Guitar Lessons – Beginner

Guitar lessons intended for those who have just started learning the guitar. A guitar diagram, learning guitar tablature, picking techniques and fretting notes are featured here.

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Guitar tablature for Roll the Credits.

Learn How To Read Guitar Tablature

Guitar tablature, commonly known as "guitar tab" or simply "tab," is an alternative to standard musical notation designed for fretted instruments like the guitar. Guitar Tablature provides a visual representation of the guitar fretboard, allowing players to quickly learn the notes without needing to read standard notation.

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Open Guitar Chords - G Major Guitar Chord

Basic Guitar Chords For Beginners

This guitar lesson uses interactive guitar chords example that includes standard guitar chord shapes and common barre chord shapes. I have also included the chord charts and the name of each chord with the suggested finger placement on the neck with an audio example for each chord.

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Barre Chords Made Easy

Barre chords usually put fear in the hearts of beginning guitar players. When I was starting out on guitar I tried to avoid playing songs that had barre chords. The problem I had was most of the songs I wanted to play used them. Since I was into rock and metal there was no avoiding…

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Learning Songs Made Easier For Beginners – Playing Picking Patterns

It's easy to get overwhelmed when you are just starting out on the guitar - it's not easy.

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Improve Your Picking Technique for Beginning Guitar Players

For beginning guitar players, learning to control and direct their pick hand is often difficult and frustrating.

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Guitar Diagram - BC Rich Warlock

Parts of a Guitar – Guitar Diagram

This electric guitar diagram is intended as a reference for beginners. If you have just acquired your first electric guitar, this is a great place to begin before proceeding through the other guitar lessons on this site.

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Palm Mute – Metal Guitar Techniques

Palm Mute can do more than just give your guitar a heavier chunky or percussive sound. It can also help you reduce some unwanted sounds you may experience while soloing or just playing through heavy distortion at a loud volume. When properly executed a good palm muting technique will allow you to achieve a more…

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How To Read Guitar Tablature Online

I have been playing the guitar and learning guitar for over 20 years and I've seen quite a few changes in the educational materials available to students. Guitar tablature is probably has been the most effective tools in learning guitar that I've seen. Before tablature, any songbook you could buy only contained the written sheet…

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Fretting Guitar Notes

Fretting technique for guitar to limit buzzing or dead notes.

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Guitar Picking Techniques

This video also shows picking technique examples of strumming, picking chords and shredding.

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