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Using Unusual Chords For Practice

Rick Payman (10052) · [archive]
Style: Acoustic/Folk · Level: Beginner · Tempo: 60
Pages: 1 2 3

This lesson demonstrates how unusual chord voicings can add interest to a simple picking exercise.

Do you ever get tired of using the same old familiar chord shapes when all you want to do is practice a simple finger-picking sequence. You do? Well, heres a solution :-

Make them up as you go along ....

Here's an example Chord sequence which not only adds interest to a simple picking excercise, but is also provides great practice at changing chord shapes.

Just don't ask me what any of the chord names are ...

Each chord shape is held for exactly one Bar. Try to sustain the 1st string note throughout each Bar.

A completed sequence is presented on the next page.
Using Unusual Chords For Practice