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Beyond the Average Chord
Beyond the Average Chord
Have you ever wondered how some guitarists can create something magical over the most basic of chord changes? They have the ability to see past the normal chord written in the music and play beyond it to create memorable guitar parts.

This lesson uses a simple C7 chord as a foundation to create a wide variety of musical ideas. The concepts shown here can be applied to any chord.

This lesson covers…
     • Creative Possibilities Beyond Playing the “Default” Chord Form
     • Playing From a Variety of Chord Forms
     • Creating Guitar Ideas from Parts of Chords
     • Expanding your Musical Possibilities with Chord Substitutions

Learn how to go beyond what every other guitar player plays. With a little knowledge and creativity you can be making great guitar parts over the most mundane of chord progressions. Let’s get started! - Steve Krenz

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Steve plays a Gibson Custom L-5 CT 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!
 


Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Advanced
Genres:
Blues|Pop|Rock
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