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Guitar Beginner to Pro -Beginner Series 1: Rhythm and Lead

Ray Wellman, Music Instruction

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17 Videos (1h 12m)
    • Intro. Meet Ray Wellman, your new guitar teacher

      6:45
    • Parts of the Guitar

      2:53
    • My Guitar Explained

      3:39
    • Tuning

      2:25
    • String Names and Finger Numbers

      2:03
    • What is a DAW? How to hold a pick, basic rhythm and playing to a metronome

      5:15
    • Tone, Note, Harmony, and Scale Explanation

      15:38
    • Guitar Chord PDF Diagram Explained

      4:33
    • Am Chord

      5:30
    • Guitar Scale PDF Diagram Explained

      3:33
    • Am Pentatonic Scale Part 1

      5:36
    • C Chord

      1:21
    • Am Pentatonic Scale Part 2

      1:34
    • G Chord

      6:14
    • Am Pentatonic Scale Part 3

      1:10
    • Combining Am, C, and G Together

      2:35
    • The Entire Am Pentatonic Scale

      0:47

About This Class

This class assumes you have never played a guitar or have little experience.  I will cover how to tune your guitar, three chords that are in key with one another (this will make more sense later) including Am, C, and G.  I will show you your first scale, the Minor Pentatonic (five tone scale) and it will be broke up in 3 easy steps (so as not to overwhelm the beginning student).

The idea is for you to move at your own pace, but I would like you to participate in the projects so I can hear (or see if you upload a video) what your technique looks like so I can help you with any issues you might be having.

The attachments in the Class Project section are PDFs of the guitar chords and scales I explain in this lesson (so hold onto them for the remainder of the Beginner section Part 2 and 3).