BEGINNER 1: FIRST STEPS
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Learn three easy chords, A, D and E, very basic strumming and easy songs you can play with just these three chords (even some with just 2 chords!). Your fingers are going to be sore but it's going to be loads of fun :)
The A Chord
In this lesson, we're going to learn the Open A Chord and then we might be able to have a go at some songs!
The E Chord
For this Stage there is one more chord to get under your fingers. It's not a hard one and it combines with the A and the D real well and once you can play it you will ...
now you got your chords we can rip into changing between them.
Anchor Fingers for A, D and E
Using your 1st finger as an ‘anchor' will help you move between your chords smoothly and easily. Drop the anchor to guide the way Keeping your 1st finger on the ...
Stage 1: One Minute Changes
The concept is simple: time yourself for one minute and see how many changes between two chords you can do in that time. This works better than any other method I have...
All Down 4 to a Bar Strumming
For many people, strumming rhythms are the trickiest thing to learn so we are going to start very simply to build a solid foundation. This is very easy and I hope that...
Easy Songs for Stage 1
Believe it or not - but there are many songs that you can play with just the three chords we have learnt so far! And to help you out I have written a songbook which go...
JUSTIN Ear Training Exercises (S1)
In this lesson, we start on some Ear Training in the regretfully named Justin Use Sound To Improve Now.
Beginner 1: First Steps
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