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What are chord inversions? Here is one!

Guitar Chords 101: Triad Inversions Up the Fretboard

Chord inversions help to smooth out motion from chord to chord, harmonize melodies, and allow smooth bass motion. On the guitar, use of inversions allows the player to be able to play some form of a given chord virtually anywhere on the neck. Inversions are your friend!

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Transcribing Jazz Guitar with Michael Kaplan

“Even if you are using a written transcription, it is imperative to listen to the recording of the transcription to be able to better understand the player’s feel, articulation, nuances, etc.”

Berklee Online Unveils Online Guitar Tuner

To celebrate its brand new first-of-its-kind Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in guitar, Berklee Online has just unveiled a brand new one-of-a-kind Online Guitar Tuner.

Jazz Guitar: Interview with Jane Miller

If we believe what she wrote in her book’s introduction, Jane Miller’s office should get quite a bit neater and more organized soon.

Funk and R&B Guitar Tutorial with Thaddeus Hogarth

Berklee Online guitar instructor Thaddeus Hogarth demonstrates the importance of the pentatonic scale in funk and R&B music.

ehx b9

EHX B9 | Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine | Pedal Review

I love a great story around a pedal. I recently received an Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine by mail. I picked it up at the Berklee mailroom during my lunch break.

Guitarist learning how to voice lead on acoustic guitar.

Voice Leading for Guitar

In jazz, you will encounter only seven kinds of diatonic seventh chords (from major, melodic minor, or harmonic minor keys). This article will show you how to voice lead smoothly and easily between these chords and their variations.

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Ell

Lindsay Ell has played on stage with Buddy Guy and Keith Urban. But did you know that the rising country music songstress is also a Berklee Online alum?

StageTrix Wah Fastener Review

If you have ever had difficulty with getting your traditional Cry Baby Wah to stay on a pedalboard securely here is a must have product for you.

Klon before or after overdrive? Soul Food!

Best Klon Clone: Electro-Harmonix (EHX) Soul Food

Every once in a while a pedal comes along that blows your mind because of the unbelievable value: Lately it’s the Electro-Harmonix Soul Food.