Chords, Picking, Strumming, Muting: Basic elements that every beginner ought to learn, and every intermediate player ought to know.
B1. Open Chord: E minor
B2. Open Chord: D
B3. Open Chord: C
B4. Open Chord: G
B5. Open Chord: A
B6. Open Chords: E A Em Am
B7. Open Chords: G E- C D "Songwriter" Style
B8. Open Chords: 7 Progressions, 3 or 4 Chords
B9. Open Chords: Songwriter Chords. Play "song" with 3 Sections.
B10. Open Chords: Strumming and Counting.
B11. Open Chords: Fingerpicking and Arpeggios.
B12. Barre Chords: Major and minor. Analyze a Song.
B13. Following Chords with Triads.
B14. Rhythm: Sixteenth Notes - Tapping.
B15. Open Chords - Strumming Sixteenth Notes.
B16. Rhythm - Picking.
B17. C Major Scale - Major/minor 3rd Intervals.
B1 Open Chord - E minor, Guitar Basics, Picking, Strumming
Your first open chord: E minor. Learn a simple, open chord. Learn the notes of the open strings. Learn the proper way to hold your pick. Learn rhythm basics and strum in 4/4 time: whole notes, half notes and quarter notes. Guitar: Harmony acoustic with pickup. BOSS Katana 50 amp. D’Addario String...
Learn the triangle-shaped open D chord on Strings 4 3 2 1. In 4/4 time, strum the D chord or play an arpeggio. Learn to pick with downward and upward strokes. Learn to use alternate picking, when playing eighth notes. Guitar: Harmony acoustic with pickup. BOSS Katana 50 amp. D’Addario Strings. Pi...
Learn to play the open C chord on Strings 5 4 3 2 1. Learn four strumming patterns in 4/4 time. Learn Tomo’s thumb muting technique. Guitar: Harmony acoustic with pickup. BOSS Katana 50 amp. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy 1 mm TF Signature.
Learn to play the open G chord – six strings. Learn and practice several strumming patterns. Learn to strum with your thumb or your first finger. Combine the G chord with other chords while strumming in various patterns. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings.
B5 Open Chord - A - Fingerpicking - Combine Chords
Learn to play the open A Chord – five strings. Learn fingerpicking and practice with triads. Combine the A chord with other chords while fingerpicking in various patterns. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings.
Learn to play the Open E Chord – six strings. Learn to combine open chords: E A Em Am and others. Practice thumb muting and learn palm muting. Focus on Rhythm/Tapping. Strum in Quarter, Eighth and Sixteenth Notes with thumb or first finger. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings.
Open Chords: Learn to play G E- C D in a “Songwriter” or “Pop” Style. (Note to beginners: the “top” note in a chord is the note with the highest pitch.) Learn to combine these chords and strum them with a sixteenth-note feel. Focus on rhythm with tapping exercises. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany...
B8 Open Chords - 7 Progressions with 3 or 4 Chords
Playing 7 Progressions with 3 or 4 Chords. Learn to play different progressions with the Songwriter- Style chords from the preceding lesson, and understand how different progressions change the mood and feel of the music. Tomo’s 5-progressions playing demo will help you to focus on listening and ...
B10 Open Chords - Strumming, Counting, Words of Wisdom
Open Chords: Strumming and Counting. Sub-dividing the count: 1&2&3&4&. Strumming down on the 1, 2, 3, 4 and strumming up on the &. Advice for guitarists. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature. Pickboy Tomo Fujita Wisdom Picks.
Following Chords with Triads. (See chords in Lesson B12.) Learning to follow chords with Triads will provide a solid foundation for improvisation. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.
B17 C Major Scale - Major 3rd + minor 3rd Intervals
C Major Scale – Major/minor 3rd Intervals. Creating easy fills with Major/minor 3rd Intervals. For more information, follow up with Guitar Wisdom videos covering C Major Scale, Triads, Diatonic Triads. Guitar: Orangewood Ava Mahogany Live. D’Addario Strings. Pickboy TF Signature.