Introduction to Chords – Major Chords and Some Theory Rambling

Welcome ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, people of all ages to this psychological thriller the Guitar Muse staff as decreed a pretty good video on chords and chord theory.
Today our fearless protagonist wards off false information and sets the record straight with his “take no prisoners” plan and gives a speech that would make Patton proud…

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What’s the difference between add9, Maj9 and 9 chords?

As a guitar teacher I see a lot of confusion, even among my more advanced students, when it comes to playing these types of chords. Truly knowing how to voice these chords comes from an understanding about how chord naming conventions tie into music theory. Let’s explore the subject by taking a look at the difference between add9, Maj9 and 9 chords.

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