How To Transpose With The FretDeck

The FretDeck can help guitarists to think quickly and more efficiently. There are many different ways to use the FretDeck. Today we are going to talk about how to transpose with the FretDeck. Transposing  is the process in which, you take the chords or melody of a...

Chords and Melody

The other day I was watching musical performances at a recital. It was fun watching all these people express themselves with music. It takes a lot of guts to get up in front of your friends and family and play your musical instrument. I noticed as each kid played...

The Importance Of Music Theory

Over the years I have come to realize how essential music theory is for all musicians. I first started playing the guitar when I was 12 years old. I would listen to songs and figure out what other guitar players were doing by ear. Listening by ear and understanding...

Minor Pentatonic Scale

The minor Pentatonic scale is,in my opinion the most versatile scale on the guitar. It is probably the first scale guitarists learn on the guitar. The cool thing about this scale is that you can use it in a variety of genres. Rock,Country,Blues,Pop. You can also sound...

Major Pentatonic Scale

Scales are essential to learn on any instrument. You can play a variety of different sounding scales on the guitar. Today we are going to discuss the Major Pentatonic scale and the music theory required to build a Major Pentatonic scale. this type of scale is used in...

Arpeggios On The Guitar

Arpeggios are chords that are played one note at a time. They can help guitarist create melodic solos or riffs. Arpeggios will help you to develop a feel for each individual note in a given chord. Your ears will “tune in” to each note and they will start...