A Major Groove is a free online video lesson for acoustic guitar by Peter Vogl. You will learn how to play the chord progression featured on Track 2 of the Let's Jam! Unplugged CD. Learning the chords and strum patterns to this song will help you develop your rhythm guitar skills. Some of these chords are a bit exotic and will broaden your chord vocabulary. To move on towards playing lead on your acoustic, check out our D Ballad Solo premium lesson.
Let's start by reviewing the chords used in this song
Here is the first strum pattern that we will use.
Now here is the second pattern that we will play for this song.
After you've mastered these strum patterns try playing along with Track 2 (A Major Groove) of the Let's Jam! Unplugged CD.
D Ballad Solo by Peter Vogl is a downloadable Quicktime video lesson that will teach you how to play a solo for an acoustic guitar. The solo will be played over track 5 from the Let's Jam Unplugged CD which is D Ballad. In addition to the solo you will learn and use a technique called a harmonized scale in this solo. Peter also explains the music theory behind the solo to give you an idea of how to create your own solos. $4.99
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