How to play guitar
Learn how to play guitar online with my absolutely free guitar lessons, apps, images, graphics and virtual tools! Whether you are an experienced guitarist, guitar teacher or beginner, I have tons free guitar resources to share with you.
My resources include some of the largest selection of free guitar chord books on the web as well as the most customizable guitar scale charts and generators. My lessons also inlcude animated GIFs, guitar TABs and apps to help you or your students learn the music theory needed to play guitar like a pro.
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Latest free guitar lessons
New to cigar box guitars? Here is a little advice on getting your first CBG.
Tons of interesting guitar tricks you can use to squeeze cool sounds from your guitar.
Learn the basics of finger picking also known as fingerstyle guitar.
How to make your own custom guitar picks.
A complete list of Major and minor Pentatonic scale diagrams for piano.
Interactive guitar scale charts for the Hungarian minor scale.
Printable Bass Guitar TAB paper. Free to save, edit or print. Print as many blank sheets as you like.
Blank sheet music paper combined treble clef and guitar TAB staves.
An interactive piano chord dictionary.
The fundamentals of reading music notation.
The Minuet in G transcribed for guitar with free sheet music and TAB.
Learn the Harmonic Major scale for guitar and create custom neck charts.
Piano scale diagrams for Major scales.
A Tale of websynths and oily fingers.
Learn the Prometheus scale in all keys with this fretboard scale generator.
Use this color coded info graphic to translate piano notes to guitar.
A huge list of beginner guitar chord strumming patterns to practice.
A free online Metronome you can use to practice your timing.
The Japanese Taishikicho scale is interesting to learn and play. Use this app to create diagrams for it in many different guitar tunings.
The Interactive Neapolitan guitar scales generator.
This is my full generator app that shows how all guitar chords and scales relate.
The A chord on guitar in tons of different positions.
This lesson shows all the common barre chords shapes with some tips on how to play them. I also show some shapes that you might not be familiar with.
Bebop scales are the money maker scales for Jazz guitar. Create custom Bebop charts with this handy app!
Left hand guitar chord chart