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The “no music theory” introduction to exotic chords and how to use them

At a certain point, you want to expand beyond the standard guitar chords such as C, D, E minor and the like. You may get out on the web and read about chords that have names and numbers after them, like G 13, C 9, or A augmented. I’m referring to these chords as “exotic”…… Continue reading The “no music theory” introduction to exotic chords and how to use them

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5 Steps to learn a song perfectly. (Or at least almost perfectly.)

We’ve all been there. You get excited to learn a new song and dive right in. As time goes by – maybe a lot of time – you get frustrated and give up before the tune is really presentable. Getting a song “just right” takes work. A lot of work. Learning songs perfectly requires time…… Continue reading 5 Steps to learn a song perfectly. (Or at least almost perfectly.)