When playing common chords you can use scale tones to connect chords. This makes chord changes much more interesting and keeps the listener’s interest from chord to chord.
Starting with a simple A major chord at the 2nd fret, strum the chord down once, then add first finger to 2nd fret on the A string – while holding the A chord pick the B note. Then use third finger 4th fret A string and pick the C# note. You can use this to go to the D major chord. Next time I will cover doing this technique with other open chords. With the use of a capo transpose to each position (register or fret) of your instrument, then to all 15 keys.
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