In this first video, Tom Kolb goes over different aspects of the guitar, playing positions, and using a pick.
Next, we learn about notation, musical symbols, and focus on the 1st and 2nd strings of the guitar.
Here we focus on the 3rd and 4th strings of the guitar and are shown examples from popular songs.
In this video, we learn about chords and go over some commonly used in popular music.
Our focus in this video are the 5th and 6th strings of the guitar.
Now that we have gone over all of the strings of the guitar, we look at even more chords that are commonly used.
Next, we are shown 10 chord progressions to practice using all of the chords we've learned so far.
Here the discussion turns to tablature and riffs and then we use some familiar songs to practice both.
Now we turn our attention to playing lead guitar and learn about the A minor pentatonic scale.
In this last video, we learn about the E minor pentatonic scale close out with final thoughts.
The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method has taught millions of people to play guitar, and you can now learn it even easier thanks to this detailed video tutorial series designed for anyone just learning to play electric or acoustic guitar.
Presented by guitar guru Tom Kolb, topics covered include tuning, identifying the parts of the guitar, reading both standard notation and tablature, playing chords, strumming and picking, improvising basic rock solos and lots more.
The video tutorials feature great camera angles, helpful on-screen music, guitar diagrams, and hand-position close-ups. You'll also learn to play the classic songs Let It Be, Wild Thing, Twist and Shout, as well as the famous intro riffs to Smoke on the Water, Day Tripper and Sunshine of Your Love. Plus, you get exclusive bonus lessons covering chord progressions, songs, and licks!
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