What is Finger Pedaling

What is Finger Pedaling

What is Finger Pedaling Finger Pedaling or sustaining notes is an advanced technique that originally came from the piano. You can see from the diagram it’s represented notionally by placing two of the same identical notes side by side with one being a quarter note and...
What Are The Circle of Fifths

What Are The Circle of Fifths

What Are The Circle of Fifths In this article I won’t go into too much theoretical detail and will summarize how guitarists can use the circle of fifths to their advantage as a quick reference guide and for composition. What Are The Circle of Fifths on Face...

How to improvise on guitar?

I have been playing on and off for over 5 years. I can play chords and do lots of cool little tricks within that area, I can finger pick in several patterns pretty well, and I have an excellent sense for beat and rhythm. I know very little music theory. My main...

How to approach scales

Hi Mike, When I improvise, or play with others in a band setting and im asked to solo / jam or come up with a melody to something I always start with finding the key , and then playing the respective pentatonic scale over it. What I then do is listen to the music and...

Composing Chord Progressions

Hi Guitarists Forming Chord progressions is an easy process when generating progressions in the same key. All you need to know is which chords belong to which key and combine them together in any order and voila! You have a chord progression. To find this information...

Minor Scale Chords

Hi Guitarists After posting about how Major chords are formed from the Major scales I’ve received requests to do the same thing for Minor scale chords. Natural Minor Let’s us the A Minor (natural) key as an example: The scale of A Minor is A B C D E F G...