Chords on Guitars

How To : Play chords on acoustic and electric guitars

Checkout this helpful interactive tutorial for learning acoustic or electric guitar. See how to learn chords for acoustic and electric guitars. The Guitar Chords section allows you to choose between electric or acoustic guitar, find any number of chords and hear them played on ...more

How To : Play a jazzy chord vamp in G on the guitar

See how to play a fun, fast-paced R&B chord vamp in the key of G. With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more information, and ...more

How To : Bend chords on an electric guitar like Albert Lee

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How To : Play perfect open chords on an electric guitar

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How To : Use tritone chord substitutions in jazz guitar

This free video guitar lesson discusses tritone chord substitution. In short, when a dominant 7th chord is functioning, it can be substituted by a dominant chord that is a tritone or augmented fourth away from its root. For more information, and to get started playing tritone ...more

How To : Read and play chord lines on guitar

In this beginner guitar lesson, learn how to read chord lines - a very popular way to write out chords that is used in the guitar playing community. This method of writing chords is increasingly popular and makes chord reading easier to understand. Follow along with this tutor ...more

How To : Read and play guitar chords

If you are just starting out learning to play the guitar, one of the first things you need to know is how to read chords. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to read and play certain chords on your guitar. This video is fairly straight forward and offers useful examples for fi ...more

How To : Play power chords with open strings on the guitar

As Guitar players, the goal is to be a member of the band when you have to be, and when it's your time shine, you go for it full force! But during those times that you have to hold back and hang with the rhythm section give the idea of open string power chords on your guitar d ...more

How To : Play E shape barré chords on the guitar

In this lesson you will learn about E shape barre chords, how they are formed, and tips for getting the barre strong and all the notes clear. The second video will teach you more about E shape barre chords, hand position and finger tricks and also how to play the minor 7th and ...more

How To : Play the F major chord on an acoustic guitar

Master the F major chord on your acoustic guitar, with help from Charles Sedlak. If you can master this, the rest is downhill - you pretty much have it made. Watch out though, you have to cover two strings with one finger!

How To : Play beginner guitar chords

Learn how to play the basic beginner guitar chords. This handy video shows you the way a chord should be formed and how it should sound, perfect for those who are just starting out.

How To : Play the A sharp chord (A#) on the acoustic guitar

Before Bon Jovi caused teenage girls to spontaneously and simultaneously burst out of their clothing at his concerts he was just a kid in his basement, strumming chord after chord until his fingers turned red. Rock stardom requires sacrifice before all the fame and glory hits ...more

How To : Create and build chords on the guitar

For beginners, you may learn a few basic chords here and there, but somewhere in your mind you must think about why do these chords sound like this, why is this an A chord and this a G chord? Well, wonder no more! In this video you will learn how the construction of a chord wo ...more

How To : Play the E7 chord on the acoustic guitar

Like other minor chords, this one should be a piece of cake if you know your major chords! Here we will learn the E7 chord, with Charles Sedlak. Yes, that's right - the E7 chord. If your fingers are bleeding from those strings, good. Calluses help.

How To : Play the C7 chord on the acoustic guitar

You can see many of the elements of the major chords in the C7 chord. Here we will learn this chord, and here we will become rock gods, with help from Charles Sedlak, that is. It does take time and patience though.

How To : Play the minor chords on the acoustic guitar

Minor chords sometimes have a sadness to them, but will help you beautify your playing. In this section from Charles Sedlak, we will cover these chords. Don't cry though when you're strumming those strings... just take a deep breath, and pour those chords out.

