Chords on Guitars

How To : Play 112 jazz guitar chords

In this video, we learn how to play 112 jazz guitar chords. Start off with the F major 7 chord. Then play this where you mute the fifth and first strings so you only play the sixth, fourth, and third. Walk along these strings starting with the "e" and continuing through the sc ...more

How To : Improve your chord changes on acoustic guitar

In this video, we learn how to improve your chord changes on an acoustic guitar. Start off by playing slowly so you figure out exactly where each of the chords are. Then, start to play in faster and faster, making sure your chord changes are clean and not messed up. After you ...more

How To : Play the chords to "Jingle Bells" on the guitar

In this how-to video, you will learn how to play the song "Jingle Bells" on the guitar. You will need a guitar, acoustic or electric, and basic knowledge of chords in order to do this. The song consists of the chords C major, F major, G major, and back to the C. This makes the ...more

How To : Play beginner chords on the electric guitar

Want to learn guitar? Some people feel helpless, or feel that it is too hard, but this is not the case. Utopian Thrash Metal Guitarist started out with one tablature book and a cheap electric guitar -- he self taught himself in almost no time. This music video tutorial will s ...more

How To : Play simple chords on the acoustic guitar

Play basic guitar chords, such as the D chord, by placing the fingers on the appropriate strings before strumming. Play basic guitar chords with tips from a professional musician in this free video on music.

How To : Improvise with chord and scale tones on guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play a Em7add13 funk chord groove on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play power chords on the electric guitar

Learn how to play Power Chords in this two part guitar lesson. This how to video Power Chords with a 6th string root note. You will learn about muting the strings and about root notes too. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing power chords in no time. Part 1 of 2 - How t ...more

How To : Play A shape barré chords on the guitar

In this guitar lesson from Justin Sandercoe you will learn about A shape major barre chords, how they are formed, and tips for getting the fingers in the right place and all the notes clear. In the second part of the series you will learn about A shape minor, dominant 7th and ...more

How To : Playing 7th chord arpeggios on the guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play 7th chord arpeggios 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 ...more

How To : Play an A sharp diminished (A#dim) chord on guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play an A#dim 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 this one. F ...more

How To : Play chords on the guitar

If you are looking to begin playing the guitar then this how to video is the place to start. This is a short demonstration lesson about left-hand technique while playing chords. You will learn where to place your fingers and the best and most comfortable way to hold your guita ...more

How To : Play guitar with some simple chords

Learn the basics of playing the guitar with this how to video. In this music lesson from Veronica Belmont and Bob Cuadra teach you the parts of the guitar and how to play some simple chords. It may seem hard at first but with the help of this tutorial you will be strumming you ...more

How To : Master reading guitar chords in one minute

In this tutorial, professional guitar player David Wallimann, demonstrates how to read and understand guitar chords in less than one minute. With this straight forward approach you should be on your way to reading and performing proper chords in no time at all. Follow along an ...more

How To : Play slash chords on guitar

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Play chord embellishments on the acoustic guitar

Thsi video lesson is on chord embellishments, specifically the use of suspended 2 and suspended 4 chords as little enhancements. Using these easy, little chords as substitutions will enhance your rhythm playing. Hopefully, this will aid in your strumming effectiveness too. We' ...more

How to Play Jazz guitar : II-V-I Chord Sequences

In this video, we learn how to play Jazz guitar: II-V-I Chord Sequences. You will play this in C, D minor, G7, and C major. You will be using different frets, so you have to pay attention to where your finger placement is and how you are placing your entire hand. When you star ...more

How To : Solo over chord changes on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play a funk chord groove on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Jazz up minor chords with an electric guitar

Ready to jazz up your playing? Look no further! Check out this video and see how to sprinkle some hot sauce on those dull blues chords and play like a rocker! This tutorial will show you some fun tricks that the pros use to make their electric guitar sound like its on fire! Yo ...more

How To : Use two-note chords when playing rhythm guitar

This explains how to use two-note chords when playing rhythm guitar. A step by step video tutorial that will show you how to mix two note melodic ideas with double stops and throwing in a single note melody. Andrew Wasson from Creative Guitar Studio put together a melodic phra ...more

How To : Play chords on the guitar in a Delta blues style

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the v ...more

How To : Play chord and melody tapping on the guitar

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play the tapping technique when playing chords and single line melodies. Some guitarists u ...more

How To : Find chords in the five primary "guitar" keys

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Play easy slash chords on an acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play easy slash chords on an acoustic guitar. The D/F# base chord is different because your thumb will be touching the strings to make a different sound when the bass comes. If you move your thumb to play the bass note, you will have another w ...more

How To : Play funk chords on the guitar

In this video, we learn how to play the funk chords on the guitar. These chords are more E dominant and require riffs that you may not be used to. The first chord you will use is an E7 chord, starting with the first finger on the root note. Go to the second, fourth, then third ...more

How To : Play a sliding 9th chord on a blues guitar

In this video, we learn how to play blues guitar: a sliding 9th chord. First, play a G9 chord, where you will here all of the chords around it as you play. You can slide this chord around one or two frets to hear different sounds come from it. It's a great vehicle to slide up ...more

How To : Play a B major chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play a B major chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to pra ...more

How To : Play an open C major chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play an open C major chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than ...more

How To : Play a open G major chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play a G major chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to pra ...more

How To : Play a B minor chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play a B minor chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to pra ...more

How To : Play an E minor chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play an E minor chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to pr ...more

How To : Play an F minor chord on an acoustic guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play an F minor chord. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to pr ...more

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