Category Archives: Guitar Chords

GuitarPlayersCenter.com has received an usually large amount of requests about my suggestions for learning guitar chords, ranging from basic and easy guitar chords for beginners, people and/or kids with small hands, to some very advanced Jimi Hendrix chords for really good [intermediate level] guitar players. What I decided to do …

Guitar Tutorial: Chord Construction Made Easy

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Chords

Making chord Construction sound easy may be a stretch, however most players who know how to build chords can learn to play any chord the fastest way possible. Chords are one of the first things taught. Once you understand the four primary chords, major, minor, diminished and augmented, you can …

Learning your first chords can be confusing. For beginners your hands and fingers do not have any muscle memory yet so it can feel awkward when you first try to stretch your fingers apart. Today I’m going to introduce you to the E major and G major chords in the …

More On Developing Finger Strength…..

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Chords

When I looked at yesterdays post on developing finger strength, I re-read it later, I realized I left out an important vibe that may confuse people who have never read or have hardly any experience reading the chords chart. Or guitar tabs, tab, tablature as it is called. Looking up …

Developing Finger Strength With Guitar Chords.

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Chords

One of the first things I would discuss with a student if I was guitar teacher would be finger strength. Lack of finger strength is a common reason for someone to give up learning to play guitar chords. This applies to most guitarists with less than a year under their …

Experience Hendrix’s Chordal Magic-Lesson

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Chords

Almost inevitably, if I were to ask most guitar players what a C chord looked and sounded like, the answer would be something in tune (pun) with example #1. A standard type of C chord. One we mentioned in the first chart , not the 7ths chart (click the 1st …

Jimi Hendrix Chords

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Chords

Click this link or the picture to enlarge and copy. Many folks are mystified at what chords were used and how Jimi Hendrix used them in order to create some of the extraordinary sounds unheard of now and at the time. Note: The chart was handwritten years ago. I hope …