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Building a Solid Foundation in Guitar Basics

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Lessons in This Class

8 Lessons (46m)
    • 1. Session INTRO

      3:52
    • 2. Session 1

      1:55
    • 3. Session 2

      1:46
    • 4. Session 3

      3:32
    • 5. Session 4

      6:49
    • 6. Session 5

      5:24
    • 7. Session 6

      15:46
    • 8. Session 7

      7:17
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About This Class

Enroll in this unique and simple master class of foundation of guitar with Ajay Koleth who has 20
+ years of experience in teaching from India, the Middle East, California, Las Vegas, and Nashville to name a few. 

This course is specifically designed for the one who is completely new to the instrument and music in general. 

Objectives: In this class you will learn the basics of guitar, chords, patterns, music theory, posture, technique...

Prerequisite: A desire to learn guitar

Materials Needed: guitar and a pick.

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Eden Cove Production

Laying Down a Guitar Foundation

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Eden Cove Productions was created with the desire to be an outlet dedicated to equipping you in accomplishing your dreams in music through teaching, recording, pre- and post-production, consultation and repairing the instrument that bring your dreams to life...

Ajay Koleth the owner has been teaching music for 20+ years from California to Nashville.  He has been given the ability to break down complex concepts into simple ones for even the most advanced guitarist to bring them into the gates of guitar heaven.  You will most definitely succeed through his guidance, training and instruction. 

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1. Session INTRO: - you , that's 2. Session 1: 3. Session 2: Ah, uh 4. Session 3: uh 5. Session 4: - and this. 6. Session 5: - way through way, Theo. 7. Session 6: welcome session, for we're going to look into some basic major, minor major, seventh down and seven and minus seven corpse. We are also going to look into some court patters that will help you get started. Let's start with C major court. But this corn put your first finger on the second string for a strike, which is second finger on the fourth string. Second fret and put your turn finger on the fifth string. Her friend. We're going to play five strings. The next court we're going to learn is a the major in this court. We're going to use the first finger on the third string. Second fret. We're gonna use the second finger on the first string. Second fret, and we're going to use the hard finger on the second string front. We're gonna play for strikes. The next court, referring to learn, is an e major in this core. We're going to use the first finger on the third string for a strike. We're gonna use the second finger on the fifth string. Second fret, and we're going to use the her finger on the fourth string center Fact in this court beginning play all six stress. Now let's talk about the F major chord. But this court, we're going to take the first finger and hold down the first and second string off the first threat. We're going to take the second finger on the third string, second friend we're going to take, do you turn finger on the fifth string. Third fret, and then we're gonna take the fourth finger on the fourth, string her in front, and we're going to play five strings in this court. The next court we're going to learn is the G major court for this court. We're going to use the first finger on the fifth spring. Second friend. We're going to use the second finger on the sixth room. Heard Frank. We're gonna use the third finger on the second string, her friend, and we're gonna use the fourth finger on the first string. Her friend. The next court we're going to learn is an A major in this court. We're going to use the second figure on the fourth string saying friends, you're going to use the third finger on the third string, second friend. And if you're going to use the fourth finger on the second string. Second fret. We're going to play five springs in this court. - Okay , let's learn some minor course. First Final Four we're going to learn isn't a mine for this court. We're going to use the first finger on the second string for a stretch. We're gonna use the second figure on the fourth string. Second fret, and then we're gonna use the third figure on the third string. Second fact, I'm gonna play five strings for this court. Uh, the next court we're going to learn is a d mine. But this court, we're going to use the first finger on the first string for a spread. We're gonna use the second finger on the third string. Second fret. And finally, we're going to use the third figure on the second string. Her friend. We're gonna play four strings in this court. The next court we're going to learn is that e my in this court, we're going to use the second finger on the fifth string second friend, and we're gonna use the third figure on the fourth string. Second fret. We're going to play all six strings for this court. The next quarter. We're going to learn is an F major seventh chord in this court. We're going to use the first finger on the second string for a strike. We're gonna use the second finger on the third string. Second fret, and we're going to use the third finger on the fourth string. Her friend. We're gonna play four springs in this court. The next court reviewing Killer is a G major seven chord in this court. We're going to use the first finger on the first string. Second fret. We're gonna use the second figure on the second string. Her friend. We're gonna use the third finger on the third string, fourth threat. And we're gonna use the fourth finger on the fourth string front. We're gonna play four springs in this sport. You you let's talk about dominance. And, of course, the first quarter we're going to learn is a C seven for this core. All you have to do is at the fourth finger on the third string. Third, fret in addition to the C major chord and you get the C 74 We're gonna play five strings for this court. The next court we're going to learn is an 87 in this court. We're going to date the second finger on the fourth string. Second fret, and we're going take the third finger on the second string saying from We're going to play five strings in this court. The next court river to learn is a the sound in this court. We're going to use the first finger on the second string for a stretch. We're going to use the second finger on the third string saying, friend, and we're going to use the third finger on the first string. Second fret. We're gonna play four strings in this court. The next court we're going to learn is an E seven in this court. We're going to use our first finger on the third string for a spread. We're gonna use a second finger on the fifth string. Second fret, and we're going to use our fourth finger on the second string turned front. We're gonna bring all six springs in this court. Let's talk about minor seven course. The first quarter we're going to do is the A minor seventh in this court. All you have to do is add the fourth finger to the first string third fret to the a minor chord and we get the a minor seventh chord. We're going to play five strings in this court. The next court we're going to learn is a D minus seven court in this court. We're going to use the first finger to hold down the first and second string on the first round and the second finger on the third string second front. We're going to play four strings for the score. The next quarter we're going to play is an E minor seventh chords in this court. We're going to use our first finger on the fifth string, second friend. We're gonna use Ah, second finger on the fourth string. Second fret. We're gonna use 1/4 finger on the second string. Third fret. We're gonna play all six springs for this court. 8. Session 7: Now that we've learned quite a few cores, let's learn a few strumming packs. Yes, pattern number one, huh? Here's a bad and broken down at a slower temple. Here's pattern number two. Here it is, broken down at a slower tempo. Here's pattern number three. Here's the pattern broken down at a slower temple way. Feel free to take these patterns and combined them with the court combinations that are going to be up next. Now let's take a look at a few court patterns you could use to get started. Here's the first quarter pack The courts are C a minor F N g. I'm going to use a rhythm hand just down in spring. Here's pattern number to you. The courts are going to be G E minor C nd way. Here's pattern. A. Ruthie, the quarters. We're going to play our D G and A you're spending before and this pattern we're going to use a seven descend a seven you seven and back to a PSA. This is a classic 12 bar blues core progression. - Not that you learned some chords, some striking patterns and some court patterns. Feel free to combine them and have lots of fun. Thank you for watching this video. I hope you learned a lot and had a great time. The contact of this lesson should be a great stepping stone in your quest off learning guitar. Feel free to go back to an area that you may not have understand the first time around. And as my new virtual student, you are welcome to email me with any questions that you may have See you the next lesson.