Play Easy Chords

How To : Play easy guitar chords, scales and melodies

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

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 four open chords and an easy progression

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to play four open chords and an easy progression. This is a great chord progression for beginning guitar players. You will also learn correct finger placement. This lesson provides a great chord progression ...more

How To : Play an easy chord progression and strum pattern

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you how to play an easy chord progression and strum pattern. With this lesson and a bit of practice, you can practice your chord progression and strum patterns. Then learn how to play the song "American Pie" to impr ...more

How To : Play "Easy Target" by Blink 182 on acoustic guitar

Want to perform an unplugged version of Blink 182's "Easy Target"? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, pl ...more

How To : Play 7th chords on the ukulele

Check out this video to learn how to play the 7th chords on the ukulele. This includes A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, and G7. A7 is pretty easy to play, just use your pointer finger on one string (watch to see what string!)

How To : Play basic chords on the ukulele for beginners

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

How To : Play minor chords on the piano

There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the piano or any other keyboard instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free piano lessons, like this one from Piano Play It, which make the task not only easy but fun. For more ...more

How To : Play augmented chords on a piano or keyboard

There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the piano or any other keyboard instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free piano lessons, like this one from Piano Play It, which make the task not only easy but fun. For more ...more

How To : Play Buddy Holly's "It's So Easy" on 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 chords from "It's So Easy" by the Buddy Holly. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you can start incorpor ...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 "It's So Easy" by Buddy Holly on the guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This two part guitar lesson teaches you how to play the solo from "It's So Easy" by Buddy Holly on the guitar. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and tunes, you c ...more

How To : Play ukulele chords

Playing ukulele chords is easy and fun on this great little instrument. Learn how to play a variety of ukulele chords with expert tips in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Play ukulele chords. Play ukulele chords - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch th ...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 and recognize slash chords on the piano

Slash chords sound like jammin' rock'n'roll riffs that are much easier to admire than to actually play. But in piano, slash chords simply delineate what chord you play on your right hand versus what note you play on the bass with your left hand. Get more useful info on these ...more

How To : Play a C minor chord on the piano

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

How To : Play the Hawaiian vamp chord progression

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 the trad ...more

How To : Play a fun ukulele chord progression

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 how to video, Aaron shows you a real common ...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 chord progressions on the piano

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

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 : 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 moveable minor chord forms on the ukulele

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 three mo ...more

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 chords on the flute

In this short tutorial for beginners, chords on a flute is discussed with a demontration. How to play three note chords is demonstrated by flute teacher, Dan Lefler from Danman's Music School.

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 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 chords in chromatic order on the piano

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

How To : Play bar chords on your ukulele

Getting started in ukulele, or guitar, trying to make barre chords can be extremely tough, trying to hold down all those notes and THEN trying to add extra notes, fuggetta bout it right? In this video lesson you will learn how to make barre chords effectively and be able to pl ...more

How To : Play an easy Bach prelude on piano

Learn to play this easy Bach prelude a few measures at a time on the piano. Includes music and view of hands on the keyboard. When performing, follow the legato articulation rather than playing very short notes in the right hand.

How To : Play slash chords on the piano

This video shows how to play the slash chords on the piano. The first step describes how to play the c chord with the right hand and how to play the Enote on the bass with the left hand. The person explains the C/E operations with both the hands is the second step. The third s ...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 minor chords and "Last Christmas" on piano

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

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 : 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 jazz chords on the mandolin

Learn how to play rag time music on the mandolin with these lessons covering jazz chords and stroke patterns with expert music training tips in this free online instrument instruction video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play jazz chords on the mandolin. Play jazz chords on the ...more

How To : Play Irish chords on the mandolin

Learn how to play rag time music on the mandolin with these lessons covering Irish music chords and stroke patterns with expert music training tips in this free online instrument instruction video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play Irish chords on the mandolin. Play Irish chor ...more

How To : Play jazz chords on the ukulele

Just as guitars do, ukuleles are able to play complex chords. Learn over a dozen complex chords that can be played on the ukulele in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play jazz chords on the ukulele. Play jazz chords on the ukulele - Part 2 of 15. Click throug ...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 : 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 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 nine chords on the piano

Warm up those fingers and get ready to practice! Here Pete Sears teaches you about playing nine chords and intervals. The second video continues with variations on practicing the C9 chord. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play nine chords on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play nine chor ...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

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.

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