Category Archives: Music

Bittersweet Symphony Ukulele Lesson

Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2
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How to Play ANYTHING on the Ukulele
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2 Tasty Major Pentatonic Licks

In my book 50 Blues Rock Licks https://mccormickguitarlessons.com/50-blues-rock-licks-for-the-guitar/
I included a few licks that sound particularly sweet in a major key. In this video, I break down those licks and how to use them properly.

Enjoy these tasty major pentatonic guitar licks and be sure to try them out on a major backtrack!

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Sus Chords 101 | Guitar Lesson

If sus aka suspended chords are a mystery to you as a guitar player, then fret no more (pun intended). Suspended chords are not difficult to understand nor play so with this video, a little patience and practice, you’ll be mastering them in no time and creating a magical sound that can only be achieved by the suspended chord.

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How to Write a Hit Song (in Less Than 7 Minutes)

This is a video heavily based on music theory principles.

To fully understand this video, you should know basic theory.

Notes in music: A A# B C C# D D# E F F# G G#
Major Scale Formula: W W H W W W H
C Major Scale: C D E F G A B C
C Major Scale Chords: C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

Here is a great resource I use often for teaching my students basic music theory: http://www.guitar-chords.org.uk/chords-key-c.html

To understand how I was playing the chords and choosing strum patterns, look into my eBook How To Play Any Song on Guitar here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BCOGXJY/ref=cm_sw_su_dp

 

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Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2 !NOW AVAILABLE!

Do you like ukulele?  Do you love to play riffs on the ukulele?  Then you will LOVE Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2!  Now available on Amazon!

All 4 tabs in the video above plus 26 more are contained within the pages of this epic eBook!  Can I get a woohoo!?!

Fun and Easy Ukulele Riffs 2: https://amzn.com/B01HDV7LFU

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        Click the cover image above to get your copy today!

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How to Play Smoke on the Water for Complete Beginners

 

All the numbers represent the fret.  For example:  3 will be on the 3rd fret (first dotted fret), 5 will be the 5th fret (2nd dotted fret), and 0 will be open string (don’t play any fret).


0  3  5

0 3 6 5

0 3 5

3 0

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How to Play ANY Song on Guitar

The 3 Elements to play any song!!

1.  Chords  (in this lesson E and Am)

2. Strum Patterns (listed below)

3.  Transitions

Strum Pattern

Get started today!  Call or email me!

Andrew

714.955.3278

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For All You Last Minute Rocker Shoppers!

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Can’t figure out what to get your guitar playing friends?  Fear no more!  I found a great list!  Enjoy and happy holidays 🙂

http://guitargopher.hubpages.com/hub/Best-Gifts-Guitar-Players

 

Drew

714.955.3278

mccormickguitarlessons@gmail.com

 

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