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Barre Chords
Barre Chords
A well-rounded guitarist needs the capability to play chords in any key. This is where barre chords come in. By learning a few barre chord forms that can be moved to any key, a whole world of possibilities opens up to you as the guitar player. This is a fast moving workout on the 6th and 5th string barre chords, starting easy and gradually becoming more challenging.

The power workouts are hands-on time with your guitar to practice a specific technique or skill.

This workout covers…

• 6th String Barre Chords
• 5th String Barre Chords
• Mixing Open Chords and Barre Chords

If you can keep up with me all the way to the end, then you have a pretty good handle on the basic barre chords with the root on the 6th or the 5th string.

Developing hand strength is important for barre chords. Workouts like this strengthen the muscles in your hand, so you’ll be ready for barre chords when you come across them. Let’s get started! - Steve Krenz

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Steve plays a Gibson Custom - 1957 Les Paul Goldtop VOS 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 Power Workout 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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