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Chord Quality – Playing Guitar Out of the Box

Are your chord progressions sounding a bit boring and uninspired lately?

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Minor chords are a common type of chord in three part harmony consisting of a root, a minor 3rd, and 5th interval. Minor chords are popular for their distinctively moody, melancholic, and somewhat darker sound.

SMG Guitar Lesson #32: Minor Chord Inversions

Minor chords are a common type of chord in three part harmony consisting of a root, a minor 3rd, and 5th interval. Minor chords are popular for their distinctively moody, melancholic, and somewhat darker sound.

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In this lesson Robert Johnston covers the 3rd octave of the blues scale - learn the stretch back and improve your chops!

SMG Guitar Lesson #26: Blues Scale in the Third Octave Position

In this lesson Robert Johnston covers the 3rd octave of the blues scale – learn the stretch back and improve your chops!

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Follow along with Robert Johnston and print up the music below. Go ahead and grab your axe and practice these three exercises to get the blues flowing!

SMG Guitar Lesson #22: Learning
The Blues – Lesson 1 of 10

Follow along with Robert Johnston and print up the music below. Go ahead and grab your axe and practice these three exercises to get the blues flowing!

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As an advocate of musical literacy, I believe that a little bit of know-how in this area can go a long way. Performing your music live and capturing it in a studio environment are two entirely different animals.

In the Studio with Robert Johnston: Part 1

As an advocate of musical literacy, I believe that a little bit of know-how in this area can go a long way. Performing your music live and capturing it in a studio environment are two entirely different animals.

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We’ve spent quite a bit of time discussing good habits with fret hand technique. So now we’ll switch it up and discuss a little bit about picking hand techniques. Note, when you’re strumming chords, it’s usually a good idea to....

SMG Guitar Lesson #21: Basic Strumming Patterns

We’ve spent quite a bit of time discussing good habits with fret hand technique. So now we’ll switch it up and discuss a little bit about picking hand techniques. Note, when you’re strumming chords, it’s usually a good idea to….

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