What Do You Want To Learn Today? Beginning – Intermediate Guitarists




QUICKLY FIND AND LEARN WHAT YOU NEED, WITH THESE ONE MINUTE LESSON VIDEOS FOR THE GUITAR LESSON COMPANION, VOLUME ONE:


GETTING STARTED:

Identifying the Parts of the Guitar

Should You Learn on Acoustic or Electric Guitar?

How to Tune Your Guitar

How to Hold a Pick and the Guitar

The 1234 and 4321 Warm-Up Exercise


PART ONE: READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION

Why Learn to Read Music on Guitar, and Some Basics: Page 6

Reading the Notes E, F, and G: Pages 7-8

Whole, Half, Quarter, and Dotted Half Notes: Page 9

Reading Studies: Pages 10-11

Reading the Notes B, C, and D: Pages 12-13

Understanding and Playing Rests, and the 3/4 Time Signature: Pages 12-13

How to Practice the Combination Studies: Pages 17-20

Reading the Notes G and A: Pages 21-22

Beamed Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 1-4)

Single Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 5-8)

How to Practice the Reading Studies: Pages 24-29

Notes on the D String, Ties, and Dotted Quarter Notes: Pages 30-38

Sharps and Flats: Pages 39-40

Notes on the A String and Eighth Note Rhythms: Pages 41-50

Notes on the low E String and Triplets: Pages 51-59

Sixteenth Notes and Rhythms: Page 60

Position Reading Studies: Pages 62-126


PART TWO: CHORDS, SCALES, AND THEORY

Understanding Chord Diagrams: Pages 127-128

Demo of the Chord Changing Exercises: Page 128

Playing the Chords for the 12 Bar Blues in A: Page 129

The Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Patterns: Page 129

How to Fret Tablature Examples: Pages 129-130

Analyzing Chord Progressions: Page 131

Learning to Play Melodies by Ear: Page 132

Relative Minor/Major Keys: Page 133

The “F” Chord: Page 134

Songwriting and Determining a Song’s Key: Page 135

Beginning Fingerstyle Concepts: Page 136

Memorizing Note Names on Fretboard with the Chromatic Scale: Page 137

How to Construct and Play Moveable E String Root Power Chords: Page 137

Constructing and Playing Moveable A String Root Power Chords: Page 137

Scratch Rhythms for More Texture Using Power Chords: Page 138

How to Construct and Play E Root Barre Chords: Page 139

Tips for Learning to Play Barre Chords Clearly: Page 139

The 5th String Root A Shape Barre Chord: Page 139

Barre Chord Jams in All 12 Keys Using Fresh Rhythmic Textures: Page 140

Jimi Hendrix Style Embellishments for 6th and 5th String Root Chords: Page 140

Play the Blues Using Moveable Dominant 7 Chord Shapes: Page 141

Fun Blues Riffs for You to Learn and Play: Page 141

More Moveable 7th Chords for Jazz Styles: Page 142

The Famous Jazz Chord Progression: Page 143

Diminished 7 and Dominant 7 b9 Chords, Plus Important Voicing Concept: Page 144

Understanding the CAGED System on Guitar: Page 145

CAGED Shapes for M7, 7, and m7 Voicings, and Exercises to Master Them: Page 146

Triad Inversions and Embellishments in the Style of Jimi Hendrix: Pages 147-148

Minor Pentatonic Linking Riffs and Connecting Scale Patterns Up the Neck: Pages 149-150

Hammer Ons and Pull Offs: Pages 149-150

Music Theory: The Chromatic Scale: Page 151

Music Theory: Major Scale Construction: Pages 151-152

Music Theory: Circle of 4ths and Circle of 5ths: Page 153

Music Theory: Chord Construction: Pages 154-155, 160

Music Theory: Harmonizing the Major Scales: Page 156

Mastering Chords, Progressions, and Scales in All Keys Up the Fretboard: Pages 157-158


CONCLUSION:

Thank You for Working So Hard!