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Creating Ambient, Open Sounding Guitar Chords

Author: Rick Peckham

Lesson description

Rick Peckham, Assistant Chair of the Berklee College of Music Guitar Department, explains how to add unique emotions and overtones to your playing by experimenting with triads over bass notes to build ambient, open guitar chords.

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