Pete gives us a great performance showing off some of the chords we'll be learning. He then starts off with tuning and then gets started with the easiest chords, and progressively moves into the harder chords.
In this video, Pete reviews all the major chords we've learned so far. Then Pete starts in with the minor chords traveling through each one until you have a good bank of chords learned.
Pete explains barre chords and helps us understand each note in the scale of western music.
Pete continues on barre chords and how to play them up and down the fret board since we learned all the notes in the last video.
This video features more barre chords. Pete gives us some routines that will help you take your playability to the next level.
Pete shows us some exercises to switch between chords with roots on the 5th string going down to chords on the 6th string. Pete gives us some good tips on barre chords and how to smooth out some of your chord transitions.
In this video, Pete shows us some closed position chords and a few more exercises to help you get comfortable with the chords we've learned in previous videos.
Pete talks about "partial chords" and how to define each element of the chord. He then gives us a nice performance at the end showing us some of the things he's taught.
Pete signs off with a few final words for the road and plays us a nice blues tune before ending.
Get ready to give your left hand a workout! Pete Huttlinger has created a "video chord library" that's a must-have for every serious guitarist. This crash course is designed to show you all the important chords and fingerings you'll need, from the easiest shapes to some challenging finger-twisters.
Pete has developed a unique and effective study technique he calls "Say It and Play It." This is an powerful way to memorize root notes by playing chromatic scales and applying chords to the root location. It's like your personal GPS system on the fingerboard, helping you lock in exactly where you need to be on the neck.
The lesson grows in complexity and sophistication, leading to chord changes for Sweet Georgia Brown and All Of Me, as well as tips on all kinds of music - from folk and blues to pop, country and swing. As you play exercises and progressions that make use of these positions, you'll be on your way to becoming a well-rounded guitarist with a world of chords at your fingertips.
Submitted 6 months ago
I'm really a drummer who dabbles with guitar so this video was very effective in getting the concepts across for me! Covered a lot of ground without being overwhelming. Really inspired me to put my drum sticks down! RIP Pete!
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Studio One
Submitted 1 year ago
WOW what a course
I've been self-thought guitar player, and I've been playing guitar for many years, and yet I learned more from Pete's instruction then what i did over many years of playring. cudos for simple and effective course.
I am a: Semi-Pro
Submitted 2 years ago
Chords, chords lots of chords
Enjoyed a lot, watched everything twice (going on my 3rd). One of the best videos I've seen for chords. Pete has a great sense of humor.
I am a: Musician, Hobbyist