“Beautiful Dreamer” was originally written in the key of Eb major. Our arrangement transposes it to the more guitar-friendly key of C, with just a handful of chords.
Eddie Van Halen also applied his virtuosity to the acoustic guitar. In this lesson we’ll look at acoustic selections spanning the Van Halen catalog.
In this acoustic guitar lesson you'll learn a bunch of blues-based turnarounds in different keys—great moves to have at your fingertips when playing the blues.
As you play through these examples, you’ll get a good sense of the abundance of bluesy possibilities inherent in this tuning.
Yasmin Williams uses percussive accents on her acoustic guitar’s body & incorporates instruments such as kora & kalimba
Six acoustic guitarists show the wide range of concepts, sounds, and inflections that can be brought to life with slide technique.
Grammy Award-winning roots musician Cathy Fink teaches licks drawn from folk, country, and bluegrass, perfect for warming up or songwriting on guitar.
A lesson on how to play fingerstyle blues in this popular open tuning, using examples from classic songs by Elizabeth Cotten, Robert Johnson, and more.
Learn all about switching between E and B major chords in the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard.
BY KATE KOENIG Welcome to the latest installment of Chord by Chord, a series designed to build your understanding of harmony and the fretboard. In the last lesson we went over the A major chord, and in this lesson I’ll…