Here’s something you’ll see scattered all over rhythm AND lead playing… Consecutive 6ths! These are great to give a more open sounding chord and a way to solo that I’m sure you’ll like… and have heard before!

Since we’re only playing two notes we’re not playing enough notes to definitively spell out each chord. The way I outline it in the videos are a great way to start using them, but using some theory you can use a “major” shape to play an inverted minor chord. You can also use the “minor” shape to play an inverted major chord. So you will see examples of the shapes spelling different chords depending on how you use them.

Give ’em a go and check out the tabs. Dig!

-Related Lessons-

0:22 – Major Scale Intervals | 6ths
0:59 – 6th String Barre Chords | BO 9/10
1:38 – Horizontal Scales (Single String Scales)
2:42 – Building Chords?! | UGT 2/8
3:05 – Playing Triads (Whole Neck & All Strings!)
4:00 – Octave Patterns
5:19 – Octave Patterns
6:18 – Octave Patterns


Consecutive 6ths PDF, Open & Barre Chords, Horizontal String Scales, Theory, Triads, Octave Patterns, Fretboard/Note System

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