Learn to Play with Beginner Guitar Chords (Major, Minor)
What you'll learn
- The student will: learn 7 major chords and 5 minor chords.
- Have an understanding of the "framework" (progression) of songs,
- The student will understand the relationship between major chords and minor chords,
- Will develop "playing advantage" as he/she grasps how to practically utilize the guitar fretboard - clearly seeing patterns and connections on it.
- You need a guitar and a tuner. Come ready to learn, able to practice several times a week for about 15 - 20 minutes.
A beginner guitar player needs to learn certain chords and also what chords are commonly used together. Then, you are ready to play your favorite songs!
Learn to Play with Beginner Guitar Chords - Guitar Chords for Beginner was specifically created for the person who is just beginning, OR someone who has already learned a few chords, OR the person who has 'leveled off' - maeaning that they aren't quite sure what to do next and find themselves in a rut (a"stalled musician").
Using my GIANT GUITAR (so you can clearly see the chords to learn) I teach in a very practical way. I provide explanation of how minor chords and major chords have a 1 to 1 connection. By the time you complete the course, you will have learned 12 chords in all. I also show you how, with only 3 chords, songs make "progress" (we call this "song progression").
What has taken me more than 3 decades to learn, I have distilled into easy to digest lessons . I show you how to avoid excessive "memory" playing - by teaching you PATTERNS, CONNECTIONS, and ASSOCIATIONS- the very important secrets of "effortless" guitar playing. [If you have ever used a computer whose memory was almost full, it's frustrating, isn't it? If you begin with a wrong foundation, your guitar playing can be frustrating like that, and you risk becoming a 'stalled musician' - and maybe quitting altogether - missing out on one of the most rewarding past times - or professions - enjoyed by many, many who have learned to play with competence].
++ strumming patterns
++tips to appropriately engage your memory, and learning tips
Keep it simple, but develop confidence in your understanding of music!
(Chord Confidence also has Part 2 - GUITAR JUMP START-from Beginner Guitar to Intermediate level! Move from Basic to Intermediate Player)
Who this course is for:
- People who want to learn to play guitar: brand new beginners or maybe those of you who have learned a few chords; ALSO what I call a "stalled musician". This is someone who began playing, but lost direction, focus, and drive, because they didn't have the understanding of what they needed to do next.
I come from a very musical family; I am a drummer, an acoustic and electric guitar player, as well as a bass and keyboard player. At age 22, I had the opportunity to go on the road with the christian band Wisdom. I did mostly backing vocals with the band, but also sang some small lead vocal parts.
During an audition with Star Song Records (Newsboys, Matt Redman, Nicole Nordeman, etc) - a simple brief comment made by one of the execs changed my life (more about that on my website). Because of what he said, I realized the importance of the worship relationship.
The first time I led worship, I was so nervous, that I led the team into a song that I didn't know the words to. It's not easy to lead worship, and to learn the ins and outs, and ups and downs involved with it - as well as the spiritual warfare associated with it.
While on the road, Wisdom traveled to many states in this great nation. (During our 3 years of touring – we played on the same stage as Bob Carlisle - ["Butterfly Kisses"] and Mylon LeFevre - both Grammy award winners - as well as Dove award winners). On multiple occasions I have done studio work, and have also recorded two solo projects (I include my original music to intro - or exit different Udemy modules).
In 2014, God answered a prayer that I had - The 'Ascribe Worship' Method was birthed - it is the ability to worship for 8 - 10 minutes (or more) in a fluid, God descriptive way, with or without music (of course, music is a beautiful gift to worship with).
I live in Louisiana Cajun County with my precious and beautiful wife, Maria, and our three dogs, and am the father of 3 beautiful children.