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Chord Magic: Many Chords from One Form
Chord Magic: Many Chords from One Form
Have you ever been learning a song and come across an unfamiliar chord? What do you do? Most will look to find the specific chord form needed, play the song, and move on. But, if you don’t take the time to relate the new chord to a form you already know, then you end up with an isolated chord form in your knowledge with no reference to be able to use it in another setting.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a form that you already know and just adjust a note here and there to make the chord needed?
This lesson shows you a little bit of chord magic—how to build many chords from one base form from which all others are derived. Grab your guitar and let’s learn a little bit of chord magic!
- Steve Krenz

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Steve plays a Gibson ES-335 in this lesson.

Steve Krenz
    Steve Krenz

As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.

Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").

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Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar Course     This Skills House Foundation Lesson was brought to you by the makers of Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar with Steve Krenz. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar, the world's most in-depth home study course for guitar. Developed in partnership with Legacy Learning Systems, this 20-DVD course takes beginning players from the ultra-basics of guitar all the way through advanced skills training. It is truly years' worth of training in a single box, all presented in a simple step-by-step progression that anyone can follow on their path toward mastering the guitar. The Learn & Master Guitar course received the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Player’s Choice GOLD Award for outstanding guitar instructional materials. Steve is also the author of the Learn & Master Blues Guitar DVD course with Legacy Learning Systems. For more information, go here!

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