Looking for an easy way to learn guitar chords fast? The pressing technique solves the problem of learning new chords by ‘programming’ each chord shape into your muscle memory.
How many chords do you need to know? There are literally thousands of chord variations. If you wanted to learn them all it could take years. But do you need to? Or is there an easier approach to learning chords that gets you there faster?
Go grab your guitar because you will need it this time, four chords every beginner should know. Due to popular demand, Mark McKenzie aka “the guitar guy” and full time tutor here at Jamorama has created a series on beginner guitar chords.
A nightmare for most beginner guitarists! Anyone who has attempted to learn the guitar and stuck with it for a reasonable period of time will experience the notorious barre chord blues. In particular, the F chord has become infamous for wreaking havoc on budding guitarists causing discouragement, frustration and a general sense of helplessness. Perhaps […]
Question. When I play chords I always touch the strings that I should be playing open. How can I avoid this? Answer. Touching the wrong strings when you play chords is a common problem that many beginners face when learning the guitar. Today we will look at some simple solutions. 1. Try and press your […]
In the previous post I took a rather circuitous journey from the lute through to the Chapman stick – a lute-like modern fret based instrument that occupies a unique space in between the guitar , the lute and the piano. If you have ever wondered why the mathematical complexities of a 6 string guitar account for the 3rd string anomaly then here’s Bob Chapman’s illumination upon the matter – it`s all about playing in keys…