Guitar Chords Lesson #10: FIVE Chord Progressions

Putting it all together with Five Chord Progressions in various styles! Time to put together everything we’ve learned in this chords lesson module and play five chord progressions in various styles. Nate jumps right into playing each one below, so take a few minutes and warm up with the chords and strumming patterns in the … Continue reading “Guitar Chords Lesson #10: FIVE Chord Progressions”

How to Play Shut Up and Dance on Guitar

CLICK HERE for Tabs Nate Richards shows you how to play Shut Up and Dance on Guitar – FOR REAL! Linked above is a 5-page guitar tab and a YouTube video lesson tutorial on how to play everything in the song, including chords, power chords, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, intro, verse, chorus, bridge, guitar solo, picking and … Continue reading “How to Play Shut Up and Dance on Guitar”

Drill of the Week #40 – Funk Guitar Style

CLICK HERE for Tabs Funk guitar style is definitely a departure from my normal stomping grounds of classical guitar and metal guitar. But, it offers a fun way to practice bar chords, hammer ons, and strumming rhythms and syncopation. Here are a few things to consider: Count the rhythms. Remember, 16th notes are “1-e-and-a  2-e-and-a” … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #40 – Funk Guitar Style”

How to Play Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Yup, that’s right – how to play Blank Space by Taylor Swift. While she’s not known for feats of guitar gymnastics, Taylor Swift has consistently written songs that the public goes nuts over. Soooo, at parties and gatherings, it’s always great to be able to play songs that people know and can sing along. Ironically, … Continue reading “How to Play Blank Space by Taylor Swift”

Drill of the Week #34 – Acoustic Guitar Strumming Technique

CLICK HERE for Tabs – Link will open a new window Acoustic guitar strumming is an integral part of any guitarist’s arsenal – even if you play electric guitar and rock/metal styles. Strumming helps develop a solid sense of beat, rhythm, and syncopation. In addition, many rock style bands incorporate ballads into their repertoire, so you’ll … Continue reading “Drill of the Week #34 – Acoustic Guitar Strumming Technique”

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