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Electric Country Guitar Lessons: Changing Chords: More Accent Concepts in E

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[MUSIC]
Okay, now we're gonna move on
to doing some chord changes with
these advanced rhythm techniques.
More advanced rhythm techniques in
the Intermediate Country Guitar
lesson program here.
We're gonna do E, and we're gonna do one,
four, five, which is E, A, and B.
And we're gonna incorporate
this double hybrid technique
that we have now which is
using these two fingers.
Lets get into that.
I'm gonna show you a couple
of different little patterns.
They'll be pretty simple and them we can
elaborate on those a little bit too.
But so the first one,
its just gonna be an E, and
again, we're gonna work,
I'm gonna go to my back pick up.
Get a little brighter sound and
a little bit more percussive sound.
And we're gonna work on that pattern
that we've been working out on,
just that basic E, one,
five, one, E, B, E.
So we're just gonna use that and
we're gonna stay with using the pick,
the pick is gonna hit the base note,
the low E string.
And then the double hybrid technique,
we're gonna hit [SOUND]
these two notes together.
[SOUND] So
that should sound like one sound.
[SOUND] You don't wanna float over those,
having two notes come out.
[SOUND] It should just be one solid sound.
So like I said earlier,
now just make sure you get a nice [SOUND],
a nice full sound with that.
And let this knuckle break a little bit,
don't be too hard on it.
So, the first pattern.
[MUSIC]
This is gonna be the first pattern.
Now what we're gonna do is we're gonna
hit the base note with the pick.
[SOUND] And then we're gonna pick up on
these two strings, the E and the A string.
And we're gonna work solely
on these three wound strings.
Just the three low strings.
So we're gonna hit down.
[SOUND] Pluck up, and then [SOUND].
We're gonna walk up from G to G sharp.
[SOUND] Pluck again.
[MUSIC]
And then.
[MUSIC]
And again when we do this,
we're hitting both of these strings, so.
[MUSIC]
So we're hitting,
every time we hit these strings,
we're hitting both of them together.
The whole lick, so.
[MUSIC]
So that's down,
[SOUND] pluck, [SOUND] down,
[SOUND] down pluck.
[SOUND] And then, [SOUND] and that's just,
w're holding down the B and
the E with this first finger, and
then we're gonna play the E note and
the C sharp [SOUND] together, so.
[MUSIC]
And then back, [SOUND] and
then the low E string
to cap off that phrase.
So I'll do this once again really slow,
so you can see my right hand.
[MUSIC]
Okay,
so that's
the E riff.
[MUSIC]
Now when we change chords,
we're gonna transition to the A chord.
Now we want to focus on having these
smooth transitions from one chord leading
into the next, and then resolving back.
And we'll use a couple little accents.
So going from the E to the A,
we're gonna go.
[MUSIC]
So what we did here.
[MUSIC]
So when we lead in A,
we'll go E, G, G sharp,
right to the A, so.
[MUSIC]
And then we'll do a little
lick going back from A to E,
so that'll be.
[MUSIC]
So that will be open E,
[SOUND] G, [SOUND] high E, [SOUND] and
then right back to the low E and
back into the rhythm pattern.
So that'll be.
[MUSIC]
Now,
I go to the B,
we're gonna
walk up
[MUSIC].
So when we walk up to the B.
[MUSIC]
We're gonna walk up
chromatically, G sharp [SOUND].
A, [SOUND] A sharp, [SOUND] to B.
[SOUND] And then once we do that,
[SOUND] we're gonna hit these two notes.
It's B and F sharp on your G and
your D string, [SOUND] and
that's gonna create this B, almost a B bar
chord, but B almost like a power chord.
So it's gonna be [SOUND] B,
F sharp, and B here again.
One, five, one,
[MUSIC]
and what we're gonna do when we get to
that is we're gonna go.
[MUSIC]
So we're gonna pluck the B string,
and then we're gonna hit the B
string with the pick down.
And then we're gonna pluck
these two like we have been.
So.
[MUSIC]
And we're gonna do this little rhythm
kinda pattern and technique it,
I kinda stole from Martin Noff for
a little bit.
So it's gonna go
[MUSIC].
So that's
[MUSIC].
So three times.
[MUSIC]
And
then the fourth is gonna have
a little push to it, so that's.
[MUSIC]
And then back.
[MUSIC]
So
that's what's gonna happen
when we change these chords.
So let's play along together
to the backing track now, and
just stick with this, it's gonna be great.
>> One, two, three.
[MUSIC]
>> Okay, good.
[MUSIC]