Tag Archives: Root Note
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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Test your ability by seeing if you can take the riff from 'Wild Thing' (which is pretty much the same as "Louie Louie) and invert it up the fret board!

SMG Guitar Lesson #31: Major Chord Inversions

Test your ability by seeing if you can take the riff from ‘Wild Thing’ (which is pretty much the same as “Louie Louie) and invert it up the fret board!

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Power chords became an integral part of popular music in the 1950′s and 60′s with artists such as Howlin’ Wolf, Link Wray, and The Kinks...

SMG Guitar Lesson #30: How To Invert Power Chords!

Power chords became an integral part of popular music in the 1950′s and 60′s with artists such as Howlin’ Wolf, Link Wray, and The Kinks…

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In the next series of lessons, we're going to cover the basics of chord inversions; multiple ways to play a given chord using alternate voicing.

SMG Guitar Lesson #29: Understanding Chord Inversions

In the next series of lessons, we’re going to cover the basics of chord inversions; multiple ways to play a given chord using alternate voicing.

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It’s never too early to start learning and memorizing guitar scales as these help you achieve a quicker and better grasp of guitar chords, play the lead guitar, and master many other guitar techniques....

The Beginner’s Guide to Reading Guitar Scales

It’s never too early to start learning and memorizing guitar scales as these help you achieve a quicker and better grasp of guitar chords, play the lead guitar, and master many other guitar techniques….

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After spending the past two weeks looking at session work, lets get back into playing. This week we will move on to part 4 or in other words the 4th string....

Unlocking the Neck: part 4

After spending the past two weeks looking at session work, lets get back into playing. This week we will move on to part 4 or in other words the 4th string….

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