How to Understand Music Better and Unleash Your Creativity
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How to Understand Music Better and Unleash Your Creativity

Geared Towards Beginners, but Seasoned Players can Benefit...
4.5 (9 ratings)
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1,736 students enrolled
Created by Stewart Johnson
Published 10/2012
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This course includes
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 191 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand How Chords Work
  • Understand How Scales Work
  • Understand How Keys Work
  • Understand How Music Works...
  • Understand How Songs Work (how to write)
Requirements
  • Willingness to follow the course in its entirety and commit 20-30 minutes per day of solid practice time (cell phone OFF practice)
Description

This Course is Guaranteed... to Get You Results in 8 Unique Ways...

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The 8 Crucial Things this Course Will Help You Do ...

Teaching music (formal and informal) for 17 years I've noticed one thing ....

Learning music does NOT have to be difficult to be effective. 

In fact, most would agree some of the best music is 
easy to play (3 chords). Am I right??

Simple is good...but this is even better...

When your done with just a few lessons you'll be able to
play and write some great sounding songs by simply 
applying what you learn. If your a beginner you'll be amazed
at how quickly long hidden concepts "snap" into place.

You'll learn to connect ALL the dots and inspire you to master 
an instrument.   

This PROVEN course will show you how to:

  • Quickly begin playing cool chords and songs (NO twinkle little star)
  • Figure things out by ear and create your own tunes with what you learn
  • Learn to write REAL songs with my fail-safe songwriting stencil
  • Easily get scales/chords and how to use them to play in any key fast
  • Avoid common pitfalls of learning an instrument and jump WAY ahead
  • Grab 100+ custom PDF's to help you better comprehend through visuals
  • Save $thousands$ in lessons by getting 'how it all fits together' 100%
  • Your friends will literally FREAK out when they hear you play after the course

You'll be surprised when you discover...

When you get done with this course you'll have a better more sturdy
grasp on the musical system than most people get in a lifetime.

I am spilling the beans and not holding back anything in this course.

Here are ALL the tricks and tips I learned from pros in the industry
taken from over 25 total years of total experience.

Also, enjoy all the extra free stuff I've included for you!

I'm looking forward to your testimonial and enjoy the course!

Cheers, Stu

PPS - You don't have to decide right now - take 30 days to
preview the course with Udemy's guarantee to ensure your getting
what you want and need out of it. :)

PPS - Do NOT listen to folks that tell you your too old <= thats b********t!

Who this course is for:
  • Folks that are tired of messing around and want to cut through the smoke and mirrors!
  • Folks that want to really understand how it all 'fits together' and how to apply the knowledge
  • People that want to play better than most private teachers in under ONE year
  • People that want to take what they learn here and explore other instruments (the info in this course will show you this!)
Course content
Expand all 64 lectures 09:19:21
+ The 3 Primary Chord Groups
1 lecture 13:50
This video is an overview of the three fundamental chord groups major, minor, and seven and how they work.
Preview 13:50
+ Easy Progressions in Common Keys
8 lectures 01:08:18
This video gets into the chords used in the key of C Major.
Preview 09:47
This video gets into the chords used in the key of D Major.
Preview 09:38
This video gets into the chords used in the key of A Major.
Preview 08:27
This video gets into the chords used in the key of E Major.
Preview 06:50
This video gets into the chords used in the key of F Major.
Preview 07:14
This video gets into the chords used in the key of G Major.
Preview 09:51
This video gets into the chords used in the key of E minor.
Preview 09:42
This video gets into variations used for the key of Dminor.
Preview 06:49
+ Blues and Sevens Section
5 lectures 32:47
This video gets into the chords used in blues for the key of A.
Preview 07:42
This video gets into the chords used in blues for the key of C.
Preview 06:31
This video gets into the chords used in blues for the key of E.
Preview 08:33
This video gets into the chords used in blues for the key of D.
Preview 05:42
This video gets into the chords used in blues for the key of G.
Preview 04:19
+ Extended Blues Progressions
8 lectures 42:21
This video gets into variations used in blues for the key of A.
Preview 03:51
This video gets into variations used in blues for the key of C.
Preview 05:22
This video gets into variations used in blues for the key of D.
Preview 04:03
This video gets into variations used in blues for the key of E.
Preview 05:00
This video gets into variations used in blues for the key of G.
Preview 04:23
This video gets into variations for the key of A minor.
Preview 06:13
Here's a fun folk progressions for you to try out.
Preview 08:22
Nostagia Rock.
Preview 05:07
+ Intermediate/Advanced Chord Voicings
12 lectures 01:54:35
This covers the Major 7 Chord
Preview 13:27
This video covers the nine chord.
Preview 09:40
This video covers the major 6 chord.
Preview 12:17
This video gets into the 11 chord and how it works.
Preview 09:19
This video gets into the mechanics of the 13 chord, the biggest chord in the book!
Preview 06:48
This video goes over the major 9 chord.
Preview 06:43
This video covers the minor 9 chord.
Preview 10:47
This video covers Minor 7 Chords.
Preview 11:02
This video covers minor 11 chords
Preview 07:32
This video covers minor 6 chords
Preview 12:29
This video goes over major 13 chords and how they work.
Preview 08:19
This video covers the minor 13 chords.
Preview 06:12
+ Advanced Triads and Movable Chords
8 lectures 01:03:13
This series is on 3-5-1 chords on the high G-B-E Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
Preview 09:50
This series is on 5-1-3 chords on the high G-B-E Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
Preview 08:10
This series is on 1-3-5 chords on the high G-B-E Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
Preview 07:37
This series is on 1-3-5 chords on the high D-G-B Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
Preview 08:58
This series is on 5-1-3 chords on the high D-G-B Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
Preview 06:25
This series is on 3-5-1 chords on the high D-G-B Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
3-5-1 Triads on the DGB Strings
06:49
This series is on 3-5-1 chords on the low EAD Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
3-5-1 Triads on the EAD Strings
08:11
This series is on 1-3-5 chords on the high EAD Strings.

1 - Root
3 - Third
5 - Fifth
1-3-5 Triads on the EAD Strings
07:13
+ Scales
2 lectures 28:36
This video covers the 7 note diatonic scale.
The Diatonic Scale (Do-Re-Mi)
14:28
This video goes over the 5 note pentatonic scale.
The Pentatonic Scale
14:08
+ Odds and Ends
4 lectures 24:30
Guitar Anatomy
05:55
Finger Excercise
08:20
How to Tune Your Guitar
10:15
Miscellaneous Chord Forms/Voicings
1 page
+ Advanced Chord Inversions
5 lectures 39:03
Major 6 Chord Inversion
06:22
Major 7 Chord Inversion
08:58
Minor 6 Chord Inversion
06:32
Minor 7 Chord Inversion
08:23
Dominant 7 Inversion
08:48