Welcome to the second video in the Rhythm Guitar Quick-Start Series. This lesson covers three basic power chord shapes that you need to know as a rhythm guitarist. Once you have these shapes down, you'll be able to use them in almost any style of music, including jazz, rock, reggae, country, and more.
These rhythm guitar lessons are essential for guitarists interested in playing popular songs, jamming with friends, or even performing live music. It doesn’t matter if you play acoustic guitar or electric guitar - the lessons apply equally to both.
You’ll learn how to play power chords, how to use power chords, how to play bar chords, major bar chord shapes, minor bar chord shapes, common chord progressions, how to play open chords, essential strumming patterns, how to develop timing and feel, and dynamic strumming tips.