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Rhythm Guitar  //  Flynn Cohen


In this lesson, Flynn Cohen performs a tune based on the “moveable chords” featured in Celtic/Irish music. Flynn walks us through key major and minor scales up to playing a scale of chords. He’ll teach you the correct tuning and finger positioning in order to play the scale of chords in D major.

TopOpening Tune & Overview – Part 1 (2 min 42 sec)

In Part 1, Flynn opens by playing a tune following the moveable chord shapes frequently used in Irish music. He also gives a brief overview of what pick to use, the tuning, left hand and string numbering.

TopChord and Scale Concepts – Part 2 (7 min 18 sec)

In Part 2, Flynn reviews the D major scale, parallel octaves, and open chords in dropped D tuning.

TopMoveable Chord Shapes – Part 3 (3 min 58 sec)

In Part 3, moveable Major and Minor Chord shapes are discussed.

TopScale of Chords – Part 4 (5 min 11 sec)

In Part 4, Flynn plays and teaches the scale of chords in the key of D major.