LEARN TO PLAY GUITAR
Guitar is an incredibly versatile instrument capable of producing a variety of tonal textures. It can be heard in most styles of music around the world and with the huge array of effects pedals and sound shaping tools at your disposal, you can emulate other string instruments such as Violins and Sitars. It is also one of few instruments that can play both chords and melody and with is plethora of techniques, it is one of few instruments with a huge range of expressive options.
This page is a free resource to help beginners get started and for intermediates to build upon their knowledge. Click on the links below to discover the benefits of learning music, choosing your first guitar and some tips to get started.
There is a beginner section showing you all the essential techniques, chords and songs to get you going and then there is the intermediate section to hone your music theory and fretboard knowledge as well as focusing on technique. I've also included a getting started in improvising section and a huge reference for scales, chords and arpeggios.
BEFORE YOU START
1. Major Scale
2. Dorian b2
6. Aeolian b5