The first couple of months of learning a new instrument are often the most challenging - and boring. That's because rather than focusing on pounding out songs, you're instead practicing chord progressions, major and minor scales, and finger work. But if you've had a bit of pr ...more
Beginner piano players are usually relegated to easy - and boring - songs like "Old McDonald Had a Farm" and "Mary Had a Little Lamb." But being a piano novice doesn't mean you have to skip out on fun tunes. In this tutorial you'll be guided through how to play the gospel "Am ...more
Major chords are like happy kids' movies, which have an upbeat beginning, middle, and end to satisfy innocent minds and sugarcoat harsher realities. Major chords create a light, jovial mood and are the basis of numerous famous songs. Learn how to play these happy chords by wa ...more
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to construct any major chord on the piano using major 5-finger patterns. This lesson is intended for beginners and new piano students. The tips in this helpful how-to video will allow you to play any major chord on the piano by usin ...more
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to change major triads and chords to minor triads and chords and play "Last Christmas," written by George Michael and performed by Wham! and Jimmy Eat World, on piano. This lesson uses the five-finger pattern concept to teach you ho ...more
Pete Sears shows you how to play the C minor chord perfectly on your piano or keyboard. It's derived from the major chord, so if you know how to play major chords, it's easy! Part 1 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on ...more
Piano improvisations don't just come out of nowhere - experts constantly practice finger agility drills as well as chord progressions. Watch this video to learn how to do chord progressions on the piano in order to improvise songs more easily on the piano. This tutorial focus ...more
Check out this video to learn how to play high major chords on the fret board of a ukulele! Part 1 of 2 - How to Play high major chords on the ukelele. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play high major chords on the ukelele.
If you would like to play 'Replay' by IYAZ and Sean Kingston on the piano you first start with playing a C and G chord on the left hand. On the right hand you will play the four notes to the first part of the song. The left hand will move down and play an A minor chord that is ...more
Interested in playing Beirut's "Mount Wroclai" on your accordion? See how it's done with this free video accordion lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the accordion, accordionist ...more
In order to play Tom Petty's 'Wildflowers' on the ukulele you first have to only know three chords for the whole song's verse and a couple more for the song's bridge. To start the first verse you play a B flat major chord. To play this chord bar the first two strings of the fi ...more
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!
Michael Lynch gives a second tutorial on how to play three different chords on the ukulele, C, Am, and F. First, start by bracing the ukulele against your chest, cradle it in your right arm, and make sure that your left hand is correct on the neck of the instrument. Make sure ...more
In this short lesson, learn how to play the F major chord on the flute with arpegio with Dan Lefler of Danman's Music School. Thinking your sound might be a little off? Catch a demonstration of how it sounds when played correctly.
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 a major lick. This riff outlines chord shapes and uses slides to create a pedal slide ...more
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
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play an F major triad 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
Chords are the basis of all music, whether you play a piano or a banjo. They're good to fall back on during improvisations and also sound great when progressed one right after the other. Major chords are also the most commonly used chords in popular music, especially catchy p ...more
There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free uke lessons like this one. This particular tutorial provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to fo ...more
This video shows the method to play the major chords on your piano. A chord is made when we play at least three notes at the same time. The video shows the playing of major chords. It starts with playing of C major chord. We play it by pressing C with your thumb, E with your m ...more
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
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
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a G major triad 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 ...more
In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to learn the major chords for the ukulele. You number the strings on the ukulele going from bottom to top; bottom one being #1 and the topmost being #4. The frets are numbered 1st, 2nd, 3rd and so on starting from t ...more
In this video, we learn how to play blues guitar: A major and A minor licks. Start by turning on your metronome and playing various A minor and A major chord licks and phrases. Play in pentatonic as you are doing the different licks so you can hear a difference between how the ...more
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
This is a video tutorial on how to study and practice triad chord construction. The video starts off with explanations on consonant sound which is a stable and relaxing sound like any major or minor chord. The other type of sound is the unstable kind of sound. There are 4 kind ...more
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
Learn all the major chords on the piano. Perfect for beginner piano students.
The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to play basic ma ...more
This free video ukulele lesson presents an introduction to movable chord shapes. It concentrates on the shapes for major chords with root notes on the E and A strings. It also shows some variations on one of the chord shapes and points out positional relationships that allow y ...more
In this tutorial shows an exercise to learn all major chords, minor chords, dominate 7th chords, and diminished chords on the piano or keyboard. This is an excellent exercise to improve agility on the piano. Watch this how to video and you'll be playing all of the piano chords ...more
The CAGED system is an amazing way of organizing the fretboard to allow you to find any chord on any place of the neck and instantly have a shape to play on, a scale, a triad and even an arpeggio. In this video you learn how to apply the method with minor chords as opposed to ...more
There are zillions of fun and cool things you can do with guitars, including riffs, hammer down, and so on. But in order to unleash the rock star that we know is hidden deep within you, you have to start with the basics first. About half of all pop and rock songs are based on ...more
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.
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.
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
Get out your acoustic guitar and your pick and get ready for a guitar lesson. This video tutorial will show you how to play minor chords, major chords, and the seventh chord, which means a "dominant seventh chord." With your guitar skills going down the drain, you probably mi ...more
There is an endless amount of guitar chords available to play. Learn how to play major chords on the guitar in these free music lessons on video, with finger picking & guitar strumming patterns. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play major triad inversions on the guitar. Play major triad ...more