How to Play an F Chord on Ukulele

If you looking to learn how to play the F chord on a ukulele you’ve come to the right place. For most ukulele students, the F chord is probably the second or third chord learned after the C chord.  The notes of the F chord are: F A C F is the root note. A is the third and C is the fifth. Open F Chord The chord chart below depicts the most common way to play the…

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G Blues Scale on Guitar

In this lesson we will examine the G blues scale on guitar up and down the entire neck. Many guitarists like the key of G because of the variety of songs in the key, the ability to incorporate open notes and it has many of the chords we are so familiar with. Sure it is called a blues scale but there is no requirement to only use the scale with blues songs. In fact, many of the most…

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F Chord and F Chord Variations on Guitar

In this lesson we will look out how to play the F chord on guitar in a number of different ways. To clarify, when we say the F chord, we are actually referring to the F major chord. Also, F chord variations simply mean we play the chord at different locations on the guitar neck. The notes of the F major are: F A C F Major Chord at the First Fret Many new guitarist consider the F…

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C Chord on Guitar and C Chord Variations

The C Chord on guitar is probably the first chord you will or did learn on the instrument. This is probably true for piano as well. Why is C the first chord learned on guitar? In traditional lessons students learn the instrument and music theory at the same time. In order to learn how to read music, a student needs to identify the key signature of a song. This is indicated by the number of sharps or flats…

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A Chord Variations on Guitar

Here we will look at a number A chord variations on guitar. An A chord is made up of three notes: A, C#, and E. The A chord is one of the first chords a new guitarist should learn. It is probably one of the first bar chords a guitar student will attempt. Open A Barre Chord The first version of the A chord we'll look at uses a number of open strings, giving you a full sound.…

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Beatles Songs in the Key of C

Chances are, C is one of the first chords you learned on guitar. Now you are ready to learn some Beatles songs in C. The list below is quite lengthy. Keep in mind, Am is the relative minor to C, so they are included as well. Also, the Beatles like to play medleys, so you may notice some of the songs change keys. If you try to learn any of these songs by ear, chances are you will…

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How to Play C Chord on Ukulele

In this lesson we look at how to play the C chord on ukulele a few different ways. C is generally the first note you learn on an instrument, so it makes sense to learn the C chord first. It really makes sense on a ukulele, because it only requires placing one finger on the fretboard. Notes of the C Chord The C major chord only has three notes: C, E, and G. The C is the root,…

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How Much Should My Band Charge?

So your band is ready to play out. You have the sets all worked out, equipment is ready and now it is time to book some dates. If you haven't booked a gig yet, get ready. Because how much you charge is going to come up pretty early in the conversation with whoever is booking you. There is no easy answers. In fact, every new business or freelancer will come across this situation. If you ask for too…

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How to Play Guitar Solos for Beginners

For the beginner guitarist, learning to play solos can be daunting but it doesn't have to be. They is to understand you are playing music. If it sounds good to you, then you are going in the right direction. If it doesn't good? Try something different. The Yardbirds - they had a few famous guitar players... Time needed: 5 minutes. Steps to Play Guitar Solos for Beginners Learn the chords to the song This may seem obvious but it…

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