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Open Guitar Tuning: Opening New Combinations of Sound

28 September 2016

This blog is intended as a brief introduction to the subject of open tunings. The standard EADGBE tuning has emerged, over a period of several centuries, as the best possible tuning to be ...

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How the CAGED System Can Improve Your Versatility

20 September 2016

A working understanding of the CAGED system can greatly improve your versatility when it comes to choosing how to voice chords on the guitar. Let’s just explain exactly what we been by v...

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How to Choose Your First Electric Guitar

13 September 2016

So in the first lesson on this subject we said it was important to choose a guitar that is physically comfortable to play – or in other words, one that fits your particular body shape.&n...

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How to Jam Over An m7b5 Chord

07 September 2016

In our recent lesson we looked at some approaches to improvising over half-diminished chords when they appear as part of a minor 2 5 1 progression. During that lesson I mentioned that you ...

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