If you want to play 'Love Story' by Taylor Swift on ukulele you should first start with making sure you have your ukulele standard tuned to G, C, E and A top to bottom. You will use the chords C, G, Am and F. These are the chords that are use basically through the entire song. ...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
In this video, we learn how to play "O Holy Night" by Mariah Carey on piano. This song is simple and you have to realize you are going to have to count your keys out differently. Sing along while you are playing so you can better understand. Start with a C chord, then play the ...more
To play 'This Little Light of Mine' on the ukulele you first will need to start with the chord G progression. Start playing this at the lyric Light and then switch to the chord G7 on the verse shine. On the next line, play the chord C at the verse light and then on the word sh ...more
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
If you want to play 'Perfect Day' by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar you first need to play an E chord, then go to Am, and repeat this. Now move to a D and crawl up to a G, then play a C and go to F. Move to Dm and play E. When you play the E chord you should play it with your pin ...more
Ear training is incredibly important to any musician. Knowing to hear and identify root and chord movement and being able to analyze a chord progression quickly is so important to your career. In this video you will get a great ear training lesson on how to analyze the chord p ...more
To play a simplified version of 'Hallelujah' on guitar you first should put a capo on the fifth fret. This song only has three parts. The intro is E minor played two times and a G chord played. You will pick the strings of these chords six times in a progressive order from 1 d ...more
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
Want to play Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" on the ukulele? How about Five for Fighting's "Superman"? Maroon 5's "She Will Be Loved"? Jason Mraz' "I'm Yours"? This free video ukulele lesson demonstrates a simple four-chord progression that will allow you to play all of t ...more
If you want to play "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty on acoustic guitar you should first pay the chords, F, C, Am and G. These same four chords will be played over and over again to complete the song. The strumming pattern is as follows: When playing F strum down up. When playin ...more
If you want to play 'Twinkle, Twinkle little Star' on the piano you should first start on the note D. You should play the notes going up the scale to find that next work that matches the tone of when you sing it. When you find it, that interval is a fifth. Then, the song goes ...more
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
In this video xylophone lesson for aspiring mallet percussionists, we learn how to play a two-chord ostinato on the xylophone using three mallets. The chord progression is a simple one, commonly heard in popular music. It moves from the root or tonic (I) to the subdominant (IV ...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
James, also known as Tbone Wilson, shows you how to play Street Spirit by Radiohead. With an acoustic guitar you begin the intro on A minor, then pick 5, 3, 1, 3, 2, half finger up. On your picking hand you need to hold your pinkie down to contact the hardboard deck of your gu ...more
In this video xylophone lesson, we learn how to play a two-chord ostinato on the xylophone using three mallets. The chord progression is a simple one which moves from the root or tonic (I) to the dominant (V) and back.
Unless you're a music theory buff or taking AP Music Theory in school (forced or otherwise), then the only word in "diatonic circle chord progressions" that makes sense to you is "circle." But the fancy schmancy term is just an elaborate way of saying you're playing chord prog ...more
In this video, we learn how to play "Last Kiss" by Pearl Jam on guitar. Start with a G chord, then Em, C, and D. Once you have these, put them together to start the introduction to the song. You will move up and down with the chords of the song to create a different sound on t ...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
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
Play the ukulele using a fingerstyle pick with tips from this video. Play the G chord, the C chord, go back to the G chord, and then play a D chord (which is open).
Learn how to play "Poison Oak" by Bright Eyes on the acoustic guitar. VERSE: Read from left to right A - X02220 Aadd11 - X00220 Dmaj9 - 200220 E - 022100 CHORUS: A - X02220 Aadd11 - X00220 Dmaj9 - 200220 ????? - 020220 After the "i still believed in more" part you play an ...more
Interested in playing Beirut's "Rhineland" 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, accordionists of ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to play a B chord on the guitar. Tab notation is shown as well as footage of a hand on a fret board playing the chord note by note slowly.
If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar'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 he ...more
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 video, we learn how to play "Face Down" by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus on guitar. Start out by playing an E minor 7, then put your middle finger on the third fret. Next, play the G chord and then a D/F#, which is a D chord that ends with an F# note instead. Move from this t ...more
Here is an introduction to the Chord Progression EAB on your guitar. Master it and you will soon be sounding smoothly on your guitar. Play an EAB chord progression on the guitar. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
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?
If you're a piano player, you're probably already frustrated enough with your weekly piano lessons, practicing every day, and memorizing songs to play. We realize that becoming a concert pianist is hard work, so we're here to help you out, even if it doesn't seem so at first. ...more
In this video, we learn how to play Guy's "Let's Chill" on piano. This is a smooth song written in F minor. The first chord is a D flat major 7, then F, A flat C, A flat, then C. Continue on to play a suspended chord, then an F flat, E flat, F flat, then regular F flat minor. ...more
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!
Watch this video to learn how to play the ukulele chord progression in "C"! Start with C, A minor, F, and G7. Or try C, F, C, and G7. Or C, F, C, and G7. You'll get the hang of it.
In this video, we learn how to play jazz guitar: Chord voicing and comping. Guitar comping is more pianistic in approach than it used to be. You can play different chords, moving them up a notch to get a different noise out of them. You will have to learn the finger placements ...more
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.
So you're getting pretty good now, and if you've been following Justin's progressional tutorials you know your major and minor chords and can strum. Now it's time to learn the dreaded F chord. Don't be alarmed, even though you have to hold down two strings with one finger, it ...more
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
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.
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
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.
Learn how to play the ukulele chord progression in "A"! This is "basic, basic" (so says our instructor/musician). Try A, D, A, E7.
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
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.
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
Play Randy Rhoads' intro from Crazy TrainHere's how to play Crazy Train by Ozzy. Play the top two strings. Then play the second and fourth fret which is the power chord F sharp. Play the A chord twice and then F sharp, D and E twice. That's the first bit that he plays. The nex ...more
In order to play Big Star ‚Äì Back of a Car on your guitar, you will need to play the following chords: D followed by a diminished D 7. Then, move on to a C followed by a C add 9. Next, play a D chord followed by Am7 (g, f#). Then, back to a D followed by a G. Next, play a C ...more
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
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a B eleven chord 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
This video demonstrates how you can play some jazz chord voicings on piano.
Learn to play the Major 7 Guitar Chord with this video and become more dextrous in your practice. Play major 7 chord progression. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com