Basic Chord Substitutions

Basic Chord Substitutions is a free video lesson for acoustic guitar by Peter Vogl. The lesson will cover how to play some chord substitutes or color chords. Using color chords can break up the monotony of playing the same chord progression over and over. Chord substitutions can also be used when you are accompanying another guitar. For more on this concept and other helpful tips, check out Peter Vogl's Intermediate Acoustic Guitar lesson package.

Let's look at the guitar chords used in this song

chord substituions chart

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intermediate acoustic lessonThe Intermediate Acoustic Special by Peter Vogl and Jody Worrell is a collection of downloadable Quicktime video lessons for acoustic guitar. This lesson package is designed for guitar players who feel comfortable with basic strumming of common chords and are ready to advance. The tips and exotic chords contained in these lessons will help you create a fuller and more interesting sound when playing rhythm. These are the same techniques and chords you have heard your favorite artists use for years. Also included in the package are two lessons on using a guitar capo. Learning how to play with a capo allows you stand out when performing with other guitarists. Each lesson contains a .pdf with chord charts showing all of the chords used. The included lessons are Color Chords, E Color Chords, Em Color Chords, Open Chord Secrets, Capo Rhythm, and Capo Licks. This lesson package contains over two hours of video instruction.

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