All barre chords in Every key
Transform barre chords into pentatonic scale shapes
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The intermediate SWS
Understanding the SWS
The intermediate SWS takes you around the cycle of 4th (moving anti-clockwise) as well as the cycle of 5th (moving clockwise).
As it does, you’ll find all chords that belong to each key.
The inner circle of chords displays the minor chords (II, VI, and III), the outer circle displays the major chords (IV, I, and V).
To crack the fretboard code, you must organize all chords in each area of the neck, using chord I as your starting point. The intermediate SWS can help you with this.
Start by selecting a key by clicking a chord in the outer circle. Next, choose one of the shapes: A – C – D – E – G to find the I chord.
To master the guitar fret board, you must be able to play all barre chords and pentatonic scales in all keys and five positions.
We’ll use this to map out the entire fret board. Everything becomes easier to visualize once this foundation is laid.
The intermediate songs require you to learn barre chords and pentatonic scales. This will be revolutionary for your understanding of the guitar fret board.
Go to Intermediate Guitar Course.
Intermediate Acoustic Songs
A Change Is Gonna Come, American Pie, Angie, Babylon, Blowin’ In The Wind, Dreadlock Holiday, Fast Car, Hey There Delilah, I Can’t Stand The Rain, I’m Yours, Kiss Me, Mad World, Red, Starman, Sunny Afternoon, and Whistle For The Choir.
Go to Intermediate Acoustic Songs.
These Motown/Soul songs require you to learn how to play fractions of barre chord shapes and build improvised licks using pentatonic scales.
Intermediate Electric Songs
Be My Baby, Can I Get A Witness, Get Ready, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Jimmy Mack, Master Blaster (Jammin’), Money (That’s What I Want), My Guy, Rescue Me, Respect, Son Of A Preacher Man, Soul Man, and You Can’t Hurry Love.
Go to Intermediate Electric Songs.
Including detailed, but bite-sized explanations on how the music theory of each song is applied to the neck.
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