Brendan Burns takes a look at tips and tricks for taking your guitar playing to another level.
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Brendan Burns covers tips for everything from rapid chord changing and economy of motion, to harmonics, prepared guitar techniques and practice strategies.Begin the Course
Brendan Burns explains how pivot fingers can be used to achieve smoother, quicker chord changes.
Brendan Burns discusses a "battle plan" for performing chord changes. The battle plan prepares you for the next chord in the progression through visualization as well as physical preparation.
Brendan explains how rhythmic consistency with the right hand must be maintained in order to perform effective chord changes.
Brendan Burns explains how "staggering" your strums can assist in performing chord changes.
Brendan discusses and demonstrates how to connect chord voicings together.
Brendan Burns demonstrates and discusses ways to connect dominant 7th chord voicings.
Brendan Burns demonstrates connecting chords for both the 6th string and 5th string minor 7th voicings.
Brendan Burns discusses the major 7th chord voicings and ways to connect them.
The last chord voicing in the connecting chords series is the minor 7th flat 5. Brendan demonstrates uses and voicings for this chord.
Brendan answers some frequently asked questions about his Kline guitar.
Brendan Burns discusses ways to get the most out of every practice minute you spend with the guitar.
Get ready for the wild and weird! In this two part series, Brendan shows us how to achieve some very unique, organic sounds by physically attaching various items to your guitar.
Brendan wraps up this short series by showing us some practical applications for the prepared guitar.
In part one of this mini-series, Brendan shows you everything you need to know about producing solid left hand harmonics.
Brendan shows us how to play the simple tune of "Amazing Grace" using only harmonics. In addition, we'll learn how to develop other melodic ideas that enhance the original melody.
Brendan continues in his harmonics series by showing us how to bend harmonic notes behind the nut, culminating in the harmonic exploration of two traditional folk tunes: "Danny Boy" and "Shenandoah".
Brendan wraps up his harmonics series by showing two really awesome techniques: tap harmonics and pluck harmonics. These two techniques will make the entire chromatic scale available to you via harmonics!
Brendan expands on a topic he shared with us a while back: practice strategies. Learn how to get the most out of your practice time with 8 very helpful and practical tips from a seasoned veteran!
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