Movable Chord Shapes

How To : Use movable chord shapes on the ukulele

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

How To : Play movable major 7th chord shapes on the ukulele

In this clip, you'll learn how to incorporate movable M7th chords into your ukulele playing. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that you'll need to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one from ...more

How To : Use movable 7th chords when playing the ukulele

In this clip, you'll learn how to incorporate movable 7th chord shapes into your ukulele playing. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that you'll need to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one ...more

How To : Play movable barre chords on the ukulele

In this ukulele lesson, learn how to play movable barre chord shapes on a soprano, concert or tenor ukulele. With the uke, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality ukulele lessons ...more

How To : Use intermediate movable chord forms on ukulele

If you're a beginning or intermediate ukulele player and you're looking for a way of taking your playing to the next level, you'll probably want to use some movable chord forms. These are particularly helpful if you already know the open chord forms or if you're having trouble ...more

How To : Play dynamic blues chords

Learn to think of chords as movable "shapes". This lesson isn't blues specific but this concept is applied to the blues in this lesson. Check out the tab here: http://betweenthelicks.com/blues-guitar/blues-chord-shapes http://betweenthelicks.co

How To : Play 9th chords

This guitar lesson covers two shapes of the 9th chord (dominant). They are great substitutes for the regular 7th chords you might use in a normal blues. Any time you would normally play a 7th chord you could substitute it for a 9th chord.

How To : Start chicken picking

This video lesson introduces a basic philosophy on chicken pickin' or country playing. For country guitar playing, you don't need to use much in the way of effects, just a tiny bit of reverb and compression. Country isn’t dependent on one set of scales, like rock or blues. To ...more

How To : Play a 2-5-1 chord progression in C

We're going to learn some chords to play over a 2-5-1 chord progression in C. We will look at different neck positions and chord shapes to generate unique sounds. Play a 2-5-1 chord progression in C. Click through to watch this video on freeguitarvideos.com

How To : Play a guitar lick in a major key

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

How To : Play "Europa" by Carlos Santana on ukulele

In this how-to video, you will learn how to play the Carlos Santana song "Europa" on a ukulele. You will need a tuned ukulele and knowledge of basic chord shapes. The chord progression consists of the chords Gm, C7, F, Am, and Dm. End the previous progression with the chords G ...more

How To : Study chords & practice playing harmonized scales

This is a video guitar lesson brought to you by andrewwasson.com, and is Part 1 in the series "Harmonized Moveable Chord Shapes". This video lesson covers how to study chords on the guitar neck, and how to practice playing harmonized scales using both triad and seventh chord q ...more

How To : Play an acoustic guitar solo

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this three part how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play an acoustic guitar solo. This riff outlines basic chord shapes. Watch this ...more

How To : Play a moveable Bm7 arpeggio on the fretboard

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you a great way to move a Bm7 arpeggio around on the fretboard. Arpeggios should be a daily part of your practice routine. They help with technique, learning the fretboard and getting familiar with what notes belong ...more

How To : Play arpeggios on acoustic guitar

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to play movable G major arpeggio. Arpeggios should be a daily part of your practice routine. They help with technique, learning the fretboard and getting familiar with what notes belong to what chord. Most i ...more

How To : Play finger style guitar

In this series of expert videos, you will learn how to play the guitar using fingerstyle or fingerpicking techniques. Watch as our expert demonstrates picking patterns for you to try. Get tips on the basic open chord shapes and then challenge yourself with the moving chord sha ...more

How To : Play "Les Boys" by Dire Straits on the guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the main riff to "Les Boys," a tune on Dire Straits' third album, Making Movies. The riff floats around the notes that make up the chor ...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 movable barre chords on the ukulele

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, high-quality uke lessons, like this one from YouTube's preeminent tropical tutor, Ukulele Mike. This parti ...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 : Use a D7-shape E chord when playing Delta blues

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 how t ...more

How To : Play basic and advanced-shape power chords

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play basic and advanced power 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 guitar l ...more

How To : Use the CAGED system on the guitar

The CAGED system is the road map of your guitar, it teaches you how to play any shape for any chord on any point on the neck of the guitar. This system does require you to be able to at least be able to bar anywhere on the neck with your finger. In this video you will learn th ...more

How To : Apply the CAGED system over minor chords

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

How To : Play a simple C7 blues progression

New to the guitar? You needn't sound that way. This video tutorial demonstrates a simple twelve-bar blues progression focusing on the C7 chord shape. To get started playing this three-chord C7 progression on your own guitar, take a look!

How To : Play Jimi Hendrix style rhythm guitar

In this advanced lesson you will learn a few Jimi Hendrix style rhythm guitar tricks that you can use in many situations. This first part shows a trick with the A Shape barré chord. Part 2 will look at E Shape tricks, useful progressions and sounds. Taught by Justin Sandercoe. ...more

How To : Practice scales on your guitar

This video starts with a little guitar riff and goes on to show you how to practice scales. Scales are key to learning your fretboard and making it easy to sight read. As a preface the presenter talks about cage chord theory and which scales go with it. The second question is ...more

How To : Solve the last layer of the Megaminx puzzle

The Megaminx is a dodecahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube. It has a total of 50 movable pieces to rearrange, compared to the 20 of the Rubik's cube. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to solve just the last layer of the Megaminx mechanical, colored ...more

How To : Play triads for blues guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well, you have to learn how to play the blues first. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues guitar style of playing. In this three part blues guitar lesson you will learn the three triad shapes and where the root notes are. The ...more

How To : Solve the Megaminx puzzle

The Megaminx is a dodecahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube. It has a total of 50 movable pieces to rearrange, compared to the 20 of the Rubik's cube. This six-part video tutorial will teach you how to solve the mighty Megaminx puzzle. In order to solve the Megam ...more

How To : Tie a pretzel knot for hemp jewelry

In this video we learn how to tie a pretzel knot for hemp jewelry. First, making a loop with the chords in your right hand and place them over the left chords. Hold the loose ends on the right side and take the chords from the left hand. Go over the right chords and then up th ...more

How To : Play power chords with a 5th string root note

Justin Sandercoe teaches us how to play power chords with a 5th string root note in this tutorial. Start out by placing your first finger on the root note and your third and fourth finger underneath. The tip of your fourth finger should be touching the sixth string. Push the t ...more

How To : Use blues style strumming

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 b ...more

How To : Tie Pendant knots

In this tutorial from the TyingItAllTogether Channel, you can learn how to make double and quadruple looped pendent knots. These knots are commonly found in Celtic designs. Once you learn how to create these knots, you can use them in arts and crafts projects for necklaces or ...more

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