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Overview of the Electric Guitar – Lesson 1

In this video, we explain how the electric guitar works as well as explaining each individual part and its function.
Syn’s Tips: Welcome everyone! We are really excited to hang out with you guys as we take this deep musical journey together. The main thing to focus…

How to Hold The Guitar Properly – Lesson 2

In this lesson, we explain correct posture, the proper way to hold the guitar, as well as correct right and left hand placement.  
Syn’s Tips: Starting at the very basics with proper technique will create a strong foundation that will support your playing instead of hindering it by using excess…

How To Tune Your Guitar – Lesson 3

In this lesson, we explain how to tune your guitar to the standard A440 pitch.  
Syn’s Tips: Unfortunately, this is an essential skill you must know in order to play the guitar. The guitar goes out of tune quite often and if…

Understanding and Reading Tabs – Lesson 5

Simple tab reading to get you started.
Syn’s Tips: All of these lessons are supplemented with Tablature demonstrating the nuance of the material. In order to understand what we are teaching you, this must…

The Guitar Fretboard Layout – Lesson 6

An explanation of how the guitar fretboard is setup in relationship to the chromatic scale.
Syn’s Tips: This lesson is to simply introduce you to the fretboard. Don't worry about having to know all of the notes before you can play guitar.…

The Major Scale – Lesson 7

Our first look at how to build a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: The major scale is the foundation in which 99% of music is built off of and related to.

It is crucial to developing both…

Overview of The Major Chord – Lesson 8

In this lesson, we explain how the Major triad is constructed from a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: Chords are the foundation of music. I am more obsessed with chords than I am with soloing because I feel that great chords give you…

The C Major Scale – Lesson 9

A look at the notes that make up a Major scale in the key of C. (C D E F G A B)
Syn’s Tips: Try and memorize this so we can start discussing the endless possibilities that this fundamental key to music has to offer!

Share with…

Just For Fun – Six Magic Notes For Soloing – Lesson 10

Six notes in a simple pattern that will get you started soloing.
Syn’s Tips: This is great ear training as well! Help each other find the tonal centers of some of your favorite songs so you can start jamming…
Beginner

Overview of the Electric Guitar – Lesson 1

In this video, we explain how the electric guitar works as well as explaining each individual part and its function.
Syn’s Tips: Welcome everyone! We are really excited to hang out with you guys as we take this deep musical journey together. The main thing to focus…
Beginner

How to Hold The Guitar Properly – Lesson 2

In this lesson, we explain correct posture, the proper way to hold the guitar, as well as correct right and…
Syn’s Tips: Starting at the very basics with proper technique will create a strong foundation that will support your playing instead of hindering it by using excess…
Beginner

How To Tune Your Guitar – Lesson 3

In this lesson, we explain how to tune your guitar to the standard A440 pitch.  
Syn’s Tips: Unfortunately, this is an essential skill you must know in order to play the guitar. The guitar goes out of tune quite often and if…
Beginner

How To Hold The Pick – Lesson 4

In this lesson, we show you the proper technique for holding the pick. Let me just say that this is…
Syn’s Tips: I had to relearn this technique about 6 years ago when I started playing gypsy jazz because it required a lot more strength than electric…
Beginner

Understanding and Reading Tabs – Lesson 5

Simple tab reading to get you started.
Syn’s Tips: All of these lessons are supplemented with Tablature demonstrating the nuance of the material. In order to understand what we are teaching you, this must…
Beginner

The Guitar Fretboard Layout – Lesson 6

An explanation of how the guitar fretboard is setup in relationship to the chromatic scale.
Syn’s Tips: This lesson is to simply introduce you to the fretboard. Don't worry about having to know all of the notes before you can play guitar.…
Beginner

The Major Scale – Lesson 7

Our first look at how to build a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: The major scale is the foundation in which 99% of music is built off of and related to.

It is crucial to developing both…
Beginner

Overview of The Major Chord – Lesson 8

In this lesson, we explain how the Major triad is constructed from a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: Chords are the foundation of music. I am more obsessed with chords than I am with soloing because I feel that great chords give you…
Beginner

The C Major Scale – Lesson 9

A look at the notes that make up a Major scale in the key of C. (C D E F…
Syn’s Tips: Try and memorize this so we can start discussing the endless possibilities that this fundamental key to music has to offer!

Share with…
Beginner

Just For Fun – Six Magic Notes For Soloing – Lesson 10

Six notes in a simple pattern that will get you started soloing.
Syn’s Tips: This is great ear training as well! Help each other find the tonal centers of some of your favorite songs so you can start jamming…
In this video, we explain how the electric guitar works as well as explaining each individual part and its function.
Syn’s Tips: Welcome everyone! We are really excited to hang out with you guys as we take this deep musical journey together. The main thing to focus…
In this lesson, we explain correct posture, the proper way to hold the guitar, as well as correct right and left hand placement.  
Syn’s Tips: Starting at the very basics with proper technique will create a strong foundation that will support your playing instead of hindering it by using excess…
In this lesson, we explain how to tune your guitar to the standard A440 pitch.  
Syn’s Tips: Unfortunately, this is an essential skill you must know in order to play the guitar. The guitar goes out of tune quite often and if…
Simple tab reading to get you started.
Syn’s Tips: All of these lessons are supplemented with Tablature demonstrating the nuance of the material. In order to understand what we are teaching you, this must…
An explanation of how the guitar fretboard is setup in relationship to the chromatic scale.
Syn’s Tips: This lesson is to simply introduce you to the fretboard. Don't worry about having to know all of the notes before you can play guitar.…
Our first look at how to build a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: The major scale is the foundation in which 99% of music is built off of and related to.

It is crucial to developing both…
In this lesson, we explain how the Major triad is constructed from a Major scale.
Syn’s Tips: Chords are the foundation of music. I am more obsessed with chords than I am with soloing because I feel that great chords give you…
A look at the notes that make up a Major scale in the key of C. (C D E F G A B)
Syn’s Tips: Try and memorize this so we can start discussing the endless possibilities that this fundamental key to music has to offer!

Share with…
Six notes in a simple pattern that will get you started soloing.
Syn’s Tips: This is great ear training as well! Help each other find the tonal centers of some of your favorite songs so you can start jamming…
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