythm

Izzy Stradlin

Once you have mastered your open chords or would like to take a break from them, you can proceed to work on your closed power chords. Once you get the open chords down you can focus on learning power chords

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Rock guitar 101 Book Lesson 3 Tuning Up And Learning Your First Chords

Snark clip-on tuner

Once you get your guitar, amp and tone set, you can then progress forward with where the fun comes in. Learn to tune up your guitar and play it!  Start off with open chords first. These are great because they

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How To Play Guitar Like Angus Young Of AC/DC Secret Solo Techniques

Angus Young

When it comes to playing lead guitar, not many guitar players can match tenacity of Angus Young from AC/DC.  His approach to guitar playing is inspiring and has touched the souls of millions of would-be guitar players worldwide. With a  straightforward

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Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review Best For A Beginner To Get Started With

Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review

Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review Best For A Beginner To Get Started With Although I teach guitar and promote learning it for many reasons, I think it is also good to try out the ukulele. This is another stringed instrument

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Rock Guitar 101 Lesson 2 How To Get A Good Rock Guitar Tone!

Marshall rock guitar tone

Knowing how to get a good rock tone is essential to your guitar playing. In fact, many guitar players spend many hours searching for the ultimate tone. Now for our purposes here, just getting started we don’t need to do

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How To Recognize & Understand Chord Embellishments like C/B

Malcolm Young

When learning guitar, you’ll want to be able to know how to recognize & understand chord embellishments like C/B. Or possibly D/F#, Or F/C. Knowing how to recognize the chords that you might be looking at in a songbook or

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Best Type Of Amplifier To Use For Playing Rock Guitar

Marshall amplification

When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you know the best type of amplifier to use for playing rock guitar. Knowing which amplifier is best when playing electric guitar is vitally important because, without the right one,

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Best Type Of Guitar For Playing Classic Rock Music

Ibanez S Series

When it comes to playing rock music.  Especially classic rock like Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Ozzy, & Metallica, you must have the right type of guitar.  A rock guitar. Playing rock music requires a certain type of guitar for getting

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