Root Position 7th Chord Practice!

By: Josh Lucas Here’s another quick lesson that I originally made for one of my students. It should be a good start if you want to broaden your chord vocabulary! I started out by showing you the basic chord shapes for major, minor, and diminished in first position, then I give you each chord as […]

Tapping Arpeggio Practice

By: Josh Lucas Today we’re taking a little more of an advanced look at arpeggios. I’ve tried to break it down as simply as possible in the PDF file. The first section, I just show the basic chord shapes that I outline. With my left hand, I’m holding down a Bminor chord for most of […]

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Quick Fingerstyle Arpeggio Practice!

By: Josh Lucas Here’s a fairly easy warmup exercise that I do to get my right hand ready for fingerstyle playing. The trick is to be able to play 8th, and 16th notes evenly. I won’t go into detail on how to do that, and if you don’t know how to feel 8th or 16th […]

The title says it all! Here’s a good intro to 7th chords. These chords omit the 5th. Root, 3rd, 7th. Why omit the 5th? Because you can, and it still sounds like a 7th chord.[…]