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Beginner Chords – The Dsus2 and Dsus4

Chris Liepe, a JamPlay.com rock instructor, presents a lesson on how to spice up beginner chord progressions. By making use of the simple and easy to use sus2 and sus4 chords any chord progression can be enlivened and sound much more complex and difficult than it actually is. Check out JamPlay.com for more online guitar

 
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Partial Chords – Make Music as a Beginner Guitarist

In this free online guitar lesson, Chris Liepe discusses the quickest and easiest way to start making music as a beginner guitarist. He will demonstrate partial chords, which are also known by some as “baby chords.” These are simplified chords which are easier to play, especially for those who are just starting or may have

 
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Finger Exercises for Beginner Guitarists

Finger Exercises for Beginner Guitarists Of the many problems plaguing novice guitarists, weak muscles in the hand and wrist can often be some of the most devastating. Weak muscles can cause hand pain, exhaustion and impede flexibility making barre chords and other big stretches feel like an insurmountable task. With these two exercises, perfect for

 
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Learn Basic Music Theory

JamPlay.com, the world’s best source for online guitar lessons, is proud to present a free lesson from Freebo. Freebo is an internationally recognized bass player, guitarist and songwriter who has played with acts such as Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, CSN, Ringo Star and dozens of others. He has also published four critically acclaimed albums of

 
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Beginner Guitar Lesson – Learn the Basic Major Chords

A free article and video from JamPlay.com, the worlds largest resource for online guitar lessons. The first time you picked up your guitar there was probably a sense of excitement, of unending possibility, but mingled with that feeling was an overwhelming sense of being lost. When one embarks on such a journey, knowing where to

 
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Learning and Playing the A Shape Barre Chord

Playing the A Shape Barre Chord From JamPlay.com – The Number One Source for Guitar Lessons. Note – If you are not yet familiar with barre chords, please visit our previous article titled Learning Barre Chords.  This article will help you understand what exactly a barre chord is as well as offer up advice on

 
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Learning to Play Guitar: Where Do I Start?

Learning to Play Guitar: Where Do I Start? By Jason Mounce As a staff member of JamPlay I run into an often asked question. Where do I start when learning guitar? Or for guitarists that have been playing awhile , “where do I go from here?” It’s a fundamental paradox of not being satisfied with

 
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How to Play Barre Chords

Learning and Playing Barre Chords The moment when the intense cramp in your hand reaches a crescendo and your grip fails, filling the room with an unpleasantly raucous noise. This is a moment most guitar players have experienced, perhaps only once for some, but over and over for many others. This is the grueling process

 
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How Much Should I Spend on a First Guitar?

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) One of the most confusing  and enraging experiences a new guitarist can have is choosing a first guitar. You are forced to think about whether you want to play an acoustic or electric guitar, what

 
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Acoustic vs Electric – What Guitar is Best for a Beginner

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) To capture the hearts of the masses with a guitar like Taylor Swift, or to leave a legacy like Jimi Hendrix it helps to make sure you’re starting off the right way—which includes making the

 
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