Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video The five major triad block forms, part of Acoustic Guitar Lessons: Intermediate.
- Alright so now let's look at how…those different chord shapes line up…as they move around the fret board.…Let's look at how we're doing those A major shapes…and the different common major cord forms…that would move around.…So first of all up here you would have the A major…and the next you have a shape that looks like this,…which is kind of similar to how you would play a G chord…if you were going to play it open…and then move it up the neck with the nut staying with you…so you play it as a bar like this.…
The next shape,…(strums guitar)…looks kind of like an E chord.…But just moved up here.…To this fret.…The next shape,…(strums guitar)…was kind of like a D chord,…if you shift it up,…if you shift it up,…and played it as a moveable shape…and then the last shape,…(strums guitar)…looks kind of like a C chord,…if you moved it up.…(strums guitar)…So that way you are piecing together the neck…in five shapes, okay?…in five shapes, okay?…(strumming guitar)…Now this sometimes is referred to as the CAGED method, okay.…
Those five different chord shapes, C, A, G, E, and D.…
- Flatpicking arpeggios
- Tuning with harmonics
- Bending strings and vibrato
- Creating a monster funk groove
- Blurring the line between rhythm and lead
- Mapping the fretboard in boxes
- Getting creative with open strings
Skill Level Intermediate
1. New Colors and Textures
2. New Grooves and Styles
3. Pentatonic Possibilities
4. Mapping the Fretboard in Boxes
6. Introducing Alternate Tunings
Conclusion and credits2m 22s
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