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- speak the music language: notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > sets
- develop relative pitch using the "NG" humming technique
- use the Nashville Number System to play by ear and write songs
- make original pentatonic and diatonic melodies and harmonies
- play horizontal chord shapes with proper relaxed posture
- understand cut capo techniques to transpose and sound like a pro
- discover your own sound
- have a guitar
Learn to Play the Guitar
In this course we will be teaching beginner and intermediate players how to discover their own sound.
You'll be learning to play chords horizontally down the neck of the guitar
How to use a capo to expand that to other keys
How to hold a guitar
How to develop relative pitch
By the end of this guitar course, my goal is that you'll have discovered your own sound and know how to write your own melodies.
- guitar players who want to learn relative pitch
- singers who want to connect their voice with guitar
- songwriters who want to learn chord harmony theory
In this lesson you will learn the three ways to learn this course material:
1. Binge watch all the material without trying the exercises. You will make more effective progress by completing an overview of the course before studying necessary sections in depth.
2. Repeat sections in sequential order and practice exercises with vocals and guitar. Growth usually requires a mixture of time and effort. This course combines mental and physical practice techniques by combining vocal and guitar practice.
3. After completing step 2, schedule an hour to teach this material to a friend or family member. This step is critical to test what you have memorized from the course.
In this course you will learn how to:
Speak the music language: notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > setlists
Active/Passive practice tricks
Use the Number System to play notes and chords by ear
Hum original melodies and harmonies and play them instantly
Develop relative pitch using the "NG" humming technique
Play horizontal chord shapes with proper relaxed posture
Learn the 5 essential guitar keys
Understand cut capo techniques to transpose and sound like a pro
Discover and express your own sound with vocals and guitar
Understand the Language of Music:
notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > setlists
letters > words > sentences > paragraphs > chapters > stories
Passive practice involves memorizing information about music. Active practice involves developing the physical and mechanical skills required to perform what you have memorized.
***Use the "NG" humming technique to externally process your passive practice skills while developing your active skills at the same time. This is dramatically improve your listening and playing abilities.***
The Note Number System (or Nashville Number System) teaches how to assign a number to relevant notes in the Pentatonic and Diatonic scales. These numbers will help to show how music scales are structured. They will also help with music memorization and ear training for melody lines.