How To : Play basic guitar chords

Our expert will demonstrate how to play a variety of popular songs on the acoustic guitar. He will teach you the basic chords for each song in the series and then give step-by-step instructions for playing each pop song on the acoustic guitar. Learn how to play all your favori ...more

How To : Build guitar chords

This is instructional guitar video that shows you how to build chords on your guitar fretboard using music theory. Check out this simple guide to chord theory on the guitar, using the D major scale as a basis for creating chords from notes of the scale. No guitar playing in th ...more

How To : Familiarize yourself with 18 guitar chords

Check out this instructional guitar video and familiarize yourself with 18 guitar chords. Included in this tutorial are also 18 exercises to help you play the chords and apply the strumming techniques that you've learned. Watch this video to improve your guitar playing skills. ...more

How To : Play basic jazz chords on guitar

This guitar lesson is for guitar players that want to learn the basic jazz chords, and some tips to play more "jazzy". Part 1 of 2 - How to Play basic jazz chords on guitar. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play basic jazz chords on guitar.

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar easily

If you want to learn how to play the guitar then this how to video is the place to start. In this tutorial you will learn how to play barre chords. Barre chords are a very common technique and is one of the basic concepts of guitar playing. With this how to video you can start ...more

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar

Barre chords are a type of guitar chord where one or more fingers are used to press down multiple strings across the guitar fretboard (like a bar pressing down the strings). Learn how to play barre chords with this help of this guitar tutorial. Watch this how to video and you ...more

How To : Play barre chords on the acoustic guitar

In this two part lesson we'll discuss the differences between open chords and barre chords, then introduce the 4 main primary barre chords. I'll give a few tips on how you might position your hand to play the barre chords cleanly, and explain how each barre chord pattern relat ...more

How To : Learn and play over 300 barre chords on the guitar

In this two-part tutorial, we learn how to play (and recall) over 300 barre chords on the guitar. It's a lot easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this guitarist's guide can present a complete overview of the process in about twenty-five minutes. For all of the detai ...more

How To : Play a B11 chord on an acoustic or electric guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a B eleven chord on a guitar in standard tuning (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like thi ...more

How To : Strum chords from C to Am on acoustic guitar

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to strum from C chord to Am chord. This lesson provides great techniques for two important chords if you are just starting. Improve your guitar playing skills by watching this short tutorial video to learn h ...more

How To : Play chord inversions on the acoustic guitar

Learn how to play chord inversions on the acoustic guitar. Inversions can be used as alternatives or substitutes to create a little different sound in the songs we play. I'll introduce some easy chord inversions for some common chords. Play chord inversions on the acoustic gui ...more

How To : Play an EAB chord progression on the guitar

Here is an introduction to the Chord Progression EAB on your guitar. Master it and you will soon be sounding smoothly on your guitar. Play an EAB chord progression on the guitar. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Play the major chords on an acoustic guitar

In this video, you will learn how to play the major chords on an acoustic guitar, including A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. First, you will be reminded to tune your guitar before playing these chords, which is important. You will be shown each chord, one after the other, and told the ...more

How To : Play funk chord voicings on guitar

Check out this instructional funk guitar video that shows you how to play funk chord voicings. Now that you know how to strum the 16th notes and how to add in some accents, learn a few funk chord voicings that work well with those techniques. The first is a 9th chord, and the ...more

How To : Play E major, E minor & E7th chords on the guitar

Learn how to play E major, E minor and E7th chords on a standard tuning guitar (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For ...more

How To : Strum chords on an acoustic guitar

In this episode of Acoustic Guitar for Beginners, Rich Maloof shows you how to strum on an acoustic guitar. Strumming is important to a lot of songs and gives you a cool, carefree playing style. This tutorial gets straight into the mechanics of chords and strums so that you ca ...more

How To : Read tabs, chords, and notes on guitar

Want to learn how to play the guitar? With this two part tutorial you can learn how to read tabs, chords and notes for the guitar. You will learn how to read guitar music and notations so you will be able to play any song you want. Part 1 of 2 - How to Read tabs, chords, and n ...more

How To : Play power chords and basic riffs on the guitar

Check out this instructional guitar video and learn how to play power chords in E and A and basic riffs on the electric guitar. Follow along with this video and practice the sixth string riff, fifth and sixth string riff, third fourth fifth and sixth string riff. Watch this vi ...more

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