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 C Guitar Chords
Today is the anniversary of George Harrison's death nine years ago in 2001, and we thought a commemorative music lesson was in order. And instead of the usual Beatles fare, we thought we'd show you something a little less known, but just as good— "Handle with Care" by the Trav ...more
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.
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
This video teaches you basic bluegrass guitar chords and rhythm styles.
In these videos, learn the rest of the notes on the guitar, including the A and D strings, how to play the classic songs “Amazing Grace” and “Greensleeves,” how to play a C major scale, G, C, and D major guitar chords, how to read chord charts, and how to play simple chord pro ...more
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
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
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
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
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.
Watch to learn how to play lead electric guitar using power chords. Includes tablature to help following along.
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
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
A short introduction to a method of applying modes to chords. Very simple and effective. Find the tab and full descriptions at http://betweenthelicks.com.
In this video series, our expert Stephen Haendiges will show you how to play guitar licks from a left handed persons perspective. He will teach you how to play rhythm guitar licks with using octaves, how to play lead guitar using octaves, arpeggios, and pinch harmonics, and ho ...more
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.
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
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
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
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
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play chord substitutions and passing chords in basic jazz guitar. 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
Mainly for beginners, this lesson demonstrates how to play heavy metal power chords in several different positions on the 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
Bobby Crispy introduces you in this video to bar chords.
In this lesson you will learn various lead guitar techniques using an available jam track that can be downloaded from www.nextlevelguitar.com
This video is a jazz chord progression lesson. In this lesson some of the more basic barre chords are introduced, and we build upon that with a few more types of chord forms. Once you learn the chord forms, they can be played at any fret (in any key) just like the previous bar ...more
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
If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for h ...more
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.
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
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 play a walking bassline on guitar by adding three notes before and after chords - eighth notes that feel like triplets but they are actually 8th notes.
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 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
Many parents think that starting with Classical Guitar is how you're supposed to learn Guitar, which isn't true, you can learn Guitar any way that you want! But, that doesn't mean that Classical and Flamenco guitar is not UBER awesome at the same time! If you've got a nylon st ...more
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
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
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
In popular music, a slash chord or slashed chord is a chord whose bass note or inversion is indicated by the addition of a slash and the letter of the bass after the root note letter. This how to video explains how to play slash chords on the guitar. This tutorial also briefly ...more
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
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
Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the professional. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play the Am, G, and C chords on the acoustic guitar. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, y ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play G major, G minor and G7th guitar chords 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 ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play D major, D minor and D7th guitar chords 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 ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play C major, C minor and C7th guitar chords 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 ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play B major, B minor and B7th guitar chords 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 ...more
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play A major, A minor and A7th guitar chords 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 ...more
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.
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.
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
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
Before you live out your lifelong dream of becoming the next Bon Jovi and singing to a sold-out crowd of boob-flashing teenage girls, you have to actually learn how to play the guitar first. And one of the most basic guitar skills is playing a chord. Check out this video to l ...more
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
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
They always did say, "simple music is the hardest to play, and Blues is simple music." Playing the Blues requires a specific touch that takes practice as well as a great compilation of licks! In this video you will learn how to play a signature Freddie King lick (ripped off by ...more
Learn how to play a D Add F Sharp on your acoustic guitar with Charles Sedlak. What more could you want? A record deal? Maybe you should slow down a bit, and learn the basics, no? Have you even popped a string yet? I didn't think so.
Learn a better way of using those fingers on the strings for playing the G7 chord on your acoustic guitar. You will not believe your eyes, or your ears! Charles Sedlak shows you how.
Master the D7 chord on your acoustic guitar. Don't get confused, it's just three fingers that lay on those bitter strings, it's not hard at all, but if you're Charles Sedlak, nothing is hard, is it?
Master the A7 chord on your acoustic guitar, with help from no other than Charles Sedlak. Remember the A chord? Well, all you do is lift one finger off the strings! That's it!